Team Sunderland basketball

  • Team Sunderland's basketballers have only lost once this season.

    Team Sunderland face Calderdale Explorers looking to end 2016 with a win

    December 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Team Sunderland’s basketballers will be hoping to pick up a win before the winter break as they face Calderdale Explorers on Saturday. Sunderland currently sit 2nd in the league table behind table toppers Manchester Giants III, who are unbeaten his season. Brian Calder’s men have been in excellent form in recent weeks, winning […]

     
  • Team Sunderland's basketballers have only lost once this season.

    Tenacity the key as Team Sunderland basketballers face Barrow

    November 18, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Team Sunderland head coach Brian Calder has praised his teams tenacity as they prepare to face Barrow Thorns on Sunday. Calder was speaking after Sunderland saw out a 91-71 victory over Kendal Warriors on Saturday, a win that put them third in the Division Four Men with four wins out […]

     
  • Team Sunderland face Leeds Force Academy after disappointing start to the season

    Team Sunderland face Leeds Force Academy after disappointing start to the season

    October 14, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Team Sunderland face Leeds Force Academy on Saturday looking to revenge their opening day defeat to Kingston Panthers last week. Sunderland will be looking to kick start their season after a disappointing start and the win would close the gap on league leaders Tameside. With both teams pushing for the playoffs […]

     
  • National league basketball in ‘transition period’

    National league basketball in ‘transition period’

    May 9, 2016 at 10:59 am

    Head coach of Sunderland City Predators, Brian Calder, says National League basketball “is going through a transitional period.” He said: “University linked teams are getting stronger – especially teams in division one where they are in a position to offer scholarships and bursaries, to players from across the country and even […]

     
  • Calder reflects on mixed season for Predators Basketball team

    Calder reflects on mixed season for Predators Basketball team

    May 8, 2016 at 9:00 am

    The Sunderland City Predators men’s Basketball team finished 4th this season which was progress according to Head Coach Brian Calder. He said: “Realistically we could have squeezed in to 3rd, but 1st and 2nd was beyond us this year.” Predator’s Basketball head coach Calder, who had expected his team to be in […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators men's Basketball team

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball end season six and six

    May 6, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators men’s Basketball team finished the season in 4th position in the men’s development league – ending the season with six wins and six losses. Sunderland scored 700 points throughout the season, however conceded 727 in the 12 games played in a league which was dominated by Gateshead […]

     
  • Video: Basketball highlights as Sunderland Predators lose to Hallam Sharks

    Video: Basketball highlights as Sunderland Predators lose to Hallam Sharks

    February 23, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Video by Jamie Goodenough and Ed Syers Highlights from Sunderland City Predators Basketball’s 72-66 defeat to Sheffield Hallam Sharks at the weekend.

     
  • Sunderland Netball in action at the University of Sunderland's CitySpace building

    City sports club announce rebrand to Team Sunderland

    January 14, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    Sunderland’s National League and Community Multi-Sport outfit Sunderland City Predators have announced a brand overhaul that will see them change their name to Team Sunderland. The transition has already started, however, their senior Basketball, Volleyball and Netball teams will continue under the current Sunderland City Predators name until the end […]

     
  • Chris Scott in action for the Predators against Gateshead Phoenix

    Predators coach Calder pleased with ‘intelligent’ display against Nottingham

    December 8, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Sunderland City Predators basketball coach, Brian Calder praised his team after they narrowly beat Nottingham Hoods II 70-68 last weekend. Calder said: “The guys followed instructions, made good decisions and forced Nottingham from one error to the next. “Strong defence and intelligent offense blew us into a commanding lead at […]

     
  • The Predators fell away in the second half as Myerscough extended their lead and took the victory.

    Sunderland Predators basketball season so far…

    December 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball team have had a solid start to the season winning two losing two. They started off with a tough match against the Derby Trailblazers III, the predators lost 58-74, but Sunderland showed great spirit and fight even though they might not have the quality to compete […]