WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Super success for St Ives Town Ladies in Premiership title chase

PUBLISHED: 13:23 09 January 2018

Katherine Speed opened the scoring for St Ives Town Ladies. Picture: JEFF CHAPMAN

Katherine Speed opened the scoring for St Ives Town Ladies. Picture: JEFF CHAPMAN

Archant

St Ives Town Ladies celebrated a top-of-the-table triumph in their first fixture of 2018.

Darren Marjoram’s side beat Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership title rivals Netherton United 4-2 last Sunday.

Early goals from Katherine Speed and Hannah Seymour-Shove provided the perfect start before Georgia Stancombe struck just after the half-hour.

Stancombe then saw a penalty saved before eventually grabbing her second goal early in the second period.

Leaders Netherton fought back strongly and halved their arrears in the final half-an-hour.

Only a terrific sliding clearance from St Ives defender Ellie Brown prevented them scoring again and setting up a nervy finish.

The success leaves Saints nine points behind Netherton in the standings, but they still possess four games in hand.

The club’s Development side drew 3-3 with Histon Reserves in the group stage of the Championship Cup. Georgia Rebane, Molly Berryman and Connie Liddiard hit their goals.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hunts Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hunts Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hunts Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Middlefield Primary Academy, in St Neots, has received a Royal Horticultural Society School gardening award.

14:41

A St Neots engineering and Construction Company is set to raise money for mental health charity.

12:00

Nearly 550 people have signed a petition calling for the opening of a link through a Huntingdon business park to create a second exit from the Hinchingbrooke area.

10:53

A jockey has been taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital with a head injury after a “horrible” fall at Huntingdon last night.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter