Articles by: Mark Craggs

  • Sunderland struggle as Everton score five

    Sunderland struggle as Everton score five

    December 11, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Everton picked up their second league win in a row and did it in style, scoring five against Sunderland. Everton scored two goals in three minutes, with Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah scoring in the 37th minute before Courtney Sweetman-Kirk added a second with 40 minutes played. Sweetman-Kirk got her second and Everton’s third in […]

  • Georgia Gibson scored Sunderland's only goal of the game

    Sunderland reserves unlucky to lose at Birmingham

    November 29, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    Birmingham ran out 3-1 winners as they welcomed Sunderland to Coleshill, as the Young Lady Black Cats fell to a third straight defeat. The hosts took a three-goal lead. A brace from Heidi Logan, with goals in the 39th and 62nd minutes, was split by a 57th-minute strike from Shania […]

  • First league defeat for Young Lady Black Cats

    First league defeat for Young Lady Black Cats

    November 20, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Doncaster managed to put an end to Sunderland’s unbeaten start to the league season, despite huge pressure from The Young Lady Black Cats. Nadia Khan had a slice of good fortune for her 26th minute goal, something Doncaster managed to hold on to for the remaining 64 minutes to see […]

  • Lucy Staniforth second centre right celebrates with teammates after scoring for Sunderland during the WSL Sunderland AFC Ladies v Liverpool Ladies football match. Held at Mariners Park, South Shields, UK on the 28th October 2017

Photo: Jon Super for FA

    Staniforth double helps Black Cats see off Villa

    November 2, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    Sunderland 3 (Staniforth 28’, 57’, Bruinenberg 78’) Aston Villa 1 (Brown 90+4’) Sunderland bounced back from Saturday’s disappointment against Liverpool by picking up a win against WSL 2 strugglers Aston Villa in the FA WSL Continental Cup. Sunderland took the lead in the first half, with Lucy Staniforth finding the net […]

  • Bridget Galloway scores Sunderland's second

    Young Lady Black Cats continue unbeaten run

    October 30, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Sunderland AFC Ladies Development 3 (Griffiths 18’, Galloway 31’, Gibson 74’) Birmingham City Ladies Reserves 1 (Linden 34’) Sunderland Ladies development side stretched their unbeaten start to the FA WSL Development League season to four games with a home win against Birmingham City. Sunderland took a two goal lead in […]

  • A new-look Sunderland side suffered a heavy defeat against York

    Women’s 1sts suffer defeat on opening day

    October 11, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Sheffield University 2nds scored two goals in quick succession, as Sunderland’s women’s Football 1st team suffer a 2-0 defeat to start their BUCS season. Despite Sunderland having the majority of the chances, Sheffield found a breakthrough in the 77th minute, before doubling the advantage only two minutes later and confirming […]