American football

  • Spartans lose more than just the match

    Spartans lose more than just the match

    November 7, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    The University of Sunderland Spartans were defeated in their first competitive match of the season, but the game was marred by a serious injury to influential defensive lineman Dan Delaney.

     
  • Callighan directing his troops

    Spartans ready to tame the Mustangs

    November 4, 2011 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Spartans insist nothing less than a win will do as they kick-off their season against Northumbria Mustangs on Sunday.

     
  • Whitehead Scramming for the ball

    Baptism of fire for Spartans’ rookies

    October 30, 2011 at 10:25 pm

    The University of Sunderland Spartans got their first chance to feel the pigskin today in a pre-season scrimmage against the Stirling Clansmen in Ryhope. Unlike a regular match consisting of four 15 minute quarters, the contest was a mix match of offensive and defensive plays, designed to improve the players […]

     
  • Spartan's training

    Sunderland Spartans ready for 2011 campaign

    October 27, 2011 at 9:38 am

    Sunderland University’s American Football team have yet to kick a ball in anger but the Spartans can’t wait for their first game.

     
  • Opinion: Is the NFL capable of global domination?

    Opinion: Is the NFL capable of global domination?

    October 22, 2011 at 7:20 am

    British NFL fans are understandably full of excitement ahead of the 2011 NFL International Series game at Wembley Stadium, Sunday 23 October. Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Chicago Bears as the NFL makes its long awaited return overseas. The response to the International Series games – which kick started […]

     
  • Spartans Look to Youth Ahead of Forthcoming Season

    Spartans Look to Youth Ahead of Forthcoming Season

    October 18, 2011 at 9:43 am

    The University of Sunderland Spartans’ President Dan Delaney has confirmed that the team will be using the forthcoming season to develop their young squad. With the majority of last year’s side leaving the squad was left with only eight players, meaning the Spartans were relying heavily on a large intake […]

     
  • Fitness First for Sunderland Spartans

    Fitness First for Sunderland Spartans

    September 28, 2011 at 10:27 am

    University of Sunderland’s American Football side, the Spartans, aim for the playoffs this season.