Title Push Continues

Leicester City Ladies Lions maintained their push for their 3 rd league title with a 7-2  win over a spirited Marlborough Rovers side, “CC” scored five goals with Chloe and “Minty” adding one a piece .

Leicester City Ladies Lions Team: Harriet, Amelia, Shakeela, Rumbi,  “Mini“, “Minty”, Jamie, Chloe, “Mopps”, Georgia, Beth and  “CC”.

Lions Win Top of Table Clash

In an exciting top of the table clash Leicester City Ladies Lions finally overcame Asfordby Amateurs 7-1 with possibly their best performance of the season.
The first half saw Leicester City Ladies take the lead after good work down the left by chloe whose pass found “Mops” who prodded the ball home. The second came from a Jamie corner “CC” lashing home.
Asfordby Amateurs then had their best spell of the match and deservedly scored after a good period of pressure including some fine saves by Lions goalkeeper Harriet but a quick freekick found the corner of the net to reduce arrears for Asfordby Amateurs.
It was now end to end stuff with both defences, especially the Asfordby Amateurs goalie and Lions defence of Shakeela, Sophie, Rumbi and “Minty” being hard pressed but that pressure was relieved on the stroke of halftime with a Minty from the edge of the box after a “Mini” corner.
The second half saw Leicester City Ladies Lions come out all guns blazing and after some nice interplay with Jamie, Olivia and Georgia the ball came to ”CC” who planted the ball in the corner of the net despite a great effort to keep it out by the opposition goalie.
The Lions quickly made it 5-1 as ”CC” r finished well after quick thinking by the Lions goalie Amelia throwing to Beth and Jamie. The best move of the day saw Georgia release ”CC” to finish well in the process scoring her 4th goal.
The game was finally wrapped up when Georgia deservedly scored heading home a delicate ”Mini” corner at the near post leaving the final score 7-1 to Leicester City Ladies Lions.

Lions Hit Seven

Leicester City Ladies Lions maintained their unbeaten record in the under 14s league with a 7-2 victory over a good Oadby & Wigston Dynamo side.
Jamie scored a hat-trick with “Mops” and “CC” each scoring twice for Leicester City Ladies.
Leicester City Ladies Squad: Amelia, Harriet, Beth, Sophie, Rumba, Shakeela, “Mini”, “Minty”, “Mops”, Jamie, Georgia, “CC” and Chloe

Lions Hit Seventeen

Leicester City Ladies Lions got off to a flier in the u-14 section of the girls league beating Cosby United 17-1.
Goals from “CC” six, Lacy and Georgia both getting hat tricks, two each for “Mopps” and Jamie with “Minty” also scoring.

Leicester City Ladies Team; “Mini”, Sophie, Shakeela, Beth, Chloe, Jamie, Lacy, “Minty”, “Mopps”, “CC” and Georgia.

League Champions

Leicester City Ladies Lions secured the under 13s League title with a two one victory over Cosby Girls.
Leicester City Ladies Lions finished their league season unbeaten but had to come from behind with two goals in the last ten minutes, “Mops” levelling the scores with a excellent volley and “Minty” slotted home the winner with virtually the last kick of the game.

Lions Progress to Semis

Leicester City Ladies Lions 4 Barwell & Burbage United 0

The Lions progressed into the semis of the league cup with a 4-0 victory over Barwell & Burbage United with “CC” scoring two, Minty and Jamie adding a goal each.

Oadby & Wigston Dynamo 2 Leicester City Ladies Lions 4

In a game played in awful conditions on a pitch reminiscent of the old Baseball Ground both teams put on an excellent game of football played in the fine Corinthian spirit with no little amount of skill and nice passing moves.

Leicester City Ladies opened the scoring when “Minty” slotted home a pass from “CC” and the lead was doubled after 20 minutes when Jamie netted after a fine run. “Mini” made it three for Leicester City Ladies with a strong shot from a Lions corner,
Lions goalie Sadie saved bravely from a dangerous Oadby & Wigston Dynamos attack.

The second half saw Oadby & Wigston Dynamos come back strongly and dragged a goal back after a good period of possession in which Lions defenders Sophie, Shakeela, Toyah and Chloe were stretched to keep an attack minded Oadby & Wigston at bay.
The Lions finally put the game to bed after a well worked short corner with “Mops” who put in Jamie to finish well.

