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11-a-side - 17th November 2015

Sassco are looking to play at their most ambitious venue yet. After the warm climes of the Victor Tedesco Stadium in Malta, the balmy FC Ferreiras Stadium in Portugal and various...Read More

Mike "Max Baxter" B…

Switzerland Tour 2016 - 6th November 2015

Delighted to see after much "humming" and "haaaing", that Mike Barker, goal scorer extraordinaire and Dave Gourlay's nemesis, is on board to make the squad a perfect 6. The squad is...Read More

YouTube TV Channel

Information - 6th October 2015

The various videos from the 6-a-side, 11-a-side and overseas tour documentaries and footage are all now located on our YouTube page. We also have a limited presence on Vimeo.   The majority...Read More

Sassco's tours overseas

Articles - 24th September 2015

A detailed map showing the venues have played in since 2008. MALTA 2008 7th November 2008 Victor Tedesco Stadium, Valletta, Malta Kirkop FC 4 1  Scott Hembrough David...Read More

Soccer in New York, a brief h…

USA Tour 2015 - 24th September 2015

Gourlay, Sangha and Dixon in action on a soccer field in Lower East Side Manhatten With Sassco recently completing a very successful USA soccer tour in New York, it's interesting to...Read More

FC Semailles v i…

Switzerland Tour 2016 - 20th September 2015

Delighted to make contact with a predominantly Futsal team in Geneva. The team, FC Semailles, will be hosting us. The schedule is to be confirmed, but a game on Friday...Read More

Suite Novotel Geneve.

Switzerland Tour 2016 - 19th September 2015

The Suite Novotel Geneve hotel is our venue for the Switzerland Tour 2016. The 3-Star Superior hotel boasts comfortable suites. It also has a fitness room (which might be handy) and a...Read More

It's Geneva in June 2016

Switzerland Tour 2016 - 16th September 2015 are visiting Geneva in Switzerland in 2016. The tour will take place from 3rd June to 6th June. Flights will be from Newcastle and the current cost is around £60...Read More

Undefeated in the USA Tour 20…

USA Tour 2015 - 13th September 2015

Game 1: Alphabet City SC 6 6 | Game 2: Alphabet City 4 6. Sassco headed west for the first time ever, after initially attempting a failed Florida tour back...Read More

Venues for the USA Tour 2015

USA Tour 2015 - 11th September 2015

The map shows the venue and the key locations for the USA Tour 2015.  

USA Tour soccer shirt.

USA Tour 2015 - 26th August 2015

The shirt for the tour in New York City is again sponsored by Workwear Express. The shirt will be printed / embroidered with the badge, sponsor logo and number on...Read More

It's A to Z in NYC.

USA Tour 2015 - 5th August 2015

Looks like we have a confirmed opponent including some players to help out, but still waiting on a venue. The game is due to kick off on the 13th September...Read More

Sassco bow out of the charity…

Sassco 6-a-side - 13th July 2015

Sassco failed to qualify for the Round of 16, in a disappointing day. The opening game saw Simon Maw strike to take a late lead, but two quick goals in succession...Read More in a charity com…

Sassco 6-a-side - 17th June 2015 sponsored by Workwear Express are taking part in a charity competition on the 11th July at Seaham on 3G pitches. The team currently comprises of the following players: Liam Liddle Davinder Sangha Mike...Read More

Fusion take the trophy!

Tuesday Season 17 - 5th May 2015

Team Coulson defeated. Redhouse Fusion 3 Team Coulson 1. A full-strength Fusion team were held at bay by a dogged Team Coulson throughout the final game of the Season 17 mini-tournament. With...Read More

From the Archives: Sassco's t…

11-a-side - 29th April 2015

Back in 2004, Sassco were without a league and undertook an odyssey of friendly games, pre-season and also throughout the season. A total of 18 games were played after the...Read More

Team Coulson: walkover!

Tuesday Season 17 - 28th April 2015

Anth Mouat returns with a dog whistle. Redhouse Fusion 5 4. A depleted Fusion team, without Quinn, Lay or Wooton, took on a strong Sassco team, so it was quite even...Read More

From the Archives: Three men …

11-a-side - 24th April 2015

25th October 2003 | Mav, Wardle and Muers get sent off early to keep me company on the sidelines. Trawling through our many archives sometimes brings up amazing victories, cracking photos...Read More

Sassco's Facebook page.

