Charlotte Gillies goal edges Cambridge City to title with draw at Wymondham

PUBLISHED: 07:03 30 March 2017


Draw helps strengthen Lilywhites hold

Cambridge City have moved to within four points of the Eastern Region Women’s Football League, Division One title after a 1-1 draw at Wymondham.

City started the better and took the lead when good work by Philippa Witherspoon down the right was finished by Charlotte Gillies, and it stayed 1-0 at half time.

Wymondham had the upper hand at the start of the second half, but Lolly Tomlinson hit the post for City after a mazy run.

Wymondham did get the equaliser, despite a fine triple save by City keeper Tee Mhundura and it finished 1-1, with City now needing four points from their remaining six games to take the title.

Cambridge City Development team booked their place in the S-Tech Women’s League Junior Invitation Cup final with a 7-1 win over Cambridge Rangers.

Megan Tonks hit a hat-trick and Amy Ozakpinar, Rachel Littlewood and Izzy Broadbent were also 
on target.

Two goals apiece from Molly White and Megan Tonks and one each from player-of-the-match Morgan Want, Katy Ruston and Yas Crow earned Cambridge City under-16s a 7-2 win over St Ives Rangers 
in 16A.

Niamh Davies and Aimee Fullwood were on target for Cambridge City under-13s as they kept up their pursuit of 13A leaders Yaxley by beating Gunthorpe Harriers 2-0.

Jessica Wood was named player of the match.

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