News Archive, Category: Football

Blue & Gold reign in the rain as they wrap up fourth Varsity victory against Cardiff Met

04 April 2019

Sporting students from the University of Bath are celebrating after winning their annual Varsity fixture against Cardiff Met for the fourth year running. It was a tightly-fought contest in the Welsh capital but, after 21 matches across 15 sports, the Blue & Gold finally took the honours by 59 points to 52. The SU Bath Sports Officer Andy Galloway said: “It was yet another fantastic Varsity over at Cardiff this year, with a record number...

Bury FC training at the University of Bath, January 2019

Bury Football Club train at University of Bath ahead of League Two visit to Yeovil Town

04 January 2019

Sky Bet League Two side Bury became the latest football club to train at the University of Bath when they visited today. The Shakers used the outdoor playing pitches to prepare for their league visit to nearby Yeovil Town on Saturday. Several football clubs have taken the opportunity to train at the University in recent years including Barnsley, Bristol City, Crystal Palace, Oldham Athletic, Aldershot Town and Partick Thistle. The FA Premier League also use...

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Student Emily Donovan to kick off new FA Women’s Super League season with Yeovil Town Ladies

07 September 2018

University of Bath student Emily Donovan has signed a new contract with Yeovil Town Ladies ahead of the 2018-19 FA Women’s Super League season, which begins this weekend. Midfielder Donovan, who studies Sport & Social Sciences, was the recipient of the Glovers’ first-ever club scholarship in 2016 and has progressed through the youth and development squads into the first team. "This is an exciting time to be a part of Yeovil Town Ladies and I...

National Vintage Games to provide enriching sports experience for over-50s for second year at University of Bath

30 August 2018

The National Vintage Games, the UK's first competitive and recreational sports event for the over-50s, is returning to the University of Bath Sports Training Village this weekend. Established in 2017, this year's event - taking place on Sunday, September 2 - is set to be bigger and better with the inclusion of new team events like walking rugby and walking netball alongside returning sports walking football, athletics, swimming, tennis and badminton. All sports will have official adjudication...

VIDEO: Essential nutrition facts to help you train harder, recover faster and improve performance

24 August 2018

A good nutritional plan is essential to getting the most out of your training and competition.  In the latest of our series of Team Bath health and lifestyle videos, our nutritionists look at three facts you should know that can help you train harder, recover faster and improve your overall performance. We also look at the 'three Rs' of post-exercise nutrition - rehydrate, replenish and rebuild. Watch the videos below and check out the series...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

10 August 2018

Applications are now being taken for the 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme, with a screening day for young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential taking place in September. The successful talent development scheme is open to sportspeople aged between ten and 18 who already compete at regional level or above in their chosen sport or who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions in the world-class University of Bath Sports...

Former Team Bath performance analyst helped England’s bid for World Cup glory in Russia

11 July 2018

Former Team Bath performance analyst Mike Baker has been playing a key role in England’s bid to win the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1966. Baker is one of the backroom staff who has been working with manager Gareth Southgate in Russia. A Coach Education & Sports Development graduate from the University of Bath, Baker’s first professional experience as a performance analyst came at the Sports Training Village from 2005 to 2007...

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams calls on public to get behind Team Bath #20For20 summer fitness campaign

27 June 2018

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams has thrown her support behind a summer fitness campaign launched by Team Bath encouraging people to burn calories and back a charity. The #20For20 challenge is for people to burn an additional 20,000 calories above their normal routine over a 20-week period. To help reach those goals, Team Bath is running a series of free activities in the £30million Sports Training Village and the surrounding University of Bath campus including guided...

Family Fun Day is hailed as best yet as thousands enjoy free sport and activities at University STV

16 June 2018

More than 2,000 people of all ages took the chance to enjoy a wide range of sports and activities as the "best Team Bath Family Fun Day yet" took place on Saturday. Free have-a-go sessions in badminton, beach volleyball, boccia, fencing, laser shooting, tennis, trampolining and more proved hugely popular, as did displays from Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club in the sports hall and Team Bath Synchro Club in the London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool....

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