Levy Ladies hit six to sail past Headington in the FA Cup

Leverstock Green Ladies got their season up and running with a 6-0 win over a very competent Headington side in the FA Cup preliminary round.

Monday, 8th September 2014, 10:41 am
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The first half was an even encounter with very little given by either side, and it took until the 33rd minute for the deadlock to be broken when Nic Hollick threaded the ball through to Giselle Randall to slot home into the bottom left hand corner from 10 yards.

The second half began with just the one change, with Mia Hickey making her full debut on the right hand flank in place of the hardworking Natasha Sherriff.

Just seven minutes into the second period the lead was doubled when Randall calmly dribbled the ball round the onrushing goalkeeper to fire home.

Leverstock Green Ladies hot-shot Giselle Randall

Less than 90 seconds later, the result looked assured when Ellen Salter acted as provider and Randall completed her hat-trick from six yards out.

With 55 minutes played, Randall was taken out by the onrushing goalkeeper, who was lucky not to see a card. But justice was served when Lucy Tape smashed home the resulting free-kick into the top right hand corner from 20 yards.

There were 72 minutes on the clock when a corner from Tape was met with a fine header from Hollick and the rout was completed six minutes later when Tape bagged her second of the game from fully 25 yards from another free-kick.

The result was reward for some excellent passing football throughout and many fine individual performances. Randall was named player of the match