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Ladies are just gr-eight!

Posted on 19 November 2001  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

GREATER LONDON LADIES LEAGUE

Tottenham Hotspur Ladies 8-3 London Women

Spurs Ladies showed exactly what they are capable of with this hammering of second-placed London Women.

Samantha Farnum started the ball rolling when she picked the ball up on the right wing and cheekily lobbed the keeper from around 20 yards.

Four minutes later Gill Blackmore extended the lead slamming the lose ball into the net after La Toyah Johnson had caused confusion in the London defence.

Further chances came and went as Blackmore was denied by the keeper after good work from Zoella Freeman and the keeper then turned a powerful shot from Chloe Theocharis onto the underside of the bar, the ball dropped just down on the line and was cleared before the on rushing forwards could convert.

Blackmore soon made it 3-0 with a shot from the edge of the area through a crowd of players. Four minutes later it was four when Freeman scored with a rare downward header from eight yards following a cross from Blackmore. On 31 minutes keeper Tina Hills saved diving bravely at the forward's feet, but she was unable to do anything a minute later when London pulled a goal back.

London had their best spell with goals in the 53 and 65th minutes but we soon stepped up a gear to dominate the rest of the game.

Freeman claimed her second of the game on 69 minutes when she slid in a Theocharis' cross from close range.

Theocharis then opened her account in the 79<sup>th</sup> minute for the afternoon scoring from 10 yards after some good work from Freeman. Six minutes later Chloe made it seven when she slotted home after Freeman had her shot saved.

With three minutes to go player of the match, skipper Jackie Fearon, shot powerfully into the top corner from around 26 yards.

Spurs Ladies: Hills, Herrett, Wiggen, Djoshkoun, Sparrow, Farnum, Blackmore, Fearon, Johnson, Theocharis, Freeman Subs: Daniells, Curtis.

THE RESERVES scored a convincing victory over Southend Reserves at Frederick Knight

Keshe Heaven, just 14, led the way with 4 goals, the other scorers were Kim McGhee, Anna Southgate, Tina Cox and Mo Cordes.

General manager John Merigan was extremely pleased with the performance with Kim McGhee especially playing well. Young Claire Bloomfield again acquitted herself well making vital stops with the score still 0-0.

Spurs Ladies Reserves: Bloomfield, Southgate, Black, Brigette, Jones, McGhee, Cox, Tsou, Gardiner, Cordes, Heaven.

THE UNDER-12s were beaten 4-0 by QPR in the Herts Girls League after losing sweeper Kelly Boyce with a cut eeye just before the break.

SARAH GREEN led the way with five goals as the Under-12s beat Ham & High 22-0 in the HGL. Other goals came from Laura Govier, Kerry Boyce, Chloe Lawrence and Gemma Coots (all 3), Lucy Abbate (2), Sinem Melin, Gabriella Peirro and an own goal.

THE UNDER-15s lost a close encounter against QPR 4-2 in the HGL with Lucy Auguste and Tiffany Ellis on target.