|Date||20 October 2018|
|Team||Ladies Second Team|
|Opposition||Barton Ladies 1st XI|
|Venue||Aldersley Leisure Village|
|Result||W 3 - 0|
|Time played||Normal time|
A well-deserved victory played in the heat of the day!! Barton, who were relegated from div 1 at the end of last season, started the stronger & put our defence under pressure but without any outcome! Once we had settled, we played good attacking hockey with all players working hard to support each other in both attack & defence. Our first goal came in the first half with Tracey managing to direct the ball between the keeper and the near post following a great deal of pressure from our attack!
The second half started as we had left off with Evie scoring from the top of the ‘D’ with a slap-hit shot that surprised the keeper who was wrong-footed! We continued to dominate the game, transferring the ball from the back to build the attack and following up crosses and shots on goal. We were rewarded with our third goal which Vicki put away neatly for us! Barton did not give up and continued to mount attacks which resulted in a couple of short corners but nothing else.
Well played everyone AND this week, short corners were much better worked – training paid off perhaps??!!
POM: Hannah Brace
Goal Scorers: Tracey Rowley; Evie Giddings; Vicki Benton