Articles by: James Crisp
 

  • Whitfield hopes his side are “firing on all cylinders” after Christmas break

    Whitfield hopes his side are “firing on all cylinders” after Christmas break

    December 18, 2018 at 10:18 am

    Sunderland 3rds boss Ray Whitfield is hoping his side can improve after the winter period and escape from the relegation zone. The Wearsiders are one point adrift as they sit bottom of the Northern 6B League. However, the Sunderland manager is satisfied with what he’s seeing from his players. “We […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rds still in touch ahead of the winter break

    Sunderland 3rds still in touch ahead of the winter break

    December 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Despite only winning one match all season, the University of Sunderland 3rds remain one point from the drop in the Northern 6B League. The Wearisders have collected four points from a possible 18 this campaign and are narrowly behind Sunderland 2nds in the table. Sunderland had a dismal start to […]

     
  • Sunderland boss bemoans poor referee after Leeds defeat

    December 14, 2018 at 11:37 am

    The University of Sunderland 3rds fell to a 4-3 defeat against Leeds City, and manager Ray Whitfield felt that the referee had a part to play in their close encounter. The Wearisders fell just short against Leeds despite coming from behind to equalise on two occasions early in the match. […]

     
  • Whitfield hoping for a positive result ahead of the winter break

    Whitfield hoping for a positive result ahead of the winter break

    December 4, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    The University of Sunderland 3rds were defeated 6-2 in the reverse fixture against Leeds on the opening day, but despite that loss, manager Ray Whitfield is “looking to end the year on a high” as they prepare to face off again. The Wearsiders equalised in the latter stages of the […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Ray Whitfield rues wrong decisions following derby draw

    Sunderland coach Ray Whitfield rues wrong decisions following derby draw

    November 29, 2018 at 5:40 pm

    It ended all square in an entertaining 2-2 draw in the Wearside derby between University of Sunderland 3rds and University of Sunderland 2nds, and Whitfield thinks his side could have earned all three points if they took their chances. The home side took the lead through Jamie Grima in the […]

     
  • Sunderland University 3rds 2-2 Sunderland University 2nds

    Sunderland University 3rds 2-2 Sunderland University 2nds

    November 28, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    It ended honours even between the Wearsiders as neither side could come away with what would have been a vital three points. Both sides blew a lead in this one, and it was Jamie Grima who opened the scoring for the home side. That lead was soon gone as the […]

     
  • Whitfield feeling confident ahead of derby clash

    Whitfield feeling confident ahead of derby clash

    November 27, 2018 at 3:37 pm

      The University of Sunderland 3rds have suffered three straight defeats following their victory over Hull Mens 4ths in October, but manager Ray Whitfield is “feeling optimistic” ahead of their derby clash against University of Sunderland 2nds. The Wearsiders have conceded 18 goals in their last three matches and haven’t […]

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

    Kendal hoping to improve next season after avoiding relegation

    May 14, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    Sunderland 3rds manager Daniel Kendal is hoping his side can build on a “tough season” after their survival in the BUCS Northern 6B League. The Wearsiders only secured one win from their ten matches this campaign, but Kendal and his side managed to avoid relegation by having a superior goal […]

     
  • Matty Lyons hails “fantastic performances” despite relegation

    Matty Lyons hails “fantastic performances” despite relegation

    May 14, 2018 at 11:55 am

    Sunderland 2nds coach Matty Lyons has praised his side’s performances throughout the season despite finishing bottom of the Northern 5B league. The Wearsiders collected five points from a possible 30 during their campaign and ended up finishing two points adrift of York 3rds. Despite their relegation, the Sunderland 2nds boss […]

     
  • Lyons insists there’s a “good feeling” among his squad ahead of TeesWear Varsity clash

    Lyons insists there’s a “good feeling” among his squad ahead of TeesWear Varsity clash

    March 20, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Football 2nds will face Teesside in their Varsity fixture tomorrow, and boss Matty Lions claims his side are relishing the opportunity. The Wearsiders secured their first win of the season against Teesside following a 2-1 victory in October, and they’ll be looking to earn the bragging rights once […]