Team Sunderland basketball

  • Predators coach confident team are improving

    Predators coach confident team are improving

    October 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators coach Brian Calder is confident his team are continuing to improve, after Saturday night’s league 63-61 defeat to Preston College. The Predators had led by thirteen points with less than seven minutes remaining at CitySpace,but a stunning Preston comeback saw them beaten by just two points. After […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators beaten by Preston in thrilling climax

    Sunderland Predators beaten by Preston in thrilling climax

    October 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators suffered a heart-breaking 63-61 defeat to Preston College on Saturday evening, in their long-awaited return to basketball’s National League. The Predators led by a single point with 28 seconds remaining, having battled back from eleven down in the first quarter at CitySpace. Dan Miller hit Preston’s eventual […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators set for national league tip-off

    Sunderland City Predators set for national league tip-off

    October 3, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators are ready to start life in basketball’s National League this Saturday evening, as they become the first team from the City to do so in 20 years. The CitySpace-based team, coached by former Sunderland player Brian Calder, will tip-off their charge in Division 4 North against Preston’s College […]

     
  • The 1980s Sunderland basketball side – in pictures

    The 1980s Sunderland basketball side – in pictures

    July 22, 2014 at 9:30 am

    The Sunderland side of the late 80s, early 90s regularly competed for cup, league and European honours, and was widely regarded as the hotbed of basketball in the UK.  At its peak, the Sunderland basketball side – which operated under various names – played in front of 5,000 people. With […]

     
  • Sunderland Maestros' Ken Nottage in action in 1984. Photo: Gordon Jones

    Predators bring National League basketball back to Sunderland after 20 year hiatus

    July 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Sunderland City Predators are set to re-introduce National League basketball to the city after a 20 year hiatus. Local players are being called upon to attend open trials for the latest addition to the Predators franchise as they look to bring back the heady days of the 80s and 90s. […]