Sunderland Ladies

  • Beth Mead in action against Doncaster. Picture credit:

    Mead nominated for two PFA awards

    April 13, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    Sunderland Ladies striker Beth Mead has been nominated for two PFA Awards after her fine form in 2015. The England U23 international, who was top-scorer with 12 goals in FA WSL 1 last season, has been nominated for Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. She picked […]

  • New signings Lucy Staniforth and Kylla Sjoman hold up their new shirts with Sunderland Ladies head coach Carlton Fairweather.

    Sunderland’s Sjoman loving life in the North East

    April 13, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Sunderland Ladies defender Kylla Sjoman says she is loving life on Wearside after joining the club over the winter. The Canadian full-back, who has previously represented Celtic and Doncaster Belles among others, has enjoyed a fine start to her time in the North East putting in good performances in their opening […]

  • Sunderland head coach Carlton Fairweather talks to captain Stephanie Bannon. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland face Arsenal in Women’s FA Cup Semi-Final

    April 5, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Sunderland Ladies will travel to Arsenal Ladies in the semi-final of the FA Women’s Cup. After their 3-0 win over Reading Women, the Lady Black Cats face a stern test against Pedro Martinez Losa’s Gunners who beat Notts County on penalties in their Quarter Final. The tie brings a rematch […]

  • Rachael Laws says Sunderland Ladies WSL2 title win still hasn't sunk in. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland stopper in England squad

    April 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    Sunderland Ladies goalkeeper Rachael Laws has been called up to the England Women’s squad for their upcoming European Championship qualifiers. Following an injury to Liverpool’s Siobhan Chamberlain, Laws has been brought into Mark Sampson’s squad after a fine start to the season. Laws has conceded only once in her three starts […]

  • Brooke Chaplen scored Sunderland's equaliser against Bristol Academy. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland Ladies reach FA Cup semi-final

    April 3, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Sunderland Ladies are only one game from a trip to Wembley after a 3-0 victory over Reading FC Women sent them through to the FA Women’s Cup semi-final. Beth Mead opened the scoring for the Lady Black Cats, with Victoria Williams adding a second just before the break. A late […]

  • Beth Mead struck twice as Sunderland beat Watford in the FA Cup. Picture credit: Jodie Minter

    Sunderland Ladies start season with a draw

    March 27, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Sunderland Ladies came from behind to start their 2016 season with a 1-1 draw against newly-promoted Reading FC Women. The Lady Black Cats, who finished fourth last season, fell behind to Lois Roche’s deflected strike just before half-time before Beth Mead equalised minutes after the break. Reading began their season […]

  • Brooke Chaplen scored Sunderland's equaliser against Bristol Academy. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland Ladies progress to FA Cup quarter finals

    March 21, 2016 at 9:50 am

    A brace from Brooke Chaplen saw Sunderland Ladies progress to the quarter finals of the FA Women’s Cup after a 2-0 win over Yeovil Town Ladies. Chaplen struck twice in twelve first half minutes to seal progression for the Lady Black Cats, meaning they are now only two games away […]

  • Stephanie Roche in action against Chelsea last season.

    Roche hopeful of another good season for Sunderland Ladies

    March 16, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland Ladies star Stephanie Roche has spoke of her belief that the club can have another successful season in the FA WSL1. The Irish striker arrived in the North East last summer, meaning this season will be her first full one with the club, and she is confident her side […]

  • Sunderland-born footballer back playing after two years out injured

    Sunderland-born footballer back playing after two years out injured

    March 15, 2016 at 9:58 am

    It’s been a long two years for Sunderland-born footballer Becky Salicki. After suffering multiple injuries during her time playing for her hometown club, the defender admits she toyed with the idea of retiring from the game she loves. But now, after recovering from a three operations for various injuries, Salicki […]

  • Sunderland Women celebrate securing a third successive league title. Picture Credit: Lisa Goulet

    Sunderland Ladies face Yeovil in FA Cup 5th round

    February 29, 2016 at 2:53 pm

    Sunderland Ladies will be taking on Yeovil Town Ladies in the Fifth Round of the 2016 FA Women’s Cup. The game, which has been announced in a draw at Plover Primary School in Doncaster, will mean a 590-mile round trip for the Lady Black Cats. This means the FA WSL 1 side will open […]