University football

  • 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 […]

     
  • A new-look Sunderland side suffered a heavy defeat against York

    Sunderland Women’s football suffer heavy defeat at Varsity

    March 23, 2018 at 11:52 am

    The Sunderland Women’s football team fell to a heavy 11-1 defeat against unbeaten runaway league winners Teesside University in their Varsity fixture. Last time out, in February, the result was 5-2 to Teesside and was their smallest winning margin of the season. Teesside showed their quality and proved why they […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds manager devastated after relegation confirmed against York

    Sunderland 2nds manager devastated after relegation confirmed against York

    March 20, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Sunderland Men’s 2nds were beaten 2-1 away at York 3rds on Wednesday and Sunderland 2nds manager Matty Lyons admitted feeling “let down” after the defeat confirmed his side were relegated from the BUCS Northern 5B league. Lyons watched his side lose to their relegation rivals in a game Sunderland had […]

     
  • “We’ve had many issues this year” – Kendal

    “We’ve had many issues this year” – Kendal

    March 19, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    Sunderland Mens Football 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal and captain Joe Nixon reflected on a disappointing end to their league campaign. Sunderland lost their final match of the campaign 5-0 away to York St John 4ths and Dan Kendal was disappointed to end the season on a losing note. “It […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rd’s blown away as York St John 4ths secure league title

    Sunderland 3rd’s blown away as York St John 4ths secure league title

    March 16, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    York St John’s 4ths edged out York St John’s 6ths to the Northern 6B league title with a routine 5-0 win against Sunderland Men’s 3rds. Despite both sides finishing level on 24 points, York St John’s 4ths goal difference proved far superior. Meanwhile, Sunderland 3rds finished the season in 5th place, […]

     
  • Lyons confident ahead of crucial York clash

    Lyons confident ahead of crucial York clash

    March 6, 2018 at 4:15 pm

    Sunderland’s Men’s football  2nds manager Matty Lyons is expecting his side to collect all three points against fellow relegation strugglers York 3rds on Wednesday. The Wearsiders lost to this week’s opponents last time they met, but a win for the home side in this fixture would give them huge hope […]

     
  • Kendal “over the moon” after Sunderland 3rd’s get first win

    Kendal “over the moon” after Sunderland 3rd’s get first win

    February 28, 2018 at 11:02 am

    After claiming their first win of the BUCS season against Leeds, a relieved Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal says his side had been “working towards that result all season”. Speaking to SportsByte, Kendal said: “It was absolutely fantastic, from start to finish. We kept on growing and growing in […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rd’s claim first win of the season

    Sunderland 3rd’s claim first win of the season

    February 23, 2018 at 11:23 am

    Sunderland Men’s 3rds picked up their first win of the season after a thrilling 5-3 win against Leeds Arts 1sts. A hat-trick from Ben Bannatyne, as well as goals from Keeran Harrison and Kane France saw the hosts to a memorable victory. It was a superb performance all round from […]