There was still time for Oadby & Wigston to reduce arrears back to 4-2 and that is how it finished with credit to both sets of players for putting on a great game of football .

With two games to go the Leicester City Ladies Lions stay top of the league and will win the title if they can gain two more victories.

Team:Sadie, Harriet, Anna, Shakeela, Sophie, Toyah, Chloe, “Mini”, “Mops”, Beth, “CC”, Jamie and “Minty”.

Lions Move Back to Top

Leicester City Ladies Lions moved back to the top of the under 13s girls league with a 3-1 victory over Marlborough Rovers.
In an entertaining match “CC” scored two and “Minty” the other to maintain the Lions unbeaten run.

Wintery Draw

On a very wintry Sunday afternoon in a match played in difficult conditions the Leicester Fosse Colleens and Leicester City Ladies Lions fought out a goalless draw with both defences playing well.

Team. Harriet, Sophie, Shakeela, Toyah, Hannah, ‘Mops’, Chloe, ‘CC’, Jamie, ‘Minty’.

Lions secure derby victory

Leicester City Ladies Lions came from two goals down to beat Leicester City Ladies Tigers 5-2 in the under 13s league.
Laura opened the scoring for Leicester City Ladies Tigers inside the first minute thanks to an accurate pass from Rhea that split the Lions defence.
Tigers continued to push for a second goal, Laura hit the post from a Lacy throw and Kim had two shots charged down.
Leah covered well in defence for the Tigers and it was her pass that found Jade in midfield who in turn found Laura in space who turned and hit an unstoppable shot into the roof of the net.
The Lions hit back when Jamie made a solo run through the Tigers defence to make it 2-1.
Shannon and Lacy played a neat 1-2 on the edge of the box for Tigers and forced Sadie in the Lions goal to make a smart save.
The Lions were now more on the attack, Sabine was solid at the back for Tigers and Susie in her second game grew in confidence.
Beth in the Tigers goal tipped a shot over the bar and then came out well to save at the feet of the on rushing Lions striker.
Two quick goals from ‘CC’ for the Lions just before half time gave them the lead.
Rhea almost levelled the match on the stroke of half time but Sadie made another fine save.
The second half was a very even affair, Lauren did well in the Tigers defence, Jade and Leah worked well in midfield and defence, few clear cut chances were created for both sides, ‘CC’ for the Lions scored two more goals to give the Lions a 5-2 victory.

Tigers Team: Beth, Susie, Lauren, Kim, Sabine, Lacy, Shannon, Rhea, Leah, Louise, Jade and Laura

Lions Back to Winning Ways

Leicester City Ladies Lions bounced back from last weeks draw with 1 9-2 victory over Barwell & Burbage United in the Under 13s League.
‘CC’ scored five for Leicester City Ladies Lions with “Minty” adding a hat trick and Jamie the other goal.
Team: Harriet, Toyah, Sophie, Beth, Anna, “CC”, “Mops”, Chloe, Jamie, “Mini” and “Minty”

Lions draw Thriller

In a thrilling game Leicester City Ladies Lions secured a point against a very slick Asfordby Amateurs team in the under 13s league.
Asfordby Amateurs started the brighter but found themselves a goal down after ten minutes when a one-two between “CC” and Jamie culminated with a fine angled shot into the corner.
Both teams had chances after that and Asfordby Amateurs could have done better with an indirect free kick in the box which was eventually saved by Sadie.
Minty and “CC” combined well for Leicester City Ladies but both chances were saved by a good Asfordby Amateurs goalie.
The second half started Asfordby Amateurs on top and deservedly they went into a 2-1 lead thanks to goals from Caitlin and Rhiann.
Going behind galvanised the Leicester City Ladies into action and the game flowed from end to end with good runs from “Mops”, “Minty” and Jamie and some sterling work at the back from Shakeela, Sophie, “Mini”, Toyah , Chloe, Anna and Harriet.
Leicester City Ladies levelled the match when a good run from “Minty” strong turn and excellent pass to “CC” saw her left foot volley fly into the top corner.
The matched ended in a draw on a day when neither side deserved to lose!

