Sunderland Ladies

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    Beth Mead brace helps Sunderland beat Villa

    September 1, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Beth Mead scored a brace on her home return from international duty as Sunderland Ladies came from behind to beat Aston Villa in the Women’s Super League 2. Danielle Petrovic headed home after some lacklustre defending to give the visitors the lead before Mead equalised from close range. Abbey Joice, […]

  • Rachel Furness in action for Sunderland Ladies last season. Picture Credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland Ladies’ Rachel Furness: “We need to focus on ourselves”

    August 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Rachel Furness says gaining points every week is the most important thing for Sunderland Ladies, no matter how they do it. Furness provided an assist for striker Sophie Williams and scored herself in Sunderland’s 4-0 Women’s Super League 2 win over Millwall Lionesses. Furness fed Williams to score Sunderland’s second […]

  • Mulhern taking his Sunderland Ladies team through the paces on the training ground

    Sunderland Ladies’ Mick Mulhern not focusing on the WSL2 table yet

    August 16, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Sunderland Ladies manager Mick Mulhern was delighted with the win over Millwall Lionesses last weekend but insists their current lofty league position doesn’t matter right now. Stephanie Bannon, Sophie Williams, Keira Ramshaw and Rachel Furness all found the net as Sunderland ran out 4-0 winners to restore a four-point lead […]

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    Three SAFC Ladies players given England call-ups

    August 13, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Three players from Sunderland Ladies have been selected for an England under-19 Development Squad later this month. Brogan McHugh, Emma Kelly and Lauren Briggs have been called up to the squad for a camp at St George’s Park at the end of August. Winger McHugh, 17, has come through the […]

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    Sunderland restore four point gap after win

    August 12, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Sunderland Ladies produced their biggest win of the Women’s Super League 2 season on Sunday after comfortably beating Millwall Lionesses. A timid first-half ended with Stephanie Bannon putting Sunderland ahead before Sophie Williams calmly extended their lead. Rachel Furness, who assisted Williams’ goal, completed the scoring late on after Keira Ramshaw had […]

  • McDougall proud of SAFC efforts in Cup exit

    McDougall proud of SAFC efforts in Cup exit

    July 15, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Kelly McDougall is proud of Sunderland’s performance against Everton in their final Continental Cup game, despite playing over half the match with 10 players. The Black Cats lost 2-0 thanks to goals from Nikita Parris and Lauren Davies but were the better team in the second-half with 10 players after […]

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    Battling Sunderland Ladies lose to Everton in Continental Cup

    July 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Ladies came unstuck against Everton Ladies in a game that left them incredibly frustrated. Abby Holmes was debatably sent off late in the first-half for two yellow cards after Nikita Parris had opened the scoring for the visitors. Despite their numerical disadvantage, Sunderland were the better team after half-time […]

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    Sunderland Ladies can keep going – Holmes

    July 1, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Abby Holmes hopes that Sunderland can continue their momentum after a 100% start to the Women’s Super League 2 season. The defender scored as the Black Cats secured a sixth straight league win with a 2-0 victory over Yeovil Town at the weekend and are top of the league after […]

  • Sunderland Ladies beat Yeovil 2-0 in sixth consecutive win

    Sunderland Ladies beat Yeovil 2-0 in sixth consecutive win

    June 29, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Abby Holmes and Keira Ramshaw scored as Sunderland Ladies secured their sixth Women’s Super League 2 win in a row to go top of the table at the expense of Yeovil Town. Holmes unleashed a shot from the edge of the penalty area after just seven minutes to give the […]

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    Robinson: Sunderland Ladies will carry on

    May 21, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Sunderland Ladies head coach Claire Robinson hopes influential midfielder Abbey Joice is not out for too long but says the Lady Black Cats have a strong enough squad to cope if need be. Joice had to be stretchered off during Sunderland 1-0 win over London Bees on Sunday and Robinson hopes […]