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Former Sunderland star relishing new challenge in Northern League

Former Sunderland star Darren Williams has joined Washington for the new Ebac Northern League first division season.

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Coaches Leanne Prudhoe and Andrew Marshall alongside players from Washington Juniors Ladies side, who are looking for sponsorship.

Girl player-turned-coach sets up team

A female football coach, who played for a boys’ team as a child, is setting up a women’s team.

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Carlton Fairweather

Sunderland Ladies lose out at the death against Birmingham City

Charlie Wellings struck late to snatch all three points for Birmingham City against a battling Sunderland side in FA WSL 1.

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Sunderland Ladies manager Carlton Fairweather

Sunderland Ladies boss Carlton Fairweather’s in a confident mood ahead of Birmingham clash

Sunderland can take a big step towards Women’s Super League 1 safey if they can pull off their first away win of the summer.

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Beth Mead is brought down by Leandra Little

Sharp praises Sunderland’s two-goal star

Hayley Sharp heaped praise on Sunderland team-mate Beth Mead after her brace helped them stroll past Doncaster Rovers Belles in FA Women’s Super League 1.

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Lucy Staniforth with Carlton Fairweather.

Creative Staniforth can give Sunderland Ladies a lift – Fairweather

Carlton Fairweather hopes the return of one of Sunderland’s winter signings will be a catalyst to a first Women’s Super League 1 win since 2015.

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Beth Hepple

Beth sights on Durham revenge mission against Aston Villa

Midfielder Beth Hepple is targeting a return to winning ways when Durham Women host Aston Villa Ladies in the Women’s Super League 2 at New Ferens Park tomorrow (2pm).

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Lee Sanders

Durham sign new winger

Durham Women have signed former Notts County and Doncaster Belles winger Emily Roberts.

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Last season's Durham Alliance Combination League champions Oddies.

Champions Oddies fold, dealing huge blow to Durham Alliance Combination League

The Durham Alliance Combination League has been struck a hammer blow by the loss of champions Oddies.

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Keira Ramshaw scored for Sunderland

Sunderland knocked out of cup by Doncaster

Lauren Cresswell’s late winner saw Doncaster Rovers Belles knock Sunderland Ladies out of the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup with a 2-1 win in Sheffield.

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Anyone for a tennis quiz?

Anyone for a tennis quiz?

There’s been a fair bit of rain at Wimbledon so far but still plenty of action.

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Beth Mead is held back by the Chelsea defence in the midweek defeat. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland Ladies face vital Continental Cup match at Doncaster Rovers

Sunderland Ladies have more pressing matters than the Continental Cup.

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Sunderland Ladies' Abbey Joice battles against Chelsea in last night's 5-0 defeat.

Sunderland Ladies miss out on deadline-day double swoop

Sunderland Ladies have been dealt a hammer blow after missing out on two transfer targets.

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Anyone for a tennis quiz?

Anyone for a tennis quiz?

There’s been a fair bit of rain at Wimbledon so far but still plenty of action.

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Sunderland Ladies' Lucy Staniforth.

Sunderland Ladies’ Lucy Staniforth is looking forward to putting things right against Arsenal

Sunderland’s last meeting with Arsenal sparked a bleak run of form, Lucy Staniforth concedes, but the midfielder is hoping tomorrow’s clash can have the opposite effect.

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Sunderland's Beth Mead in action.

Sunderland’s Beth Mead insists they must be positive and match Arsenal

Sunderland Ladies could not have picked a tougher fixture to return to in the Women’s Super League.

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Sunderland Primary Schools Boys celebrate their Harrison Cup success

Sunderland Primary Boys crowned Harrison Cup champions again – for the fifth time in six years

Sunderland Primary Schools Boys are champions again, winning the Harrison Cup for the fifth time in six successful years.

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Euro 2016 picture quiz - how many can you identify?

The Euros start tomorrow, with the best of the continent’s players on show.

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Lambton Street U18s line up ahead of their John Maley League Cup final against Durham at Nissan. Back, from left: Steve Martin (assistant manager), Brennan Ball, Christopher Bell, Harry Graham, Sam Bell, James Hughes, Jonathan Winlow (captain), Cameron Fenton, Jordan Hailes. Front: Callum Guy, Michael Charlton, Dominic Laws, Harry Wood, Harry Jewitt, Ben Graham, Michael Cooke, Josh King, Chris Lindstedt (manager)

Lambton Street U18s bow out in style with third John Maley League Cup success

Lambton Street Youth Centre Under-18s bowed out of the Durham County Youth League with a memorable success in the John Maley League Cup final.

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Sunderland Ladies manager Carlton Fairweather

Sunderland Ladies get a breather as boss Fairweather plots safety push

Carlton Fairweather has sent his players on a 10-day break before Sunderland Ladies resume their battle to stay in WSL1.

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