The Tuesday Round-Up – Edition Twenty Seven
Sunday 20th March
Spring is here and the leagues across the east are entering the home straight, the title contenders are getting whittled down. Team’s are playing out their league fixtures whilst others still have alot of catching up to do. Cup final placed are being decided and the 1st pieces of silverware are being contested. Edition Twenty-Seven of The Tuesday Round-Up will bring you all of the action from over 50 matches that were played across the leagues in the region. Let’s go!
FA Women’s Cup
As the FA Women’s Cup reaches the 5th Round stage this weekend the round when the big guns from FAWSL 1 enter the competition there was just the one club still representing the leagues represented on Women’s Football East still involved, FAWPL Southern Division leaders, Brighton & Hove Albion WFC, who were at home taking on the other non FAWSL side left in the cup, FAWPL Northern Division side Sporting Club Albion Ladies.
Sporting Club Albion took control of the tie racing into a 3 goal lead inside the opening 20 minutes. Samantha Conroy with the opening goal on 10 minutes, it was 2-0 five minutes later Summer Holmes on target with Abigail Cottam adding the 3rd just a minute later. Brighton rallied late in the 1st half to pull a goal back through Lisa Fulgence making it 3-1 the break. 2nd half Sophie Perry smashing a free kick in off the underside of the crossbar. Into the final 10 minutes of the tie and the home side had the scores level Charley Boswell making it 3-3. Time for more drama with Sporting Club Albion regaining the lead just 2 minutes later Conroy with her 2nd goal of the match, the winning goal too as Sporting Club Albion Ladies book their place in the semi-finals of the FA Women’s Cup.
Their reward an away trip to play FAWSL 1 side Manchester City Women in the 6th Round on Sun 3rd April.
FAWPL League Cup
Tottenham Hotspur Ladies were looking to reach their 3rd Cup Final of the season as they travelled north to play FAWPL Northern Division side, Nottingham Forest Ladies in the semi-final of the FAWPL League Cup. A tough test for Tottenham with Nottingham Forest Ladies doing well in the league, however Tottenham had knocked the leaders of their division out of the league cup in the previous round a single goal enough that time around. So to it proved this time coming in the 2nd half 20 minutes from time as substitute Eartha Pond fired a cross in towards the Nottingham Forest box Leah Rawle helping it on to the far post where Avilla Bergin was closing in to squeeze the ball home and send Tottenham into the League Cup Final where their opponents will be either Blackburn Rovers Ladies or Cardiff City Ladies the final is due to be played Sun 8th May at Kidderminster Harriers FC. Tottenham Hotspur Ladies are also in the finals of the Ryman and Capital Women’s Cup’s their opponents in both games Charlton Athletic Women.
FAWPL Southern Division
With the FAWPL Southern Division leaders, Brighton & Hove Albion WFC involved in the FA Women’s Cup there was an opportunity for 2nd placed Charlton Athletic Women to close the gap at the top. Their opponents felt the same with 4th placed Coventry United Ladies visiting Sporting Club Thamesmead. In the end they had to settle for a share of the points the 1st half ending goalless, Charlton took an early lead in the 2nd half with striker Gemma Shepherd putting the ball home on 47 minutes. Coventry United responded getting back on level terms 15 minutes later. The final score both still have games on the leaders however are relying on points being dropped if they wish to pip Brighton to the title.
Plymouth Argyle Ladies were all but relegated before the weekend needed other results to go there way, however without a win themselves it would count for nothing, have just the one all season in the league. C&K Basildon Ladies were the visitors had the chance to take the lead from the penalty spot but missed the target. Plymouth went 2-0 up midway through the 1st half Mollie Taylor with the 1st goal, Jodie Chubb netting just 3 minutes later. C&K Basildon Ladies had it all square pulling 2 goals back before half-time. 2nd period the visitors went on to score 2 more goals to win the game 4-2 and end Plymouth’s stay in the FAWPL Southern Division. The goal scorers for C&K Basildon were Karissa Rodney, Stacey Little, Lily Mellors and Zoe Rushen.
Plymouth would have still gone down had Lewes Ladies gotten any points away to Forest Green Rovers Ladies. As it was Lewes Ladies hit the side 2nd bottom in the FAWPL Southern Division for 6 which has left them all but relegated themselves. The win almost certainly guarantees Lewes Ladies will be playing in the FAWPL Southern Division next season. Paige Walder gave them the lead on 15 minutes, Sian Heather making it 2-0 at half-time went on to score another 2 goals in the 2nd half to complete her hat-trick, Kellie Larkin and substitute Ellie Lock also scored in the 6-0 victory.
