Spalding ladies 2’s triumphed over Ely city 1’s with a 6-3 victory. The game ignited with a blazing start when player of the match Charlotte Maplethorpe, showcased her skills by picking up a precise pass from Sophie Wilson and finding the back of the net just three minutes into the match, giving Spalding an early 1-0 lead. Charlotte continued her exceptional performance, scoring once more, this time courtesy of a well-placed pass from Karen Timby, extending Spalding’s lead to 2-0.
Before the halftime whistle, Kelly added to Spalding’s tally, scoring a crucial goal just moments before the break, bringing the scoreline to 3-0 in favour of Spalding.
The second half started with a bang for Spalding as Honor Moore executed brilliant 1-2 play with Charlotte Maplethorpe, resulting in a swift goal just 21 seconds into the half, further solidifying Spalding’s dominance at 4-0.
However, Ely City 1’s weren’t willing to go down without a fight. They launched a remarkable comeback, netting three goals in quick succession, narrowing the gap to 4-3, and injecting a sense of urgency into the match.
But Spalding displayed resilience and determination. Charlotte Maplethorpe completed her hat-trick, delivering a crucial goal to make it 5-3, ensuring Spalding maintained their lead.
The climax of the match came during a short corner opportunity. Karen Timby and Claire Hindmarsh executed a perfectly coordinated 1-2 play, allowing Karen to unleash a powerful shot into the back of the net, sealing the victory for Spalding with a final score of 6-3.
Spalding Ladies 2’s showcased exceptional teamwork and skill throughout the game, and their victory over a determined Ely City 1’s team will surely be remembered as an exhilarating and well-deserved triumph.

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