Acle battle but Norwich City Ladies win cup semi

Norwich City Ladies 6, Acle Town Ladies 0Despite a battling performance by Acle, higher-league Norwich won this Norfolk and Suffolk County Cup semi-final.

Norwich City Ladies 6, Acle Town Ladies 0

Despite a battling performance by Acle, higher-league Norwich won this Norfolk and Suffolk County Cup semi-final.

The SE Combination side will now face old adversaries Ipswich in the final.

Norwich scorers were Kate Parsons, who hit two, Hayley Peverley, Nic Bray, Bex Burton and Paige Shorten.


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City joint manager Emma Fletcher said: “Credit must go to Acle, they competed in all areas and were very difficult to break down, especially Jo Hooper in their goal.

“They thoroughly deserved to only go into half-time only 1-0 down. I really don't want to take anything away from Acle but we were really didn't perform well today, especially in the first half, but the girls knew that and came out for the second half much stronger.

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“It is fantastic for us to reach another cup final and to face our Suffolk rivals Ipswich for the third time this season, I know the girls will be determined than ever to keep hold of the cup and once again bring it back to Norfolk.”

This Sunday, sixth-placed City travel to Ebbsfleet, who are bottom of the SE Combination table.

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