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‘FANTASTIC’ DRAW FOR SUNDERLAND IN FA CUP

Sunderland Ladies have been drawn at home to Aston Villa in the fifth round of the Women’s FA Cup.

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Hilde Olsen

Sunderland boss Carlton Fairweather happy to have Hilde Olsen back

Carlton Fairweather said it was a “pleasure” to have Hilde Olsen back with Sunderland Ladies.

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PICTURES: Junior football action from the Russell Foster Youth League

Young footballers have been strutting their stuff in the Russell Foster Youth Leagues.
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Zoe Ness.

Durham Women sign Scottish international striker

Durham Women have announced that Scottish international striker Zoe Ness has rejoined the club.

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Rachel Furness.

Sunderland Ladies lose Furness to Reading

Sunderland Ladies star midfielder Rachel Furness has signed for Reading.

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Sunderland RCA handed tough FA Vase draw at Newport Pagnell

Sunderland RCA face a long away trip for their fifth round FA Vase tie after they were drawn away to Newport Pagnell Town.

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Chinese restaurant denies serving meat to vegans

Owners of a Chinese restaurant popular with vegans have defended themselves after being accused of serving meat to veggie customers.
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SUNDERLAND SUNDAY LEAGUE: Laidler, Salicki and Maggoire edge New Town to victory

New Town recorded Second Division back-to-back wins with a 3-2 win over Martin Telfer Carpets.

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SUNDERLAND SUNDAY LEAGUE: Taylor helps himself to seven goals as The Lansdowne punish Willow Pond

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EBAC NORTHERN LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Five return to boost Sunderland RCA

Sunderland RCA entertain Whitley Bay in a Ebac Northern League Division One encounter and manager Martin Swales will be boosted by players returning to the squad.

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SWINBURNE MADDISON DURHAM SUNDAY LEAGUE: West Rainton go Wild!

West Rainton clinched their place in the Castle Insurance Alan Smith Memorial Trophy final, thanks to a single-goal success at Burnside WMC.

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EBAC NORTHERN LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Several changes expected as Ryton look to stop the rot

Durham City, who are still very much in contention at the top of the Ebac Northern League Division Two, travel to Ryton and Crawcrook Albion, who are third bottom.

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Action from the Oddies Over-40s (yellow) game against Rolls Royce. Picture by Craig Leng

SUNDERLAND & DISTRICT MILL VIEW SC OVER-40S LEAGUE: Griffith hits treble as Grindon Broadway edge win

Grindon Broadway edged home 4-3 in a Division One thriller at Seaham Marlborough.

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DURHAM ALLIANCE COMBINATION LEAGUE: Bishops ease to victory over Hill

DURHAM ALLIANCE COMBINATION LEAGUE: Bishops ease to victory over Hill

Wheatley Hill WMC missed the chance to extend their lead at the top of the Durham Alliance Combination Football League table.

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Silksworth CW (red)  take on Prudhoe last week

WEARSIDE LEAGUE: Burrell and Green back for Belford House

Ashbrooke Belford House welcome Jarrow tomorrow, boosted by the return of Nathen Burrell and Mark Green.

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Shock as club resigns from Ebac Northern League

Shock as club resigns from Ebac Northern League

Norton & Stockton Ancients today resigned from the Ebac Northern League.

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Harton & Westoe (blue and white) battle Ashbrooke Belford House in the Wearside League last week

Durham Alliance Combination League: Hat-trick hero Dean seals quarter-final place for Hall Farm

Hall Farm Glasshus kept up their impressive campaign with a fine 4-2 success in the Durham County Minor Cup.

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Houghton Cricket Club (yellow) take on Oddies in the Over-40s League. Picture by Kevin Brady

Durham Sunday League: Pelton Crown and High Handenhold Bird Inn set up cup final derby clash

Pelton Crown will meet High Handenhold Bird Inn in a derby final of the D&P Trophies Knockout Trophy.

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Lee Kerr of Seaham Red Star (red/white) takes on West Auckland. Picture by Kevin Brady

Northern League: Easington Colliery rocked by two-goal fightback, before ending match with nine men

Easington Colliery had two men sent off as their promotion hopes in Division Two suffered a setback as Brandon United hit back from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw.

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Emma Kelly (left) looks on as Sunderland Ladies striker Beth Mead attacks in last weeks final match of the season against Birmingham. Picture by Joe Spence

Sunderland Ladies already looking ahead to new-look Spring Series

Sunderland Ladies have the briefest of breathers ahead of a year of change for the women’s game.

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