That win for Lewes Ladies sees them move up above West Ham United Ladies who drop to 10th in the table as they were beaten 2-0 at home to 3rd placed Cardiff City Ladies on Sunday. Alys Hinchcliffe gave the visitors the lead before Hope Suominen scored late on to secure the 3 points.
FAWPL South East Division One
Crystal Palace keep the lead in the FAWPL South East Division One extending their unbeaten record to 15 games in the league. For the 2nd Sunday running were taking on Old Actonians Ladies having beaten them away 5-0 last weekend were on home turf this time around the advantage 5 goals again, Gemma Bryan helping herself to 4 goals, with Abigail Igbavboa and Nicha Pyelt also scoring. Jessica Byrne pulled a goal back for Old Actonians who remain 3rd from bottom still win less in the league in 2016 4 matches now have plenty of games in hand on the bottom 2 but badly need to pick up some points to pull clear of trouble.
Milton Keynes Dons Ladies were keeping the pressure on the leaders Crystal Palace just a pint behind going into the weekend were at home at Newport Pagnell FC playing Enfield Town Ladies. The home side took a 2 goal lead into the break with Sophie Watson and Charley Clarke finding the back of the net. Enfield Town Ladies battled back 2nd half to earn a point Regan Coleman scoring both of their goals.
Having gotten up to 3rd place in the table Gillingham FC Ladies have games in hand on the sides above them but need to collect all the points they can, did so at the weekend were in ruthless form doing their goal difference a massive boost in the process as they made it unlucky 13 for visitors Lowestoft Town Ladies. Kallie Balfour scoring 3 goals, her hat-trick was added to with a quartet scoring braces in the game, Emma Tune, Lydia Wills, plus subs Paige Baker-Carroll and Shannon Redhouse all scoring 2 each, Madison North on target to, all coming after Lauren Davis had opened the scoring on 2 minutes. In the other match in the FAWPL South East Division One Luton Town Ladies were held to a goalless draw at home by Denham United Ladies.
Eastern Regional Leagues
In the ERWFL Premier Division, leaders Billericay Town Ladies open up a 5 point lead on 2nd placed Stevenage Ladies. Were at home playing local rivals Brentwood Town Ladies on Sunday, won the match 3-0. Nicola Dunston, Lucy Wyatt and Nicole Farmer the players getting their name on the scoresheet. Have played more league matches than anyone else in the division with just the 1 game left to play that though is a month away.
Stevenage Ladies have 4 games in hand on Billericay Town Ladies however they dropped points at the weekend. A trip up to Norfolk to play Acle United Ladies who need the points to pull themselves away from the 2 sides below. Got a vital point holding Stevenage Ladies 0-0.
Below Acle United Ladies, bottom side Greta Wakering Ladies have found some form at just the right time as they look to escape from the bottom of the table. Made it 2 away victories in a row following up last Sunday’s 4-2 away win at Brentwood Town Ladies, beat 4th placed Haringey Borough Women on the road this Sunday winning the match 2-1. To keep level on points with Great Shelford Ladies. Unlikely anyone will be relegated from the league this season as 2 sides have already dropped out leaving 10 to compete what should be a 12 team league.
With the ERWFL Division One, East and West sides competing in the group stages of the Division One Cup in recent weeks, it was easy to forget there were still league matches to be played across both divisions. In the Division One East a match was played this weekend with Little Thurrock Dynamos Ladies playing their last league game of the season away to fellow Essex side Silver End United Ladies currently in 2nd place in the table that has seen some adjustment with the departure of West Billericay Ladies from the league. After a goalless 1st half, Silver End United Ladies went onto to win the game 2-1, Rebecca Hollocks netting both their goals, Georgia Fraser scoring for Little Thurrock Dynamos who finish their league campaign in 5th place. Long Melford Ladies have played out too finish 6th along with Ipswich Wanderers Ladies who are currently 3rd but can be over taken by 4th placed Bury Town Ladies should they win their final league match against unbeaten league leaders Writtle Ladies. Silver End United Ladies are 2nd, 3 points behind Writtle have 2 games left and they are home and away against Writtle Ladies, big games coming up for both.
