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Flitwick hit for five by City Ladies

Beds & Herts Women’s League

St Albans City Ladies 5

Flitwick Eagles 3

ST ALBANS City Ladies picked up their first three points of the season with a 5-3 win over Flitwick Eagles.

The visitors pounced on an early mistake to open the scoring but City equalised when Steph Belcher converted a penalty after Kate Clarke had been fouled in the box.

City took the lead for the first time in the contest when Claire Brown was sent clear and calmly slotted home.

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It soon became 3-1 when Belcher picked out Lucy Hancock to head home.

Flitwick pulled a goal back but City soon restored their two goal cushion when Clarke nipped in to flick the ball past the ‘keeper.

City had to wait until deep into the second half for their fifth courtesy of an audacious 35-yard effort from Kylie Wren.

A late Flitwick goal proved little more than a consolation as City wrapped up the three points.

City squad: Hilton, Kropman, Sherlow, Warren, Tape, Brown, Hancock, Belcher, Clarke, Stanbridge, Hutton, Harbron, McGinness, Connolly, Slade, Wren.