Spalding 3s 1 Peterborough 4s 2
A positive start was made for the Spalding side who were debuting three new youngsters when some brilliant passing led to a super tap in from Chloe P after only a few minutes. The team continued working hard with midfielders Vicky Worrall , Jennie Bradley and Sam Foston closing play down quickly as well as sending the ball straight through to the attackers or out wide to Eloise Doughty and Camille Rogers. The defence with the help of Honor Pearson and new goalkeeper and player of the match Eliza Morris successfully prevented any attempt on goal for the whole of the first half.
After half time, the heat and lack of substitutes really began to test the Spalding side who had really been playing some great hockey. Although they were digging deep and striking short corners, they just could not increase the lead. With ten minutes to go, Peterborough scored and put the Spalding side under pressure including a green card for the side. Another quick goal from Peterborough ended the game in a defeat but captain Charlotte Morris nonetheless was impressed with the quality of passing and teamwork. They hope to score more next week at home and grab an early season win.

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