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Past Players (NO)

JOSEPH "Joe" NICHOLSON

DCSFA U15s in 1911-12 & 1912-13

Sunderland SFA

Teams played for:

  • Clapton Orient 1919-23
  • Cardiff City 1923-25
  • Aston Villa 1925-26

HENRY "Harry" OLIVER

DCSFA U15s in 1933-34 & 1934-35

Sunderland SFA

Teams played for:

  • Hartlepool Utd 1937-38
  • Brentford 1945-48
  • Watford 1948-52

International honours: 1 appearance in 1935 for ESFA U15s.

ALAN "HOPE" O'NEILL

DCSFA U15s in

Sunderland SFA

Teams played for:

  • Sunderland 1956-60
  • Aston Villa 1960-62 -- Played in Villa's 2nd leg victory over Rotherham Utd in the first Football League Cup Final in 1960-61.
  • Plymouth Argyle 1962-64
  • Bournemouth 1964-66

KEITH NOBBS

DCSFA U15s in 1975-76 & 1976-77

Spennymoor SFA

  • Father of Jordan Nobbs

Teams played for:

  • Middlesbrough 1980
  • Halifax Town 1982-84
  • Hartlepool Utd 1985-93

RICHARD ORD

DCSFA U15s in 1984-85

East Durham SFA

Teams played for:

  • Sunderland 1987-98 -- Promotion to Division 1 in 1990 and to the Premier League in 1996 as Division 1 champions
  • York City (loan) 1990
  • Queens Park Rangers 1998-2000 -- Injury during 1998 pre-season resulted in a 2-year injury nightmare which prevented Richard from ever playing a competitive match for QPR.

International honours: England U21 1990-1991 (3 apps, 0 goals)

JORDAN NOBBS

DCSFA U16 Girls in 2008-09

Sedgefield Community College

  • Daughter of Keith Nobbs

Teams played for:

  • Sunderland 2008-10 -- Played in the 2009 FA Women's Cup Final for Sunderland against Arsenal.
  • Arsenal 2010-21: -- Played in Arsenal's FA Women's Cup Final triumphs in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. FA Women's Super League champions in 2011, 2012 and 2019. FA WSL Continental Cup winner in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018.

2010 FA Young Player of the Year; 2016 FA Player of the Year; 2017 FA Players' Player of the Year

International honours: Captained England U17s to the semi-final of the FIFA Women's U17 World Cup in 2008 (6 apps for England U17s). Played in the successful England team which won the UEFA European Women's U19 Championship in 2009 (31 apps and 13 goals for England U19s). Made 3 appearances for England U20 side. England U23s (3 apps 1 goal). England international debut in 2013 (61 apps 7 goals). A member of the England team that achieved third place in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

ZOE NESS

DCSFA U16 Girls in 2010-11 & 2011-12

Durham Johnston School

Teams played for:

  • Durham 2014 and 2017-19
  • Mallbackens IF (Sweden) 2015-16
  • Lewes 2019-20
  • Rangers 2020-21

International honours: Scotland U16s (4 apps, 0 goals); Scotland U17s (12 app, 11 goals); Scotland U19s (25 apps, 19 goals); Scotland (11 apps, 1 goal). Zoe made her full international debut against New Zealand (March 2018) as a second half substitute and scored her first international goal on her third appearance.

JAKE ORRELL

DCSFA U18s in 2013-14 & 2014-15

Gateshead College

Teams played for:

  • Chesterfield 2015
  • Hartlepool Utd 2016-17

ERIN NICHOLSON

DCSFA U14 Girls in 2016-17 & 2017-18 and U16 Girls in 2018-19 & 2019-20

Park View School (Chester-le-Street)

Team played for:

  • Durham 2021

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