Boss expecting better from Colney Heath Ladies in FA Cup rematch with Royston Town

PUBLISHED: 16:55 18 September 2019

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

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Colney Heath Ladies want a much better performance when they host Royston Town in the Women’s FA Cup on Sunday after losing 4-1 to the Crows in the league.

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTERColney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

They conceded two in the first half and despite strong words at the break, it was 3-0 before Samiara Khan pulled one back with 12 minutes to go.

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTERColney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

Even then though it wasn't the end of the scoring as Royston bagged a fourth and to cap a miserable day for the Lady Magpies, defender Kelly Glynn was stretchered off with a suspected ankle break.

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTERColney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

Manager Paul Gleeson said: "Royston are a very good side and deserved the win but we offered very little in resistance and I'm really disappointed to surrender our unbeaten record in such a fashion.

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTERColney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

"We will be working hard to ensure we are better prepared for our FA cup encounter.

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTERColney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

"One highlight though was debutant Leah Montenegro, who gave us everything and looked classy on the ball.

Colney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTERColney Heath Ladies suffered a disappointing 4-1 loss to Royston Town in the Eastern Region WFL Premier Division. Picture: JAMES LATTER

"She is a more than welcome addition to the squad."


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