Team Sunderland basketball

  • Chris Scott in action for the Predators against Gateshead Phoenix

    Calder has mixed emotions after Newcastle defeat

    February 25, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball Head Coach, Brian Calder, admitted to being left with “mixed emotions” following defeat against league leaders, Team Newcastle last weekend. Newcastle ran out 67-55 winners against the Wearsiders, but Calder believes his Sunderland team gave their opposition a fright. He said: “We gave them a fright, […]

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

    Defeat leaves Predators coach with mixed emotions

    February 18, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Sunderland City Predators Head Coach, Brian Calder, was left with mixed emotions following their 26 point defeat to Myerscough College Giants on Saturday. The men’s Basketball team lost 87-61 to Myerscough at CitySpace, Sunderland and Calder believes the Wearsiders second half performance was what cost them. “To compete with this […]

  • Sunderland City Predators men's Basketball team

    City Basketball team face high flying Myerscough

    February 13, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    The Sunderland City Predators Basketball team’s next game in the English Basketball League Division 4 fixture is a daunting-looking game against second placed Myerscough College Giants. The Giants have only lost one game this season, yet, remarkably, they still remain behind undefeated Team Newcastle University. The Predators go into the […]

  • Sunderland City Predators men's Basketball team

    Participation problems hinder Basketball progress

    December 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    A lack of participation at a young age hinders the progress of basketball in the North East, according to Sunderland City Predators player Jordan Eley. His own side have struggled in their inaugural season and find themselves on the back of a five match losing streak, and according to Eley […]

  • Sunderland City Predators beat Kendal Warriors convincingly

    Predators Basketball team face tough Gateshead test

    December 12, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Basketball team face a tough test this weekend when they take on Gateshead Phoenix in a local clash at CitySpace. The Preadator’s will be looking to bounce back after suffering five successive defeats, including a recent 73-71 defeat to high flying Tameside. Despite their poor recent form, […]

  • Predators frustrated by last minute match cancellation

    Predators frustrated by last minute match cancellation

    December 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    Sunderland City Predators have been left frustrated after last night’s match was cancelled beyond their control, with opponents Liverpool II unable to find the numbers to field a team. Predators announced on Friday evening via their Twitter feed that the match will be rescheduled in 2015, in a disappointing situation […]

  • Sunderland City Predators men's Basketball team

    Predators hoping to end losing streak against rock-bottom Liverpool

    December 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators will hope to snap a five game losing streak this weekend when they face winless Liverpool II. Predators were narrowly beaten 73-71 late on at Tameside on Sunday, and after a winless November, Saturday evening presents a great opportunity for victory. The Merseysiders head to CitySpace with […]

  • Sunderland City Predators men's Basketball team

    Fell’s scoring spree goes to waste as Predators lose fifth straight game

    December 1, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Martin Fell scored twenty seven points to no avail for Sunderland City Predators on Sunday, in a narrow 73-71 defeat at high-flying Tameside. The Predators back-up point guard shot well all over the court, hitting a series of big three point shots in the absence of key scorers Pete Gouda […]

  • Damian Warriner, left, has been a key part of Sunderland's team this season. Picture credit: Trevor Roberts

    Predators point guard influence hailed by coach

    November 30, 2014 at 9:30 am

    Sunderland City Predators coach Brian Calder has hailed team captain Damian Warriner’s influence on his team in his side’s debut National League season. The experienced former Middlesbrough Lions point guard has been a steady offensive outlet in their first seven matches, providing twelve points per game and a stream of […]

  • Predators coach unfazed by poor form ahead of Tameside test

    Predators coach unfazed by poor form ahead of Tameside test

    November 28, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Sunderland City Predators coach Brian Calder says he is unfazed by his team’s recent results, after heavy back-to-back defeats to the division’s top teams. Last Saturday’s 100-53 rout, at the hands of National League Division 4 North leaders and local rivals Newcastle University, saw Sunderland’s losing streak stretch to 4 […]