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

By CambridgeIndependent Reporter

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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