Sunderland’s first team enjoy snowball fight with academy


  • Sunderland face Reading at home in the Championship on Saturday afternoon
  • Chris Coleman’s men were in high spirits as they trained in snowy conditions 
  • Sunderland’s academy players ambushed the first team en route to training 

Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

After picking up just their second win of the Championship season last weekend, Sunderland’s first team were in buoyant mood as they trained on Thursday.

Sunderland overcame Burton Albion 2-0 last Saturday to lift them off the bottom of the table and give Chris Coleman his first win as manager of the Black Cats.

And it came as no surprise that the mood in the camp was very high as they played around in the snowy conditions up north on Thursday afternoon. 

Sunderland's first team enjoyed a snowball fight with the club's academy players on Thursday

Sunderland's first team enjoyed a snowball fight with the club's academy players on Thursday

Sunderland’s first team enjoyed a snowball fight with the club’s academy players on Thursday

John O'Shea can be seen readying to launch a snowball at the youngsters before training 

John O'Shea can be seen readying to launch a snowball at the youngsters before training 

John O’Shea can be seen readying to launch a snowball at the youngsters before training 

The Sunderland squad were in high spirits as they geared up for their clash against Reading

The Sunderland squad were in high spirits as they geared up for their clash against Reading

The Sunderland squad were in high spirits as they geared up for…



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