04:00PM, Friday 24 January 2020
It’s all to play for for league leaders Maidenhead Girls u14s after this weekend’s convincing 4-0 win over a strong Tilehurst team.
The girls are leading the table with only seven league matches to play, and the pressure is on to see if they can lift the trophy for the first time in their history.
They came into this clash off the back of last weekend’s convincing trophy win at the Berkshire Futsal tournament, and once again they showed plenty of silky footwork in this.
They were ahead three minutes after the start when the prolific Becky Tinnelly added another goal to her season’s tally.
Charlie Potter then poached a second goal from Sofia Lacey’s corner to make it 2-0 at half-time.
Tilehurst were restricted to only two attempts in the second half, both kept out by keeper Lily May, and Maids continued to threaten in attack with Hattie Parkinson adding a third before Tinnelly fired home the side’s fourth.
W Elsewhere the u18s won 5-2 away at Ascot United Leopards in EBFA Division 6.
The u16s Boys bowed out of the league cup in the third round after losing 1-0 at home to Teddington Athletic Tornadoes.
The u12s Girls nine-a-side team made it through to the semi-finals of the annual Futsal event in Bracknell before losing 2-1. They won two of their pool matches before confidently beating their quarter-final opponents 3-0.
The u16s girls drew 1-1 at home to the AFT Crystals, with Priya Handa on the scoresheet as they collected their first point in the league this season.
The u18s Girls Blue Sox are out of the County Cup after losing 3-1 on penalties to Tilehurst Panthers u17s. Hollie O’Neil and Nancy Dean scored to put them 2-1 up before Tilehurst fought back to take the game to penalties.
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