News, opinions and interviews about the Sunderland AFC Ladies team.
A comprehensive victory from England - and how good is it to see a product of Sunderland’s academy on the international stage playing so well?
Despite all the talk of there being "no football" this summer, Euro 2022 in England will be the biggest event of the year so far - and four ex-Sunderland players will be hoping to lift a major trophy for our country.
The togetherness and spirit of Mel Reay’s side is something money can’t buy so keeping the group together is really important, argues Ant Waterson.
The 2022/2023 FA Women’s Championship has two new teams - Birmingham & Southampton. The Saints will enter the league as a profession outfit, so what will SAFC Women need to watch out for from the newcomers?
The transfer window just opened and Sunderland Women are quick off the mark to secure two fantastic signings! We take a look at exactly the type of players we brought in, how they will help the squad and what to expect from them in terms of playing style.
Sunderland AFC Women have confirmed that they’ve secured five of our best players on new deals, but there are one or two big names missing from the retained list. Charlotte Patterson has all the news for you.
The "One Club" mentality is important for Sunderland’s future, and despite some huge differences, there are key challenges and big opportunities that Alex Neil and Mel Reay share.
Gaffer Mel Reay and Assistant Coach Steph Libbey put pen to paper to remain at Sunderland Women, in a what is a statement of intent by SAFC and spells a bright future for the team
The 2022/2023 FA Women’s Championship has two new teams - Birmingham & Southampton. Let’s take a look at what SAFC Women might need to watch out for from the side relegated from the WSL...
Local lass Gemma Wilson grew up playing football on the streets of Washington. She represented the club as a no-nonsense central defender, winning three WPL titles, a league and league cup double, and a WSL2 title. Not too shabby a career then!
The sight of tens of thousands of Man City and Chelsea fans groups together at either end of Wembley last Sunday got us thinking... should we introduce away supporters areas in the Women’s Championship?
Just at the start of the 21/22 season, Emily received the worst possible news after tearing her ACL in the same knee which sidelined her for a year prior. We speak to Emily about that injury, how she stays motivated and her goals for the future
We’re proud to have launched a brand new show "Roker Report - The Lasses", a podcast dedicated to women’s football at our club. In the first episode Ant and Charlotte join host Rich to chat about the 2021/22 season and look ahead to next year. Listen here...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Lasses goalkeeper, Allison Cowling. Reliable, brave and assured, you can want for nothing more than to have her in your side.
Scatty by name but almost never by nature, we profile defender and adopted northerner Grace McCatty. She is everything you want in a Championship defence - experienced, calm, and a natural leader.
"Julio Arca, Niall Quinn, and Kevin Phillips were my idols growing up" - Captain Keira Ramshaw is red and white to her core. She experienced the highs of the WSL & stuck with us through the lows of demotion.
KLD’s commitment, Speakman’s role, recruitment, Under 23s update, Lasses merch, and live streaming... all in the second part of our interview with @SAFCWomen General Manager Alex Clark
Sunderland considering Stadium of Light double-header! A chat with Alex Clark of SAFC Women (Part 1)
WSL ambitions, attendance targets, ideas, and overall strategy... After a successful season, we caught up with Lasses General Manager Alex Clark for a good old chat.
The inclusion of Women’s sport in video games can only serve to help improve interest, pride, & acceptance. When will we be able to take control of SAFC Women in Football Manager & score goals on FIFA with Emily Scarr?
Pride Park was the venue as Mick Mulhern’s Lasses took on the mighty Arsenal in the biggest match in our long history of women’s football. The Gunners proved too strong, but we made our mark!
Juliet once said "What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet." So what do our writers think of Sunderland AFC’s rebrand for women’s football at the club?
Midfielder Emma Kelly won plaudits after our 2-2 draw against Bristol City with an impressive display. Here’s the lowdown & analysis on just how well she played!
Sunderland rounded off their FA Women’s Championship campaign with a great performance against a strong Bristol City team. Graeme Field has the story and the final player ratings of the season!
Lasses Fan Focus: Robins fan Shahan provides an update on Sunderland’s final opponents of the season
Our good mate Shahan Miah from Bristol City Vixencast has answered our questions about how their season has gone & what he expects from today’s match at Eppleton CW.
Bristol City Women travel to Eppleton for the last fixture of Sunderland Women’s season. It’s been a great year back in the FA Women’s Championship, but can we round it off with a victory?