Holders Reach Final

County Cup holders Leicester City Ladies Lions booked their place in the final of this years under 13 competition with an emphatic nine goal victory over Leicester Fosse Colleens.
Leicester City Ladies goals came form “CC” four, “Minty” two and one each for Chloe, Jamie and “Mops”.

Six Goal Win

Leicester City Ladies Lions maintained their 100% record with a victory against a spirited Leicester Fosse Colleens side.
After struggling to break down a strong Leicester Fosse Colleens defence and some fine goalkeeping Leicester City Ladies Lions ran out six goal victors thanks to goals from “CC”, “Minty”, Chloe, Jamie, “Mini” and Sophie.

Lions Win Derby Game

In a hard fought local derby the Leicester City Ladies Lions went 2-0 up in the first twenty minutes thanks to “Minty” who scored both, the first from a goal mouth scramble and the second with a fine solo run.
Going two goals behind kicked Leicester City Ladies Tigers into life and they were able to control the game and put pressure on Lions goal only to be hit again when Chloe made the game safe with a third goal just before half time.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers came out all guns blazing in the second half and Kim reduced the deficit with a fine goal capitalising on confusion in the Lions defence to nip between defender and goalkeeper to steal the ball and slot home into the empty net.
The game continued to flow entertainingly from end to end with both goalkeepers being busy with Sadie in the Lions goal making several saves and the Tigers Beth putting in a fine goalkeeping display including a top class penalty save.
Leicester City Lions added goal number four after Jamie prodded the ball home after a scramble in the box to seal the points for the Lions who keep their unbeaten record in the league.
Tigers: Beth, Lauren, Kim, Fran, Shannon, Jade, Lacy, Louise and Sabine.
Joint Tigers players of the match: Beth and Kim.

Lions Survive Fight Back

In an exciting game Leicester City Lions roared into a three goal lead courtesy of a hatrick by ‘CC’ but a late fightback by Asfordby Amateurs pulled two goals back to set up a grandstand last couple of minutes in which the Lions defence held firm to record a fine 3-2 victory.

Team: Sadie, Harriet, Shakeela, ‘Mini’, Toyah, Sophie, Beth, Jamie, ‘Mops’, ‘CC’, Chloe and Minty.

Lions Open with a Win

Leicester City Ladies Lions got the season off to a 2-1 victory over a strong Oadby & Wigston Dynamo side in the under 13s league.

Goals from Jamie and ‘CC’ gave Leicester City Ladies Lions a two goal lead before Oadby & Wigston Dynamo pulled one back from the penalty spot.

Lions lift Oadby & Wigston Trophy

Leicester City Ladies Lion won the Oadby & Wigston Under 13s nine  aside tournament by  beating Oadby & Wigston Starlets 2-0 and Oadby & Wigston Dynamo 3-0.

Team: Sadie, Sophie, Toyah, Shakeela, Beth, Jamie, ‘Mops’, ‘CC’ and ‘Minty’.

Lions win Holmes Park Tournament

Leicester City Lions won the Holmes Park Tournament with a 2-0 victory over Oadby & Wigston in the final. Well done to the team of Sadie, Anna, Toyah, ‘Minty’, ‘CC’, Jamie, Sophie, Shakeela and ‘Mops’ ably managed by Helen.

Lions League Champions

Victory against Whitwick Rockettes on Wednesday evening ensured Leicester City Ladies Lions where crowned under 12s League Champions with two games to play.
The unbeaten Lions added to their County Cup victory last week with a victory on Sunday against Marlborough Rovers 4-0 and then a five goal triumph over Whitwick Rockettes to secure the title.
Well done to all the team Sadie, Toyah, Anna, Shakeela, ‘Mops’, ‘CC’, Chloe, Sophie, Jamie, ‘Minty’ and ‘Mini’.

