Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players
Goalkeeper Joel Dixon hails from Middlesbrough and has been with the Black Cats’ academy since the age of 14.
Joel made 12 appearances for the under-18s in 2011-12 and made a further six appearances in the 2012-13 campaign before featuring for the development squad on two occasions.
In February 2013, Joel joined Workington Reds on a one-month loan deal; he played eight times for the Reds as they finished 14th in the Conference North.
The goalkeeper joined Hartlepool United on an emergency loan in August 2014.