University football

  • Improvement Needed after Winter Break for Sunderland 2nds

    Improvement Needed after Winter Break for Sunderland 2nds

    December 14, 2016 at 12:05 am

    It has been a season of highs and lows for Sunderland 2nds, but as the players head off for a winter break they will be hopeful of an improved second half of the campaign. The team have been hampered by typical university timetable complications, and as such have rarely been […]

     
  • BUCS: University Women’s Football – Sunderland Suffer Heavy Defeat Against Sheffield

    BUCS: University Women’s Football – Sunderland Suffer Heavy Defeat Against Sheffield

    December 13, 2016 at 2:53 pm

    University of Sheffield 2nd’s 7 – 1 Sunderland Sunderland went in to the fixture looking to build on the point against Leeds last week. However they succumbed to a heavy defeat in Sheffield. The home side dominated the first half and were helped by strong winds in their favour. It […]

     
  • The third team surprised everyone with the win.

    Youssef eyeing promotion after ‘surprise’ victory over Huddersfield

    December 13, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    University of Sunderland footballer Rany Youssef has said the men’s 3rd team are eyeing promotion following their win over Huddersfield 2nds last Wednesday. Huddersfield 2nds were top of the BUCS Northern 6B table, but an unexpected home win at Silksworth has put Sunderland 3rds back into promotion contention. Sunderland shocked […]

     
  • Sunderland have struggled since their promotion last season.

    Sunderland men’s football firsts still struggling at the halfway point

    December 13, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Having been promoted last season following a fantastic campaign which included a title win on the final day of the league season and a run to a cup final, the University’s men’s football first team had a brilliant season last time out. However, following their promotion the team have struggled […]

     
  • 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 […]