Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players

James Talbot

Young Irish goalkeeper James Talbot began the first year of a two-year scholarship on Wearside in July 2013.

Hailing from Dublin, Talbot is the current FAI Schoolboy of the Year after a string of impressive performances for his local team Home Farm and also the Republic of Ireland U16’s.

He will compete for the under-18s' number one spot with both Peter Burke and Maksymilian Stryjek.