University football

  • Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    November 6, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    The University men’s First team failed to hold on to a 1-0 lead as they conceded three in the second-half against University of Sheffield’s Fourth team. Sunderland, coming off of a 2-1 win against Leeds-Beckett, were unable to begin a winning streak on Wednesday. Sunderland’s only goal came courtesy of […]

  • The Sunderland defence withstand pressure from Huddersfield.

    Sunderland 2nds made to rue missed chances

    November 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Although the University of Sunderland men’s 2nd team controlled large swathes of the match, they were bitterly disappointed to be on the wrong end of a 3-1 scoreline against the University of Huddersfield men’s 2nd team. Sunderland took the lead just before half-time as a goalkeeping error gifted the home […]

  • Sunderland line up a free kick

    Mistakes cost Sunderland 2nds in home defeat

    October 25, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    Despite an evenly contested affair, the University of Sunderland men’s Football 2nd team fell to a 2-0 home defeat to Liverpool Hope University 3rds, a scoreline that flattered the visitors. Sunderland started on the back foot as they conceded inside the first 10 minutes following an early corner. There was […]

  • Men’s 3rds suffer heavy defeat in first home match of season

    Men’s 3rds suffer heavy defeat in first home match of season

    October 18, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 3rd team kicked off their home campaign with a 7-1 defeat against Hull.  Sloppy defensive mistakes allowed Hull to score seven despite a spirited first-half performance from Sunderland. A late consolation from Ross Snaith gave the home side something to cheer about, though the manner […]

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

    Women’s 1sts suffer defeat on opening day

    October 11, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Sheffield University 2nds scored two goals in quick succession, as Sunderland’s women’s Football 1st team suffer a 2-0 defeat to start their BUCS season. Despite Sunderland having the majority of the chances, Sheffield found a breakthrough in the 77th minute, before doubling the advantage only two minutes later and confirming […]

  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

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

    Bennett keen to point out positives as new-look side lose to York

    October 7, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland women’s Football manager Gary Bennett was keen to point out the positives after his new-look side lost 5-0 to York St John at Clash of the Minsters.   There was a fresh look to the Sunderland team with numerous new additions added over the summer. However, the new look […]

  • York St John won all three Netball fixtures at this year's Clash of the Minsters

    York beat Sunderland to Clash of Minsters crown

    October 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    University of Sunderland suffered defeat in the Clash of the Minsters as York St John were crowned 18-8 winners. The annual curtain-raiser to the university sporting year took place in York with both universities competing across 26 sports and it was the home side who comfortably won in the end. […]

  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Rowley reflects on women’s football season at halfway point

    January 11, 2017 at 10:06 am

    As the winter break brings university football to a halt, the women’s chairwoman is optimistic about new year after a difficult start to the season. Chairwoman Emma Rowley believes that the break has come at good time for the squad: “The winter break is going to do us all good. We’ve […]