Sunderland Ladies

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    Sunderland still searching for first league win after Man City defeat

    April 30, 2016 at 5:16 pm

    Sunderland Ladies are still searching for their first league win of the season after a 2-0 defeat against Manchester City Women. Strikes either side of half-time from Nikita Parris and Toni Duggan were enough to hand the Citizens victory and leave Carlton Fairweather’s side on only two points. The Lady Black […]

  • Mead was named PFA Young Player of the Year at the awards ceremony last night. Picture credit: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Beth Mead wins PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year award

    April 25, 2016 at 11:54 am

    Sunderland Ladies striker Beth Mead has been awarded the PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year award at the annual ceremony in London. The 20-year-old has been in fine form over the past twelve months and netted 12 goals in 14 games for Sunderland last season, making her the top […]

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    Sunderland Ladies crash out of FA Cup at Arsenal

    April 17, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Sunderland Ladies’ Wembley dream is over after they were knocked out of the FA Women’s Cup by a rampant Arsenal who scored six 2nd half goals to win 7-0. The Gunners put seven past Sunderland in a dominant display as both sides ended the game with ten players apiece. It was […]

  • Beth Mead struck twice as Sunderland beat Watford in the FA Cup. Picture credit: Jodie Minter

    Sunderland Ladies prepare for “cup final” at Arsenal

    April 15, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    Sunderland Ladies aren’t dreaming of Wembley just yet says striker Beth Mead, who knows her side will need to be at their best to beat Arsenal on Sunday. The Lady Black Cats are only one win away from the final of the FA Women’s Cup after victories over Yeovil Town […]

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    Mead nominated for two PFA awards

    April 13, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    Sunderland Ladies striker Beth Mead has been nominated for two PFA Awards after her fine form in 2015. The England U23 international, who was top-scorer with 12 goals in FA WSL 1 last season, has been nominated for Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. She picked […]

  • New signings Lucy Staniforth and Kylla Sjoman hold up their new shirts with Sunderland Ladies head coach Carlton Fairweather.

    Sunderland’s Sjoman loving life in the North East

    April 13, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Sunderland Ladies defender Kylla Sjoman says she is loving life on Wearside after joining the club over the winter. The Canadian full-back, who has previously represented Celtic and Doncaster Belles among others, has enjoyed a fine start to her time in the North East putting in good performances in their opening […]

  • Sunderland head coach Carlton Fairweather talks to captain Stephanie Bannon. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland face Arsenal in Women’s FA Cup Semi-Final

    April 5, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Sunderland Ladies will travel to Arsenal Ladies in the semi-final of the FA Women’s Cup. After their 3-0 win over Reading Women, the Lady Black Cats face a stern test against Pedro Martinez Losa’s Gunners who beat Notts County on penalties in their Quarter Final. The tie brings a rematch […]

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

    Sunderland stopper in England squad

    April 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    Sunderland Ladies goalkeeper Rachael Laws has been called up to the England Women’s squad for their upcoming European Championship qualifiers. Following an injury to Liverpool’s Siobhan Chamberlain, Laws has been brought into Mark Sampson’s squad after a fine start to the season. Laws has conceded only once in her three starts […]

  • Brooke Chaplen scored Sunderland's equaliser against Bristol Academy. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland Ladies reach FA Cup semi-final

    April 3, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Sunderland Ladies are only one game from a trip to Wembley after a 3-0 victory over Reading FC Women sent them through to the FA Women’s Cup semi-final. Beth Mead opened the scoring for the Lady Black Cats, with Victoria Williams adding a second just before the break. A late […]

  • Beth Mead struck twice as Sunderland beat Watford in the FA Cup. Picture credit: Jodie Minter

    Sunderland Ladies start season with a draw

    March 27, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Sunderland Ladies came from behind to start their 2016 season with a 1-1 draw against newly-promoted Reading FC Women. The Lady Black Cats, who finished fourth last season, fell behind to Lois Roche’s deflected strike just before half-time before Beth Mead equalised minutes after the break. Reading began their season […]