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The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 17/03/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 17th March

A Tuesday night Cup Final interrupting affairs, this weeks Round-Up’s can resume. Beginning with Cambridgeshire as it fits in nicely with the posts, as you need only look at the one below this to catch up on events in the big game in the County this week the Women’s Invitation Cup Final played at The Abbey Stadium for the first time, Cambridge City Ladies winning the trophy for the first time last season taking on rivals and their final opponents from last season Cambridge United WFC. The Round-Up usually taking a look back at events I’m only repeating snippets of the report written in the early hours of this morning.

Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup

A handful of matches taking place in the league & cup on Sunday. 4 played in total. Two of those the semi-finals of the Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup. Their 1st team going great guns at the top of the ERWFL Premier Division, Cambridge City Ladies Development are having an equally impressive season, top of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership are now through to the League Cup Final too as they won convincingly at home in their semi-final against Championship North side Wisbech Town Ladies. Freya Standing on target for a hat-trick for Cambridge their were goals to for Anna Kanz, Yasmin Crow, Lucy Hurst, Rachel Littlewood and Rebecca Langthorpe in an 8-0 win.

  Cambridge City’s opponents in the League Cup Final will be Cambridge University Women after they knocked out current holders ICA Sports Ladies at the semi-final stage. Cambridge University at home, the sides going into half-time goalless. ICA Sports taking an early 2nd half lead. Cambridge University strong coming back to level the scores with a worldie from Eliza Croop. Went on to complete a hat-trick to put Cambridge University through to the final with a 3-1 win. Dates and venue for the final to be confirmed in due course.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

One league match played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership on Sunday saw, March Town Ladies at home to Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds. Little separating the sides 4th down to 7th final position very much remains for the taking. Both sides getting a goal in the first half drawing 1-1, went on to battle as goalless 2nd half to take away a share of the points, Emma Searle scoring for March her 8th of the season. Marie Stubbings finding the back of the net for Fulbourn once again way out in front in their goal scoring charts this Sunday’s goal her 17th of the season. 

Histon Ladies Reserves awarded the 3 points climb to 4th spot an away win against Netherton United Ladies.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

One game too in Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South, contrasting fortunes for the 6 sides in the league 3 sides with just the one win each at the bottom of the table Park Ladies won 5-3 against Isleham United Ladies last Sunday to get a 2nd 3 point haul. It was Isleham United’s turn this weekend in a close win at home to Burwell Tigers Ladies. Laura Todd scoring a goal in each half enough to secure Isleham’s 2nd win of the season in a 2-1 result having been leading 1-0 at half-time.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 10/03/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 10th March

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

Cambridge City Ladies Development return to the top of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership with victory away to Netherton United Ladies on Sunday. Top of goal difference over ICA Sports Ladies, Cambridge City have 3 games in hand on their rivals. Megan Tonks getting on the scoresheet once again for Cambridge City scoring her 28th goal of the season, A goal too for Yasmin Crow along with one for Philippa Witherspoon returning to play for the 1st time this season. Cambridge City winning the game 3-1.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup

 Semi-final weekend for the Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup a new competition introduced last season for the clubs competing in the Championship North & South. It was to one of these semi-finals Women’s Football East ventured this weekend to watch league rivals Wisbech Town Ladies and Ketton Ladies go head to head in the last 4 of the competition. Ketton leading the way with a 100% record at the top of the Championship North, Wisbech Town just 3 points behind having lost their first league meeting with two to come. Meeting in the Division One Cup this Sunday the game switched to 3G due to the weather the rain almost gone replace by the blustery winds that affected so many games across the country.

  Not ideal weather for a semi-final match, Wisbech adapting to the conditions better taking an early lead Amy Newell firing home from outside the box to make it 1-0. Ketton though they had equalised when a long range free-kick from defender Beth Goodman went in over the keeper but the effort was ruled out with players running offside one close to the keeper. A narrow lead for Wisbech at half-time the weather giving us a bit of everything. The hosts doubling their advantage early in the 2nd half with top scorers Sophie Swinden running clear on the right to send the ball past the keeper.

