Rees in five-star display
Langford Ladies recorded their first win of the season with a 6-2 home victory over Gillingham. Going in at half time 2-0 up with goals from Faye Rees and Donna McGuigan, the second half brought four more goals for Rees with two in reply from the visitors
Langford Ladies recorded their first win of the season with a 6-2 home victory over Gillingham.
Going in at half time 2-0 up with goals from Faye Rees and Donna McGuigan, the second half brought four more goals for Rees with two in reply from the visitors.
Langford squad: Verity Crook, Nikki Day, Debbie Styles, Sophie Bailey, Tessa Shaw, Donna McGuigan, Laura Bright, Laveena Betts, Shelley Forster, Naomi Lyons, Faye Rees, Laura Shearwood.
Stevenage Boro Ladies needed extra time to overcome Met Police from the Greater London League in the FA Cup.
Key players returned to the squad after injury as Boro managed a 2-1 win after extra time.
The Met scored early in the first half after keeper Sarah Allcock-Green misjudged the flight of the ball.
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Katie Light almost got the equaliser shortly after with a great run from midfield, taking the ball round the keeper but just slotting the wrong side of the post.
Centre-back April Spang also narrowly missed a header from a corner just before the break.
Minutes into the second period, Light got the equaliser after attacking a good cross from captain Janet Mansell on the right.
In the first period of extra time, some fantastic play down the right between right-back Emma Edwards and Mansell resulted in the winner from Edwards' 20-yard shot.
Boro Ladies were playing a local derby against Stevenage Vixens last night (Wednesday) and have a tough league game against Cottenham this Sunday.
Arlesey Town Ladies went out of the FA Cup, losing 3-1 at Beds and District Blues.
Julia Booker had put them ahead in the 25th minute straight from a corner.
Beds and District responded soon after half time, added a second on the hour mark and sealed the tie in added time.
Arlesey's second team came from two goals down to draw 3-3 with Hitchin Hearts. Becky Saunders' hat-trick for Hearts included a penalty, while the scorers for the Blues were Michelle Whitehead, captain Emma Chamberlain and Emma Groombridge.
Girls' scores: Baldock Town Girls U15s 13 Hemel Hempstead Town Yth U15s 1; Letchworth GC Eagles U15s 2 Hoddesdon Owls U15s 13; Stevenage Boro Juniors U15s 3 Garston Ladies Blues 1; Bedwell Rangers U15s 5 Barking Ladies U15s 1.