Articles by: Sachin Bhat
 

  • Sunderland's Josh Maja (second right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland AFC’s mid-season review: Three best players so far

    December 14, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    Sunderland have witnessed very contrasting fortunes in the current term following back-to-back relegation from the Premier League and the Championship in the last two years. After 19 rounds of fixtures in the EFL, the Black Cats are third in the standings with 11 victories and just a solitary defeat. Manager […]

     
  • Match Report: University of Sunderland Mens 1sts 4-4 University of Durham Mens 3rds

    Match Report: University of Sunderland Mens 1sts 4-4 University of Durham Mens 3rds

    December 6, 2018 at 3:35 pm

    Spoils were shared in an enticing game of badminton between University of Sunderland Mens 1sts and University of Durham Mens 3rds as it ended all square at 4-4 after eight rounds of singles and doubles. In the Men’s Singles, Zola Tang reigned supreme with victories in both his games as […]

     
  • Sunderland Mens Badminton 1sts captain Maw reflects on chastening defeats but vows to return stronger

    Sunderland Mens Badminton 1sts captain Maw reflects on chastening defeats but vows to return stronger

    December 6, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Badminton 1sts fought tooth and nail in a thrilling 4-4 draw with University of Durham Mens 3rd in eight rounds of singles and doubles of the BUCS. And while it was a field day for the doubles who registered three victories out of four games, singles […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Men's Badminton vs University of York

    Sunderland Mens 2nds badminton player Aidan Roche bemoans lack of match fitness in defeat

    November 30, 2018 at 1:45 pm

    University of Sunderland Mens 2nds settled for a share of the spoils in their badminton encounter with Teesside Mens 1sts as it all ended 4-4 on Wednesday. Singles player Aidan Roche reflected on the result and said: “We played well, but could’ve played better. However, a draw is still a […]

     
  • Teesside Mens 1sts Josh Crichton feels the need for more consistency after 4-4 draw with Sunderland

    Teesside Mens 1sts Josh Crichton feels the need for more consistency after 4-4 draw with Sunderland

    November 30, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    In an enticing and evenly contested game of badminton, Teesside Mens 1sts drew 4-4 with Sunderland Mens 2nds. Teesside’s Josh Crichton, who played the doubles game with James to a win and a defeat each, said: “The teams were evenly matched. It could’ve gone either today.” “Sunderland played well. There […]

     
  • Mens 1sts Badminton double pair Cheu and Kennedy feel that they have a growing understanding and partnership

    Mens 1sts Badminton double pair Cheu and Kennedy feel that they have a growing understanding and partnership

    November 22, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Sunderland Mens 1sts put up a valiant show in the 5-3 defeat to league leaders York in the badminton clash on Wednesday. Doubles pair Nicholas Cheu and Gerald Kenedy paired up for the men’s doubles for the first time in the league, and yet, showed encouraging communication and partnership. When […]

     
  • Men’s badminton captain Michael Maw aims for pole position in league

    Men’s badminton captain Michael Maw aims for pole position in league

    November 22, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    Sunderland University Mens 1sts went down 5-3 to York’s Mens 1sts in an enticing clash, though skipper Michael Mow remains upbeat in the face of a defeat and aims to push for higher rankings in the league. “It was a really close game. Unfortunate that we lost, but my team […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Matt Lyons rues a lack of finisher after loss to Leeds

    Sunderland coach Matt Lyons rues a lack of finisher after loss to Leeds

    November 15, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Sunderland Men’s 1st went down 0-1 to Leeds Trinity Men’s 2nds on Wednesday despite the hosts boasting a lion’s share of possession and creating numerous scoring chances. However, they were let down by some wayward finishing for which they eventually paid the price. Head-coach Matt Lyons wasn’t pleased with the […]

     
  • Match Report: Team Sunderland 2nds 2-1 Team Hull 2nds

    Match Report: Team Sunderland 2nds 2-1 Team Hull 2nds

    October 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Goals apiece from Matthew and Bradley Foster in either halves helped Team Sunderland to come from behind to beat Hull at the Silksworth Sports Complex In a game marred by missed chances and a lack of cutting edge in the final third, Team Sunderland 2nds came up trumps over Team […]