University football

  • Lyons admits confidence is at “rock bottom” after Sunderland’s Football fourths 5-0 loss

    Lyons admits confidence is at “rock bottom” after Sunderland’s Football fourths 5-0 loss

    December 8, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Sunderland coach Matty Lyons has bemoaned Sunderland 4th’s lack of confidence and fitness as they were beaten 5-0 by Teesside University thirds. Teesside had a strong first half and led 2-0 at the break after an accomplished finish each from Teesside’s number nine and number six. Six minutes into the […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds Beaten Despite ‘Best Performance of the Season’

    Sunderland 2nds Beaten Despite ‘Best Performance of the Season’

    December 7, 2016 at 11:09 pm

    In a game of missed opportunities, Sunderland 2nds were denied victory despite an encouraging performance against top-of-the-table Teesside 2nds, eventually falling 2-1. The match got off to a frantic pace, with both teams struggling to maintain possession in an intense midfield battle. It would only take four minutes for Teesside […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rd's in action

    Beadle expects “lively” game against rivals Teesside University

    December 7, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Sunderland men’s football fourths are looking for their first win of the season against North East rivals Teesside thirds on Wednesday. Teesside travel to Sunderland sitting in third place and a win over their rivals at the start of the season. Sunderland started this year’s campaign with an 8-1 defeat […]

     
  • Deonte Jam ‘delighted’ after late winner over York St John

    Deonte Jam ‘delighted’ after late winner over York St John

    December 3, 2016 at 9:34 am

      University of Sunderland footballer Deonte Jam says he ‘couldn’t believe it’ when his side bagged a late winner on Wednesday against York St John. Deonte features for the University 3rd team, and after going behind twice, they secured victory through a late Mustapha Adebayo goal. Jam himself scored the […]

     
  • University Women’s Football – Amy Woods stars in 10-goal thriller

    University Women’s Football – Amy Woods stars in 10-goal thriller

    December 2, 2016 at 9:42 am

    Amy Woods starred in a 10-goal thriller, scoring a brace as Sunderland women came from behind for a well-earned draw against Leeds. Sunderland fell behind early on to a Leeds penalty. But Woods got her first of the afternoon shortly after to draw Sunderland level. Leeds restored their lead soon […]

     
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    Men’s football firsts humbled at home to Sheffield

    December 1, 2016 at 9:19 am

    University of Sunderland’s men’s first team were beaten comfortably 5-1 at home by Sheffield 2nds on Wednesday. Taking the lead through a Zak Atkinson penalty, Sunderland were pinned back by an instant equaliser when the Sheffield number ten hit an unstoppable strike into the top corner from range. Getting to half […]

     
  • Understrength Sunderland 2nds torn apart by Sheffield 4ths

    Understrength Sunderland 2nds torn apart by Sheffield 4ths

    December 1, 2016 at 12:55 am

    An under-strength Sunderland 2nd side were well beaten away to Sheffield 4ths, suffering a 7-0 defeat. Missing a number of key players, as well as manager Matty Lyons, Sunderland were forced to field an unfamiliar line-up, including a back four with only one recognised defender. This lack of cohesion told […]

     
  • Beadle calls for concentration as Sunderland football fourths meet Leeds

    Beadle calls for concentration as Sunderland football fourths meet Leeds

    November 30, 2016 at 11:47 am

    It’s top versus bottom in the BUCS Northern 6D League when Sunderland’s men football fourths take on leaders Leeds Trinity thirds on Wednesday. Sunderland remain the only team in the league yet to get off the mark with four straight defeats after losing the clash at the bottom against Huddersfield […]

     
  • Footballer Thornley positive about return to winning ways

    Footballer Thornley positive about return to winning ways

    November 29, 2016 at 10:01 am

    University of Sunderland footballer Chris Thornley has said the 2nd team will remain upbeat despite the disappointing 2-1 loss to University of Hull last week. Thornley was stepping up to the 2nds for the first time this season, and said their first half dominance was not converted into goals, which […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st’s comfortably beaten in the cup

    Sunderland 1st’s comfortably beaten in the cup

    November 23, 2016 at 11:55 pm

    Report by Alastair Semmence Sunderland 1st’s were thrashed 6-1 by Leeds Beckett 1st’s after a second half to forget. Sunderland started brightly, they were solid, compact and feeling confident after their recent successes against York and York St John. Leeds were the first to strike. A long diagonal ball from […]