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SAFC LADIES!

News, opinions and interviews about the Sunderland AFC Ladies team.

Lasses Podcast Live! Get involved tonight @ 8pm with our weekly interactive Twitter Podcast

Join us tonight at 8pm over on the Roker Report Twitter page as we host our ‘Lasses Podcast LIVE’ Twitter Spaces Podcast, talking all things Sunderland Ladies ahead of the weekend’s game with Lewes – and you can take part!

What more can Sunderland AFC do to promote the Lasses?

As Sunderland Ladies prepare to take centre stage this Sunday at the Stadium of Light, we look at some ways the club can continue to build the profile and interest in the Lasses.

Ian’s Player Ratings: Crystal Palace FC Women 1-1 Sunderland - Lasses remain top (and unbeaten!)

SAFC Ladies came from behind away at Crystal Palace to earn a draw and hold their place at the top of the FA Women’s Championship. Here’s how Ian Todd rated the Lasses!

Score Predictions: SAFC Ladies take on Palace Women today, but who will come out on top?

Two wins out of two has made it the perfect start to the season for Sunderland Ladies, and our team are predicting more success this weekend in Croydon.

Match Preview: Selhurst Park hosts Sunderland Ladies versus Crystal Palace this afternoon

Sunderland Ladies play in Premier League surroundings in South London today, and our southern fanbase is welcome to join the locals for what promises to be a great game in the FA Women’s Championship!

Exclusive: Sunderland star Neve Herron is inspired by Emma Kelly, Lee Cattermole & Luke O’Nien!

On Monday night, we hosted our first ever Lasses Podcast Live on Twitter Spaces, and we were delighted to be joined by non-other than England Under 19 international Neve Herron. Here’s some of what she had to say!

Fan Focus: Crystal Palace Women fan Phil gives us the lowdown on the Eagles ahead of Sunday

Phil Huffer is a long -erm Crystal Palace fanatic and he’s been going to watch their women’s team since 2016. After a mixed start to the Eagles’ season, how does he see Sunday’s FA Women’s Championship match unfolding?

Graeme’s Player Ratings: SAFC Ladies 2-0 Blackburn Ladies - Lasses go top of the Championship!

Mel Reay’s Sunderland Ladies side cruised to a 2-0 victory today over Blackburn, putting themselves top of the table in the process. Here’s how Graeme Field rated the Lasses!

Match Preview: Sunderland Ladies take on Blackburn at the Stadium of Light today!

Sunderland Ladies take centre stage at the Stadium of Light this weekend, with Mel Reay’s side buoyant after last week’s opening day win. We’ve got all the info you need ahead of this afternoon’s big match.

SAFC Ladies Score Predictions: Who will come out on top at the SOL this Sunday?

It’s Gameweek Two in the FA Women’s Championship, and Sunderland are at home at the Stadium of Light to Blackburn Rovers. Here are our predictions ahead of the game...

Five reasons why YOU should buy a Sunderland Ladies season card!

A great price, a great league, some great prospects, some great international stars, and a great family atmosphere are just some of the great reasons to grab yourself a Sunderland Ladies season card!

Katie’s Report: Farrugia shines as Sunderland Ladies get the perfect start

The Lasses played away at Coventry United on Sunday, and our newest Roker Reporter, Katie Hume, was there to watch Mel Reay’s side win the match 1-0 with a fine performance.

Match Preview: Coventry United LFC vs Sunderland AFC Ladies in Championship season opener!

The Lasses’ are now officially back in Tier 2, taking on a revamped Coventry United FLC side in the midlands. It should be a stern test for Sunderland, and we’ve got everything you need ahead of kick-off.

Sunderland Ladies kick off their 2021/22 campaign this weekend!

What could this season have in store for the lasses?

Sunderland Ladies are raring to go ahead of their season in the FA Women’s Championship!

After a quiet start to the summer, things are starting to get going ahead of a massive season for the Lasses, and they’re raring to go. Where do things stand, and what lies ahead for Mel Reay and her side?

Red & White Army reps give evidence about SAFC Ladies to the fan-led Review

Our RAWA rep Rich Speight joined Lasses fan and fellow coopted member of the Supporters Trust, Ian Todd, to give evidence to the UK Government’s ongoing review of football governance this week.

