The FA Women's Super League
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Sunderland Ladies 2-1 Yeovil Town Ladies

Yeovil Town Ladies in a huddle
Sunderland were only the second team in WSL 1 this season to concede a goal against Yeovil

Yeovil failed to avoid their second winless campaign after Sunderland fought back to triumph on the final day of the Women's Super League One season.

The Lady Glovers, who finished bottom of the 2017 Spring Series, ended their first full term in the top flight with just two points from their 18 games.

Annie Heatherson's low finish put Yeovil ahead with what was just their second league goal of the season.

Goals from Keira Ramshaw and Bridget Galloway ensured Sunderland prevailed.

Victory sees the Lady Black Cats - whose future in the women's game is uncertain as details of a joint bid for the new women's competition are unknown - finish seventh.

Defeat ended Jamie Sherwood's time as manager of Yeovil, with the club set to go full-time next season after they were given a conditional licence to stay in the top flight.

Line-ups

Sunderland Ladies

  • 1Laws
  • 4Stewart
  • 14Sharp
  • 6Williams
  • 16Pitman
  • 11Wyne
  • 37Staniforth
  • 20Bruinenberg
  • 7Ramshaw
  • 18Lambert
  • 28Galloway

Substitutes

  • 17Joice
  • 25Barker
  • 26Stewart
  • 31Preuss
  • 32Young
  • 35Guy
  • 38Mullen

Yeovil Town Ladies

  • 1Walsh
  • 19Gauvain
  • 6Green
  • 5Cousins
  • 2Evans
  • 24BuxtonSubstituted forPiggottat 69'minutes
  • 3Burridge
  • 9Heatherson
  • 27Evans
  • 18Pusey
  • 28Aldridge

Substitutes

  • 13Howard
  • 15Lambe
  • 20Piggott
Referee:
Andrew Miller
Attendance:
226

Match Stats

Home TeamSunderland LadiesAway TeamYeovil Town Ladies
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home16
Away7
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Sunderland Ladies 2, Yeovil Town Ladies 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sunderland Ladies 2, Yeovil Town Ladies 1.

Mollie Lambert (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kayleigh Green (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Attempt missed. Kayleigh Green (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Kelly Aldridge (Yeovil Town Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kayleigh Green with a cross.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Dominique Bruinenberg (Sunderland Ladies) because of an injury.

Corner, Yeovil Town Ladies. Conceded by Victoria Williams.

Foul by Bridget Galloway (Sunderland Ladies).

Kayleigh Green (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Sunderland Ladies. Rachel Pitman tries a through ball, but Bridget Galloway is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Leah Burridge (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Offside, Sunderland Ladies. Rachel Pitman tries a through ball, but Bridget Galloway is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Lucy Staniforth (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bridget Galloway with a through ball.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Georgia Evans (Yeovil Town Ladies) because of an injury.

Rachel Pitman (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ella Pusey (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town Ladies. Libby Piggott replaces Charlotte Buxton.

Attempt saved. Dominique Bruinenberg (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mollie Lambert with a through ball.

Goal!

Goal! Sunderland Ladies 2, Yeovil Town Ladies 1. Bridget Galloway (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Zaneta Wyne (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Dominique Bruinenberg (Sunderland Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Keira Ramshaw.

Goal!

Goal! Sunderland Ladies 1, Yeovil Town Ladies 1. Keira Ramshaw (Sunderland Ladies) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Mollie Lambert with a cross.

Bridget Galloway (Sunderland Ladies) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kayleigh Green (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Offside, Sunderland Ladies. Keira Ramshaw tries a through ball, but Lucy Staniforth is caught offside.

Corner, Sunderland Ladies. Conceded by Nicola Cousins.

Offside, Sunderland Ladies. Lucy Staniforth tries a through ball, but Bridget Galloway is caught offside.

Foul by Bridget Galloway (Sunderland Ladies).

Ann-Marie Heatherson (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Sunderland Ladies. Rachel Pitman tries a through ball, but Lucy Staniforth is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Victoria Williams (Sunderland Ladies) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Second Half

Second Half begins Sunderland Ladies 0, Yeovil Town Ladies 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Sunderland Ladies 0, Yeovil Town Ladies 1.

Attempt missed. Georgia Evans (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Kelly Aldridge.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Charlotte Buxton (Yeovil Town Ladies) because of an injury.

Foul by Dominique Bruinenberg (Sunderland Ladies).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Women18135044133144
2Man City Women18122451173438
3Arsenal Women18114338182037
4Reading Women1895440182232
5B'ham City Women1893630181230
6Liverpool Women189183027328
7Sunderland Ladies1851121540-2516
8Bristol City Women1851121347-3416
9Everton Ladies1842121930-1114
10Yeovil Town Ladies180216254-522
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