News Archive, Category: Football

A picture of some of the winners at the 2024 Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath.

Jamie Cubitt wins Sports Personality of the Year as University of Bath’s thriving student sport scene is celebrated at 50th Blues Awards

02 May 2024

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath, with the 2024 presentation evening once again taking place at the historic Roman Baths and Pump Room in Bath city centre. The Blues Awards is a University of Bath event, sponsored by Team Bath Gym suppliers Matrix Fitness, which The SU Bath [Students Union] and Department for Sports Development and Recreation (DSDR) support together....

SU Bath Sport officer Abbie Watkin (front) and members of the University of Bath Women's Rugby Club celebrate Bath's Varsity victory against Cardiff Met at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 17th April 2024. CREDIT: Nick Perry.

Thousands of students enjoy another Varsity victory for University of Bath in annual student-sport match against Cardiff Met

18 April 2024

More than 4,000 students enjoyed a fantastic day of student sport in the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall when the University of Bath hosted the seventh annual Varsity match against Cardiff Met. The atmosphere was electric throughout the day as 42 teams competed across 12 sports - badminton, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rugby union, squash, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wheelchair basketball. There was also a mascot race and a...

Former University of Bath Footballers remember momentous win 50 years on

19 March 2024

On Friday 15th March a very special event was held, welcoming back the 1974 University of Bath Football team which had stormed to victory, against all odds, in the UAU Football Championship, with the final held in March 1974 at the St Andrew’s home of Birmingham City. In March 1974, it was election year; Margaret Thatcher had visited Bath to speak at King Edward’s School shortly after a General election which had seen Edward Heath’s...

A picture of Rengen CEO Iestyn Lewis shaking hands with University of Bath DIrector of Sport Stephen Baddeley following a sponsorship renewal in March 2024

Rengen to continue supporting Team Bath’s sport and fitness activities at all levels after agreeing three-year partnership extension

12 March 2024

Team Bath and Rengen have today announced a three-year extension to their successful partnership supporting sport and fitness activities at the University of Bath. A leading company specialising in student, residential and commercial developments and lettings, Bath-based Rengen – whose CEO is University of Bath alumnus Iestyn Lewis – has been an official partner of Team Bath since 2019. During that time Rengen has supported Team Bath’s activities at all levels, from recreational and youth...

Tributes paid to Dr Tom Hudson – the University of Bath’s first Director of Sport, Olympian, sporting scholarships pioneer and rugby coaching great

20 December 2023

Dr Tom Hudson, who served as the University of Bath’s first Director of Sport from 1971 to 1992, sadly passed away on Tuesday (19th December). A passionate advocate of helping students achieve at the highest level of sport while continuing successfully with their academic studies, Tom’s trailblazing spell saw Bath become the first University in the UK to offer sporting scholarships. He also oversaw the opening of the original sports hall, now known as Founders...

Sporting Wellness partnership to provide Bath Student Performance Sport athletes with access to free mental health support 24/7/365

10 October 2023

Team Bath Student Performance Sport athletes will be able to access free and professional mental health support 24 hours a day thanks to a new partnership with the Sporting Wellness charity. Nearly 300 young people who combine study and performance sport at the University of Bath will benefit from the service, which offers a 24/7/365 support helpline and live chat. They will also be able to arrange counselling, either in person, online or over the...

Get access to swimming, tennis, athletics and much more by activating your FREE Student Sports Pass

21 September 2023

The student-exclusive Sports Pass is part of the sports experience for all University of Bath students. It allows access to a host of facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village including our London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool; tennis, squash and badminton courts; athletics track; astro pitches; and indoor sports hall. Holding a Sports Pass also gives holders access to dedicated student participation times, priority booking opportunities and coaching/guidance from the knowledgable coaches on campus. Activating your sports pass...

Olympic Champion Amy Williams named as Team Bath Tribe Ambassador as new term of youth sports activities begins

11 September 2023

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams says it is important for children to enjoy sport and get active from a young age after becoming the first-ever Ambassador for Team Bath Tribe. Amy has a close personal connection to the youth sport programme, whose new term of activities start today (11th September), with her two young sons among the hundreds of children who take part in a wide range of sporting activities each week in the inspirational surroundings...

We’re part of the team, are you? University of Bath ready to support UKAD’s Clean Sport Week 2023

17 May 2023

The University of Bath is proud to reaffirm its commitment to clean sport by backing UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD’s) 2023 Clean Sport Week campaign, taking place from 22nd to 26th May. Clean Sport Week is UKAD’s national awareness week championing clean sport, education and anti-doping initiatives with sports across the UK, and this year’s theme is “Teamwork in Clean Sport”. Athletes are central to the team, responsible for making sure they compete clean – it's their...

Netball player and chair Emma Payne voted University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year at 2023 Blues Awards

27 April 2023

Netballer Emma Payne has been voted by their fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year in the 2023 Blues Awards. The Sport and Exercise Science student was recognised for her contribution to the University’s netball club over the past four years, which has seen her serve as Chair this year alongside helping the 1st team reach the BUCS National Championships final. She also plays for Team Bath Netball U21s in the NPL division and has...

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