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Wisbech Ladies defeat Park to make first final

Wisbech Town ladies
Wisbech Town ladies

Park Ladies 0

Wisbech Ladies 3

Wisbech Town Ladies produced a commanding performance to progress to their first-ever cup final, against Cambridge United Res.

Park came out flying and pushed Wisbech back in the opening exchanges, but after the first ten minutes or so Town got on top and soon took the lead when Annie Rooks fired home after another mazy run.

The lead was soon doubled after Albany Hodgson won the ball in midfield and fed Kyra Clarke, who calmly lifted the ball over the advancing keeper.

The second half followed much the same pattern. The third goal was a fine strike from Sophie Gutteridge who picked up the ball after a scramble in the box. Chelsea King also rattled the crossbar from 25 yards. Credit to Park for never giving up.

S Tech League

Stamford Ladies 1

March Town Ladies 0

The Hares lost their unbeaten away record in the league.

March Town’s defence held strong in the first half, with Jess Harvey going close at the other end. A strong Adele Munday run led to a close effort from Shannon Kelly, but Stamford got a fortunate winner from a deflection.

PoM: Tori Sharpe (great performance in goal).

Cambs League

Upwell Town 3

Earith United 1

Upwell overcame bogey team Earith in a very tight encounter.

Top scorer Jack Watson made no mistake from a penalty on 30 minutes. Earith levelled a minute before half- time.

Upwell captain Matthew Thomas netted in the 89th minute before Claudio Cerqueira and Sergio Jimenez linked up for the former to net in the 91st minute.

Upwell manager, Karl Schultz, said: “They came with a game plan and executed it perfectly for 89 minutes. Maybe we were fortunate to take all three points.”

ChromaSport Peterborough League Division Three

Thorpe Wood Rgs 2

Tydd St Mary 4

An assured Tydd won at their promotion rivals on Saturday.

Within two minutes a great ball from Tydd skipper Nick Reims was cleared to Stu Easey, who rifled home.

Thorpe Wood made it 1-1 on the quarter hour mark, via an Ian Thrower own goal. Man of the match Reims bullet-headed home from close range for 2-1.

After the break, Reims set up Scott Pemberton to score a great diving header, on 83 minutes Thorpe Wood replied, but Dan Clitheroe rifled home a late volley.

Tydd co-manager, Dave Monaghan, said: “We showed a lot of determination and spirit to win.”

West Winch 2

March Saracens 4

March’s good form continued with a superb King’s Lynn Sunday League performance.

Striker Eddy Pentney had a great finish after good work from MoM Andrew Abbott, and shortly afterwards Abbott headed home.

Further pressure produced goals from Matthew Smalley and Pentney.

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