Hammers clip leaders Magpies wings

Kent Magpies 1 West Ham 2 A FANTASTIC start to the game by the West Ham under-19 development squad saw them defeat league-leaders Kent Magpies. A blistering opening 10 minutes by the Hammers meant they were 2-0 up with goals from Lucy Wyatt and Jessica Ma

Kent Magpies 1 West Ham 2

A FANTASTIC start to the game by the West Ham under-19 development squad saw them defeat league-leaders Kent Magpies.

A blistering opening 10 minutes by the Hammers meant they were 2-0 up with goals from Lucy Wyatt and Jessica Matthews.

They were indebted to goalkeeper Helena Brodie for a magnificent save moments later, while defenders Alex Colley and Enya Lynch both put in strong displays.


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Amy Cooley and Jo Gigg both had chances to increase the lead, while in the second half, Cooley and Katie Bottom bossed the centre of midfield.

Kent pulled one back with 10 minutes to play, but Brodie made a number of fine saves to preserve the Hammers advantage.

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West Ham: Brodie, Lynch, Colley, Baldwin, Feltham, Gigg, Cooley, Bottom, Matthews, Wyatt, Cockle.

Subs: Pritchard, Panayiotou.

West Ham 6 Chelmsford 0

WEST HAM under-14s secured a place in the cup quarter-finals after trouncing Chelmsford.

The ladies took just eight minutes to open the scoring as Terri Townson netted, but despite plenty of pressure, the scoreline remained 1-0 at half time.

In the second period, Townson smashed home her second, while Chelsea Martin also volleyed into the net as the Hammers went 3-0 up.

The scoring continued as Martin completed her hat-trick, while Eliz Ibrahim was also on target.

West Ham: Hodges, Peverill, Bland, Hill, McLean, Rose, Townson, Sillitoe, Richards.

Subs: Williams, Ibrahim, Gullefer, Martin.

West Ham 0 Tottenham 2

WEST HAM under-16s crashed out of the London FA Youth Cup at the hands of arch-rivals Tottenham.

Despite the efforts of Shadai Miller, Gemma Abela, Dannielle Robertson and Leigh Houlihan the Hammers couldn't find a way through the visitor's rearguard and they fell behind on the half-hour.

A Spurs forward pounced to score following a corner. Tottenham sealed the win with a second goal on the counter-attack.

West Ham: L Picton, Mitchell, Kershaw, Reed, Trimby, Cook, Houlihan, Lipley-Hinton, Abela, Miller, Robertson.

Sub: F Picton.

LONDON CUP

Brimsdown

Rovers 7

Senrab A 0

SENRAB suffered their heaviest ever defeat at the weekend after they failed to recover from a red card to their captain after just 10 minutes.

Despite the heavy loss, Philip Sesay had a fine game for Senrab and Oliver Edgar was also outstanding.

Senrab: Hession, Harris, Whitnell, Sesay, Smallwood, Brown, Edgar, Croxford, White, Arewa, Wellington-Emile, Elliman, Bader, Nimoh-Badu, Kizza.

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