Sunderland Ladies

  • 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 […]

  • In Pictures: Sunderland Ladies suffer heavy defeat to Liverpool

    In Pictures: Sunderland Ladies suffer heavy defeat to Liverpool

    October 29, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Sunderland Ladies lost 4-1 to Liverpool Ladies at Mariners Park on Saturday as Natasha Harding hit a hat-trick. Lucy Staniforth fired the Lady Black Cats into the lead with a fine strike from distance, but Harding drew Liverpool level only a minute later. Harding then hit two more either side […]

  • Durham Women v Everton

    Five to Watch: North East Women’s Stars

    October 16, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    With the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) season underway, we take a look at five of the best players currently plying their trade in the North East. Both of the North East’s representatives in the elite of women’s football – Sunderland and Durham – have started their campaigns positively. The two […]

  • Rachael Laws says Sunderland Ladies WSL2 title win still hasn't sunk in. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland Ladies claim bonus point In North East derby

    October 14, 2017 at 12:06 am

    Sunderland Ladies became the first-ever side to claim a bonus point in the FA WSL Continental Cup courtesy of a penalty shootout victory over Durham Women. In the newly-revamped competition, games in the group stage that end in a draw will see a penalty shootout with the winners awarded an extra point. And […]

  • Sunderland AFC Ladies manager Melanie Reay

    Sunderland Ladies suffer injury-time heartbreak as Stanway strikes late

    June 5, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Georgia Stanway scored the only goal in the 91st minute as Manchester City Women claimed a narrow 1-0 win at Sunderland on Wednesday night. The Lady Black Cats frustrated their professional opposition throughout but the champions of England eventually found a way through as Stanway’s sweet strike beat Anke Preuss. Preuss […]

  • Sunderland Ladies v Bristol

    Staniforth penalty ensures Sunderland Ladies claim first win of Spring Series

    May 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Sunderland Ladies claimed a first win of the FA WSL Spring Series campaign on Saturday night with a 1-0 win over Bristol City Women at the Hetton Centre. Lucy Staniforth’s sole penalty in the 76th minute ensured the Lady Black Cats extended their unbeaten run. Steph Roche and Abbey Joice […]

  • Sunderland AFC Ladies manager Melanie Reay.

    Sunderland Ladies make it back-to-back goalless draws with Arsenal stalemate

    May 2, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Sunderland Ladies claimed a point in a hard-fought goalless draw against Arsenal Ladies on Sunday afternoon. Despite Arsenal starting five players in Mark Sampson’s England squad for the European Championships in the summer, Sunderland restricted the Gunners to little and were good value for their second point of the season. Arsenal’s side […]

  • Sunderland now face Chelsea in the next round. Photo: Twitter/@SAFCLadies

    Sunderland Ladies progress in FA Women’s Cup with victory over Aston Villa Ladies

    March 21, 2017 at 9:09 am

    Goals from Vic Williams, Hayley Sharp and Lucy Staniforth helped Sunderland Ladies to a 3-2 win over Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon. Williams poked Sunderland into a 14th minute lead only for Natasha Baptiste to level the scoreline four minutes later. Sharp regained Sunderland’s lead in the 35th minute only […]