Beds & Herts – Sunday 27th November
Beds & Herts Women’s Division One
Sherrardswood Ladies winning streak came to an end on Sunday, 5 league victories in a row had seen them climb into top spot in Beds & Herts Women’s Division One. Suffered their 2nd defeat of the season at home this weekend taking on St Albans Ladies who move up into 5th with the 3 points. St Albans leading 2-0 at half-time Suzanne Read giving them the lead on 37 minutes, Kayla Johnson adding the 2nd goal a minute before the half-time whistle. Sherrardswood Ladies pulled a goal back 5 minutes into the 2nd half Laura Cousins scoring. St Albans went on to restore the 2 goal cushion lead 3-1 in the 63rd minute, Read with her 2nd goal of the game, 3-1 the final score.
3-1 was also the final score in the other match in Beds & Herts Women’s Division One at the weekend going the way of the away side as Bishops Stortford Ladies travelled to play Hitchin Town Ladies. Goals from Rosee Golding, Yasmin Smith and Samantha Tant seeing them secure the 3 points and climb up into 3rd place in the league. Emma Chaffey scoring the goal for Hitchin Town Ladies.
Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two
A meeting between 2nd and 3rd at the top of Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two on Sunday with 2nd placed Panshanger Ladies hosting 3rd placed Garston Ladies FC 96 at the Moneyhole Playing Fields. The sides had met just a fortnight ago in the reverse fixture Panshanger Ladies winning away from home 6-1 to move above Garston in the league. This time Garston were the away side and won the 3 points beating Panshanger by an equal 5 goal margin to move back above them into 2nd. Led 2-0 at half-time before going on to score a further 3 goals 2nd half to win the match 5-0. A brace each for Lilly Clark and Jade Roberts with Lauren Berryman also netting a goal.
Watton Ladies move up into 4th spot in Division Two with a large away win on Sunday travelling to play bottom side Woburn & Wavendon Lionesses Clarets still looking for their 1st league points of the season. Watton finding the back of the net for 7 goals winning 7-1 to take the 3 points. Charlotte Demmon with the consolation goal for Woburn in the 2nd half.
Watton move above Hitchin Belles in the league table after they were beaten away from home on Sunday playing Royston Town Ladies Reserves who win for the 2nd time this season winning the match 5-2 with the goals coming from 5 different scorers, Abby Collins, Angelica Fachechi, Amber Murray, Harriet Smith and Kelly Yarwood all getting their name on the scoresheet. Ruth Fox and Charlotte Peters with Hitchin Belles goals.
Beds & Herts Division Three
Two matches in Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three on Sunday Woburn & Wavendon Lionesses Blues opening up a 3 point lead at the top of the table as the extended their 100% winning start to the season to 5 matches were away at the weekend playing Potters Bar United Ladies. Amy Gibbins and Georgia Payne both netting 2 goals each with a goal for both Rachel Moffat and Leanne James in a 6-0 victory.
In the other match in Division Three, Crawley Green Ladies came from behind twice to beat Shefford Town & Campton Ladies to climb up into 3rd place in the league on Sunday. At home Crawley Green were behind in the 7th minute as Shefford took the lead. Nina Service getting Crawley Green back on level terms in the 37th minute to make it 1-1 the score at half-time. Again Shefford took the lead early on in the 2nd half. Service with her 2nd goal of the match squaring it up at 2-2 on 56 minutes. Kirsty Morley scored to see Crawley Green take the lead for the 1st time in the match 3-2. Service netting her 3rd goal to complete her hat-trick with 6 minutes left to see Crawley Green take the 3 points with a 4-2 win.
Hertfordshire Women’s County Cup
In final tie to be played in the 2nd Round of the Hertfordshire Women’s County Cup with Beds & Herts Women’s Division One side Garston Ladies hosting the current holders of the cup Watford Ladies Development U19s. The sides playing out a 1-1 draw in the 90 minutes on Sunday to see the tie head into extra-time. Watford scoring in the extra period to win the match 2-1 and complete the quarter final line up.