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.

 

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11-a-side - 22nd May 2018

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Panini stickers for Reykjavik…

11-a-side - 12th April 2018

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Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur "Throttur" line up. If you thought Sassco's line up look rough..... Here we have our esteemed opponents, with their huge squad. in the "Panini" format. The game against Reykjavik's Knattspyrnufélagið...Read More

Play on the Pitch Panini Stic…

11-a-side - 26th March 2018

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Got, Got, NEED! We've launched the official Panini Stickers for the Play on the Pitch 2018 game. Apparently, Jake Dyke's worth at least two swaps. The game against Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, our semi-professional...Read More

Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur sq…

11-a-side - 1st March 2018

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A full set of players! Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur have announced their large squad for the game v Sassco.co.uk at the Stadium of Light on the 17th May. They will be bringing a total...Read More

Stadium of Light - Rules, Iti…

11-a-side - 24th February 2018

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The rules and regulations for Play on the Pitch 2018 have been passed on from Sunderland AFC. Those who took part last year, will know what to expect. Rules of Play Squads...Read More

Team shirts for the SAFC Game…

11-a-side - 23rd February 2018

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Game confirmed! The game has now been officially confirmed and booked in to the Stadium of Light for the 17th May 2018. The kick off is 7:00pm. Our illustrious guests, Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, have...Read More

Line-up: Sunderland AFC Stadi…

11-a-side - 7th February 2018

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3 Absent, but 3 in. Delighted to have confirmed 11 Sassco players for the Play on the Pitch event at Sunderland's Stadium of Light, in May 2018. The team is scheduled to...Read More

Sassco.co.uk v Knattspyrnufél…

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Our first overseas guests? Not 100% confirmed, but Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, a semi-professional side which defeated Sassco in the Iceland Tour 2017 in one game (Sassco won the other) are looking to travel...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 8 Sunderland Dea…

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Avoiding the wire above the pitch and Bear avoiding the goal. There were a couple of challenges in our repeat game v Sunderland Deaf: Avoiding hitting the two pieces of wire...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 2 Sunderland Dea…

11-a-side - 13th August 2017

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The Harpers return and both last a full game (nearly). Our O35's 11-a-side adventure ended in a whimper, so it was good to be invited to a full 90 minute session...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 2 Bishop Juniors…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 22nd July 2017

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  Martin Smith: over 300 pro appearances. David Duke over 200 pro appearances. Stubba: Priceless! We were struggling again. This time, we'd lost half the side from last week, due to holidays...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 3 South Tyne Bui…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 15th July 2017

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McDermont concussed - wakes up thinking he's Danny Dichio. It was when he was off getting no treatment that we scored the winner. The game was up and down up to...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 4 Sunderland O35…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 1st July 2017

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Finally, we managed to get a win, However, the circumstances were all too familiar, with new faces coming in, but this time slotting in perfectly. Team talk was just about who was...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 0 Washington AFC…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 24th June 2017

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McDermont foaming at the mouth. Another disappointing game topped off with McDermont foaming at the mouth, requesting to be subbed, then fannying around in the box to concede the fourth goal. The...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 1 Sunderland O35…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 17th June 2017

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Searing heat, another injury and McDermont roars like a kangaroo to hit the crossbar. It was quite disappointing. We were missing a few from last week: Barker, Dan Smith and Dave...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 1 Absolute Home …

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 10th June 2017

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Disputed penalty, and it wasn't McDermont this time. A solid performance, again, from Sassco against, arguably, the strongest team in the competition. We were up against it and had three enforced changes...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 1 South Tyne Bui…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 3rd June 2017

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Last competitive game was 6 years, 9 months, and 19 days ago. Yes, a total of, approximately, 2484 days, 17 hours and 30 minutes had lapsed since Sassco played it's last...Read More

Sassco win at the Stadium of …

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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.

Opening game v South Tyne Bui…

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 10th May 2017

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Sassco return to action on the 3rd June at 10am against South Tyne Building Supplies. Squad has been confirmed with the following players: 1. Davinder Sangha 2. Chris Dixon 3. Marc McDermont...Read More

Stadium of Light Rules, Itine…

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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

Sassco 11-a-side are back?

11-a-side O35 League 2017 - 31st March 2017

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We're looking to revive the 11-a-side team in, albeit, an over 35 format. Durham FA are organising a 50 minute game league, which is played on a Saturday morning at Durham...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

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