The Northumbria University Football programme is ranked number one in the North of England. Both the men’s and women’s programme compete in the BUCS Premier North and have both reached championship finals in recent years.

The well-established men’s programme attracts ex professional and academy player, whilst the women’s team consists of talented player from Middleborough, Sunderland and Newcastle United Football Clubs.

Check out the fixtures page for the upcoming games. For Scholarship information visit our Scholarships page.

W1 Football

The women's first team play in the Premier North BUCS League. The team finished 2nd in their league last year and are hoping to go one better in the 2018/19 season.


Club Structure

Coach: Amber Whiteley
Captain: Mollie Lambert
President: Faye Mullen

Number Name Position Height Home Town
1 Grace Donnelly GK 5'6" Durham, UK
2 Faye Mullen DEF 5'3" Durham, UK
3 Jess Hennessy DEF 5'6" Durham, UK
4 Olivia Watt DEF 5'6" Sunderland, UK
5 Louise Griffiths DEF 5'6" Gateshead, UK
6 Ellen Packham DEF 5'9" Hexham, UK
7 Mollie Lambert MID 5'8" Hartlepool, UK
8 Georgia Gibson MID 5'8" Durham, UK
9 Emma Hansberry MID 5'4" Sligo, IRL
10 Beth Guy MID 5'2" Blyth, UK
11 Molly Dwyer FWD 5'7" Knoxville, Tennessee, US
12 Emily Scarr FWD 5'8" Durham, UK
13 Bridget Galloway FWD 5'4" Gateshead, UK


Recent Success

2nd Place BUCS Football 2017-2018 Premier North
1st Place BUCS Football 2015-2016 Championship

W2 Football

The women's second team play in the Northern 1A BUCS League. The team finished 3rd place last year and are looking to improve upon that this year.

Club Structure

Coach: Jill Stacey

Recent Success

2nd Place BUCS Football 2016-2017 Northern Conference Cup
1st Place BUCS Football 2016-2017 Northern 2B


Trials for Team Northumbria run in September/October, but to guarantee you'll be playing Football check our Women's Football Club where you can play against other students at Northumbria University in a fun and friendly environment. It's a great way to meet other students who love football and our coaches are always watching out for players who want to make the step up to compete in BUCS against other university teams.


Find out about Scholarships

Find out about Athlete Support