Chloe Stanborough with the ball at her feet for Wisbech Town Ladies

  Claire Lawrenson coming close for Ketton moments later beating the keeper only for defender Kaylie Swinden to get back head her shot wide for a corner. Ketton frustrated couldn’t get anything happening in the final 3rd, the 90 minutes almost up Wisbech were finishing strong pressing for a 3rd goal it came as Chloe Stanborough caught the ball perfectly outside the box to volley the ball home under the diving keeper. 3-0 up into stoppage time Ketton’s goalkeeper Georgia Ireland hurt diving for the ball unable to continue Amy Gray taking up the gloves Wisbech pressed the attack Swinden getting a 2nd goal then going on to complete her hat-trick with Stanborough’s cross/shot finding the top corner in the dying seconds to see Wisbech run out 6-0 winners to reach the final of the Division One Cup.

  Their opponents will be St Ives Town Ladies Development after they won their semi-final clash at home to fellow Championship South side Burwell Tigers Ladies on Sunday. Also switched to 3G due to the awful weather. St Ives like Wisbech 2nd in the South table looking to chase down Haverhill Rovers Ladies for the title itself. Jade carpenter scoring a brace in the game for St Ives with Fran Worrall also celebrating a goal in a 3-1 victory.

The date for the Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup Final announced, will be on Friday 12th April with a 7:30pm kick-off at Ely City FC. 

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

One game played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North this Sunday, Cardea Ladies consolidating 3rd position in the table with a home win against 4th placed Wisbech St Mary Ladies. The hosts taking a 10th minute lead through captain Laura Rudd added a 2nd in the 21st minute to take her goals tally to 17 for the season. Naomi Hall scoring a 3rd 4 minutes later to see Cardea holding a 3 goal lead at half-time. Wisbech St Mary threatened a comeback with 2 goals early in the 2nd half Eilish Brown on target to score in the 48th minute, Josie Turner making it 3-2 7 minutes later. Cardea found the back of the net for a 4th goal past the hour to restore a 2 goal cushion, Phoebe Browness getting the goal. Cardea winning the match 4-2.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

Haverhill Rovers Ladies extended their lead at the top Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South to 7 points with victory at home to 3rd placed Cambridge Rangers WFC on Sunday. The visitors enjoying a good season themselves scoring twice against the league leaders, Haverhill in their debut season since returning to women’s football building a strong squad, Joeli Kirby’s goals helping the side as they aim for title success scored two more on Sunday taking her tally for the season to 35. Kayleigh Nolan amongst the goals too scoring at the weekend has 13 now for the campaign with a goal on her debut for Haverhill for Georgina Sparkes in a 4-2 win.

At the other end of a contrasting Championship South table Park Ladies were at home to Isleham United Ladies on Sunday the sides both with just 3 points each to date along with Burwell Tigers Ladies. Laura Todd, Louisa Harwood and Emily Ingle all getting on the scoresheet for Isleham it wasn’t enough to take anything from the game as Park scored 5 up the other end to collect the 3 points.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 17/02/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 17th February

Cambridgeshire Women’s Invitation Cup

Semi-final weekend in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Invitation Cup, two contrasting results that will see a repeat of last seasons final with Cambridge City Ladies defending the trophy they won taking on Cambridge United WFC who will just a determined to win it back. They get on like a house on fire and don’t do anything to wind each other up… well … I tried. 

  Cambridge United WFC faced a testing opponent in their semi-final at home on Sunday were taking on St Ives Town Ladies, leading the way in ERWFL Division One unbeaten so far in the league this season working hard to become another leading women’s football side in the county. Cambridge United playing two league above in FAWNL South East Division One. Mollie Coupar getting onto the end of a free-kick from the left to put the ball over the line from close range to open the scoring for Cambridge inside the opening 5 minutes. There were few chances after that with Cambridge pressing St Ives keeping them at bay couldn’t find a reply up the other end Coupar’s goal enough to send Cambridge through to another Invitation Cup Final.

