Five-a-side

  • Sunderland Futsal suffer fourth consecutive loss

    Sunderland Futsal suffer fourth consecutive loss

    November 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Futsal team suffered another loss in the BUCS league this Sunday, this time against Durham 2nds with 10-7 defeat. In a very tight and interesting game Sunderland were only moments away from winning their first points in the BUCS league, but three goals in the last two […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Sunderland still searching for first win

    November 17, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Futsal team are still looking for their first victory of the BUCS season after a narrow 10-8 defeat against Sheffield Hallam 1sts. The performance from the Wearsiders was certainly an improvement after heavy defeats to both Durham and Northumbria, but the defeat at the weekend […]

     
  • Futsal team get a week to re-group before big match

    Futsal team get a week to re-group before big match

    November 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    After two heavy defeats at the hands of Durham 1sts and Northumbria, the University of Sunderland Futsal team have a week off and a much needed chance to re-group and get prepared for their next game. Sunderland travel to Sheffield next Sunday to face a Sheffield Hallam side who are […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Sunderland Futsal suffer another loss in the BUCS league

    November 2, 2014 at 11:57 pm

    The University of Sunderland futsal team showed an improvement but lost 12-3 away against Northumbria University. In comparison to last week’s game in Durham, Sunderland Futsal showed progress and managed to create a lot of chances in front of goal. Northumbria scored three fast goals in the opening five minutes […]

     
  • O’Connor: Futsal team will get better and better

    O’Connor: Futsal team will get better and better

    October 28, 2014 at 11:30 am

    University of Sunderland Futsal President, Dan O’Connor, believes the team will only get better and better after losing to Durham in their opening BUCS match of the season. The first five minutes were tight and a close game looked in order. But, two quick fire goals from Durham set them off […]

     
  • Last season's Sunderland Futsal team, above, competed at the regional finals in Leeds

    Sunderland Futsal team outclassed by Durham

    October 27, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland Futsal team were away to Durham this weekend for their first game of the BUCS league with a win surely in the minds, however the Wearsiders fell to a heavy 23-3 defeat. Sunderland started the game playing with confidence but only five minutes were needed for […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    The origins of Futsal – better than 5-a-side?

    October 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    With the University futsal team due to start their BUCS campaign next week, SportsByte’s Jake Aston looks at how Futsal differs to standard 5-a-side and how it might appeal to you. Originating in South America, futsal has now found its way over to Europe. It is a fast-paced game based on quick […]

     
  • Sunderland in action against Durham last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    President O’Conner: There is big interest in Futsal this year

    September 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland Futsal team enjoyed a successful Freshers Fayre last week as they signed up almost 200 people for trials.  Most of the last year’s players who helped the team qualify for the FA regional finals are no longer a part of it, meaning the selection of new […]

     
  • Last season's Sunderland Futsal team, above, competed at the regional finals in Leeds

    Ferguson pleased to have taken Futsal chance

    May 5, 2014 at 11:40 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s Futsal goalkeeper Andrew Ferguson hopes to taste academic success in his three years university stint while remain standing as solid as a rock between the goalposts on the Futsal court. The current second year History student started showing keen interest in Futsal this year after the […]