Sunderland Ladies

  • Claire Robinson is setting her sights on promotion to WSL1. Picture credit:

    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 […]

  • Mead earns Sunderland Ladies tight win over London Bees

    Mead earns Sunderland Ladies tight win over London Bees

    May 19, 2014 at 11:34 am

    Beth Mead scored the winning goal as Sunderland Ladies earned a narrow 1-0 win over London Bees which also saw Abbey Joice stretchered off. Mead scored the only goal of the game right before the break after Sunderland dominated possession but were frustrated by a well organised Bees’ defence. Joice […]

  • McDougall: More to come from Sunderland Ladies

    McDougall: More to come from Sunderland Ladies

    April 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Kelly McDougall believes Sunderland’s start to the season should give them confidence that they can compete at the top of the Women’s Super League 2. The midfielder scored an injury time winner against promotion hopefuls Reading at Eppleton CW on Sunday to maintain the Black Cats’ 100% start to the […]

  • Late strike earns Sunderland win over Reading

    Late strike earns Sunderland win over Reading

    April 22, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Kelly McDougall scored a stoppage time winner as Sunderland overcame Reading to continue their winning start to the Women’s Super League 2 season. Vicky Greenwell opened the scoring with a delightful free-kick before an own-goal doubled their advantage. Lauren Bruten pulled one back for Reading though, who were the better […]

  • Durham Ladies 2-4 Sunderland Ladies

    Durham Ladies 2-4 Sunderland Ladies

    April 18, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    Sunderland Ladies kicked off their FA Woman’s Super League 2 season with a thrilling 4-2 win away at newly formed Durham. Abbey Joice gave the visitors the lead before Kelly Greenwell fired home a marvellous free kick on the half time whistle to double their advantage. Durham got themselves back […]

  • Liverpool were better than us admits Laws

    Liverpool were better than us admits Laws

    April 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Sunderland goalkeeper Rachael Laws took positives from Sunday’s FA Cup defeat to former club Liverpool, despite admitting the visitors were better on the day. Goals from Martha Harris and Natasha Dowie saw off a determined Sunderland who did battle hard but couldn’t match the Women’s Super League champions’ quality. “Liverpool […]

  • Sunderland's Abbey Holmes in action against Liverpool last season. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland knocked out of FA Cup by Liverpool

    April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Sunderland Ladies’s FA Cup campaign ended in defeat as a dominant Liverpool ran out 2-0 winners to reach the Quarter-Finals. Martha Harris capitalised on poor defending not long before half-time with a rasping close range finish, before Natasha Dowie made the victory secure mid-way through the second-half to condemn the Black […]

  • England ran out comfortable winners against San Marino

    Ex-Sunderland player Stokes gets England call-up

    April 3, 2014 at 10:35 am

    Former Sunderland Ladies left-back Demi Stokes has received an international call-up ahead of England’s FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 qualifier against Montenegro on Saturday. Stokes made her international debut against Norway in January and the University of South Florida player has given Sunderland credit for her development. “Part of the […]