Elsewhere in the ERWFL, it was the continuation of the Division One Cup, group stages. Almost reaching it’s conclusion the top two from each group go through to the semi-final knock out stage. In Group A leaders Writtle Ladies unbeaten in the group were playing there final match at home against Ipswich Wanderers who too were seeing there season out. Writtle win the game 3-1 with goals from, Courtney Clarke, Abigail Fry and Georgia Tricker to guarantee top spot in the group qualify for the semi-finals. Also in Group A, Stevenage Ladies Reserves set up a last game shootout for 2nd spot in the table as they lift themselves up to 3rd spot it the table with a comfortable 6-0 win at home against Hutton Ladies. Leah Littlechild striking 4 times with a goal a piece for Hannah Marshall and Rebecca Brooker. They play 2nd placed Little Thurrock Dynamos Ladies in their final group match 2 points ahead of them a draw will do at Stevenage Ladies Reserves who will need to win.
In Group B, Offley & Stopley Ladies were at home against Colney Heath Ladies unbeaten in the group, both were on 9 points looking to go top. Colney Heath were suffering from injuries and had just the 9 players available, that didn’t stop them taking the lead, Holly Sheridan on target inside 5 minutes Adrienne Milton made it 2-0 half way through the 1st half as Colney Heath took the lead into half time. Despite a battling performance Offley & Stopsley Ladies got themselves back on level terms early into the 2nd half before going on to take a 4-2 lead, Milton scored late on of Colney Heath but they stay 3rd in the group as Offley & Stopsley finish top in 12 points. Colney Heath Ladies have one more match left to play and can join them in the semi-finals if they beat Silver End United Ladies next Sunday. Hoping that they don’t get the 3 points are Hoddesdon Owls Ladies who move into 2nd place in Group B onto 10 points with a 3rd straight win in the cup competition, at home against Royston Town Ladies, Kristi Burling, Becky Scola and Kristina O’Connell getting the goals in a 3-0 win.
Brandon Town Ladies currently hold the lead in Norfolk Women’s Division One on 30 points played 13 games have just the 1 game left to play and it will be a while before they do with other sides needing to catch up on fixtures. Whilst they wait they can only watch as home they get a favour from an opponent to retain the lead as in 2nd place Wymondham Town Ladies close the gap to just a point with 2 matches in hand as they stay unbeaten in the league with 3 to play a trip to Maltings Meadow on Sunday to play Bungay Town Ladies, had a 1-0 lead at half-time through Kayleigh Holloway, 2nd half Wymondham added 4 more goals Sally Hammerton with a brace, plus goals from Laura Hammerton and Alice Collins. Two big games coming up against the 3rd and 4th placed sides. Announced some more news at the weekend following the formation of a development side next season, the 1st team has applied for promotion to the ERWFL, will want to go up as champions.
With more games to play than anyone else in the league 4th placed Thorpe United Ladies have a busy April coming up can catch the leaders, Brandon who they have to play in the run in as well as Wymondham. Were away this Sunday at bottom side Long Stratton Ladies who had just the 8 players available. Thorpe United took full advantage winning convincingly 3 players all scoring twice, Sharnie Boast, Charlotte Groves and Rebekah Lake, with 3 more on target with a goal each, Olivia Mungham-Gray, Becky Russell and Hayley Kindred in a 9-0 win.
Also in Norfolk Women’s Division One, Fakenham Town Ladies met Lynn Ladies at home in a derby match, went 2 goals behind to win the game 3-2 late on. Nina Batchelor scoring a goal with 2 more scored by Rochelle Woods.
One match took place in Norfolk Women’s Division Two with 5th placed Bohemians ladies travelling to bottom side Morley Ladies. The visitors left with the 3 points in the bag takes to a 2 goal win, Nicole Sheldrake with both the strikes on target. The defeat for Morley means they can’t escape the bottom 2 in the league.
In Norfolk Women’s Division Three it was the battle between the top 2 both with an unbeaten record to defend as leaders Harleston Ladies travelled to Emerald Park to play Gorleston FC Ladies who had won 7 out of 7 to date. Harleston 10 points in front. Gorleston have 4 matches in hand closed the gap to 7 points as they ended Harleston’s unbeaten record with a 5-2 win. Bethany Turner and Kayleigh Byrne both scoring twice with Samantha Hunn also going through to score. Lacey Andrews scored both Harleston Ladies goals. Both sides are likely to go on to win promotion.
Freethorpe Ladies are leapfrogged by Toftwood Ladies in the Division Three table as they climb into 4th spot following a 4-0 away win Katie Hart and Thea Wilson with a brace each in the match. Sprowston Ladies Reserves are now unbeaten in 3 matches as they climb away from the bottom of the Division Three table denting Red Rose United’s faint hopes of a top 2 finish in the process as they beat them 3-2 at home on Sunday.
