University football

  • Whitfield hopes his side are “firing on all cylinders” after Christmas break

    Whitfield hopes his side are “firing on all cylinders” after Christmas break

    December 18, 2018 at 10:18 am

    Sunderland 3rds boss Ray Whitfield is hoping his side can improve after the winter period and escape from the relegation zone. The Wearsiders are one point adrift as they sit bottom of the Northern 6B League. However, the Sunderland manager is satisfied with what he’s seeing from his players. “We […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Men’s football 2nds: Mid-Season Review

    University of Sunderland Men’s football 2nds: Mid-Season Review

    December 14, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    After suffering the ignominy of relegation last season, the 2nds find themselves in an all too familiar position again this season with 4 games to go. Coach Mo Hmida’s side sits 5th in the table, one point off the relegation place in the BUCS Northern 6B which is currently occupied […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Men’s football 3rds: Mid-Season Review

    University of Sunderland Men’s football 3rds: Mid-Season Review

    December 14, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    With four games left of the season, the 3rds find themselves propping up the table in 6th, one point from safety. Their standing hasn’t deterred manager Ray Whitfield, who still believes his side has ‘every chance’ of staying up. “We have to remain positive. The things we do in training […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rds still in touch ahead of the winter break

    Sunderland 3rds still in touch ahead of the winter break

    December 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Despite only winning one match all season, the University of Sunderland 3rds remain one point from the drop in the Northern 6B League. The Wearisders have collected four points from a possible 18 this campaign and are narrowly behind Sunderland 2nds in the table. Sunderland had a dismal start to […]

     
  • Sunderland boss bemoans poor referee after Leeds defeat

    December 14, 2018 at 11:37 am

    The University of Sunderland 3rds fell to a 4-3 defeat against Leeds City, and manager Ray Whitfield felt that the referee had a part to play in their close encounter. The Wearisders fell just short against Leeds despite coming from behind to equalise on two occasions early in the match. […]

     
  • “I’m confident we will win all the remaining games” Matty Harris looks ahead to the rest of the season

    “I’m confident we will win all the remaining games” Matty Harris looks ahead to the rest of the season

    December 12, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Sunderland University Men’s Football President, Matty Harris, is confident the men’s first team can turn their season around and win all remaining games.  In a recent interview, Harris stated he feels the team have “done absolutely everything right apart from putting the ball in the net” and believes the team’s […]

     
  • Mens Football:  York St Johns University 8ths 10-0 University of Sunderland 4th’s

    Mens Football: York St Johns University 8ths 10-0 University of Sunderland 4th’s

    December 10, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    A miserable evening for Team Sunderland as they were defeated 10-0 to York St Johns 8th’s. From the whistle, York were clearly the attack minded team as they immediately began to test the Sunderland defence. Sunderland started off with a 5 man defence looking to soak the early pressure from […]

     
  • Match Report: Newcastle Uni Womens 2nds 1 -2 Sunderland Uni Womens 1sts

    Match Report: Newcastle Uni Womens 2nds 1 -2 Sunderland Uni Womens 1sts

    December 6, 2018 at 11:42 am

    University of Sunderland Women battled through the cold and wet conditions to secure a victory over Newcastle who led for most of the game. The game started evenly with both teams struggled to get a foothold in the game. The earliest chance came for Sunderland as the ball dropped to […]

     
  • REPORT: Sunderland Thirds 3 – 4 Leeds City Firsts

    REPORT: Sunderland Thirds 3 – 4 Leeds City Firsts

    December 6, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Sunderland 3rds were unlucky to not take at least a point on a wet, disappointing afternoon in Silksworth. Scoring was opened in the first 15 minutes, as the Leeds City attack caught a dawdling Sunderland defence in possession and finished with their first chance of the game. Sunderland answered only […]

     
  • University of Sunderland 2nds snatch late equaliser v Sheffield Hallam 4ths

    University of Sunderland 2nds snatch late equaliser v Sheffield Hallam 4ths

    December 6, 2018 at 11:08 am

    Sunderland Mens 2nd’s BUCS league fight for survival was given a boost as they gained a valuable point from promotion-chasers Sheffield Hallam in a 2-2 draw. The Wearsiders quickly pegged Sheffield back after their first-half opener, but left the second equaliser until the last 10 minutes. Sunderland headed into the […]