Volleyball

  • Sunderland women's volleyball team suffered a straight set defeat in their varsity clash.

    Sunderland ladies Volleyballers looking for revenge

    November 4, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    University of Sunderland Women’s volleyball team host York St. John tomorrow in what is going to be a rematch of last month’s Varsity. Team coach Geno Spasov believes the team has improved since the last meeting between them and stressed Sunderland are looking to have their own back. “We are […]

     
  • Loughran bemoans inconsistency as Predators suffer third defeat in a row

    Loughran bemoans inconsistency as Predators suffer third defeat in a row

    November 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators player Tom Loughran was left disappointed with his side’s inconsistent start as they lost their third game in a row in a 3-1 defeat to Team Birmingham. The Wearsiders, who travelled down to the Midlands on Sunday, won the third set but could not mount a fightback as they […]

     
  • The Predators are looking for their first win as they ravel to Team Birmingham

    Predators to face Birmingham in tough test

    November 1, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators will look to get their season back on track this weekend when they visit Team Birmingham. The Predators are yet to register a win after their first two games and, in Birmingham, who have four wins from as many games, face another tough side. Sunderland manager Keith […]

     
  • Sunderland looking to bounce back from last weekend's defeats (Picture by Mark Davies)

    “Great bunch” of new players to improve Predators

    October 27, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Sunderland City Predators boss Keith Sowden hopes his set of new players will give them a boost ahead of the coming season. The side lost some key men at the tail end of the last term but Sowden feels they have been adequately replaced for the new campaign. He said: […]

     
  • Even Geno Spasov's acrobatics couldn't inspire Sunderland to victory

    Spasov lauds ‘sweet’ victory

    October 24, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Following Wednesday’s victory over Newcastle, the University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team can celebrate beating a local rival on home soil. Regardless of the sport the Tyne-Wear derby is always fiercely contests. This was clear from the outset of this week’s thrilling meeting between the rival sides. “It was a […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Jack Deaton leads the inquest after the Wearsiders' dropped the first set

    Sunderland claim victory against local rival

    October 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    Following last week’s disappointing defeat away at Leeds, the University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team earned their first points of the season against a Newcastle side who were also pointless. Both teams started strong, showing their intent from the outset. However, following a flurry of errors from the away side, […]

     
  • UoS Men's 1st team win varsity clash 3-2

    Sunderland look to build on Leeds defeat

    October 22, 2014 at 11:30 am

    After opening their season with a loss to Leeds, the University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team are looking to pick up their first points against local rivals, Newcastle this afternoon. Any problems that were highlighted in last week’s match have been worked on during training, specifically focussing on the team’s […]

     
  • Sunderland (far) lost out to Northumbria (near) in their opening BUCS game. Picture credit: Tudor Tamas

    Women’s volleyball team look to bounce back against Durham

    October 21, 2014 at 11:15 am

    University of Sunderland women’s Volleyball team will be looking to impress in their first home game of the season when they host Durham University women’s 2nds. Despite losing their season opener away at Northumbria University 3rds in three sets Sunderland captain Rebecca Jordan described her team’s performance as “better than […]

     
  • Local league team start season with defeat

    Local league team start season with defeat

    October 20, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    Sunderland University local league women’s Volleyball team lost the first game of the season 0-3, at home against Tynedale Ladies, but the improved performance gives hope for the future. The girls were coming in this game after another 0-3 loss in midweek against Northumbria University in the BUCS Championship, but […]

     
  • Even Geno Spasov's acrobatics couldn't inspire Sunderland to victory

    Disappointing defeat for men’s Volleyballers

    October 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    After losing in consecutive sets, the University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team return to the drawing board after a disappointing performance away from home against Leeds 1sts yesterday.  Captain Geno Spasov was disappointed with the Wearsiders performance and admitted that the Leeds team were a class above his men. He […]