University football

  • Sunderland's women's football team in action last season.

    Rain confident ahead of women’s rival cup match

    November 11, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s football team have ‘every confidence’ they can defeat Newcastle in the second round of the cup, according to president Alix Rain. Sunderland will be looking to do the double over their fierce rivals Newcastle, after comfortably defeating them 4-0 last week. Rain believes a similar performance […]

     
  • Park View FC 1-4 University of Sunderland

    Park View FC 1-4 University of Sunderland

    November 10, 2014 at 8:00 am

    University of Sunderland continued their flying start to the season with a routine win away at Park View FC in the TWR Trade Frames Wearside Combination League. The side secured the three points at Silksworth Lane, without ever really getting out of second gear, according to manager Matty Lyons. He […]

     
  • Sunderland Men's 2nds in action earlier this season

    Sunderland thirds suffer defeat away to Hull

    November 7, 2014 at 8:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Football 3rds slipped to a 3-1 defeat away to University of Hull 4ths on Wednesday. A poor first half performance and some bizarre refereeing decisions ultimately led to Sunderland’s downfall as they suffered their second league defeat of the season. Sunderland started slowly, allowing Hull lots of […]

     
  • Sunderland 4ths suffer heavy defeat against Bradford

    Sunderland 4ths suffer heavy defeat against Bradford

    November 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    The new season went from bad to worse yesterday for the University of Sunderland men’s Football 4th team as they were hammered 9-2 at home by Bradford’s 3rd team. Sunderland went into the game looking to get a win under their belts after a difficult start to the new campaign […]

     
  • Football 2nds throw away lead at York

    Football 2nds throw away lead at York

    November 6, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Football 2nd team had to settle for a point yesterday, after the University of York came back from two goals down to draw. Gary Topping and Luke Bedford gave the 2nds a comfortable 2-0 lead at half time. However, early pressure from the home side […]

     
  • Emmerson hopes to continue winning momentum

    Emmerson hopes to continue winning momentum

    November 4, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Following the University of Sunderland 2nd teams first win of the season last week, striker Mark Emmerson is fully concentrated on getting another positive result at York. Emmerson said: “Although we didn’t perform to the best of our abilities last week, we got the win. “The first half was not […]

     
  • Aiston hopeful ahead of Bradford clash

    Aiston hopeful ahead of Bradford clash

    November 4, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s 4th team will be looking to kick-start their season this week as they take on Bradford 3rds in the BUCS Northern 7B League. The 4ths are yet to win this season, after losing against York during Clash of the Minsters and drawing their opening league […]

     
  • Sunderland women celebrate after scoring against Teesside last week

    Sunderland Women face league leaders Newcastle

    November 4, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s football team will be looking to win the bragging rights when they face their regional rivals Newcastle in the Tyne-Wear derby. The Wearsiders are currently sitting in fourth place in the BUCS league table after their 2-1 victory over Durham University women’s 2nds. Goals from […]

     
  • University of Sunderland footballers progress in Alan Hood Trophy

    University of Sunderland footballers progress in Alan Hood Trophy

    November 3, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    A professional performance from University of Sunderland provided the basis for their 4-1 win in the second leg of the Alan Hood Memorial Trophy first round, in tricky circumstances at King George’s Park. In a feisty encounter, the side managed to maintain their cool and turn the 4-3 deficit from the first […]

     
  • Sunderland Men's 2nds in action earlier this season

    Sunderland men’s thirds in cup defeat

    October 30, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s third team nearly pulled off an upset, taking a very good York St. John 2nds to extra-time in an epic cup tie. The York St. John team, who play in a higher division, had previously beaten the men’s second team 4-0 at Varsity and had only […]