Lions win County Cup

Leicester City Ladies Lions under 12s won the County Cup 1-0 at Holmes Park in an exciting but very tight game with few chances.
The only goal came midway through the first half after a bout of sustained pressure from the Leicester City Ladies Lions, from the resulting corner Jamie drilled the ball in to the box and under pressure from ‘Minty’ the Westfield Wanderers defence bundled through their own goal.
Westfield Wanderers came back strongly but Sadie in the Leicester City Ladies Lions with her defence of Shakeela, Toyah  and ‘Mops’ stood firm.
Powerful shots from ‘CC’ and ‘Minty’ for Leicester City Ladies Lions were well saved by the Westfield Wanderers goalie.
The second half began with Westfield Wanderers attacking  but finding the Lions defence unyielding with Anna, Chloe and Sophie ward all playing well.
Leicester City Ladies Lions nearly doubled their lead with five minutes to go with the best move of the match with ‘Mini’ releasing ‘CC’ down the left wing who crossed for Jamie who shot powerfully over the bar.
The game see-sawed but the Leicester City Ladies Lions held on for a great victory.

Lions warm up for Cup Final

In a highly entertaining game Leicester City Ladies Lions overcame a strong Asfordby Amateurs team 2-1 in the under 12s league. After going a goal behind ‘CC’ scored both Leicester City Ladies Lions goals from good passing moves.

The teams will meet again in the County Cup Final being played at Holmes Park on Thursday 29th April with a 5.30pm kick off.

At the weekend Leicester City Ladies Lions again came back from a goal down to grab a draw against a good Westfield Wanderers side with Jamie netting.

Team: Sadie, ‘Mini’, Toyah, Shakeela, Anna, ‘Mops’, ‘Minty’, Chloe, Sophie, ‘CC’ and Jamie.

Lions remain top

Leicester City Ladies Lions encountered some stubborn resistance against a resilient Barwell & Burbage United defence but eventually ran out 8-0 winners in this under 12 encounter to stay top of the league.
‘CC’ led the scoring with 4 goals, ‘Minty’ got 3 and Sophie added 1.
Sadie in the Leicester goal deserves a mention as well.
Team: Sadie, ‘Mini’, Toyah, Anna, Jamie, ‘Mops’, Chloe, ‘CC’, ‘Minty’ and Sophie.

Lions win top of Table Clash

Leicester City Ladies Lions moved clear at the top of the under 12s league with a hard fought 1-0 victory over second placed Stretton Swifts courtesy of a fine goal by Jamie.

Team:Sadie, Shakeela, Anna, Toyah, ‘Mini’, Chloe, Jamie, Sophie, ‘CC’, ‘Mops’ and ‘Minty’.

Lions edge derby thriller

Leicester City Ladies Lions beat Leicester City Ladies Tigers 3-2 in a highly entertaining under 12s league match.
The match flowed from end to end with high quality football from both sides despite the wet conditions.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers opened the scoring after eighteen minutes when Rhea made a run down the left hand side and held the ball up well before firing the ball low in to the penalty area, Shannon who had made a run from deep in her own half arrived just in time to fire the ball home.
Leicester City Ladies Lions responded instantly with two quick goals in a minute from “Mops” and “CC” to go into half time with a 2-1 lead.
Leicester City Ladies Lions caught the Tigers defence asleep at the start of the second half when “CC” scored with a fine individual effort from the kick off.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers responded five minutes later when Kim turned in a Laura free kick from close range.
Both sides pushed hard for another goal Beth made some quality saves in the Leicester City Ladies Tigers goal and was awarded the parents player of the match trophy.
Well done to both teams.

Lions on top

Leicester City Ladies Lions overcame a very resilient Enderby Foxes team 4-0 in this entertaining encounter which keeps the Lions two points clear at the top of the under 12s League.
Leicester City Ladies Lions scorers were Jamie, “Minty”, “Mops” and an own goal.

Team: Sadie, “Mini”, Shakeela, Toyah, Jamie, Chloe, “CC”, “Mops”, Sophie and “Minty”.

Lions score ten

Leicester City Ladies Lions moveded 5 points clear at the top of the under 12s league with a 10-0 victory away to Whitwick Rockettes.

The goals came from “CC” with four, “Minty” and Jamie with a brace each , Shakeela and Sophie adding one each.

Team: Sadie, Anna, Shakeela, “Mini”, “Mops”, Jamie , “CC”, “Minty” and Sophie.

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.