Mollie Coupar with the goal to send Cambridge United WFC into the Invitation Cup Final (photo credit Gary Reed)

Cambridge City Ladies are unbeaten at the top of the ERWFL Premier Division with just 2 league points dropped to date, the ambition the title and with it promotion to the FAWNL themselves. Defending the Invitation Cup just as important are scoring and have plenty of goalscorers in their squad. Were away in the semi-finals of the competition taking on Wisbech Town Ladies, playing 3 leagues below in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North have goals in their side too, Cambridge City however proving too strong an opponent on the day. Carla Penny top scoring in the match netting 4 goals. 3 players all scoring a brace each, Lauren Tomlinson, Sarah Mosley and Erin Davies. Laura Mills, Amy Reed and Shannon Shaw also finding the back of the net for a goal each in a 13-0 win. 

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

ICA Sports Ladies climb back to the top of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership after they were awarded the win over Netherton United Ladies. One game taking place in the league on Sunday saw 3rd placed Cambridge University Women at home to bottom side Riverside Ladies. Lidiya Mykhaylechko netting a brace for Cambridge University Lu Liu scoring her 1st goal for the club and another on debut in a 4-0 win.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

 One match too played in Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North this Sunday with table toppers Ketton Ladies looking to make it 8 win from 8 and go 3 points clear at the top as they travelled to Hungate Rovers Ladies. Fran Kavanagh scoring another hat-trick for Ketton one from the penalty spot. There were braces too for Beth Goodman and Claire Lawrenson in a 7-1 victory.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

The Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South table is a league of two halves, the six sides split into 2 groups the bottom 3 all with a single win on the board each the top three all in the hunt for the title itself. Haverhill Rovers Ladies 6 points clear, 2nd placed St Ives Town Ladies Development on 18 points with 2 games in hand, a 18 points too for 3rd placed Cambridge Rangers WFC who have a game in hand on Haverhill in a strong position should either of the top two slip up. A sixth win of the season coming at home on Sunday against Isleham United Ladies in the only game in the division on Sunday. Cambridge Rangers with a great 5-1 win to keep up the pressure on the leading pair. Laura Todd scoring Isleham United’s goal.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 10/02/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 10th February

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

   One match beating the weather in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership this Sunday with Netherton United Ladies beating local rivals Riverside Ladies for the 2nd successive game to move up to 4th position in the table with their 4th win of the season. A 4-0 home win at the end of January, Netherton were the visitors this Sunday goals from Emma Johnson and Clare Gallagher securing the 3 points with a 2-0 victory.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

A big game in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North this Sunday with the top two both with 100% records going head to head, Wisbech Town Ladies hosting Ketton Ladies. Had met earlier in the season that game however abandoned with Ketton leading 4-1 due to injury. A late switch to 3G to enable this Sundays’ meeting to go ahead. Wisbech enjoying some good spells found the back of the net for one goal but it wasn’t enough as Ketton found the back of their opponents net for 3 goals to see them go top on goal difference. Claire Lawrenson, Sascha Smith and Beth Goodman getting the goals to make it 7 wins from that in the North7.

  A 3rd win of the season sees Cardea Ladies move above Wisbech St Mary Ladies into 3rd position in the Championship North on Sunday. Cardea at home taking on Wisbech St Mary the sides fighting out a goalless draw at half-time, t was Wisbech St Mary who opening the scoring 2nd half going 1-0 in the 55th minute. Cardea responding well with captain Laura Ruddy firing in the equaliser 5 minutes later, another 5 minutes played and Cardea were in the lead Ruddy scoring again to make it 2-1. 15 minutes left and Ruddy had the ball in the back of the net again to complete her hat-trick. Wisbech St Mary pulling a goal back to make it 3-2 with 8 minutes left and set up a nervous finish to the game Cardea holding out to get the 3 points.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

The battle for top spot in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South is just a tense as the top two both won at the weekend in the two games taking place in the league on Sunday. Leaders Haverhill Rovers Ladies remain 6 points clear of 2nd placed St Ives Town Development. Were at home to Isleham United Ladies. Kayleigh Nolan top scoring for Haverhill in the match netting a hat-trick takes her onto 11 for the season. Joeli Kirby fine goal scoring form also continues, a brace at the weekend against Isleham taking her tally to 28 goals now. There were debut goals too for two players Michelle Matthews and Kiera Ince. The final score 10-1 the other goal scorers for Haverhill, Amy Evans, Elicia Cooper and Bethany-May Harding.

