Brandon put up brave fight in cup
Daventry Town Ladies 8, Brandon Ladies 2
Brandon Ladies faced a tough trip away to high-flying Daventry Town from the East Midlands Regional League in the FA Women’s Cup.
The home side were awarded a penalty early on as Smith came off her line well to block and then pulled off a great double save from the spot-kick. Daventry moved the ball well, were strong in all areas and punished the Brandon Ladies at every opportunity.
With score at 5-0 at half time it was down to Brandon to show some character for the second.
They did just that restricting the home side frustrating their key players and creating good opportunities. Forshaw found the net twice for Brandon the second the goal of the match a lovely strike from 25 yards.
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This was good experience for the Brandon side and although the game was won at half-time they showed superb team character in the second with a good competitive display!
Final score: Daventry 8, Brandon 2.
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