University football

  • “They gave everything, from start to finish” – Kendal

    “They gave everything, from start to finish” – Kendal

    February 13, 2018 at 12:12 pm

    Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal was delighted with his side’s performance despite their narrow 2-1 defeat to York St John 6ths and feels ‘luck’ is just not on his side. “A couple of mistakes cost us” said Kendal. “I thought for 90 minutes, the lads were brilliant. They gave […]

     
  • York St John defeat Sunderland in controversial fashion

    York St John defeat Sunderland in controversial fashion

    February 9, 2018 at 2:10 pm

    A bizarre refereeing decision saw York St John’s 6ths scrape a narrow 2-1 win against Sunderland Men’s 3rds. Ben Bannatyne opened the scoring for Sunderland, only for the visitors to hit a quick-fire double to claim all three points in what was a far from convincing victory. Lining up in […]

     
  • THREE areas Sunderland 2nd’s have to improve to avoid relegation

    THREE areas Sunderland 2nd’s have to improve to avoid relegation

    December 18, 2017 at 10:28 am

    With just five games remaining in the season, the University of Sunderland Men’s Football 2nd team currently lie seven points adrift of safety. Ahead of the season resuming in the new year, we look at three ways Sunderland’s 2nd’s must improve if they are to avoid relegation from the BUCS Northern 5B league. 1- […]

     
  • Men’s football 1st team mid-season review: The story so far

    Men’s football 1st team mid-season review: The story so far

    December 15, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    As the first half of the season comes to an end for the University Men’s Football 1st’s, SportsByte reviews what we have learnt so far, and what could be improved in the remaining games of the season in 2018. League form The Wearsiders last game saw them on the receiving end […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    December 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    The final game of 2017 was one to forget for the University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s as they were thrashed once again at home in the BUCS Northern 4B league. The result now means Sunderland have conceded four or more goals in four of their last seven games. The home […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nd’s: Mid-season review

    Sunderland 2nd’s: Mid-season review

    December 13, 2017 at 12:15 am

    It’s been a tough start to the 2017/18 season for the University of Sunderland men’s second team. With just one point to their name, the Sunderland side currently lie bottom of the BUCS Northern 5B league. A 6-2 defeat away to the Leeds Trinity was the worst possible start for […]

     
  • Match Reaction: Captain Ollie Watt on getting a win, playing in defence and new striker Joe Tunc

    Match Reaction: Captain Ollie Watt on getting a win, playing in defence and new striker Joe Tunc

    December 12, 2017 at 10:05 am

    After Wednesday’s win against the University of Sheffield’s 3rd team, University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st team captain Ollie Watt gave his perspective on the season so far. The leading goal scorer for the oranges began by summarising the key to the teams win on Wednesday: “I think our most important […]

     
  • Ollie Watt is hoping Sunderland can improve on last season's Varsity disappointment.

    Sunderland 1st’s defeat Sheffield 3rd’s to finally taste victory after winless run

    December 11, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    The University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s got their first victory since October as they secured a 2-1 home win against the University of Sheffield’s 3rd’s on Wednesday. A goal from Ahmed Terek and a Sheffield own goal were enough to give Sunderland an important victory and move them above their Northern 4B […]

     
  • “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    December 8, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Despite falling to a sixth consecutive league defeat against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s, University of Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal insists he’s still pleased with his side’s effort and commitment.   Speaking to SportsByte, Kendal said: “If we go back to the first game when we played Sheffield at their […]

     
  • Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Men’s 3rds losing streak continued after a 6-1 thrashing against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s to remain bottom of the Northern 6B league table.   Despite a late consolation from Keeran Harrison, a rampant Sheffield Sidev scored six, three of which were in the space of 8 minutes to condemn the […]