Lions Go Top

Leicester City Ladies Lions moved back to the top of the under 12s League keeping their unbeaten record intact by beating a much improved Caterpillar Girls side 6-2.

Leicester City Ladies Lions goals came from Minty, “Mini”, Jamie, “CC” and Sophie with two.

Polished performance

Hinckley United 2 Leicester City Ladies 5
This was a very polished performance by all thirteen of the girls.
After a slow start and both teams evenly matched, Leicester City Ladies gradually took control, with first half goals from Charlotte and Brenna. Both goals were set up with fine performances in midfield by Megan, Lauren, Abbie, Rosie and Katie.
Paris along with Emily,Stacey, Jasmine and Becky had very solid performances in defence to keep the home team in check.
After the restart although Hinckley United pulled a goal back in the first two minutes, Leicester City Ladies were always in control and with added further goals from Charlotte, Brenna and Abbie to cap a fine display.
Leicester City Ladies football was crisp and precise with excellent interchanging passing, and Morgan was safe and secure in goal, well Done to all the girls.
To their credit Hinckley United never gave up and got a consolation goal towards the end which they deserved for their battling performance.

Good win for Under 15s

After last weeks disappointment losing out in extra time in the league cup Leicester City Ladies U15’s carried on their good form with an impressive 10-2 win over Countesthorpe Athletic.
Goals from Rosie Rushin (4) Charlotte Toone (3) and Abbey Raynor (3). There was some excellent performances from Lauren Holt and Katie Bryant controlling the midfield, Paris Watson marshalling the defence and the overall football from the whole team was a joy to watch.
The progression of this team goes from strength to strength. If they continue to progress at the rate they are going the sky is the limit and the team can acheive whatever they want.
Countesthorpe Athletic got two consolation goals and never gave in, they are a credit to themselves and we would like to wish them the best of luck for the rest of the season.

Extra Time Disapointment after Fight Back

This was a very high quality match played in the right spirit of the game with both teams giving everything.
Barwell & Burbage went into an early lead with Megan equalising for Leicester City Ladies midway through the first half.
The score at half time was 1-1 in an evenly contested first half.
Barwell & Burbage started the second half very strongly going 4-1 up within the first 15 minutes.
Leicester City Ladies responded as they always do and drew level with further goals from Megan, Brenna and Charlotte and pushed hard for a winner towards the end.
The game then went into extra time and Barwell & Burbage scored with a spectacular shot to settle this encounter.
It was tough for the team to lose as there was nothing to choose between the sides. Congratulations to Barwell & Burbage and a bigger congratulations to Leicester City Ladies for their efforts and they will get their rewards in due time. Well done.