Women's Super League 1
Notts County Ladies2Sunderland Ladies1

Women's Super League One: Notts County Ladies 2-1 Sunderland Ladies

Jess Clarke (right)
Jess Clarke (right) helped to end Notts County's six-game winless run in the league

Notts County fought back to beat Sunderland and move up to sixth in Women's Super League One with their first league victory since 26 June.

Sunderland took the lead on the stroke of half-time when Tori Williams fired in after Lucy Staniforth's free-kick fell to her in Notts' penalty area.

After half-time, Rachel Williams headed in Jo Potter's corner to equalise.

Fern Whelan hit the post for the hosts, before Jess Clarke headed the ball over the goalkeeper to give Notts the lead.

Sunderland remain eighth, nine points above bottom club Doncaster Rovers Belles, who have five matches remaining.

Line-ups

Notts County Ladies

  • 12Walsh
  • 4Buet
  • 6Whelan
  • 23Bassett
  • 3Luik
  • 14Moore
  • 16JamesSubstituted forWhelanat 81'minutes
  • 18Crichton
  • 10Potter
  • 8Williams
  • 7Clarke

Substitutes

  • 11Ejupi
  • 20Whelan

Sunderland Ladies

  • 1Laws
  • 21Williams
  • 5Bannon
  • 14Sharp
  • 2Holmes
  • 7RamshawSubstituted forBrownat 87'minutes
  • 37Staniforth
  • 28Hill
  • 17JoiceSubstituted forKellyat 75'minutes
  • 9Mead
  • 8McDougallSubstituted forLeonat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 24Gunn Olsen
  • 25Kelly
  • 27Beer
  • 29Brown
  • 30Leon
Referee:
Anthony Tankard
Attendance:
872

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts County LadiesAway TeamSunderland Ladies
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County Ladies 2, Sunderland Ladies 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County Ladies 2, Sunderland Ladies 1.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Fern Whelan (Notts County Ladies) because of an injury.

Delay in match Abby Holmes (Sunderland Ladies) because of an injury.

Foul by Fern Whelan (Notts County Ladies).

Abby Holmes (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Notts County Ladies. Conceded by Steph Bannon.

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland Ladies. Danielle Brown replaces Keira Ramshaw.

Jo Potter (Notts County Ladies) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Victoria Williams (Sunderland Ladies).

Attempt missed. Madelaine Hill (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Beverly Leon.

Foul by Jade Moore (Notts County Ladies).

Beverly Leon (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jade Moore (Notts County Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Beverly Leon (Sunderland Ladies).

Attempt blocked. Emma Kelly (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Aivi Luik (Notts County Ladies).

Beverly Leon (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County Ladies. Aileen Whelan replaces Angharad James.

Foul by Angharad James (Notts County Ladies).

Beth Mead (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Beth Mead (Sunderland Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Beverly Leon.

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland Ladies. Emma Kelly replaces Abbey Joice.

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland Ladies. Beverly Leon replaces Kelly McDougall.

Jo Potter (Notts County Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kelly McDougall (Sunderland Ladies).

Attempt saved. Leanne Crichton (Notts County Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rachel Williams.

Attempt missed. Angharad James (Notts County Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Notts County Ladies. Conceded by Keira Ramshaw.

Corner, Notts County Ladies. Conceded by Hayley Sharp.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County Ladies 2, Sunderland Ladies 1. Jessica Clarke (Notts County Ladies) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jo Potter with a headed pass.

Rachel Williams (Notts County Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Hayley Sharp (Sunderland Ladies).

Attempt missed. Jo Potter (Notts County Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jade Moore following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Rachel Williams (Notts County Ladies) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Notts County Ladies. Conceded by Hayley Sharp.

Foul by Jade Moore (Notts County Ladies).

Lucy Staniforth (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County Ladies 1, Sunderland Ladies 1. Rachel Williams (Notts County Ladies) header from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Jo Potter with a cross following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City Women1513203533241
2Chelsea Women14101336142231
3Arsenal Women1372421111023
4B'ham City Ladies146531011-123
5Liverpool Ladies146442117422
6Notts County Ladies133371221-912
7Reading Women141671322-99
8Sunderland Ladies142391533-189
9Doncaster Rovers Belles110011536-310
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