NEWS - 15 APRIL 2009

Sunderland reserves have increased their promotion chances with two wins in the space of three days to remain unbeaten in the league this season.


On Sunday, the reserves were at home to Leicester City and recorded a 2-0 victory with Jordan Atkinson and Jess Clark getting the vital goals.


On Tuesday evening, the reserves travelled to Manchester City and came away with a convincing 3-1 victory. The goals were scored by Steph O’Brien, Dani Scarr and Jess Havelock.



Sunderland now occupy second spot in the Reserves Mid/North Division Two, one point behind leaders Birmingham City, with five games in hand.


The reserves next match is away at Stockport County, on Sunday (19th April).