David Duke, ex-pro, dirty c**tLearn about our opponents! Here's a very detailed player biography provided by David Duke from GB Outfitters.

Jonny Prested (Goalkeeper)
The many faced man; Ronnie O'Sullivan, Peter Whittingham, the count from Sesame Street, to name but a few. Also known as Jonny "Fingers" due to his ET length digits... handy indeed for a goalkeeper.

Gregg Brown (Right Back)
Many pundits think this man could have made it... in the circus... shot from a cannon. His size stalled his football career. Ironically one of only two men to have scored a header in the history of GBO 6 aside.

Antony Hoyland (Right Back)
AKA Taj. A striker trapped in a full back's body. Loves a shot. Scores the odd worldy. Shoots to the sky. A modern day Rod Wallace. Eligible to play for three countries. Chose none.

Ravi Sull (Left Back)
Victor Meldrew. Moans about everything and anything. Loves the central space. Sexual Chocolate. Enjoys a rising shot. Strong as an ox; as slow as one too.

David Duke (Sweeper/ Striker)
Former Irish under-21. In the midst of a Gazza phase, circa 1998. Still got it but fitness holding him back... Hopes abound that the game versus Sassco will propel him back into the limelight. Dirty c*nt.

James Bowden (Centre Back)
AKA Rowdy. A footballing Inspector Gadget. A giraffe on skates. Mr Fantastic. Stretch Armstrong. Roadrunner. Most miles covered 2015. Never scored a goal at any level.

Liam Collinson (Libero)
A brute of a man. Pluto. Scores more headed goals at 6 aside than others score with their feet. Biggest wing span until the arrival of Guthrie. Now nicknamed The Twin Towers (with the aforementioned).

Rich Mundell (Centre Midfield)
Trying to shake off comparisons to the stronger mentally but weaker skilfully, Ravi. Loves a feint. Strikes a sweet ball but inner demons means he's scored just two goals in three seasons. Emmanuel Petit without the ponytail.

Simon Peele (Centre Midfield)
Truncheon swinger. GBO's very own Lee Clark; like a pendulum, side to side. Doesn't venture too far forward. Jigsaw. Statistically the 4th best player in the squad.

Stuart Thompson (Right Back/ Right Winger)
Wayward "genius". George Best of the squad. Tricks himself half the time. But quick enough to recover it. Whippet. The only member of GBO still trying to play Saturday club football.

Neil Clarey (Right Midfielder)
Most famous member of GBO: one half of The Proclaimers. Quite sprightly for an old fella; goal getter. Winner of Best Newcomer 2015.

Ben Harris (Attacking Midfielder)
Only smiles when the win is secured; a true professional. Hates everyone on his team. A white Tony Yeboah. Powerful finisher when above 50% fitness. Yoga expert.

Johnny Bowen (Wizard)
Sicknote. Play actor. Thespian. Joe Pasquale's little brother. Nymph like. Pretty bearded ballerina. Upper class. Slipper wearer. Get well soon. We are all here for you.

Alex Evans (Utility)
Floats like a bee, stings like a butterfly. Wannabe spice boy. Likes a tattoo but Walt Disney couldn't draw this lad. Young gun. Winner of goal of the year 2014 and 2015.

Gaz Bowen (Striker)
A once lethal striker, likened to Robbie Fowler in his pomp. Now like Martin Fowler. Brother to the better known Johnny B. Potentially the worst keeper in GBO's squad.

Jon Guthrie (Goalkeeper/ Forward)
A more 'rounded' Paul Scholes. Loves a tractor. Apt as he turns like one. Cat in net though. Known as "Moaty" by his close friends.

John Kelly (Left Inside Forward)
Mr Glass. Used to play like Micky Quinn. Now just looks like him. Scores trick shots from the byline. Never negates his defensive duties. Most Assists 2015.

 

Sassco win at the Stadium of …

11-a-side - 21st May 2017

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Sassco's most glorious moment in their 18 year history. Sassco 11-a-side, finally won their first game in over a year, and what a place to do it in. It was their first...Read More

Stadium of Light 2017 shirts …

11-a-side - 12th May 2017

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Delighted to announce that the shirts supplied by Woven Inc. have arrived and are ready for our second game at the Stadium of Light on 18th May.

Stadium of Light Rules, Itine…

11-a-side - 4th May 2017

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The rules and regulations for Play on the Pitch 2017 have been passed on from Sunderland AFC. Those who took part last year, will know what to expect. Rules of Play Squads...Read More

3-5-Who?