Kirkley & Pakefield FC Ladies normally get mentioned in the section above competing as they do in Norfolk Women’s Division Two, however situated just over the boarder in Suffolk they qualify for the Suffolk Women’s County Cup competition where they had reached the semi-finals. Both played this weekend the prize a place at the final being played this season at Portman Road home of Ipswich Town FC. Were playing Bury Town Ladies from the ERWFL Division One East, the game played at a neutral venue Walsham Le Willows FC.
A clash of kits saw Kirkley & Pakefield FC Ladies playing in the red shirts of Walsham Le Willows. Bury started the brighter without really troubling their opponents goal. Kirkley & Pakefield grew into the game hitting Bury on the counter smashed the ball against the crossbar twice in quick succession. Bury struck the woodwork themselves then 5 minutes before half time Norma Locker gave them the lead heading home from a corner kick. Kirkley & Pakefield battled hard to get back into the game 2nd half and pulled it level through Jody Wells breaking in on goal to slot home. That saw the game head into extra-time, a cagey half hour neither side settling for the shootout to follow Kirkley & Pakefield won a free kick wide right inside the Bury half with 4 minutes left to play Wells sweeping the ball into the area Sophie Martin timed her run perfectly to turn the ball into the back of the net an win it for Kirkley & Pakefield. The whole match report was featured on the Supporting Women’s Football Blog and can be viewed on the Women’s Football east website just keep scrolling down.
Meeting Kirkley & Pakefield FC Ladies in the final of the Suffolk Women’s County Cup will be Ipswich Town Ladies the current holders. Was a repeat of last season’s final as they played AFC Sudbury Ladies at Stowmarket Town FC. Again the tie headed into extra time with the score 0-0 after the 90. An extra-time winner saw the Ipswich Town Ladies team get the chance to play at Portman Road, Jasmine Cox with the goal. The final is scheduled to be played on Monday 23rd April a 7pm KO.
Two league games were played in the Suffolk Women’s Division at the weekend. A surprise result for Leiston St Margarets Ladies at home against Bacton United Ladies had won just the 2 league games in the league both against bottom side Ipswich Phoenix Ladies the last one just last Sunday. 2 wins in a row now beating Bacton United 4-1 with goals from Sophie Hall and Leanne Fairweather, as well as Lucy Eagle who bagged herself a brace.
That defeat for Bacton United see’s them drop to 4th in the table as Witnesham Wasps Ladies move above them with a large home win against bottom side Ipswich Phoenix who have now conceded over 100 goals this season. Emily Steward helped herself to a serving of 5 goals in the match for Witnesham wasps with Lauren Page getting 2 more, Alice Rampling and Beth Welton also scoring in a 9-0 win.
Semi-final action in Cambridgeshire this weekend too in the Women’s Invitation Cup, an annual event between Cambridge United WFC and Great Shelford Ladies in recent seasons both kept apart in the semi-final draw had sides aiming for title success in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership as opponents. Cambridge United WFC of the FAWPL South East Division One and current holders of the cup were away but not too far a local derby facing Cambridge City Ladies. Becky Taylor opened the scoring putting Cambridge United WFC 1 up on 23 minutes. Cambridge City had it back all square 5 minutes later Bronte Rapley with the goal. Closing minutes of the 1st half and Cambridge United WFC scored twice through Laura Baker then Laura Mills to have a 3-1 lead at the break. Taylor and Mills both scored in the 2nd half to put Cambridge United WFC 5-1 up. Cambridge City captain Grace Stanley pulled a goal back for the home side before Mills scored in the final minute to complete her hat-trick see Cambridge United WFC into another County Cup Final.
ICA Sports Ladies having beaten Riverside Ladies on penalties in the quarter finals of the competition were drawn away to ERWFL Premier Division side Great Shelford Ladies in the semi-finals. Had the lead at half time, Louise Barbour putting ICA Sports Ladies 1 up, Greta Shelford Ladies came back into the tie 2nd half Sophie Hopkins netting twice with Georgia Day also scoring as they went on to win 3-1 to reach the final where they will face Cambridge United WFC again.
In the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership, Cambridge United WFC Reserves took advantage of ICA Sports Ladies semi-final distraction to win and move back to the top of the league. At home against bottom side Fulbourn Bluebirds, goals from Hayley Turner and Liz Pamplin saw the 3 points won.
