Ladies Go Through
Seven Goal Thriller
The Ladies made it through to the next round of the Women's FA Cup taking the spoils in a seven goal thriller at King's Marsh Stadium.
Writtle Ladies were defeated 4-3 with the AFC goalscorers being Stacey Teager, Megan Partridge, Sophiee Jeffery and Mia Etheridge.
Below a report from Harriet Young
7min - a ball played wide to Rebekah Henderson who played the ball down the right channel towards Mia Etheridge who placed in a perfect cross for STACEY TEAGER to volley home. 1-0
11 min - a chance for Sudbury....a through ball failed to be cleared by the Writtle defence for teager to help on to Etheridge to cross for Semma Halil to head along with the defender out to Megan Partridge to shoot just wide of the far post.
20 min - SOPHIE JEFFERY cut out a ball down to the left and charged forward to chip a ball from 25 yards straight over the Writtle keepers head. 2-0
42 min - Writtle send a pacey ball through the Sudbury defence for their number 10 to run clear and slot calmly past the on rushing Penney Everett. 2-1
43 min - Semma Halil OFF Emma Squirrell ON
45+1 min - Writtle second comes quicky after their first to even up the game. AFC's defence have a momentary laps in concentration and allow Writtle to work past three defenders and the keeper to net their second. 2-2
HALF TIME:- AFC SUDBURY 2 - 2 WRITTLE
48 min - The home side start the brighter side creating their first chance. Writtle's number 10 breaks down the left hand side and cuts in and unleashes a shot to force a strong save from sudburys Everett who palms over the top of her goal
59 min - a chance for The visitors. A free kick taken by Charley Roach floated into the back post where Etheridge slipped clear but could only watch her close range shot cleverly blocked my the home goalkeeper.
64 min - a ball through the Writtle defence, dummied by Teager for Etheridge to run on to to shoot at the keeper for her to spill but ETHERIDGE was quick to follow up and score herself a well deserved goal. 3-2
65 min - Charley Roach OFF Pheobe Guiver ON
78 min - Megan Partridge was heading towards the box where she was clipped and a free kick awarded. PARTRIDGE struck the free kick perfectly and stood there and watched her shot sail over the keeper's head into the roof of the net. 4-2
82 min - some late drama where a late challenge on a home player saw them awarded a penalty. Writtle'sbnumber 10 was on hand to blast her shot straight down the middle into the back of the Sudbury net. 4-3
90+2 min - Rebekah Henderson OFF Georgia Lindon ON
Sudbury finished the game strongly keeping control of the ball to see the game out and into the next round away against Frontiers Ladies of Harlow on Sunday 17th September.