11-a-side - 28th April 2017

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A hastily arranged game against Mark Muers' U35 team, Washington United FC. We really cobbled a team together. High hopes were for the Stadium of Light team, but Smith, Sangha, Dixon...Read More

Woven Inc to supply Sassco's …

11-a-side - 20th April 2017

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Please to announce that Woven Inc, one of the UK leaders in custom workwear and fashion clothing based in Washington, are supplying the AWDis kit for our game at the...Read More

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11-a-side - 25th March 2017

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Sassco travelled to the beyond (i.e. Walker Dome) to take on the Northumbria University Officer Training Corp team. A team which we somehow defeated 6-1 last year, albeit with what...Read More

AWDis football kit choices fo…

11-a-side - 8th March 2017

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We have a number of choices for our game at Sunderland's Stadium of Light in May. Last year, we chose orange as the sponsor colour, but our opponents are looking at...Read More

Sunderland AFC Stadium of Lig…

11-a-side - 28th February 2017

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Delighted to have confirmed 11 Sassco players for the Play on the Pitch event at Sunderland's Stadium of Light, in May 2017. The team is scheduled to play against a similar...Read More

First team ever to use Just C…

11-a-side - 7th August 2016

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New shirt for the nomadic 11-a-side team. Sassco have had branded team kits and custom made team shirts since the foundation back in 1999. So we are now proud to announce...Read More

Cricket score = bad defences.

11-a-side - 24th July 2016

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Our regular tri or bi-annual game took place again, but this time off the 3G (or is it 4G) and on to grass at Castle View, where we suffered a...Read More

Defeated again; Dave Gourlay …

11-a-side - 3rd July 2016

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Plenty of dinosaurs were dug out for Sassco's difficult game against O'Briens, a team organised by Steve Farrer (himself a rare dinosaur), and containing a lot of ex-Redhouse FC players. For...Read More

Defeated at the Stadium of Li…

11-a-side - 11th June 2016

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Trepidation meant I wanted everyone to be at the stadium early. All arrived promptly, probably because their subs were £163 each. But it was a bit of a hiccup from...Read More

GB Outfitters - player profil…

11-a-side - 7th June 2016

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Learn about our opponents! Here's a very detailed player biography provided by David Duke from GB Outfitters. Jonny Prested (Goalkeeper)The many faced man; Ronnie O'Sullivan, Peter Whittingham, the count from Sesame...Read More

Sassco.co.uk v GB Outfitters …

11-a-side - 2nd June 2016

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We've finally discovered our opponents, GB Outfitters, a strong side which includes David Duke, who played for us in a friendly v Sunderland Deaf AFC not too long ago. Kick off...Read More

Sunderland AFC itinerary and …

11-a-side - 23rd May 2016

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Itinerary - Thursday 9th June 2016 7.00pm - Team Arrival, taken to changing rooms 7.15pm - Team Photographs 7.20pm - Pre- Match Warm Up 7.30pm - Kick off 8.15pm - Half Time 8.30pm - Second Half 9.15pm -...Read More

Starting line-up at Sunderlan…

11-a-side - 10th May 2016

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The initial 11 who have paid the money for the Stadium of Light game have been set to start as we now have had two drop outs from the original...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 6 Northumbria Un…

11-a-side - 12th March 2016

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Back: Chris Dixon, Connor Llewellyn, Patrick Knox, David Bilton, Mike Barker, Paul McConville. Front: Davinder Sangha, Marc McDermont, Kevin Cooper, Dave Gourlay, Mark Middlemiss Safe to say that this was a...Read More

Wayne Greenwell: My point of …

11-a-side - 13th February 2016

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“Nothing is impossible, you just haven’t done it yet. Dreams are hard to achieve, otherwise they wouldn’t be a dream. In the darkest of hours when all seems hopeless, that’s...Read More

Baxter is lucky 13.

11-a-side - 26th January 2016

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Despite thinking that he deserves a full 90 minutes and extra time and corner kicks and free-kicks and pre-match pies, Mike "Max Factor Baxter" Barker has signed up for the...Read More

Eat like a (proper) footballe…

11-a-side - 19th January 2016

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So, our usual pre-match meal would be a fry up, or even being late for a game at Silksworth, due to Fatty wanting a McDonald's. But as we're spending around £120...Read More

Get fit for football at the S…

11-a-side - 18th January 2016

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It's a little under four months away for our historic Stadium of Light game, so no excuses; we need to be fit. So, here's a quick fitness guide and some advice...Read More

Fatty Wardle at the Stadium o…

11-a-side - 11th January 2016

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Delighted to announce that Jon "Fatty" Wardle is on board for the Stadium of Light game on the 15th May. Wardle last kicked a ball in anger (including with a goal)...Read More

Game v Northumbrian Universit…

11-a-side - 6th January 2016

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After Sassco's hard fought comeback win in the pouring rain against Sunderland Deaf FC, the team will next be back in action in March, against Mark Middlemiss' team. The...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 5 Sunderland Dea…

11-a-side - 3rd January 2016

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McDermont's 35 yard "screamer". Our bi- or tri-annual game against Sunderland AFC's Deaf team took place at Chester-Le-Street, and shockingly, we had more than a full turn out. A total of fifteen...Read More

Workwear Express to sponsor t…

11-a-side - 23rd December 2015

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Pleased to announce that Workwear Express are now providing the tops for the game at the Stadium of Light on the 9th June. The company have provided the uniform and kit for the every...Read More

Game v Sunderland Deaf FC in …

11-a-side - 20th December 2015

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Sassco will be roaring back into action in the New Year. Our regular game against Sunderland DFC is arranged and will take place at 2pm on the 3rd January 2016. The venue...Read More

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