Also in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership, Netherton United Ladies were at home to Newmarket Town Ladies who were in high spirits with back to back league wins. Yasmin Green gave Netherton United a 1st half lead and they were 2-0 up early into the 2nd half with Shannon Page on target. Newmarket Town pulled a goal back 5 minutes later with new signing Nadine Basson putting the ball home. The points were shared with Yasmin Woodfield getting the goal to make it 2-2 on the 67th minute. Both sides are unbeaten in 3.
In the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North, leaders Bourne Ladies were held to a 3-3 draw at Swineshead Institute Ladies. Were 2-1 down at half time before pulling it level in the 2nd half. both sides having a player sent off, Lycia Elston for Swineshead, Claire Lawrenson for Bourne. Eleanor Spendlow struck twice for Swineshead with their other goal coming from Becky Taylor. Lawrenson scored for Bourne before her sending off, Lisa Richardson and Catherine Dougall also scoring.
Bourne see their lead reduced to 6 points with 2nd placed March Town United Ladies scoring double figures at home against bottom side, Tydd St Mary Ladies. 4 of their goals put into the back of the net by Shannon Kelly, braces from both, Charley Miller and Adele Munday, Anna Hatcher, Emma Frost and Emma Searle also on the scoresheet in an 11-0 win.
Stamford Ladies move up into 5th in the Championship North beating 2nd bottom side Hungate Rovers 6-0 at home on Sunday, whilst in the meeting between the 2 Wisbech’s it’s Town Ladies who take the 3 points to move back into 3rd place in the table, away to Wisbech St Marys Ladies, Wisbech Town Ladies won the match 5-1.
In the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South, leaders St Ives Town Ladies keep the gap ahead of 2nd placed Park Ladies to 4 points with a large victory at the weekend at home playing Isleham United Ladies. Racking up double figures to boost the goal difference, Sasha Smith netted a hat-trick, a brace each for Hannah Seymour-Shove ad Georgia Rebane with goals also scored by Molly Berryman Amy Seymour-Shove, Georgia Stancombe and Megan Stow.
Park Ladies keep the pressure on the leaders St Ives Town Ladies, winning themselves at the weekend to keep the gap 4 points with 2 matches in hand. Away taking on Comberton Ladies, Amy Newell, Erin Powell and Danielle Green all scored goals in a 3-0 win. 3-0 was also the winning margin at home for 3rd placed Milton Ladies as they hosted 4th placed Riverside Rovers Ladies. Kirsty Lemmon-Sparkes with all 3 goals, Milton Ladies have 4 games in hand on the leaders with the gap 10 points have to play Park Ladies twice and St Ives Town once some big matches coming up.
Start in Essex with a Cup Final. The Essex Women’s Trophy Final played at Saffron Walden FC this Sunday contested between Wickford Town Ladies & Harlow Ladies both competing in Essex Women’s Division One. Wickford Town Ladies took an early lead Louise Balding putting them 1-0 up inside the opening 12 minutes, the lead didn’t last long Abbie Bensted putting Harlow back on level terms just 2 minutes later. 4 minutes before half-time Bensted lobs the Wickford Town keeper to make it 2-1 at half-time. Early into the 2nd half, Philippa Stephens rounds the keeper to put Harlow 3-1 up, Victoria Hill makes it 4-1 halfway through the 2nd half with Stephens scoring her 2nd goal to seal a 5-1 win and see Harlow Ladies in their 1st season as a club win their 1st piece of silverware and are well on course to make it a league and cup double.
In the Essex Women’s Premier Division, leading side Chelmsford City Ladies weren’t in action saw their lead reduced to just a point with 2nd placed Hullbridge Sports Ladies who won big at home playing Walden Ladies recording a 9-1 victory. Both Hullbridge Sports Ladies and Chelmsford City Ladies have 2 league matches left to play. In 3rd Collier Row Tigers aren’t out of it have just the 1 league game left now however a point off Hullbridge Sports Ladies 2 of Chelmsford City won at the weekend beating Hutton Ladies Reserves 3-0 at home. Eastern Avenue are in 4th place with 2 matches left to play can’t catch Chelmsford City Ladies won 3-1 at home to bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies at the weekend.
In Essex Women’s Division One, 2nd placed Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves opened up a 4 point gap over their nearest rivals at home against 3rd placed Chigwell Ladies on Sunday winning 5-0 to boost their promotion hopes, Nicola Hatfield scoring a brace with a goal a piece for Ayo Okunugo, Charlotte Palmer and Laura Kendle. Also in Division One, Hullbridge Sports Ladies Reserves were at home fielded just the 8 players against Little Thurrock Dynamos Ladies Reserves, a close scoring match Hullbridge Sports lost out as Little Thurrock took all 3 points winning the game 4-3.
