19th January 2016
A Mid-Season Update on UCFB’s Footballing Prowess
Sport is an important aspect of a varied and enthralling life at UCFB, and as such the football teams are highly competitive in their regional BUCS championships.
As the teams at both campuses gear up to begin the second halves of their seasons after a continental winter break, the latest standings provide highly promising reading across the board:
- Women’s 1st Team – 2nd (on goal difference) in their division
- Men’s 1st Team – 1st in their division and are in and in the Last 16 of BUCS SE Conference Plate
- Men’s 2nd Team – 1st in their division
- Men’s Development Team – 1st in their division
- Men’s 1st Team – 1st in their division and are in the Quarter Finals of BUCS Northern Conference Plate
- Men’s 2nd Team – 3rd in their division
- Men’s 3rd Team – 1st in their division
- Men’s 4th Team – 4th in their division
Football Coaches at UCFB, Lewis Timms and Mike Walsh, are proud of their teams, and have further developed opportunities by extending links with prestigious local academies, such as Fulham and Chelsea.
Head of Sport & Applied Coaching Sciences at UCFB, David Murrie commented:
“With the new Football Coaching & Management degree planned for UCFB Etihad Campus, which is designed for experienced coaches, academy players and former professionals and aligned to UEFA standards and excellence, and the stated sports strategy of entering a women’s team in the professional league within five years’ time, our standards and reputation in football performance and applied coaching sciences can only rise.”