News Archive, Category: Football

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

Footballer Charlotte Greenlees voted Sports Personality of the Year as Blues Awards celebrate 12 memorable months of student, Olympic and Paralympic sport

05 May 2022

Footballer Charlotte Greenlees has been voted by her fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year in the 2022 Blues Awards. The award recognises the Social Sciences student’s commitment to the University’s football and futsal clubs during the past four years, both on the pitch with the women’s 1st XI – a team she captained during her second year – and off it as social secretary and then, this season, club...

University of Bath claims Varsity spoils for fantastic fifth year as thousands of spectators enjoy action-packed day of student sport

08 April 2022

More than 4,000 spectators enjoyed an action-packed day of student sport at the Team Bath Sports Training Village when the University of Bath took on Cardiff Met University in the long-awaited return of Varsity. And the hosts made it five wins in a row as they beat their opposition from Wales 63-27 overall after 17 matches were played across 10 sports in the first Varsity fixture since 2019. Sport Bath Cardiff Met Bath Varsity Points...

11 sports, 17 fixtures, 1 action-packed student showdown as University of Bath take on Cardiff Met in Varsity 2022

05 April 2022

After a three-year gap, the annual Varsity student sporting showdown between the University of Bath and Cardiff Met University makes its long-awaited return on Wednesday 6th April. There will 17 fixtures in 11 different sports – basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rugby union, tennis, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting and wheelchair basketball – with all the action taking place from midday in the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall. You will need to buy a...

Team Bath Tribe and Team Bath Tennis serving up plenty of sporting fun for children during Autumn term as courses return

05 September 2021

After-school and weekend sporting activities for children are resuming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the Autumn 2021 term, with both Team Bath Tribe and Team Bath Tennis serving up plenty of fun. Places are still available on football, judo and netball Tribe courses for the autumn term – visit for details. Team Bath Tennis also run weekly courses for children aged three and over, tailored for age and ability – find...

Former Team Bath FC Head Coach Paul Tisdale appointed as new Bristol Rovers first-team manager

20 November 2020

Paul Tisdale, who famously coached Team Bath FC on a history-making FA Cup run, has been appointed as the new first-team manager at League One club Bristol Rovers. Tisdale was Head Football Coach at the University of Bath from 1999 to 2006, during which time the Blue & Gold won four promotions through the non-league pyramid. They also became the first University side since 1880 to reach the first round proper of the FA Cup...

Planning your return to training after lockdown? Here’s some advice to help minimise the risk of injury and soreness

07 July 2020

With the UK Government announcing the framework for a return to recreational team sport, many people – keen amateurs, student-athletes and elite performers alike – will be starting to plan for their return to training. Many will have been keeping active during the past few months by working out at home or going for runs but the demands of sport-specific training, particularly in field and contact sports, can be very different. Harri Cizmic – Lead...

Hundreds of youngsters enthused and inspired after busy but rewarding six weeks of school visits to Sports Training Village

20 July 2019

The last term of the 2018-19 school year has been a fun and inspirational one for hundreds of pupils from across the country who have paid a visit to the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Around 1,500 youngsters aged between five and 18 have visited in the past six weeks alone, taking the number hosted by the Team Bath Tribe & Development team over the past ten months to more than 3,000. Youngsters get...

Elite Athlete Fund support helps student Fabio Roque gain international football refereeing experience

15 June 2019

University of Bath student Fabio Roque gained international football refereeing experience when he was selected to officiate at tournaments in the United States and Canada. The Sport & Social Sciences student, whose travel costs were partly financed by the University's Elite Athlete Fund, was among eight officials from England, Portugal and the USA for the Manchester City Surf Cup that took place in San Diego. "I was appointed to a total of eight matches, six...


University of Bath students are going to Wembley on FA Cup Final day after winning FA People’s Cup

02 May 2019

A team of football-playing students from the University of Bath will be presented with a trophy on the pitch at Wembley on FA Cup Final day after winning a national small-sided competition. Team Best were undefeated in 20 matches as they came out on top in the Men’s University category of the FA People’s Cup, an inclusive competition run in partnership with BBC Get Inspired and designed to encourage more people to enjoy the game....

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