Tuesday Season 16 - 24th April 2015

Sassco's Facebook page has been in operation for quite a while now. Feel free to log on to Facebook and join it. The page is usually updated with our friendly...Read More

Redhouse Fusion back to where…

Tuesday Season 17 - 21st April 2015

Approximately 1525 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes and 26 seconds, or 4 years, 2 months, 5 days since Season 16 ended (back in 2011), Season 17 kicked off in similar fashion...Read More

Four teams confirmed for Seas…

Tuesday Season 17 - 12th April 2015

A total of four teams have been confirmed for Season 17, which will run on four consecutive Tuesdays from the 21st April. - Won a number of cups throughout the...Read More

Season 17 revived in 2015.

Tuesday Season 17 - 7th April 2015

Delighted to announce that Season 17 of the 6-a-side League is to kick off on the 21st April 2015, at Downhill Complex. The last competition took place in 2011. The short league...Read More 11 Sunderland De…

11-a-side - 28th February 2015

Our regular run out against Sunderland Deaf was a bit short notice, as their cup game was cancelled. However, two days before the game, the squad was coming together...Read More

American Outlaws: Brooklyn.

USA Tour 2015 - 1st January 2015

Delighted to announce an initial game should be taking place in Brooklyn against The American Outlaws. Time is to be confirmed, but the date is tentatively scheduled for the 12th September. The...Read More

All set for New York in Septe…

USA Tour 2015 - 22nd November 2014

The tour dates have been confirmed and, so far, three are going, with Gourlay, Dixon and Sangha. Hopefully more can make it, otherwise we'll recruit players from NYC. Opponents haven't...Read More

Sunderland Deaf 2…

11-a-side - 21st September 2014

Victory again. Charlie doesn't score. A bit of a headache today, as we had so many drop outs for our regular football game against Sunderland Deaf FC. One by one, Si...Read More

Sunderland DFC v…

11-a-side - 11th September 2014

Game is arranged and will take place at lunchtime on the 21st. The venue is the Durham FA at Chester-le-Street Riverside, either grass or 3G. More details will be posted shortly...Read More 4 IFF 3 | Sassco…

Denmark Tour 2014 - 2nd August 2014

Most had late nights (including the Danes), therefore the games on the second day started at lunchtime. Barker had spent the night gurning in the toilet and the sink, which...Read More 5 IFF 12 | Sassc…

Denmark Tour 2014 - 30th July 2014

It was Sassco on Tour again. This time, six travelled down to Manchester (including the wife, Pauline), and the venue was Copenhagen. The travelling squad list included Davinder Sangha (myself)...Read More

New venue: Denmark (DBU) FA H…

Denmark Tour 2014 - 21st July 2014

The new venue is the Danish FA (DBU) headquarters, located in Brondby. The pitch is a 3G pitch and is the venue for our four games (two on Friday and...Read More

Denmark Tour squad update.

Denmark Tour 2014 - 19th July 2014

The updated squad is shown for the Denmark Tour 2014, which takes place in Copenhagen. Sassco have been assigned a local based goalkeeper, Musa Binici, but the remaining players come from...Read More

Adidas, Gildan and Fruit of t…

Denmark Tour 2014 - 17th July 2014

Delighted to receive our kit, courtesy of Workwear Express (click here to visit their website). The kit comprises of an Adidas AD060 short sleeve top in red (with black stripes), which has a set...Read More

Shirt for the Denmark Tour 20…

Denmark Tour 2014 - 10th June 2014

It's Adidas again and this time, the AD060 shirt is supplied by Workwear Express, who have a wide variety of sporting garments on their website, They will also be adding...Read More

Workwear Express to sponsor t…

Denmark Tour 2014 - 8th June 2014

Delighted to announce that Workwear Express ( are sponsoring the Denmark Tour 2014 and will be supplying the team with the kit. More details will be posted shortly, but the kit...Read More

6-a-side memory lane.

Sassco 6-a-side - 31st May 2014

Classic transcript from a 6-a-side game between and Wearview Elite in 2005 (6-a-side Season 7). Neil Middlemiss ready to take a free kick against Sangha and Gourlay in a two...Read More

Denmark Itinerary.

Denmark Tour 2014 - 30th May 2014

25th July - Friday 05:30 Leave Sunderland/Durham 08:00 Airport Parking (TBC) 10:45 Manchester to Copenhagen - Easyjet 1985 13:40 Arrive in Copenhagen 14:40 Check in hotel Park Inn Radisson 16:00 Travel to DBU Headquarters, Brondby...Read More

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