Sunday 23rd September
ERWFL Premier Division
Just the one game in the ERWFL Premier Division this Sunday with several of the other teams involved in the FA Women’s Cup. It was a significant result though at home for Brentwood Town Ladies over Bedford Ladies. Goals from Jessica Mills her first of the season and Georgia Holdaway on target for her 8th already this season enough to secure a 2-1 victory, Brentwood’s 3rd successive league win taking them up to 2nd in the ERWFL Premier Division table. Charlotte Demmon with her 1st goal of the season not enough as Bedford having gone 4 league games unbeaten at the start of the season suffer back to back defeats.
ERWFL League Cup
In ERWFL Division One this Sunday the action focused to the League Cup, with 5 ties from the 1st Round taking place. Plenty of goals scored and big wins in 4 of the 5 games too. There were plenty of goals scored in the other 1st Round tie too but it was a much closer game between Stevenage Ladies Reserves at home to King’s Lynn Town Ladies the sides sharing a 9 goal thriller in the finish. Stevenage getting off to the better start getting themselves into a 3-1 lead King’s Lynn fighting back saw the sides drawing 4-4 before Stevenage scored for a fifth time to take the win. Daniela Martucci another attacker showing great form at the start of the season moving onto 8 as she bagged a hat-trick for Stevenage, Rebecca Brooker with her 1st of the season and Hannah Marsh also on target. Also 8 goals for the season too for King’s Lynn striker Oksana Imanalijeva as she scored all 4 of the visitors goals.
Elsewhere the results were more one sided in the 1st Round of the League Cup. Lawford Ladies were on the road taking on Bishops Stortford Ladies. A hat-trick for captain, Daisy Canny with Jasmine Cox going one better with 4 goals seeing Lawford safely through to the 2nd Round with a 7-0 win.
Bowers & Pitsea Ladies were getting to play at home for first time this season at the newly refurbished The Len Salmon Stadium. Were hosting Ipswich Wanderers Ladies in the 1st Round of the League Cup. Bowers & Pitsea coming back from a goal down to lead 2-1 at half-time with Danielle Styles and Emma Mackie on target. The hosts finishing the game strongly scoring 7 goals in the final 23 minutes to run out 9-1 winners with Styles adding two more to complete her hat-trick. A hat-trick too late on for Ebony Moore. Georgia Fraser also scoring to begin the 2nd half goal feast, Louise Daly netting her first goal for the club along with a late strike for Sophie Dowman seeing Bowers & Pitsea progress.
A hat-trick each for Victoria Kinsman and Rosi Webb along with a goal for Sally Appleton her first for the club saw Hutton Ladies win comfortably at home in the 1st Round of the League Cup against Hatfield Peverel Ladies on Sunday. Kinsman now has an incredible 13 goals from 5 appearances so far this season, Webb with 7 in the goals scored column from 4 appearances.
St Ives Town Ladies also progressing to the 2nd Round of the League Cup with a good result at home against Hertford Town Ladies on Sunday. Georgia Stancombe netting a brace, there were goals too for Hannah Seymour-Shove and Katie Stancombe with new signing Francesca Worrall also getting a goal her 1st for the 1st team.
With 3 sides receiving a bye’s in the 1st Round of the League Cup 4 ties with take place in the 2nd Round with the winners joining the Premier Division sides entering in the 3rd Round. The draw to be played Sunday 28th October is as follows :-
Histon Ladies v Bowers & Pitsea Ladies
Hoddesdon Town Owls Ladies v St Ives Town Ladies
Hutton Ladies v Stevenage Ladies Reserves
Newmarket Town Ladies v Lawford Ladies