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Football (Men's)

 

Club Captain: Reuben Bull
Coaches: Adam Furness and Chris Maiello

 

DUAFC is the university football club, drawing the best players from across all the colleges together. The club has three football teams that compete within the BUCS league and cup competitions. 

The 1st XI have just completed their seventh season in the BUCS Premier North, finishing 4th while advancing to the quarter final of the BUCS Men’s Championship. The 2nd XI competed in Northern 3B this season and maintained their position in this league for the 20/21 season; a fantastic achievement. The 3rd XI competed in Northern 4D this season and won the league yet again, to be promoted into Northern 3B to compete against our 2nd XI in 20/21. 

The club is very fortunate to have received high calibre coaching in the past few seasons; easily demonstrated through the success of our teams such as the newly founded 3rd XI enjoying three consecutive promotions. Often our coaches bring links to many local clubs, allowing players to join up with some of these semi-professional sides.

Exciting times lie ahead for the club as we try to maintain our unprecedented success of recent years, to underline our establishment as one of the top sports clubs at Durham University.

Additional Information

 

Training

The teams train twice a week each on floodlit 3G pitches, whilst receiving extensive S&C support and physiotherapy provision. We enjoy a fantastic club spirit, which is demonstrated on our weekly socials after our games on a Wednesday.

Football

Club Successes

The level of football within the club is demonstrated by the fact that players in the past seasons have left to achieve professional contracts.

Highlights

  • Wouter Verstraaten

    Wouter Verstraaten signed a professional contract with South Shields for the 20/21 season.
    Player for South Shields
  • Jonny Giles

    Jonny Giles, who graduated at the end of the 2014/15 season is now signed at Oxford United.
    Player for South Shields

Wouter Verstraaten

Wouter Verstraaten signed a professional contract with South Shields for the 20/21 season.
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Jonny Giles

Jonny Giles, who graduated at the end of the 2014/15 season is now signed at Oxford United.
Oxford United Football
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Durham University Football - Men's Performance Advantage Play of the Week

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