Sunderland fans react to news of ladies team's switch to South Shields

September 13, 2017
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Sunderland Ladies are set to switch from their current home at Eppleton CW to South Tyneside.

Instead of training at the club’s facilities in Cleadon, they will move to Northumbria University’s Coach Lane Campus site, Benton. As well as that they will now play games on South Tyneside at South Shields FC’s Mariners Park.
And it’s fair to say the news has not gone down well with Sunderland fans.

Here’s some Facebook fan reaction to the story…

Stephen Campbell: “Isn’t the academy of light in Tyneside anyway?”

Graham Storey: “Why not just change the name and strip to Newcastle Ladies?”

Darren Kerby: “Another Sunderland sports team moving to Tyneside. Just like we lost Sunderland Saints basketball team from Crowtree.”

Kiel Watson: “Makes logical and financial sense.”

James Murphy: “Yet…


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