  St Ives Town Ladies Development were away to Burwell Tigers Ladies in the league this Sunday like Haverhill have just the one defeat this season that on the opening day against Haverhill. Returned the favour to inflict Haverhill’s only league defeat back in October. A comfortable win for St Ives with Fran Worrall and Jade Carpenter both scoring hat-tricks against Burwell, Carpenter’s 3 goals seeing her take over as the leading goal scorer on 13. Kirsty Wicks also getting on the scoresheet with a goal for St Ives the visitors winning 7-0. 6 points behind Haverhill, with 2 games in hand.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 27/01/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 27th January

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

The weather might have been rubbish at the weekend but there was plenty of football in Cambridgeshire to keep you warm on Sunday with the action taking place across 5 competitions. 

There were two games played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership on Sunday. ICA Sports Ladies taking advantage of Cambridge City Ladies being involved in the League Cup this weekend winning at home to retake the lead in the table. Faced a tough game with 3rd placed and potential title challengers themselves Cambridge University Women the visitors. Turned out to be a close one with the sides sharing a goal each in the first half, Cambridge University adding another 2nd half, the Peterborough based ICA Sports edging the victory finding the back of the net for two goals in the 2nd period to win the match 3-2. Goals from Lorna Hart, Jessica Farchica and Becky Shields the difference for ICA Sports, Hannah Sanderson and Amanda Wainwright scoring the goals for Cambridge University.

   It was a much needed win to for another Peterborough based side at home with Netherton United Ladies getting the win at home to local rivals Riverside Ladies on Sunday in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership. Goals for Lissy Crutchfield, Claire Gallagher, Poppy Sparrow and a first of the season for Jenna Nairn securing a 4-0 win for Netherton lifting them up a place in the table.

Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup

The League Cup played in a group stage with the top two from the 4 mini-leagues progressing to the knock-out stages of the competition. Reaching it’s climax the 8 sides progressing have been decided (we think if I’ve read things right)

  Some already known before this Sunday 3 group games played this weekend. In Group B, Premiership side March Town United Ladies finish top with 5 wins from 5 played as they came back from a goal down at home to Championship North side Wisbech St Mary Ladies to win the game 3-1. Josie Turner putting the visitors into the lead. March pulling it level before half-time going on to score twice in the 2nd half to clinch victory. Emma Searle netting a brace with Megan Tombs making her 2nd appearance for the club celebrating her 1st goal. Also progressing to the knock out stages from Group B are Wisbech Town Ladies.

  In Group C, Cambridge City Ladies Development were already through to the knock stages as they hosted St Ives Town Ladies Development on Sunday, one of 3 sides tied on 9 points going into the game a positive result would see St Ives secure a place in the knock out stages themselves. Megan Tonks has been prolific this season for Cambridge City scored against St Ives taking her goals tally to 27 for the season. Freya Standing too in great form since joining the side into her 4th appearance hit a brace to move onto 6 scored with Yasmin Crow also getting a goal in a 4-1 win for Cambridge City. St Ives just missing out for a place in the knock out stage with Riverside Ladies clinching runners up spot.

  One game played in Group A at the weekend neither side with a chance of qualification as Championship North sides Pinchbeck United Ladies and Cardea Ladies meet in the League Cup both looking for their 1st competitive win in the group. It was Pinchbeck celebrating at the final whistle getting the positive result goals from Rebecca Navarrete and Chloe Gray enough to secure a 2-1 victory with Laura Rudd scoring for Cardea. ICA Sports the League Cup holders currently lead Group A with Ketton Ladies 3 points behind also progressing even though they have a game remaining against Pinchbeck.

  The other two sides progressing are from Group D, Haverhill Rovers Ladies topping the group with Cambridge University Women edging out Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds. 

Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup

One game played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup on Sunday the quarter final tie between Isleham United Ladies at home against Ketton Ladies. The visitors going strong with a 100% winning record in the Championship North proving the stronger as they won comfortably against their Championship South opponents Ketton booking their place in the last 4 of the competition winning 6-0 to join Burwell Tigers Ladies & ST Ives Town Ladies Development. Cardea Ladies are at home to Wisbech Town Ladies in the last remaining quarter final being held this coming Sunday.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

This Sunday Wisbech Town Ladies were in league action in the only game from the Championship North. Continued their 100% winning record to move 3 points clear of Ketton Ladies at the top of the table. Were at home (at least moved to a 3G) against Hungate Rovers Ladies. The visitors getting themselves into the lead through Kelsey McKenna, Wisbech Town came back to hold a 3-1 lead at half-time went on to comfortably win in the 2nd half 8-1 the final score. Top scorer Sophie Swinden scoring a hat-trick taking her to 21 for the season. There was a brace to for Chloe Stanborough with Chelsea King, Amy Newell & Abbe Somerville with her 1st of the season all getting a goal each.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

Haverhill Rovers Ladies were playing their first league game since the 9th December this Sunday ended January with a positive result to see them reopen a 6 point lead at the top of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South. Were away to bottom side Burwell Tigers Ladies. Joeli Kirby enjoying a strong campaign in front of goal for Haverhill the top scorers adding another 5 goals on Sunday with Kayleigh Nolan also getting a goal. The final score 8-1 their were 1st Haverhill goals too for Clair Andrews and Bethany-May Harding.

  Cambridge Rangers WFC are also enjoying a great season in the Championship South a 5th win from 7 played takes them level on points with 2nd placed St Ives Town Ladies Development. At home this Sunday were playing Park Ladies goals from Erika Balskute and a goal on her first start for Daniella Lewis securing a 2-0 victory for Cambridge Rangers.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 20/01/19

Sunday 20th January

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

Like their 1st team, Cambridge City Ladies Development won big at home on Sunday to return to the top of the league. One of 3 games taking place in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership this Sunday. It was a clash between the top two with Cambridge City hosting league leaders ICA Sports Ladies. Megan Tonks this in prolific form in front of goal for Cambridge City this season, way out in front on the goal scoring charts, scored another 5 goals this Sunday against ICA Sports to take her onto 26 goals from just 10 appearances. Jade Powell was also amongst the hosts goals netting a brace with Freya Standing also getting a goal in an 8-1 win, 3 starts yielding 4 goals. Carmen Herridge with the consolation goal for ICA Sports.

Cambridge University Women climb back up into 3rd position in the league have plenty of games in hand on both leading sides with the gap 6 points to both. Were away to the side in 3rd position going into the weekend Histon Ladies Reserves, nothing separating the sides at half-time with the game goalless the visitors going on to claim the 3 points with a narrow win in the 2nd half goals from Jennifer Atherton and Amanda Wainwright enough to see the game won 2-1 with Sophie Wing scoring for Histon.

The other game from the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership involving the bottom sides with Riverside Ladies hosting Fulbourn Bluebirds Institute on Sunday. Fulbourn getting the 3 points just their 2nd win of the season that lifts them up a place and well positioned to fight for a mid-table finish. Marie Stubbings scoring a brace, there were goals too for Sharron Pinner and Krissie Taylor in a 4-0 victory.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup

One match in the finish from the quarter finals of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup competition this Sunday, Championship North side, Wisbech St Mary Ladies hosting Championship South side St Ives Town Ladies Development. A close one this at least in the 90 minutes the sides battling out a 0-0 the tie heading into extra-time where St Ives Town were the side to at last get their noses in front, the visiting side going in to add a further 2 goals to see them through to the last 4 of the Division One Cup. Jade Carpenter, with Emilee Steel and Georgia Rebane scoring for the first time this season.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 13/01/19

Sunday 13th January

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

One league match played in Cambridgeshire this weekend in the Premiership, Histon Ladies Reserves climbing back up into 3rd in the table with a home win over March Town United Ladies on Sunday. The sides cancelling each other out at half-time with the scores drawn at 2-2. Louise Barbour and Emma Searle finding the back of the net for the visitors with Danielle Briggs and Anneka DeAth with her 1st goal of the season scoring for Histon. The winning goal coming in the 2nd half going the way of the hosts Kirsty Lemmon Sparks making just her 1st start of the season marking her return with a goal.

Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup

Elsewhere in Cambridgeshire it was another round of matches from the group stage of the Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup, final standings getting sorted those qualifying for the knock-out stage revealed.

In Group A, Premiership leaders ICA Sports Ladies are the current League Cup holders, top the group with 4 wins from 4 going into their final game at home to Ketton Ladies this Sunday. Their opponents with a 100% record in League and Cup at the top of the Championship North a challenge for both sides it was Ketton with the narrow advantage at half-time leading ICA Sports 2-1. The hosts coming back to level the scores at 2-2 in the 2nd period and see the sides share the points. ICA Sports advance to the knockout stages, Ketton too the point enough even though they still have a game to go.

That point for Ketton ended Netherton United Ladies hopes of reaching the knock-out stages, with two defeats in the competition group stage the best they could muster was 9 points, there final group match at home the Premiership side were up against Championship North side, Pinchbeck United Ladies on Sunday. Netherton comfortable winners won for the 3rd time in the group 4-0.

Wisbech Town Ladies and March Town United Ladies are set to finish in the top two in Group B. March with 4 wins from 4 awarded a home win against Spalding United Ladies who sadly folded early in the season. Wisbech Town Ladies were away facing their local derby rivals yet again this season Wisbech St Mary Ladies. A dogged battle between the sides 0-0 for a large portion of the match Wisbech Town eventually breaking the deadlock before going on to run out 4-0 winners. Sophie Swinden scoring twice with Chloe Stanborough and Chelsea King both grabbing a goal each. Wisbech Town finish with 12 points can’t be caught March with a game to play will top the group with a positive result.

Also in Group B it was a win to end their league cup campaign for Championship side Park Ladies, making the trip to face Championship North side, Hungate Rovers Ladies on Sunday. April Cooper and Ewelina Jerzak scoring a goal a piece for Hungate. Sherrie Martin was on target for a hat-trick for Park, the visitors winning the game 4-2 Danielle Green also on the scoresheet.

In Group C on Sunday, Cambridge City Ladies Development made it 4 wins from 4 in the League Cup with a convincing win over fellow Premiership side, Riverside Ladies. Freya Standing hitting a double along with top scorer Megan Tonks her brace putting her on 21 goals for the season. Ellie Cullum and Rachel Pearce also getting on the scoresheet with goal each in a 6-0 win that assures Cambridge City a place in the knockout stages with a game to play 3 points the difference them and St Ives Town Ladies Development.

The Championship South side winning at home to Cambridge Rangers Women on Sunday to move into 2nd spot in Group C on 9 points with Riverside Ladies who have played all their fixtures in the competition. Goals from Connie Liddiard and Kirsty Wicks seeing St Ives win the game 2-0 and almost certainly see them into the knockout stages baring a heavy defeat when they face Cambridge City.

In Group D all the sides have played out there fixtures with 3 sides level on 9 points, Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds awarded an away win over Isleham United leaving them in 3rd spot, above them are Cambridge University Women their fellow Premiership side beating group leaders Haverhill Rovers Ladies from the Championship South to claim 2nd spot with their 3rd win in the competition, Haverhill losing for the 1st time in the league Cup both advancing to the knockout stage. Were drawing 1-1 at half-time with Cambridge University getting the better of their opponents 2nd half to win 3-1. Amanda Wainwright and Lidiya Mykhaylechko with two of the goals for Cambridge University.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 16/12/18

Sunday 16th December

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

 Two games to end the year from the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership this Sunday. Leaders ICA Sports Ladies were away taking on 7th placed March Town United Ladies. A competitive first half saw the sides level at 2-2 going into the break. March coming out the stronger in the 2nd half scoring a further 3 goals that sees them leap up the table into 4th spot with a 5-3 win. Naomi McGarvie netting a brace, there were goals too for Emma Frost, Adele Munday and Georgia Brown.