Another Lions win after long break

On a heavy pitch Westfield Wanderers started well with some nice passing but Leicester City Ladies Lions looked dangerous on the break. This proved to be the case when after ten minutes “CC” collected the ball on the half way line, ran through the Westfield Wanderers defence and slid the ball home to give Leicester City Ladies Lions the lead.
Westfield Wanderers responded well and a good move down the right culminated in a shot hitting the post and Leicester City Ladies Lions goalie Sadie doing well to save the follow up.
The second half remained tight until Minty finished a fine Leicester City Ladies Lions move involving “Mop”, Sophie and Jamie by slotting the ball home from a tight angle to double the lead.
The game was now opened up with Toyah and “Mini” working hard in defence for Leicester City Ladies Lions and Westfield Wanderers goalie was kept busy at the other end.
Five minutes from the end Leicester City Ladies Lions secured all three points when “CC” received the ball from “Minty” and lobbed the goalie to make it 3-0.

Lions take all three points

In a tight entertaining game Leicester City Ladies Lions maintained their unbeaten record in the under 12s league with a 2-0 victory over Marlborough Rovers, thanks to two second half goals from “Mops”.
Team: Sadie, Toyah, “Mini”, Anna, “Mops”, Jamie, “CC”, Sophie and “Minty”

Lions march on

Leicester City Ladies Lions picked up another three points in the under 12s League against Leicester Fosse Colleens.
The first half saw Leicester City Ladies press Leicester Fosse Colleens back into their own half for long periods but the match remained scoreless
After the break the Leicester City Ladies continued to apply pressure and Leicester Fosse Colleens resistance was broken with two goals from Sophie and one each from Jamie, “Mops” and “CC” for a good 5-0 victory against a very stubborn team .

Lions power on

Meeting for the third time in three weeks Leicester City Ladies Lions overpowered Harborough Town 13-0 in the under 12s League.
The goals came from “CC” who scored four, “Mini” picked up a hat trick with “Minty”, “Mops” and Sophie each netting two.
Team: Sadie,Anna, Toyah, Jamie,”CC”, “Mini”, “Minty”, “Mops” and Sophie.

Lions progress to next round in County Cup

Leicester City Ladies Lions proved too too strong for Harborough Town in the quarter finals of the Under 12s County Cup winning 17-1.
‘CC’ topped the scoring with six, ‘Mops’, Jamie and Courtney all picked up hat tricks with Toyah and Sadie completing the scoring.
Team: Sadie, Shakeela, Anna, Toyah, ‘CC’, ‘Mops’, Jamie and Courtney

Lions remain unbeaten

In difficult conditions Leicester City Ladies Lions beat Enderby Foxes to maintain their second place position in the under 12s league.
Shakeela opened the scoring for the Lions with a long free kick, “CC” made it two with a nice turn and finish and Jamie smashed the third from the corner of the box with Enderby Foxes reducing arrears just before half time.
The second half saw Courtney score Leicester City Ladies Lions fourth with good finish followed by “CC” completing her hat trick to give Lions a 6-1 win.
Lions team: Sadie, Anna, Toyah, “Mini”, “Mops”, Courtney, “CC”, “Minty”, Shakeela, Jamie.

Lions in goal rush

Leicester City Lions maintained their second place in the under 12s league with a 22-2 victory over a plucky Caterpillar Girls side.
The goals came from “CC” eight, “Mops” four, Jamie four, “Mini” three, “Minty” two and Courtney one on her debut. Sadie completing the line up in goal.

Lions hit Eight

Leicester City Ladies Lions were out of the blocks very smartly and “CC” quickly gave them a 1-0 lead.
Barwell and Burbage were kept in the match thanks to some fine goalkeeping who also started off a nice length of the pitch move that gave them the equaliser.
Leicester City Ladies pulled away with ”CC” completing her hat trick by adding two more goals before half time thanks to nice passing between “Mops” and “Mini”.
Leicester City Ladies goalkeeper Sadie stood firm along with defenders Shakeela and Anna at the start of the second half.
Leicester City Ladies then pulled away and eventually ran out 8-1 winners, “CC” added three more, Minty scored a good left footer and Toyah completing the scoring from the edge of the box.

