Latest South West Women's Football Combination League Results
8th December 2002
SW Combination Round-up
Clevedon Town 7 - 0 Newton Abbot: Clevedon were three by half time with goals from Jo Lennon Carla German and Jackie Plumley and further goals from Plumley and a hatrick in the second half from German gave them a comfortable victory.
Swindon Town 1 - 3 Plymouth Argyle: Swindon started off brightly and took the lead through Lucy Bailey but Plymouth came back into the game with goals from Wendy Wells, Sam Bell and Leah Brookes.
Yeovil Town 1 - 1 Reading Ladies: A close fought between two mid-table sides with the score at half time 0-0. However it was Yeovil who took the lead on the hour when the Reading defence failed to clear and Kayleigh Nardiello scored from 6 yards. With less than 30secs to go Sherrie Strudley scrambled the ball home from a corner to force a draw.
1st December 2002
SW Combination Round-up. Only two games managed to beat the weather but at least we had some action after three weeks of virtually non activity
Aylesbury United 1 - 13 Cardiff City: Cardiff City proved much to strong for Aylesbury but one must give them credit as they keep trying and Manager Ian Austin works extremely hard to keep them going. Goals for Cardiff City came from Charlotte Preen 4, Katie Daley 2, Jessica Fishlock 2, Caroline Cooper, Marie Barrow, Emma Meredith, Chantelle Miller and Gwennan Harries all one each. Aylesbury’s consolation goal came from Dannielle Busby, a spectacular long range effort.
Clevedon Town 4 - 1 Reading Ladies: Clevedon maintained their top four position with this win over Reading Ladies. Clevedon scored two goals in the first half through Jackie Plumley, one a penalty. They added two more in the second half through Carla German scoring late on, to cap a good win. Reading Ladies consolation goal came from Hayley Holland.
10th November 2002
SW Combination Round-up. With clubs on FA Cup duty and the Exeter v Yeovil game posponed due to the poor weather conditions, only one league fixture was played.
Plymouth Argyle 3 - 1 Chesham United: Despite a superb result in their last fixture to end a two match losing streak, Chesham ladies came back to earth with a quick bump when Katie Middleton, Kay Lewis and Louisa Strentdford-Crook scored the goals for Plymouth which took them to fifth in the table. Chesham's consolation goal came from the penalty sport, converted by Sian Williams.
3rd November 2002
Ambassador Cup Round 1
Portsmouth 5 - 1 Reading Ladies: Portsmouth moved into the next round of the league Cup with this big win over Reading Ladies. Portsmouth took the lead on 6 mins when Michelle Niven scored but Serena Hickman pulled one back for Reading in the 20th. It was Niven who gave Portsmouth the advantage just before half time. Portsmouth then proved much stronger in the second half with further goals coming from Stacey Niven (2) and Charlie Wilson. Swindon Town were awarded a walk-over in their first round match against Aylesbury United, who were unable to field a team.
20th October 2002
SW Combination Round-up. Only two games last weekends due to various cup competitions.
Aylesbury United 1 - 5 Yeovil Town: Cold and wet at the start of the game and it was Aylesbury who stared the better and took the lead on 10mins when Sarah Davis scored. Yeovil gradually got back into the game when on 35mins Kayleigh Nardiello scored and just before half time Gemma Baker put Yeovil ahead with a free kick from 35yards. Yeovil took more control in the second half but Aylesbury still looked capable of scoring, Yeovil sealed the points with further goals coming from Mariesa Dryhurst (2) and Nardiello.
Reading Royals 5 - 1 Reading Ladies: The Royal's were the victors in the local derby. Cousins Sherrie and Shelley Strudley faced each other both in the number 4 shirt. The Royals maintained their unbeaten record and ending the visitors impressive run recently. Goals coming from Tash Caswell, Millie Meapy, Zoe Hill, Annie Benton and an O.G. Reading Ladies goal coming from Serena Hickman.
Sunday 14th September 2003
SW Combination Round-up. An eagerly aniticpated top-of-the-table clash between Reading Royals and Cardiff City was an early opportunity for either team to gain the psychological advantage in the race for promotion. Rover Oxford came from behind to win comfortably against Newton Abbot, where they scored ELEVEN in the second half, six of which went to Deanne Tompkins to put her top of the goalscoring list.