   A 3rd defeat of the season now for ICA Sports Ladies they see their lead at the top of the Premiership cut to 3 points as Cambridge City Ladies Development return to wining ways in the league after losing for the 1st and only time at the start of the month. Were at home to bottom side Riverside ladies on Sunday. A 5-1 win in the finish securing the 3 points move onto 15 points 3 behind ICA Sports but with 3 games in hand. Yasmin Crow & Hannah Lock on the scoresheet for Cambridge City along with 3 players scoring their 1st goals, Ceri Flye, Rebecca Langthorne and Freya Standing making her 1st start too. Hannah Murphy with the goal for Riverside.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Junior Invitation Cup

   One outstanding quarter final from the Cambridgeshire Women’s Junior invitation Cup taking place this Sunday. An 11am kick-off with Premiership side, Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds hosting, Championship South side, Cambridge Rangers WFC. The higher placed league side proving the stronger in the finish despite ending the game with 10 players, Yasmine Upson amongst the goalscorers also shown a red card. Sharon Pinner, Amy Smith and Marie Stubbings all getting a goal too in a 4-0 win. Fulbourn will now face Burwell Tigers Ladies in the semi-finals.

Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup

One group match from the League Cup taking place this weekend with Park Ladies away to Wisbech Town Ladies on Sunday in Group B. The game switched to 3G because of the bad weather. Park having just the 9 players available. Wisbech Town doing well in both the League & League Cup have alot of firepower in their squad and that proved too much for Park as they ran out 8-0 winners to climb up into 2nd spot in the Group B table with 9 points with one to play against Wisbech St Mary.

The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 02/12/18

The Round-Up

Sunday 2nd December

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

Two game in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership this Sunday both involving the top two and seeing 8 goals scored. Leaders ICA Sports Ladies were at home to bottom side Riverside Ladies at the weekend a convincing win against their Peterborough rivals seeing them open up a 6 point lead at the top of the table. Jessica Farchina and Donna Nicholls both scoring twice in the game, their were goals to for Kylie Armstrong, Zoe Leddy and Megan Purnell in a 7-1 victory. Annie Posnett from the penalty spot scoring the goal for Riverside.

   2nd placed Cambridge City Ladies Development were playing their 1st game in over a month this Sunday a morning trip across the city to play Cambridge University Women. 4 wins from 4 to start the season for Cambridge City. Cambridge University with just the one defeat themselves had only played 3 league games themselves, the sides all square at 2-2 come the half-time whistle. Cambridge City going on to score once more in the 2nd half. Tasted defeat for the 1st time this season however as Cambridge University found the back of their opponents net for 3 further goals to win the game 5-3. Ellie Cullum, Anna Kanz and Megan Tonks scoring for Cambridge City. Amanda Wainwright, Ollie Linnea Gradin, Lidiya Mykhaylechko, Maria Pykala and Beatrice Wood getting the goals for Cambridge University. Now 6 and 9 points behind ICA Sports both have games in hand City 3 and University 4.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

Two games also in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North this Sunday. Leaders Ketton Ladies at home taking on bottom side Pinchbeck United Ladies, ran out comfortable winners maintaining their 100% winning start to the season 5 games now, the winning margin 7-0. Move 3 points clear at the top with 2nd placed Wisbech Town Ladies also having a 100% record.

   Cardea Ladies were hosting Hungate Rovers Ladies on Sunday in the league, a high scoring draw between the sides saw them take a point each from the game, Danielle King getting a goal along with a brace for captain Laura Rudd the scorers for Cardea. Kelsey McKenna netting a hat-trick for Hungate Rovers to secure a point.

Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup

Three group matches from the Cambridgeshire Women’s League Cup also taking place this weekend. In Group B, Championship South side Park Ladies were hosting Championship North side Wisbech St Mary Ladies on Sunday. The two meeting in the Invitation Cup back at the end of October finishing 2-2 the game won by Park on penalties. Once again the sides were all square at 2-2 at the final whistle but no shootout this time around to decide a winner both earning a point. Wisbech St Mary remain 2nd in the table their goals scored by Megan Radcliffe and Josie Turner.

   In Group C their was an upset as Championship South side, Cambridge Rangers beat Premiership opponents Histon Ladies Reserves on Sunday to join Cambridge City Ladies Development on 9 points at the top of the mini-league table. A 2-1 win for Cambridge Rangers have one more game left away to St Ives Development. Histon have played out their league cup fixtures each side playing the other once. The top 2 from the 4 groups progressing to the quarter finals.

