MMU Sport

10th March 2023 | By Vince Hunt

Matchday Live’s Callum vision mixes his way to a top job with Eurosport – in time for the Olympics

Third year BA Film-making student Callum Hughes has landed a top job with the global sports broadcaster Eurosport – on the strength of his work...


7th February 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Preview: Man Met Matchday Live to broadcast MMU men’s football quarter-final vs Lancaster

Man Met men’s football team are set to showcase their skills once again on the big screen as Matchday Live will broadcast their quarter final...

7th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Lacrosse tribute to tragic Honor ahead of 19-2 Durham drubbing at freezing Platt Lane

Watch the full game here: Man Met’s women’s lacrosse team and opponents University of Durham observed a minute’s tribute before Wednesday’s game in honour...

7th November 2022 | By Jude McGuirk

Eight goal thriller in Manchester Derby

Manchester Metropolitan hosted a Manchester Derby against University of Salford at Platt Lane in a thrilling contest.

27th October 2022 | By Thomas Markham

Last gasp goal seals win in Lacrosse’s Man Met Matchday Live Debut

People normally look to movies for climatic endings, but it was Platt Lane Sports Complex which saw drama unfold on Wednesday afternoon. Man Met Matchday...

23rd October 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Basketball Matchday Live double-header – both games here in full

Man Met Matchday Live's first basketball double-header featured commentary debuts from Sport Journalism students and strong performances on the court by both our Men's and Women's teams.


12th November 2021 | By Ben Pledger

Record number of sport scholars welcomed at Manchester Metropolitan University

More than 55 student-athletes will be provided with a tailored package of support including nutritional advice, physiotherapy, strength and conditioning, as well as contributions towards tuition fees.  The...

Callum Jones interview

22nd September 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘Sport just runs in my veins’: getting to know Manchester basketball star Callum Jones

Manchester Giants legend Callum Jones announced his return to the club this week as he enters his twelfth season in the British Basketball League (BBL)....


27th February 2020 | By Divine Vika

Manchester Met scholar’s high jump success

Manchester Metropolitan University has set its eyes on becoming one of the country’s next elite sporting universities, after another successful season competing at the British University...


30th January 2020 | By Max Yeatman

Man Met’s men’s water polo seal league title with victory over Edinburgh

Manchester Metropolitan University men’s water polo team secured their fourth consecutive BUCS Northern Premier League title with an 11-9 victory away to Edinburgh. It proved to be a...


22nd January 2020 | By Max Yeatman

Man Met’s men’s waterpolo on course to win their fourth successive league title

MMU’s men’s waterpolo team could clinch a record-breaking quadruple by winning the league for a fourth time with victory over Edinburgh. Ciaran Taylor spoke to...


15th November 2019 | By Daniel Jones

Man Met shut out University of Manchester in bonus point derby win as captain Taylor leads by example

Man Met firsts dominated a lacklustre University of Manchester first team 36-0, leaving them scoreless at a packed Sedgley Park.   An emphatic performance by MMU captain Chris Taylor saw him cross the line twice, with...


11th November 2019 | By Chelsea Glazebrook

Man Met athletes triumph in the mud to lift two relay cups

Despite the lashing rain and mud, Man Met’s athletics team lifted the inaugural Varsity Relays Cup and the Overall Mixed Relay Trophy against rivals University...


6th February 2019 | By nq_admin

The Union MMU to hold Volunteering Fair for first time

  The Manchester Metropolitan University Student Union is for the first time hosting a Volunteering fair. The event will take place on Thursday 7th February...

MMU Lacrosse team pic

14th December 2018 | By Joseph Chorlton

MMU Lacrosse remain unbeaten in 2018 and currently top of their division

Manchester Metropolitan men’s lacrosse team has gone unbeaten in all competitions for the whole of 2018. Having played 13 games in the calendar year, winning 12...

MMU Sport live broadcast

18th October 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Action from first live broadcast of MMU Sport fixtures at Platt Lane training ground

Yesterday, for the first time, MMU sports team’s fixtures were broadcast live to the public. The show was sent out live from Platt Lane Sports...


17th November 2017 | By Tom Brady

MMU Sport guide dog pet event helps students relieve stress and raise money for charity

Stressed-out students were given a pet project to help relieve the pressure of exams – and help raise money for charity at the same time....


19th October 2017 | By nq_admin

‘Don’t try and explain the offside rule to me just because I’m female’

It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 sexism still exists in sport. And while the treatment of women in professional sport is rapidly improving, perhaps it is...


5th October 2017 | By nq_admin

Varsity test match for rugby women as record numbers sign up

After a clean sweep of wins in their league matches last year, MMU Women’s Rugby team are coming back stronger than ever in this year’s...


28th September 2017 | By Sian Hamer

Record number attend MMU Sport Scholars event at Etihad

A record number of scholars attended MMU’s Sport Scholars welcoming event last night at the Etihad Stadium. A total of 60 scholars and five sports...