University football

  • Kendal claims Sunderland 3rds are improving despite winless run

    Kendal claims Sunderland 3rds are improving despite winless run

    November 23, 2017 at 11:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s 3rds are six points adrift from safety in the BUCS league, but manager Daniel Kendal insists that his team are getting better each week. The Wearsiders suffered their fifth defeat of the campaign last Wednesday following their narrow 1-0 defeat against Leeds Arts. Despite losing all […]

     
  • Lyons bemoans poor referees as Men’s 2nds are held by Leeds Trinity

    Lyons bemoans poor referees as Men’s 2nds are held by Leeds Trinity

    November 19, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    The University of Sunderland Men’s Football 2nd’s coach, Matty Lyons, has criticised key refereeing decisions following his team’s 2-2 draw at home to Leeds Trinity University. The Sunderland coach felt that the referee was consistently poor, giving decisions when he “wasn’t sure”. Lyons took exception to Leeds’ first goal, saying: […]

     
  • Sunderland 1sts out of Northern Conference Cup after seven-goal thriller with York 2nds ends in loss

    Sunderland 1sts out of Northern Conference Cup after seven-goal thriller with York 2nds ends in loss

    November 19, 2017 at 9:10 am

    The University First team played out an exciting, yet disappointing 4-3 home loss against York St. Johns’ Second team in the Northern Conference Cup on Wednesday. Despite Sunderland fighting back on multiple occasions and showcasing their heart and desire to win it wasn’t quite enough to beat a very athletic […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rds slip to narrow defeat against Leeds

    Sunderland 3rds slip to narrow defeat against Leeds

    November 16, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Despite a close contest, the University of Sunderland’s miserable run of form continued after the men’s 3rds fell to a 1-0 defeat against Leeds Arts University men’s 1sts. Prior to kick-off, University of Sunderland 3rd team coach Dan Kendall insisted his players need to have more ‘self-belief’ in themselves if […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds throw away two goal lead at home to Leeds Trinity

    Sunderland 2nds throw away two goal lead at home to Leeds Trinity

    November 15, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Despite leading 2-0, a fighting performance from Leeds Trinity University 2nds restricted the University of Sunderland men’s Football 2nd team to a 2-2 draw. Sunderland opened the scoring in the ninth minute as a low shot found its way inside the post to give the home side the early lead. […]

     
  • Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    November 6, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    The University men’s First team failed to hold on to a 1-0 lead as they conceded three in the second-half against University of Sheffield’s Fourth team. Sunderland, coming off of a 2-1 win against Leeds-Beckett, were unable to begin a winning streak on Wednesday. Sunderland’s only goal came courtesy of […]

     
  • The Sunderland defence withstand pressure from Huddersfield.

    Sunderland 2nds made to rue missed chances

    November 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Although the University of Sunderland men’s 2nd team controlled large swathes of the match, they were bitterly disappointed to be on the wrong end of a 3-1 scoreline against the University of Huddersfield men’s 2nd team. Sunderland took the lead just before half-time as a goalkeeping error gifting the home […]

     
  • Sunderland line up a free kick

    Mistakes cost Sunderland 2nds in home defeat

    October 25, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    Despite an evenly contested affair, the University of Sunderland men’s Football 2nd team fell to a 2-0 home defeat to Liverpool Hope University 3rds, a scoreline that flattered the visiting team’s performance. Sunderland started on the back foot as they conceded inside the first 10 minutes following an early corner. […]

     
  • Men’s 3rds suffer heavy defeat in first home match of season

    Men’s 3rds suffer heavy defeat in first home match of season

    October 18, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 3rd team kicked off their home campaign with a 7-1 defeat against Hull.  Sloppy defensive mistakes allowed Hull to score seven despite a spirited first-half performance from Sunderland. A late consolation from Ross Snaith gave the home side something to cheer about, though the manner […]

     
  • A new-look Sunderland side suffered a heavy defeat against York

    Women’s 1sts suffer defeat on opening day

    October 11, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Sheffield University 2nds scored two goals in quick succession, as Sunderland’s women’s Football 1st team suffer a 2-0 defeat to start their BUCS season. Despite Sunderland having the majority of the chances, Sheffield found a breakthrough in the 77th minute, before doubling the advantage only two minutes later and confirming […]