Hitchin Town Belles Under 12

Match Report 2007-2008

Sunday, 23rd September 2007

Hitchin Town Belles U12  0 v 3  Headstone Manor

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Match Report

Hitchin`s unbeaten start to the season ended on Sunday at home to Headstone Manor.

On a bright and breezy day, Hitchin were on the backfoot from the start with the away team dominating possession which led to the first goal after about 10 mins. The rest of the half showed an improving performance, with Hitchin defending well.Hitchin came increasingly into the game, attacking on several occasions. Elodie and Fleur combined well but failed to test the keeper.

The second half saw Hitchin facing a strong headwind and 2 goals were conceded very early. It could have been another but Amy made a good block to thwart a Headstone striker clear on goal. At 0-3 it looked bleak but Hitchin rallied well and enjoyed best spell of the game. Alex and Elodie went close as Hltchin won a series of corners. The game ended 0-3. but Hitchin kept going, and did`t give up playing Headstone who look to be one of the stronger sides.

Girls of the match

Girls of the match were Emily for her strong defensive performance and U-11 guest Coral who battled well in midfield.

Report by Karen Wrigley