The future could be bright for Sunderland Ladies if their application for promotion is accepted!

The FA will soon decide whether the Lasses will be granted an "upward movement" in the pyramid, and if successful it could mark the beginning of a new era for women’s football on Wearside with two clubs in the second tier.

Match Preview: Sunderland Ladies take on Wallsend BC in friendly today!

The Lasses travel to North Tyneside today for friendly with Wallsend BC Women, the first in a series of games the club have organised for the coming weeks.

Hard luck, Lasses! Sunderland Ladies’ season ends with penalty shootout ‘lottery’

The Lasses lost in a penalty shoot-out away after a nil-nil draw at Burnley in the Vitality FA Cup Third Round yesterday – a ‘brutal’ way to finally cut Sunderland’s season short.

Match Preview: Burnley FC Women v Sunderland AFC Ladies - Ha’way the Lasses today!

The Lasses travel to Lancashire for a crucial FA Cup tie against Burnley FC Women today, with a home game against the Red Devils in the Fourth Round the prize for the winner. Rebecca Johnson has all you need to know ahead of the match.

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Just how impressive was Sunderland Ladies FA Cup win?

It was a thumping victory for Mel Reay’s side as Eve Blakey’s hat-trick took SAFC Ladies through to the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Now they’ve seen the highlights, what do our writers make of the performance?

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Lasses Roundup: The key moments in Sunderland’s amazing 5-1 FA Cup victory this afternoon

Eve Blakey was the hat-trick hero as Sunderland AFC Ladies ran out convincing 5-1 victors over Sheffield FC at the Academy of Light. We’ve taken a look at all the key moments from the Lady Black Cats’ first game in over three months.

Interview: Rebecca Welch – the North East ref making English football history

Washington-born ref Rebecca Welch will make history on Monday as the first woman appointed to referee a game in the Football League. Hannah Bowater caught up with her to discuss her journey, refereeing pathways for women, and her preparation for her EFL debut.

Match Preview: Sunderland Ladies v Sheffield FC Women - Ha’way the Lasses today!

Sunderland AFC Ladies take on Sheffield FC in the FA Cup 2nd Round this afternoon - can Mel Reay’s side get the job done on their return to action? Check out our bumper match preview!

It looks like Sunderland AFC Ladies will be a key part of the KLD era - Ha’Way The Lasses!

If Sunderland AFC can take women’s football as seriously as the City Group, providing equal access to the support the men get, then happier times may lie ahead for the Lasses.

Now is the time for KLD to invest in the future of Sunderland Ladies

With the multi-million pound sponsorship and broadcast deals announced by the Women’s Super League, and places in the Championship potentially up for grabs, there's never been a better time to invest in Sunderland Ladies.

Happy International Women’s Day! Who are the greatest ever Sunderland Ladies players?

Roker Report celebrates International Women’s Day as our panel take a look back at the greatest women to wear a Sunderland shirt. Who have been your top players over the years?

The Lasses are back! Sunderland AFC Ladies set for return to action in FA Cup next month

Having not played since December, there’s been some positive news on the SAFC Ladies front as Mel Reay’s side have been given a date for their FA Cup game against Sheffield FC.

Will the Louis-Dreyfus’ takeover boost Sunderland AFC Ladies?

The Lasses, who haven’t played a fixture since December, shouldn’t be forgotten as SAFC’s footballing structures are transformed once the takeover goes through.

Welcome to the Bronze Age: Former Sunderland player Lucy Bronze named World’s Best Women’s Player

Sunderland’s Academy graduates now occupy positions at the pinnacle of the game for both club and country, with Lucy Bronze adding FIFA’s top award to her list of honours.

Lasses Roundup: Sunderland AFC Ladies 5-4 Derby County Women

Sunderland Ladies returned to WNL Northern Premier Division action with a nine-goal thriller against third-placed Derby County at the Academy of Light on Sunday.

Reaction: Sunderland Ladies put five past Newcastle United in ‘friendly’ win

Sunderland Ladies won 5-2 on their return to football following the second lockdown, putting local rivals Newcastle to the sword. Our panel give their perspective on the victory...