The Northumbria University Football programme is ranked number one in the North of England. Both the men’s and women’s programme compete in the BUCS Premier North and have both reached championship finals in recent years.

The well-established men’s programme attracts ex professional and academy player, whilst the women’s team consists of talented player from Middleborough, Sunderland and Newcastle United Football Clubs.

Check out the fixtures page for the upcoming games. For Scholarship information visit our Scholarships page.

M1 Football

Our Mens 1st team Play in the BUCS Premier North League.

Number Name Position Height  Home Town 
1 Greg Purvis Goalkeeper 6'1" Newcastle, UK
2 Charlie Murphy Goalkeeper 6'1" York, UK
3 Angelos Eleftheriadis Central Defender 6'1" Thessaloniki, Greece
4 Aidan McGee Central Defender 6'3" Newcastle, UK
5 Liam Barker Central Defender 6'2" Newcastle, UK
6 Stephen Richardson Full Back 5'8" Hull, UK
7 Liviu Cristea Full Back 5'10" Romainia 
8 Connor Phelan Full Back 5'8" Manchester, UK
9 Aidan Heywood Full Back 5'11" Hebburn, UK
10 Jermaine Metz Full Back 5'8" Manchester, UK
11 Harry Jewitt Midfield 5'8" Sunderland, UK
12 Alex Barnes Midfield 5'10" Huddersfield, UK
13 Chris Koski Midfield 6'2" California, USA
14 Jonny Evans Midfield 5'10" Newcastle, UK
15 Dan Taggart Forward 6'1" Newcastle, UK
16 Gerrard Richardson Forward 6'2" Middlesborough, UK
17 Ben Dibb-Fuller Forward 5'9" Newcastle, UK
18 Jon Weirs Midfield 5'9" Durham, UK
19 Bilal Nakhli Forward 5'8" Paris, France 
20 Ali AlShabeeb Forward 5'7" Newcastle, UK
21 Ollie Mcewan Forward 5'11" Halifax, UK
22 Guilherme Baltazar Forward 5'9" Lisbon, Portgual 

M2 Football

Our Mens 2nds play in the BUCS Northern B2 League and also compete in the cup.

The Team have secured two recent promotions and need one more to play in the 1st Northern League .

Our Team plays all its games against other University first Teams.



Trials for Team Northumbria run in September/October, but to guarantee you'll be playing [sport] check our Football Club where you can play against other students at Northumbria University in a fun and friendly environment. It's a great way to meet other students who love hockey and our coaches are always watching out for players who want to make the step up to compete in BUCS against other university teams.


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