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
In Beds & Herts Women’s Division One, Sherrardswood Ladies are top of the league 6 points clear of 2nd placed Hertford Town Ladies. Were at home facing 2nd placed Harvesters FC Ladies playing their last league match of the season. Laure Marris, Laura Cousins, Francesca Novelli and Abby Cardall from the penalty spot helped them to victory as they beat Harvesters FC Ladies 4-1. Harvesters FC Ladies slip to 3rd place Megan Kelly reducing the deficit from the penalty spot.
Hertford Town Ladies move into 2nd in the Beds & Herts Division One table, winning 3-1 at Bishops Stortford Ladies. Bilge Taspinar scoring on 20 minutes for them with Kerry Oldham scoring the other 2 goals in either half. Have 6 games in hand on Sherrardwood Ladies with the gap 6 points. Elle Georgiou with the goal for Bishops Stortford who stay 4th have games in hand on the leaders but can no longer overhaul them their title hopes gone.
In 5th place Garston Ladies have a huge 8 games to catch up on the leaders with the gap 14 points after they won at the weekend 3-0 away to bottom side Flitwick Ladies. Goals from Gemma Curtis and 2 from Vikki Davis seeing the 3 points won. In the other match in Beds & Herts Women’s Division One, Letchworth Garden City Eagles Ladies were 3-1 away winners at 2nd bottom Sandy Ladies.
Onto Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two, leaders Sharnbrook WFC are closing in on an immediate return to Division One. Were at home on Sunday taking on Garston Ladies FC 96 who have games in hand on everyone in the league and 1 of 4 sides in with a chance of promotion. Sharnbrook WFC scored 2 early goals Gemma Franklin and Charlotte Mullins putting them 2 up inside 16 minutes, Garston Ladies FC 96 came back scoring twice to see the points shared, leaves Sharnbrook 4 points clear at the top with 2 to play.
Moving up into 2nd place in Division Two are Hitchin Town Ladies, were away to Watton Ladies on Sunday who scored 3 goals through, Heather Dean, Elizabeth Dowton and Francesca Smithers. It wasn’t enough however with Hitchin Town Ladies hitting back with 4 goals to win the game and take the 3 points, Emma Chaffey with a brace, plus a goal each for Rebecca Day and Kayleigh Saunders. Have played a game more than Houghton Athletic Ladies 2 points behind in 3rd.
2 goals scored by Louise Grocott plus 1 from Zoe Molloy saw Icknield Ladies retrun to the top of Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three at the weekend. Moving 3 points clear of Hitchin Belles. It’s still very close at the top games to be played with the top sides still to play one another, Icknield Ladies are in a strong position 4 of their last 5 league games are against their promotion rivals.
A good point earned by Kings Langley Ladies on Sunday at home against Bedmond Ladies who still have faint hopes of sneaking into the top 2. 1-1 the final score Nicole Barrett with Kings Langley Ladies goal. Molly Peters with the strike for Bedmond Ladies. was an 11 goal thriller in the final match to report on The Tuesday Round-Up, Bedwell Rangers FC now unbeaten in 3 with 2 successive wins in the league to pull away from the bottom. Were at home taking on Panshanger Ladies. A dramatic game Jessica Sullivan put Bedwell 1-0 inside 10 minutes. Georgina Harvey levelled it at 1-1 for Panshanger Ladies on the half hour mark. Bedwell scored 2 late 1st half goals through Sullivan and Sarah King to go in 3-1 up at half-time. Chemise Huitson pulled Panshanger not only back into the game but the lead as she scored a 13 minute hat-trick in the 2nd half. Claire McNally got it back to 4-4 for Bedwell 12 minutes from time only for them to concede and own goal fall behind 2 minutes later. King struck again with 3 minutes left to make it 5-5. 90 minutes on the clock and Leah Tomlin scored for Bedwell Rangers to see them edge the encounter 6-5 and take all 3 points.
What a game to finish Edition Twenty Seven of The Tuesday Round-Up, one more Sunday left in March the clocks go forwards, no one wants to get left behind, so much still to play for a few sides falling away, agony for those that have played out and can only watch. Games in hand is easy getting the points on offer isn’t so straight forwards especially when you can see the finish line. Twists and turns yet the calculator will be working overtime as the league season draws to a close and it’ll all be covered here. Thanks for reading Edition Twenty Seven, do it all again next week.