Lions fight back for draw

For the second consecutive week Leicester City Ladies under 12s Lions came from behind to pick up a point in a highly entertaining match against Oadby and Wigston Dynamos.
Leicester City Ladies Lions started the first half on the attack but could find no way past the excellent Dynamos goalkeeper and her defence.
Oadby and Wigston Dynamos hit back and some excellent football resulted in them taking the lead, which they nearly doubled shortly afterwards but where denied by a fine save from Sadie in the Leicester City Ladies goal.
Leicester City Ladies Lions went straight on the attack at the start of the second half forcing the Oadby and Wigston keeper in to another fine save, Mops reacted quickest to the rebound to level the match.
Both sides played some excellent football and had chance to take the lead but found both goalkeepers in fine form and the match finished one all.

Team: Sadie, ‘Mini’, Shakeela, Jamie, ‘CC’, ‘Mops’, ‘Minty’, Toyah and Anna.

Derby Draw

Leicester City Ladies Lions went top of the league as they picked up a point in the derby match against Leicester City Ladies Tigers.
Both defences were on top in the opening minutes, Fran for the Tigers making several key interceptions with Shakeela for the Lions doing the same at the other end. Jamie almost opened the scoring for the Lions with a well hit long range shot but Beth in the Tigers goal made a fine diving two handed save. The Tigers hit back with Shannon threading an excellent through ball to Kim whose low shot was well saved by Sadie in the Lions goal. The Lions again went on the attack with ‘Minty’ working hard, Mica now on in the Tigers defence put in several excellent clearances. Shortly before half time Anna had a half chance to give the Lions the lead but found the side netting.
This left the half time score 0-0.
The Lions attacked from the whistle and quickly hit a post and nearly bundled in the rebound before Lauren cleared the ball for the Tigers. An quick counter attack down the right gave Rhea a half chance to open the scoring for the Tigers but Toyah made and excellent covering tackle. Again the Lions came back with a series of attacks but found Beth in fine form and when she was beaten Lacy was on hand to clear the ball off the line from a neat shot from ‘Mops’. Emma added some fresh legs in attack for the Tigers but could not find a way past ‘Mini’ in the Lions defence. The deadlock was finally broken just before the end of the second half when the Tigers Laura collected a throw on the edge of the box and smashed a powerful shot on the turn into the net. The Lions responded straight from the kick off when ‘CC’ finished a fine solo run with an excellent low shot. In the remaining few minutes both sides had a chance to steal the win but the final whistle left this excellent football match level at 1-1.

Lions: Sadie, ‘Mini’, Shakeela, Jamie, ‘CC’, ‘Mops’, ‘Minty’, Toyah and Anna.
Lions Player of the Match: ‘CC’

Tigers: Beth, Shannon, Fran, Lacy, Laura, Rhea, Kim, Mica, Lauren and Emma.
Tigers Player of the Match: Beth

Excellent win for Lions

In a free flowing game Leicester City Ladies under 12s Lions took a quick lead from a 20-yarder shot by “CC” this was quickly doubled with a nice finish from a good passing move by “Minty”.
Asfordby Amateurs came back strongly looking to reply but were held at bay by some fine goalkeeping from Sadie to leave the half time score 2-0.
The second half was much the same as the first with some good end to end
football but the Leicester City Ladies Lions held firm in the face of some excellent passing from Asfordby Amateurs.
Leicester City Ladies Lions eventually pressed home their advantage with another from “Minty”, one from Jamie and the last from “CC”.

Lions Team: Sadie, Shakeela, Anna, Toyah, “Mini”, Jamie, “Minty”, “CC”,”Mops”

Lions open with a win

Leicester City Ladies Lions won their first league game of the season in the Under 12 Yellow Division.
CC scored a hat-trick and Jamie scored once in a hard fought 4-1 victory over a good Oadby & Wigston Dynamo side.

Lions Triumph

The Winning Team

The Winning Team

The Under 11 Lions win the Oadby & Wigston Tournament.

After topping the league section with an undefeated record winning four games and drawing the other two the Lions faced Coventry City in the final.

In a close entertaining  final that finished scoreless after extra time Lions won the penalty shoot out 3-1.

Well done.