League Cup Champions !!
By Danielle Hickman
Two quick-fire goals in extra time saw us lift the League Cup after a 2-4 thrilling victory against Oxford City Ladies.
Jane Yeates opened the scoring just before half an hour after latching onto Kate Wiseman’s teasing cross.
Oxford fought back immediately and equalised a minute later.
Rachel Cash making two good saves before the break to keep it all square.
Half time: 1-1
Yeates turned provider for our second goal in the 49th minute after she sent a looping cross into the box which Gilly volleyed past the helpless goalkeeper.
Oxford fought back again equalising for a second time three minutes later.
On 62 minutes Rachel Cash again making a brave save and maintaining the stale mate at the end of nrmal time.
Full time: 2-2
We started lively with both Karleen Hellard and Sheree Bell-Jack getting their names on the scoresheet within the first three minutes.
Hellard slotted her second minute strike into the bottom left-hand corner before Bell-Jack’s looping effort over the helpless keeper sealed us the victory.
Full time (AET):
2 - Oxford City Ladies
4 - Southampton Women's