Victory in Top of Table Clash


Leicester City Ladies under 13s faced Bedworth Eagles for the 2nd week running and were out for revenge after Bedworth knocked them out of the League Cup the previous week.

The game started at a very high tempo with Bedworth Eagles having the first chance within minutes of the kick off which they failed to convert. Leicester City Ladies then started to come into the game more and striker Jade settled everyone’s nerves with a goal in the 10th minute. This goal spurred Leicester City Ladies on and three minutes later they were 2-0 up, a great touch inside from Olivia set Jade up for a shot which she finished brilliantly, giving the goalkeeper no chance. Leicester City Ladies continued to play well and create chances throughout the first half and Bedworth Eagles had their goalkeeper to thank for keeping them in the game with a string of good saves.

Half time: Leicester City Ladies 2 Bedworth Eages 0

Leicester City Ladies always knew that Bedworth Eagles would come out strong in the 2nd half and they did just that. The game was very tough, physical and competitive all over the pitch and Leicester City Ladies had to match Bedworth Eagles which they did. Both teams struggled to get many passing moves going and the game became quite scrappy. Bedworth Eagles did have one chance to get back into the game but the shot skimmed the post and was cleared. Leicester City Ladies continued to battle hard and looked dangerous on the break with captain Lauren, hitting the post after a good individual run. Leicester City Ladies did eventually score their 3rd goal of the game when Foxy struck the ball into the bottom corner with 5 minutes to go.

Full Time: Leicester City Ladies 3 Bedworth Eagles 0

A fantastic performance from Leicester City Ladies who showed that they can not only play quality football but they can win the physical battles when needed. Leicester City Ladies showed great resolve and the type of team spirit that they will need to challenge for the league title this season.

Leicester City Ladies Squad: Viv, Megan, Laura, Shania, Beth, Eleni, Molly, Chloe, Foxy (1), Olivia, Lauren, Tamzin and Jade (2)