THE NEW SAINTS LADIES 16-0 WREXHAM LADIES
PLAYED AT PARK HALL STADIUM, OSWESTRY
SUNDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2018
MATCH REPORT BY DAVID FIGG
After beginning their defence of the Tom Farmer Shropshire Womens Cup with a comfortable 5-0 away win over Shrewsbury Juniors Ladies in their Quarter-Final tie at Wem Town FC on Thursday, The New Saints Ladies filled a gap in their league fixture list as they hit the goal trail again in a big way with a 16-0 home win over Wrexham Ladies in a friendly at Park Hall Stadium on Sunday.
Katie Doster opened Saints’account in the 6th minute and after Emily Ridge (8th minute) and Doster’s second in the 14th minute had made it 3-0, Lia Lewis made it 4-0 in the 31st minute.
Zoe Griffiths made it 5-0 in the 34th minute and after Lewis’ second in the 38th minute had made it 6-0, Courtney Ashworth (41st minute) and Erin Taylor (45th minute) took the tally to 8-0 at half time.
Saints made 5 changes at the break with recent signing Beth Cleveley coming on for Sarah Parkes in goal, Kim Bebbington replacing Taylor Davis, Abbie Sherriff replacing Lewis, Laura Pennington replacing Ridge and Maria Jones replacing Ashworth.
Doster completed her hat-trick to make it 9-0 in the 50th minute and after Taylor scored her second in the 54th minute, Jones made it 11-0 in the 59th minute before Pennington took the tally to 12-0 in the 62nd minute.
Ashworth’s second in the 72nd minute made it 13-0 and after Sherriff had made it 14-0 in the 74th minute, second half sub Ridge (who had come back on) made it 15-0 in the 79th minute before Ridge completed her hat-trick to make it 16-0 in the 84th minute.
Saints: Sarah Parkes, Phoebe Davies, Lia Lewis, Taylor Davis, Emily Ridge, Katie Doster, Caitlyn Smith, Lauren James, Courtney Ashworth, Zoe Griffiths, Erin Taylor. Subs: Abbie Sherriff (for Lewis 46), Kim Bebbington (for Davis 46), Beth Cleveley (for Parkes 46), Laura Pennington (for Ridge 46), Maria Jones (for Ashworth 46), Courtney Ashworth (for Griffiths 66), Taylor Davis (for James 72), Emily Ridge (for Doster 72), Lia Lewis (for Davies 82).
Wrexham: Alex Jones, Lily Clifton-Stringer, Teleri Williams, Shannon Lear, Megan Buckley, Savannah Palin, Kim Dutton, Morgan Churchill, Jodie Richards, Lauren Reese, Megan Wright. Subs: Emily Bentley (for Lear 17), Shannon Lear (for Wright 20).
Lead image courtesy of the JD Welsh Premier League.