Sunday 30th September
ERWFL Premier Division
New leaders in the ERWFL Premier Division, a 4th straight league win seeing Brentwood Town Ladies climb to the top of the table, the Essex side ahead of Cambridge City Ladies on goal difference. Brentwood winning on the road this Sunday away to AFC Sudbury Ladies, Marie Barker scoring for the 1st time this season from Brentwood along with a brace for Georgia Holdaway taking her into double figures for the season seeing Brentwood clinch victory 3-0.
Cambridge City Ladies maintained their own excellent start to the campaign with a late winner at home to Wymondham Town Ladies on Sunday to make it 4 from 4 in the ERWFL Premier Division. A close contest saw the visitors open the scoring midway through the 1st half Jorja Patterson sending the ball past the keeper to make it 1-0. Cambridge City coming back to level through an own goal and chances to take the lead were denied with Wymondham goalkeeper Ashleigh O’Callaghan making some vita saves. Cambridge City though went on to score a late winner to keep up their 100% record, Laura Mills arriving at the far post to turn the ball in to win the game 2-1.
2-1 also the winning score for 3rd placed Acle United Women as they maintain the pressure on the leaders 2 points the gap, the Brentwood and Cambridge City. Were on the road up against Coley Heath Ladies on Sunday. Grace Birchall scoring in the 1st half to give the Norfolk side the advantage, Acle defending their goal advantage going into the final 10 minutes were awarded a free-kick the ball sent in to the box hitting the post before Birchall turned the rebound in to make it 2-0 to Acle. Colney Heath aggrieved at some decisions made were awarded a penalty deep into stoppage time, Lucy Hancock converting to score.
Peterborough Northern Star Ladies are now up to 5th in the ERWFL Premier Division table having now collected 7 points from their last 3 league games a 2nd successive win coming at home on Sunday against AFC Dunstable Ladies. A single goal enough to win all 3 points, Vicky Gallagher with her 1st goal of the season securing the victory for Peterborough Northern Star.
ERWFL Division One
Stevenage Ladies Reserves continue to set the pace in ERWFL Division One recording a 5th league win of the season at home to Ipswich Wanderers Ladies on Sunday to leave them 5 points clear at the top. Gemma Biggadike netting her 1st goal for Stevenage in only her 2nd game. Sherrie Evans also scoring with, Emily Schofield and Daniela Martucci both getting 2 each in a 6-1 win. Martucci moving onto 10 goals. Jade Horne with the consolation goal for Ipswich Wanderers.
St Ives Town Ladies move up into 2nd spot in ERWFL Division One, unbeaten at the start of the season won for the 3rd time at home to Hertford Town Ladies on Sunday, the Cambridgeshire Premiership winners playing Hertford Town Ladies at home for the 2nd successive Sunday. A 5-0 win in the 1st Round of the League Cup last time out. A brace each for Georgia & Katie Stancombe seeing St Ives Town secure the league win 4-1 this time around.
Also newly promoted to ERWFL Division One from the Cambridgeshire Premiership are Newmarket Town Ladies, a 3rd league win seeing them join St Ives Town Ladies on 10 points in 3rd place in the table following a 3rd successive league win unbeaten in 4 now. Were away to Bishops Stortford Ladies on Sunday. A brace from Jess Linger seeing her open her goals account for Newmarket this season with Lauren Deller and Hannah Rogers also with her 1st Newmarket goal seeing the visitors return home with a 4-1 win. Heather Martin with the goal on the stroke of half-time for Bishops Stortford.
A more comfortable scoreline to one they’ve been used to for King’s Lynn Town Ladies on Sunday as they win for the 3rd time this season too away to Hatfield Peverel Ladies. Tiffany Forshaw deciding she’d not going to let Oksana Imanalijeva runaway with the goals scoring a double hat-trick to take her onto 8 for the season. Imanalijeva just ahead with 9 as she scored another goal. Rochelle Woods also getting on the scoresheet along with Annie Rooks netting her 1st King’s Lynn goal in a 9-0 victory. Now 5th on 9 points along with 4th placed Hutton Ladies.
All very tight in ERWFL Division One two more sides moving onto 9 points in the middle of the table, Bowers & Pitsea Ladies were entertaining Histon Ladies on Sunday, the Essex side winning for the 3rd time this season a goal scored in each half by Sophie Dowman and Danielle Styles seeing Bowers & Pitsea win 2-0.
Also on 9 points in 7th are Lawford Ladies unbeaten now in 3 in the league after their opening day loss. The newly promoted Essex side were at home in the league on Sunday taking on Hoddesdon Town Owls Ladies. Jasmine Cox moving onto 8 goals scoring a brace. Both Erin Hornby and Jessica Collinson also scoring in the match both their 1st goals of the season. Winning 4-1. Lawford taking a 2nd minute lead were pegged back just 4 minutes later as Rosy Woodhams equalised for Hoddesdon. Lawford scoring late in the 2nd half wrapping up the 3 points striking twice in the final 10 minutes of the game.