University football

  • Wind had a big influence on the game at Silksworth.

    Sunderland fourths footballers heavily beaten by Huddersfield

    November 17, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    Sunderland men’s football 4ths stayed bottom of the Northern 6D League as they were thumped 8-2 against the University of Huddersfield 3rds on Wednesday. Huddersfield made use of the strong wind conditions to score four without reply in the first half at Silksworth. The second half was more of a […]

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    Sunderland footballers out of cup after defeat against York St John

    November 10, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    Sunderland 3rds suffered a 4-0 defeat to the hands of York St John in BUCS Northern Conference plate on Wednesday.   A good start from the home team was interrupted by an early York St John goal. As York’s centre back managed to head home and give them a 1-0 […]

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    Robertson upbeat ahead of York St John football clash

    November 8, 2016 at 2:05 pm

    University of Sunderland 3rds midfielder Eddy Robertson says his side must forget the Clash of the Minsters drubbing as they face York St John in the Northern Conference Plate on Wednesday. Robertson, who started in goal for the season opener earlier this year in a 10-1 defeat, has acknowledged the tough task […]

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    The next Jamie Vardy? Sunderland’s Atkinson looks ahead to Blyth Spartans career

    November 7, 2016 at 10:23 am

    University of Sunderland’s Zak Atkinson has certainly had a good year. Winning a BUCS division title with the university’s first team, finishing runners up in the cup and running away with the university’s top goal scoring award, it was a great 2015/2016 season for the front man. Playing in the […]

  • Football firsts humbled by a strong York St John

    Football firsts humbled by a strong York St John

    November 4, 2016 at 10:17 am

    The men’s first team were beaten comfortably at home by York St John 2nds on Wednesday, a team made up entirely of overseas scholarship students. Keen to take their much improved performance from last week into this game, Sunderland struggled to get there game going, and were weak defensively throughout […]

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    Sunderland men’s seconds claim first league win of the season

    November 3, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Sunderland 2nds made it two wins from two as they followed up last week’s cup victory with a 3-1 win against the University of York 3rds on Wednesday. Sunderland controlled proceedings against the home side, who struggled to create chances in open play, their best moments coming from set pieces. […]

  • The men's fourths are struggling at the foot of the table.

    Sunderland fourths footballers stay bottom after third consecutive defeat

    November 3, 2016 at 7:13 am

    Two second half goals left Sunderland men’s 4ths still waiting for their first league win as York St John University 5ths came from behind to win 2-1 on Wednesday. Defeat for Sunderland piles more pressure on the team to get their first win and kick start their season. Sunderland looked […]

  • Sunderland lost out to York St John at Clash of the Minsters last month.

    Stroud seeks revenge as Sunderland football face York St John

    November 2, 2016 at 9:47 am

      Sunderland 4th’s full back Conor Stroud reveals his side are on a “revenge mission” as Sunderland host York St John University 5ths on Wednesday. Bottom side Sunderland go into the match without a point on the board in the BUCS Northern 6D league after two defeats in their opening […]

  • The men's firsts are still looking for their first points of the season.

    Winterburn is confident after much improved performance against Newcastle

    November 1, 2016 at 10:11 pm

        The University of Sunderland’s 1st team welcome York St John’s 2nd team on Wednesday on the back of a much improved performance in the 2-1 defeat against Newcastle University last week. Having been thumped 10-0 away at Durham in their first BUCS league fixture, Sunderland nearly got their […]

  • Sunderland 2nds progress in cup after thrilling extra time victory

    Sunderland 2nds progress in cup after thrilling extra time victory

    October 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland men’s 2nds won their first game of the season as they came from behind to seal a 3-2 extra time win against the University College of Football Business 2nds on Wednesday. The victory sees Sunderland progress to the next round of the Northern Conference Plate tournament, and will hopefully […]