Reading Royals 2 - 3 Cardiff City: Cardiff City strolled into a 3-0 lead with goals from Jessica Fishlock (2) and Joanne Jones, but were made to sweat for the points as Royals were not going to sumbit at home too easily. Goals from Kelly Chambers & Susannah Abbot ensured a close finish. Cardiff have drawn the first psychological blow in the race for the championship as both fixtures last season were draws, but it is still early days and Royals yet again hold a significant goal difference advantage which helped them clinch second place last season.
Rover Oxford 11 - 1 Newton Abbot: Rover Oxford were trailling 1-0 at half-time thanks to a G. Trays goal for the away team. Whatever is in the half-time water at Oxford would be welcomed at all the other teams as they went on an ELEVEN goal blitz in the second period. The three points were captured by an emphatic feat of goalscoring by Deanne Tompkins who grabbed a double hat-trick (6), Katie Milton (2), Abigail Hobbs (2) & Natalie Butler. This crushing defeat is Abbot second in a row and Rover Oxford are up into third position in the table.
Swindon Town 1 - 2 Plymouth Argyle: Plymouth recorded their first win of the season at Swindon with goals from Kay Lewis & Katie Middleton. Nicky Watts scored for the home side.
Reading Ladies 1 - 3 Clevedon SBW: Despite scoring first thanks to Naomi Best, Reading Ladies slumped to their 16th defeat in their last 19 SW Combination league matches. They are rooted to the bottom of the table and are favourites to drop out of the Division unless they can dramatically improve their form in the coming weeks. Clevedon's goals came from Sarah Eveleigh, Karen Evans & Charlie Grimes and have pulled themselves out of the relegation positions with two wins in a row.
Yeovil Town 1 - 1 Forest Green Rovers: A close fought game with Yeovil getting the better chances took the lead in the 41st minute when Carla German netted. Forest Green were not performing as they had in their previous matches, but managed to secure a point with an equaliser from Gail Morris in the second half. A good confidence booster for Yeovil Ladies.
Exeter City 1 - 4 Chesham United: Chesham took the lead on 27mins through Justine Haw, but Exeter equalised five minutes before the break through Jo Goldsworthy. Further goals from Justine Haw, Sian Williams & Georgie Josey gave Chesham a comfortable win and was Exeter's third defeat in a row.
Sunday 7th September 2003
SW Combination Round-up. Reading Royals and Cardiff City continue to set the pace both having convincing wins and this weekend they meet at Reading plenty of goals last weekend Forest Green scoring 9.
Cardiff City 6 - 0 Newton Abbot: Cardiff proved too strong for Newton Abbot scoring through Jessica Fishlock (2), Gwenan Harries (2), a long range curling shot from defender Sian Cheedy and an own goal continued their push for promotion.
Chesham United 0 - 6 Reading Royals: Not even the scoring prowess of Sian Williams could penetrate the Royals defence, as they continured their winning streak. Goals from Shelley Strudley, Kelly Chambers, Cheryl Williams, Carla Rose, Millie Heapy & Susannah Abbot secured the win.
Exeter City 1 - 2 Swindon Town: Exeter were one up in the first fifteen minutes of this match and lead into the last three minutes. Michelle Rich looked to have secured a point for Exeter in the final minutes, but in injury time Jenny Webster scored Swindon's winner.
Forest Green Rovers 9 - 1 Reading Ladies: Four goals from Phillipa Helliwell sent Forest Green on their way in this match against a demoralised Reading Ladies outfit. Further goals were added by Gail Morris (2), Amy Silk (2) and Kerry Dexter gave them a convincing win. Readings consolation goals was scored by Beverly Hall. Reading Ladies have collected just one point from their first four matches.
Plymouth Argyle 1 - 2 Clevedon SBW: Clevedon went ahead on 2 mins from Kerry Weaver. Weaver added a second from the penalty spot int he second half. Louisa Stentiford-Crook got a reply for Plymouth, but Clevedon held on for their first win of the season.
Yeovil Town 0 - 6 Rover oxford: Yeovil's dissapointing start to the season continues as a strong Oxford side scored six. Goals came from Deanne Tomkins (4), Abigail Hobbs & Gemma Rudman. Yeovil's 2pts in the first four games in their worst start of the Combination League for 3 seasons.