Durham Women

  • Consett Belles reflect on memorable promotion season

    Consett Belles reflect on memorable promotion season

    May 11, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Consett Belles have had a season that will live long in the memory. With only one defeat and 19 wins coming from their 22 games in the Durham County FA’s development division, they have powered their way into the DCFA’s women’s league one with authority. Consett beat Felling Magpies women […]

  • Zoe Ness complete's Durham's comeback late on against Oxford United. Picture: Susan Gutteridge

    Dominant Durham end Millwall’s 19 game unbeaten league run

    April 24, 2018 at 10:38 am

    A goal from Zoe Ness on her 50th appearance for Durham Women helped the Wildcats on their way to a 2-1 win against Millwall Lionesses at New Ferens Park in WSL2. Ness put the hosts in front early on but Ellie Mason levelled for Millwall midway through the first half. […]

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    Durham Women manager Lee Sanders “proud” of his players as they face Everton in the FA Cup

    March 24, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    After being cancelled due to the weather last week, this Sunday three Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals will go ahead. FA WSL 1 table-toppers Chelsea are already in the semi-final after beating Liverpool 3-0 away from home last weekend, but six teams still have to play in order to book their […]

  • The recent snowfall has disrupted football fixtures

    Winter weather wipes out weekend fixtures

    March 19, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    North East football struggled this weekend with both SSE Women’s FA Cup fixtures being postponed and just one game going ahead in the Northern League. Sunderland Ladies had been due to face Manchester City Ladies, with Durham Women playing Everton Ladies, but both games fell fowl to the snow on […]

  • Sunderland and Durham hoping to reach semi-finals of SSE Women’s FA Cup

    Sunderland and Durham hoping to reach semi-finals of SSE Women’s FA Cup

    March 16, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    The FA Cup returns this weekend with Sunderland Ladies and Durham Women both looking to secure a spot in the semi-finals. Sunderland reached this stage after wins against Brighouse Town and Aston Villa and were rewarded with a home tie against holders and favourites Manchester City. Sunderland lost 3-0 when […]

  • Beth Hepple in action

    Durham Women overcome Aston Villa Ladies with late goals

    March 13, 2018 at 9:54 am

    Two late goals saw Durham Women beat Aston Villa 3-1 at the Lamb Ground as Beth Hepple’s first half strike saw her become the joint top scorer in WSL2. Hepple put the Wildcats in front in first half stoppage time, but Alice Hassall’s penalty looked to have rescued a point […]

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    Durham Women through to FA Cup quarter finals for the first time in their history

    February 19, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    Durham Women reached the FA Cup Quarter Finals for the first time in their history after beating Leicester City 5-2 on home ground. After their 2-1 FA WSL 2 defeat to Doncaster Rovers Belles, Durham quickly forgot about that and already scored two goals inside the first 25 minutes of […]

  • Zoe Ness complete's Durham's comeback late on against Oxford United. Picture: Susan Gutteridge

    Durham fall to Doncaster defeat in Women’s Super League 2

    February 12, 2018 at 9:52 am

    Durham Women fell to a 2-1 defeat against Doncaster Rovers Belles despite taking a first half lead. Durham went ahead early on through Sarah Wilson but were pegged back in the first half by an Emily Simpkins goal. Rovers took the lead on the hour through Jess Sigsworth and held […]

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    Durham come from behind to beat Sheffield FC in Women’s FA Cup

    February 6, 2018 at 11:28 am

    Durham Women progressed to the fifth round of the SSE Women’s FA Cup coming from behind to beat Sheffield FC 2-1. Sheffield took the lead early in the second half through Melissa Johnson but were pegged back soon after by Beth Hepple. Sarah Robson put Durham in front midway through […]

  • Sarah Robson started 2017 in fine form (Picture: Susan Gutteridge)

    Robson returns to Durham duty – 8 weeks after giving birth

    December 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    While Durham Women’s Continental Cup campaign ended in defeat to Aston Villa, there was one big positive to take. The return of Sarah Robson. Her last outing for the Wildcats had come way back in February during an FA Cup clash with Everton, and Robson was delighted to get back in to […]