University football

  • Sunderland Men's 2nds in action earlier this season

    Riggs warns against complacency against Teesside

    October 28, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Matt Riggs has warned against complacency as the University of Sunderland men’s Football 2nd team host Teesside 4ths in the BUCS Northern Cup on Wednesday. Following on from last weeks 3-1 away defeat to Teeside 2nd’s, Sunderland need to up their game. Riggs said: “Last week’s performance was a tail […]

     
  • Thirds look for cup upset away to York St John

    Thirds look for cup upset away to York St John

    October 28, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Football 3rds face a tough first round cup game at York St John 2nds tomorrow, a team in the same league as the Sunderland 2nd team. After a poor opening performance, Callum Hoggart’s team produced a great performance away to Teesside 4ths last week to gain […]

     
  • Aiston expecting reaction from Teesside in cup

    Aiston expecting reaction from Teesside in cup

    October 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Football 4th team are in cup action this week as they take on Teesside 3rds in the BUCS Northern Conference Plate.  Teesside are in a higher league than Sunderland and will be considered as the favourites before the match. But Sunderland 4ths player, Nick Aiston, […]

     
  • Sunderland men's firsts have had a difficult campaign so far

    Sunderland Men’s Firsts lose in unpleasant visit to Durham

    October 23, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    Sunderland couldn’t replicate their emphatic opening day victory as they lost 2-0 in a physical encounter with Durham Men’s 2nds. In a feisty match at Maiden Castle, the home team secured the victory with two goals both coming from crosses – one early in the first half, the other early […]

     
  • Sunderland thirds smashed five past Teesside

    Thirds victorious in eight-goal thriller

    October 23, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Sunderland 3rds fired their way to a first victory of the season with a 5-3 victory away to Teesside 4th’s. Coach Callum Hoggard was delighted with the win, especially following last weeks poor performance against York St John. He said: “I thought we were fantastic today, everyone worked their socks […]

     
  • Sunderland men's seconds have had a difficult campaign so far.

    Football president stresses value of 4ths

    October 21, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    The University of Sunderland Men’s football president Gary Topping has insisted that being in the 4ths is just as important as the other three teams. The 4th team is often considered by many to be less valued than the other teams at the university due to it being the bottom […]

     
  • Pearson hopes to build on last weeks performance

    Pearson hopes to build on last weeks performance

    October 21, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Having suffered a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Leeds Trinity 2nds last week, University of Sunderland Football 2nd team captain Joe Pearson hopes his team can take all 3 points at Teeside tomorrow. Pearson said: “Last week was desperately disappointing because we definitely didn’t deserve to lose. We […]

     
  • Siobhan Jones (centre) in action for the University last season.

    Sunderland Women looking to bounce back against Durham

    October 21, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s football team will be looking to bounce back from their opening day defeat when they face Durham University women’s 2nds.  The Wearsiders currently sit in fifth place in the BUCS league table after the 2-1 home loss to Sheffield Hallam University women’s 1st team. Siobhan […]

     
  • Sunderland's Joe Pearson was left disappointed as they went out of the cup against Leeds

    Second’s rue missed chances in Leeds Trinity defeat

    October 16, 2014 at 8:00 am

      Sunderland mens’s 2nds suffered a 0-2 defeat at home to Leeds Trinity 2nds, despite a positive performance. The starting line-up was almost unrecognisable from last year, with captain Joe Pearson leading the team from the back. However a major boost was the naming of Lee Burrell in goal. Last […]

     
  • Sunderland men’s 1sts open season with battering of Sheffield

    Sunderland men’s 1sts open season with battering of Sheffield

    October 16, 2014 at 7:38 am

    It was a memorable season opener for Sunderland men’s 1st team as a quick-fire start granted them a 3-0 victory against Sheffield 2nds. Three goals in the opening 15 minutes sent Sheffield seeking their bus back early on. A penalty by Rob McConnell sandwiched between two Josh Donnelly goals gave the home […]