University football

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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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Atkinson won the league with Blyth Town last season. @zakatkinson9

    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 […]