Richmond Town Women 1-6 Guisborough Town Ladies
|18/10/2020||14:00||North Riding Womens Premier League||2020/21|
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It was a game of two halves this afternoon as Guisborough played the reverse fixture against Richmond Town Ladies, beating them 1-6.
Guisborough’s first half performance, in their own words, was abysmal, but credit to Richmond who attacked with numbers and played some nifty football to bag themselves the first goal of the afternoon. The rest of the half was frustrating for Guisborough and Richmond’s defence kept tight, playing the visitors offside in almost all their opportunities.
Half-time score 1-0.
After some stern words from manager Paul Hoskin at half time, Guisborough came out fighting. Within two minutes the visitors finally scored when Emma Walton found Olivia Bullock in-front of goal and she calmly beat the keeper to level the score.
Ten minutes later, Mary Barnard got her first of the afternoon, Charlotte Walker was the provider this time and Mary beat Richmond’s keeper to the ball with a sliding shot into the empty net. Guisborough’s third came from a corner that Richmond failed to clear. After some scrappy attempts at a shot, Alex Barry passed the ball to Emma Walton who couldn’t miss from within the six-yard box.
Mary’s second came from a free kick just outside the 18-yard box when a Richmond player was deemed to have handled the ball. Her shot sailed through all the players in the box and slotted into the bottom right corner. Mary’s hattrick goal was stunning when she volleyed the ball onto the crossbar and into the net when Ellie Todd crossed it in from the right.
The sixth and finally goal was scored by Ellie Todd who ran between the Richmond defence when a pass by Anna Christer spilt them, Ellie was cool and slotted it beyond the home keeper.
Full-time sore, 1-6.
After a worrying start, Guisborough proved themselves and scored six brilliant goals in the second half to more than secure the three points, putting them in third position in the league with two games in hand.
Manager Paul was impressed by a number of players today, with a special mention for last weeks Player of the Match Charlotte Walker, and winger Emma Walton for their stern efforts. However, this weeks Player of the Match had to go to Mary Barnard for her hattrick of goals to give Guisborough a comfortable lead. Well done Mary!
Next week the team are at home to old rivals Poppleton, so come along and support the ladies if you can!
Author: Louise Skiba