   Group D containing just 5 sides, each side with 4 to play, Haverhill Rovers Ladies with 3 wins from 3 so far topping the table putting themselves in a strong position to progress to the knock-out stages with one to play at home to Cambridge University Women. This Sunday they were taking on fellow Championship South opposition an away game against Isleham United Ladies. Top scorer Joeli Kirby finding the back of the net for another 4 goals has 19 for the season now. Catherine Upton celebrating her first goals for Haverhill too on Sunday bagged herself a hat-trick. With Kayleigh Steed and Kayleigh Nolan both getting a goal each in a 9-2 victory. Emily Ingle and Laura Todd scoring the goals for Isleham.

 




The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 11/11/18

The Round-Up

Sunday 11th November

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

ICA Sports Ladies are the new leaders in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership the Peterborough based side active in November playing games have picked up the points to catch and overhaul previous leaders Cambridge City Ladies Development whilst they have had no league action for a month now. ICA Sports with 3 successive wins in that time to move up the table. Were away to Histon Ladies Reserves this Sunday. A brace for Carmen Herridge for ICA Sports takes her onto 7 goals for the season with Bente Hanert also on target with a goal her 3rd after celebrating her 1st two goals for ICA Sports last weekend. The visitors winning 3-1 to go 3 points clear at the top. Cambridge City Ladies Development with 3 games in hand however with a 100% success rate form those 4 matches.

  At the other end of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership it was a 10 goal thriller between Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds at home to March Town United Ladies on Sunday. The points had to be shared however as the sides contested an exciting 5-5 draw. Marie Stubbings hitting a brace for Fulbourn, so too did Yasmine Upson with her 1st two goals of the season and a first goal of the season too for Fulbourn’s Sarah Bodger. Louise Balfour doubling her tally for the season for March Town United as she struck the ball into the back of the net 4 times. Emma Searle netting to other goal her 1st of the season.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Invitation Cup

 One tie from the 1st Round of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Invitation Cup played this Sunday saw ERWFL Division One side, St Ives Town Ladies hosting Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership side Riverside Ladies. A comfortable win for the higher league side to progress to the quarter finals with both Fran Worrall and Hannah Seymour-Shove scoring a hat-trick a piece their was a goal each to for Jade Carpenter, Emily Smith and Stephanie Ransome in a 9-0 win for St Ives.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

They’ve done it at last a first ever league win for Burwell Tigers Ladies, 3 points on the board. Just the 2 last season in their debut year in women’s football are of the mark winning their 6th game of the season, Burwell were away taking on Isleham United Ladies on Sunday in the only game in the Championship South. Charlotte Forgarty scoring twice for the visitors, their were goals to for Elisa Heinamaa, Megan Seabrook-Mead and Ellie Garrett in a 5-1 victory. Vicky Sievewright scoring for Isleham United. Had to wait a long time for that and I’m pleased to write about a win at long last for Burwell.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup

Three matches played in the 1st Round of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup this Sunday the competition entering it’s 2nd season a knock-out format. Histon Ladies Reserves winning the trophy last season are promoted now so ineligible to compete. It was a good weekend for the top three sides in the Championship North with all progressing in the competition, Ketton Ladies were at home to Pinchbeck United Ladies. Just the one goal scored but it was enough for the Championship North leaders as Ketton advance.

  Wisbech Town Ladies also had a home draw in the 1st Round of the Division One Cup taking on Championship South side, Park Ladies. A brace from top scorer Sophie Swinden takes her into double figures for the season. Rachael Simpson and Chelsea King also on target for Wisbech Town with a goal each to see them advance with a 4-0 win.

  A comfortable home win too on Sunday in the 1st Round of the Division One Cup for Wisbech St Mary as they met Cambridge Rangers Women who like themselves lay 3rd in the Championship South. Braces for both Eilish Brown and Carlie Knight for Wisbech St Mary Josie Turner and Demi Newman were also both on target with a goal each in a 6-0 win.