Name: Mathew Wade
Playing position: CB, RB, CDM
Club team: South Shields FC, Durham County, Lumley FC
Course: Level 3 Sports & Performance
Previous school: Kepier
Matthew has played football at district and county level. He has been successful in winning league cups and championships with his club teams. The three words that Matthew uses to describe the Sports Development Centre are quality, technology and excellence.
“I decided to study at Sunderland College because of the link that the Sports Development Centre has with South Shields Football Club.
The sports facilities here are very good. The best thing about the Sport Development Centre is the sports science labs.
The Sports Development Centre will help me develop through training with South Shields FC four days a week to improve my ability.”
Matthew plans to become a professional footballer.