City Girls Win Seventh Consecutive League Cup


Birstall United kicked off and had an early shot which was off target. Leicester City Ladies went on the attack and a cross by Jamie Carr to Simran Singh whose shot was blocked. City forced a corner taken by Megan Clements which was cleared by Birstall United. Leicester City Ladies were awarded a free kick which went over the bar. City were getting a lot of the ball, and a run by Jamie Elday on the right crossed the ball to Paige Wells who found CC Cooper to slot the ball home on 9 minutes. Birstall United were awarded a free kick cleared by the City defence. In the 16th minute City went further ahead when CC Cooper scored her second goal, she then completed her hat-trick in the 18th minute. Leicester City Ladies were now playing some attractive football a cross by Charlie Tatture went wide and with the midfield linking up with the forwards. Birstall United had no answer to the City girls dominance and they were limited to a long range shot by which was saved by the City keeper Chloe Park. Leicester City Ladies went 4-0 up on 42 minutes with a run and shot by Jamie Elday after a quick one two with Paige Wells.

Half Time Birstall United U18s 0 V 4 Leicester City Ladies U18s

Leicester City Ladies kicked off with a shot by Connie Ingall. In the 46th minute a cross by Elday into the Birstall United area lead to Jordan Burrows scoring the fifth City goal. Carly Wilson came on for Wells. Two free kicks were cleared well by the Birstall United defence. City made two substitutions Jordan Knibbs on Charlie Tatture off and Niamh Ruff on for Jamie Elday. In the 57th minute Birstall United pulled a goal back from a throw in the forward fired in a shot that was palmed away only for a Brirstall player to tap it home. City responded quickly and made it six when Simran Singh Scored in the 62nd minute. Wells came on for Singh, a corner by Birstall United lead to nothing. In the 83rd minute Demi Knott picked up a pass from Carr beat a Birstall United defender to blast an unstoppable shot past the keeper. In the 85th minute Leicester City Ladies captain Paige Wells won a tackle and from outside the box scored with a shot into the roof of the net. City’s Ruff had a run at the Birstall United defence only to see her shot go just past the post. In the 89 minute City were awarded a penalty when Demi Knott was brought down in the area Paige Wells scored from the penalty spot. This was another brilliant team display by the City Girls as always, and the end of another successful season.

Full-Time Birstall United U18s 1 V 9 Leicester City Ladies U18s