University football

  • Sunderland men’s 1sts open season with battering of Sheffield

    Sunderland men’s 1sts open season with battering of Sheffield

    October 16, 2014 at 7:38 am

    It was a memorable season opener for Sunderland men’s 1st team as a quick-fire start granted them a 3-0 victory against Sheffield 2nds. Three goals in the opening 15 minutes sent Sheffield seeking their bus back early on. A penalty by Rob McConnell sandwiched between two Josh Donnelly goals gave the home […]

  • Sunderland 3rds in action against York St John last season

    Sunderland men’s 3rd team well beaten by York St John

    October 15, 2014 at 8:12 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s 3rd team had a season-opener to forget as they were beaten 3-0 at home to York St John 4ths. A penalty in the first-half followed by two more strikes after the break gave the visitors all three points in a match where Sunderland struggled to get […]

  • Sunderland's Joe Pearson was left disappointed as they went out of the cup against Leeds

    Sunderland 2nds kick off campaign at home to Leeds Trinity

    October 15, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    A new-look University of Sunderland Football second team take on Leeds Trinity seconds in the first BUCS fixture of the season this afternoon. After a good season last year, resulting in a 2nd place finish, the squad will be looking to go one better and gain promotion from Northern Division […]

  • University of Sunderland 8-1 Last Orders FC

    University of Sunderland 8-1 Last Orders FC

    October 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Four goals from Manny Oliseh and a hat-trick from Kris Teale helped the University of Sunderland win their first game of the season in the TWR Trade Frames Wearside Combination League. Oliseh’s rout took just 38 minutes and set the side on their way to a comfortable first three points. […]

  • Sunderland men's seconds have had a difficult campaign so far.

    Defeats for Sunderland footballers at Clash of the Minsters

    October 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    University of Sunderland coach Matty Lyons has expressed his disappointment after defeats for the Men’s 2nds, 3rds and 4ths against York St John on Wednesday. It meant that all four men’s football teams lost during the Clash of the Minsters event, which saw the home side take a 38-10 victory […]

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

    Rain positive ahead of York St John’s clash

    October 7, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s women’s team president Alix Rain has stated that she is ‘looking for a repeat performance of last year’ as the team head into Wednesday’s Clash of the Miniters match against York St John’s. She told SportsByte: “We know what York St John’s are all about after […]

  • Sunderland 3rds coach Matty Lyons hopes to pick a competitive squad for 2012/2013

    Matty Lyons hopeful of Minster success

    October 7, 2014 at 11:15 am

    University of Sunderland Football Coach, Matty Lyons, is confident that his new set of players can have a successful day at this year’s Clash Of The Minsters. The squads will travel down to York St John University on Wednesday and after a positive turn-out at last week’s trials, Lyons believes […]

  • Matty Bray in action last season.

    McConnell buoyed for Varsity after big Freshers turn out

    October 6, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    With the Sunderland v York St John Clash of the Minsters varsity day on the horizon, the men’s football society were looking for a big turn out at the Freshers Fayre to bolster their ranks. Over 250 lads signed up for for the men’s team trials. Sessions took place at […]

  • The 2014 TeesWear Varsity Review Show

    The 2014 TeesWear Varsity Review Show

    May 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    SportsByte looks back on a memorable TeesWear Varsity 2014, which saw Sunderland win comfortably to lift the famous trophy with victory of Teesside. Presenters Matthew Nixon and Tom Leak look back on what was an action packed day, back in late April. The show itself is packed full of interviews, some […]

  • Sunderland men’s 3rds throw away 3-1 lead to lose

    Sunderland men’s 3rds throw away 3-1 lead to lose

    April 30, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Sunderland University men’s 3rd football team threw away a 3-1 lead to lose 4-3 to their Teesside rivals at Downhill. The game started well for Sunderland as they raced into a two goal lead with just 25 minutes on the clock. Haider Jallel and an own goal from Teesside gave […]