More England Recognition

Ladies fans will be delighted with the news that Sunderland’s Lucy Staniforth has been added to the Lionesses squad for England’s World Cup qualifier away to Russia on Friday (8th June, kick-off 5.00 p.m. BST, live on the BBC Red Button and on line)…

Ladies Team Unsuccessful

The FA announcement of the teams who will form the two top tiers of the newly structured Women’s Super league excludes Sunderland Ladies.  When the football club firstly told the team they must go part time and then excluded them from training facilities at…

Football’s Over? Not Quite!

Yes our Championship membership is over for the time being and we are all waiting to see what the effect of new ownership will be on our chances of returning there for the 2019-20 season. Meanwhile, there’s no need to suffer withdrawal symptoms of…

Lady Blackcats v. Arsenal

Starved of football this week-end?  No need to as Sunderland Ladies are “in town”, playing against Arsenal Women at Borehamwood F.C.’s ground on Sunday 12th November, with a 2.00 p.m. kick-off.  The Lasses have started the season well, winning their two away games to…

Haway the Lasses

If you watched the Lionesses’ (including four former Sunderland players) impressive 6-0 win over Russia in a World Cup 2018 qualifier on Tuesday, you will realise women’s football is back. The London Branch will again be sponsoring SAFC Ladies for the coming season (now…

Sunderland Ladies Fixtures

Anyone who watched the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 Final cannot have been impressed by the game itself and the quality of football now apparent in the women’s game.  (If you didn’t see it, or are unconvinced, just read this : https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/aug/06/womens-euro-2017-holland-denmark-match-report) Sunderland Ladies, sponsored…

Ladies Captain Retires

Sunderland Ladies final game in a relatively successful Spring Series was also a emotional farewell for long-serving captain Steph Bannon who had earlier in the week announced her retirement from professional football in order to concentrate on her career as a PE teacher.  …

Haway the Lasses!

No team to support this coming international week-end?  Think again!  Sunderland Ladies, sponsored by the London Branch, continue their quest to reach the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley with a quarter-final tie against Chelsea Ladies at Staines Town FC on Sunday 26th…

Ladies Head Coach

Sunderland Ladies have appointed Melanie Reay as Head Coach of the team for the coming season, following the departure by mutual consent of manager Carlton Fairweather.  Melanie has been associated with the club for 20 years, initially as a player but latterly as Assistant…

Lady Blackcats Cup Challenge

Shorn of the stress of a men’s game this coming week-end members, particularly those on the North side of London and in our sister North. Herts. Branch, may be interested to support the Reserve team of SAFC Ladies who play Arsenal Ladies next Sunday…