Melanie Reay says Sunderland Ladies are “looking forward to the challenge” of the new Women’s Super League season.
The Lady Black Cats launch the 2017-18 season on Sunday at Reading, where they will be looking to carry on from where they left off in the WSL Spring Series.
Sunderland finished dead centre in the table, confounding the sceptics who tipped the side to struggle.
The changes since the end of the Spring Series have been considerable, on and off the park.
Sunderland have left their ground at Hetton to play their home fixtures at Mariners Park in South Shields, with Chelsea their first visitors, on Saturday, September 30 (kick-off 6pm).
They have also left the Academy of Light and will train on Tyneside for the forthcoming campaign which marks the women’s elite…
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