Durham Women

  • 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 […]

  • Durham Women

    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 […]

  • Durham Women v Everton

    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 […]

  • Durham Women v Everton

    Durham Women crash out of Continental Cup after five-goal thriller at Villa

    December 4, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    Durham Women finished crashed out of the Continental Tyres Cup after losing 3-2 against Aston Villa. Jordan Atkinson had handed the Wildcats the lead after they dominated the early exchanges, but Natasha Baptiste forced home an equaliser before the break. Strikes from Ebony Salmon and Eizabeta Ejupi then sealed victory for the Villains […]

  • Beth Hepple in action

    Hepple has faith in title-chasing Durham

    November 27, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Durham Women midfielder Beth Hepple claims she has “every belief” in her side as the Wildcats push for the FA Women’s Super League 2 title. After a strong start to the season, which has seen the North East side lose just one of their opening five league games, the Wildcats currently […]

  • Beth Hepple in action

    Rearguard resilience earns Durham a point

    November 6, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    A fine rearguard display handed Durham Women a point against First Division Liverpool in the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup. Liverpool’s squad full of internationals dominated throughout but failed to break down a stubborn Durham backline – although the Reds did gain a bonus point in the group courtesy of a penalty […]

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

    Meet the woman who scored three goals while pregnant – and is returning to training THREE weeks after giving birth

    November 2, 2017 at 3:14 pm

    Some people think female footballers aren’t tough enough. Sarah Robson is making them think again – and is living proof that pregnancy isn’t the end of an athlete’s career. By Mark Donnelly A whisper went around the ground. There was a notable absence from Durham Women’s squad to face Sheffield […]