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Oliver twists knife for ladies

Posted on 18 January 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).

&nbsp&#59;<B>GREATER LONDON LADIES LEAGUE<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></B><P class=MsoNormal><B>Southend 1 Tottenham Hotspur Ladies 4</B><P class=MsoNormal>Michelle Oliver was the hat-trick hero as understrength Spurs Ladies continued their march towards the GLLL Premier Division title.<P class=MsoNormal>League leaders Spurs travelled to the Essex coast with just 10 players after a injury and illness hit hard.<P class=MsoNormal>But it mattered little as Oliver&rsquo&#59;s treble, backed up by Siw Wiggen&rsquo&#59;s strike and a fine display in goal from Tina Hills &mdash&#59; including a penalty save &mdash&#59; secured three more precious points.<P class=MsoNormal>Oliver opened the scoring after 10 minutes, controlling Wiggen&rsquo&#59;s free-kick and firing home at the far post.<P class=MsoNormal>Five minutes later Spurs had a stranglehold on the game as Marie Cordes ran onto a through ball from Jackie Fearon, saw her first shot saved but followed up to tap into an empty net for 2-0.<P class=MsoNormal>Goalkeeper Hills <I>(pictured)</I> was tested a few minutes later and then saved a penalty controversially awarded for handball.<P class=MsoNormal>The home side pulled a goal back just before the break but Spurs were soon back on top at the start of the second half when Oliver controlled a rebound and shot home from close range for 3-1.<P class=MsoNormal>Katy D&rsquo&#59;Agostino was denied by the home stopper after 66 minutes but two minutes later it was all over as Oliver completed her hat-trick.<P class=MsoNormal>Hills excelled again in a one-on-one situation after 72 minuyes and Jackie Fearon hit the woodwork with a belter from 22 yards in the closing stages.<P class=MsoNormal><B>Spurs Ladies:</B> Hills, Wiggen, Djoshkoun, D&rsquo&#59;Agostino, Blackmore, Fearon, Broderick, Schillaci, Oliver, Cordes.<P class=MsoNormal><B>Spurs Ladies Reserves</B> produced a fine comeback to grab a 2-2 draw against Wembley Mill Hill Reserves in GLLL Reserve Division One.<P class=MsoNormal>They trailed 2-0 before Lucy Palmer set up La Toyah Johnson slotted home a one-on-one and Kerry Daniells fired in free-kick from 22 yards.<P class=MsoNormal><B>The Under-15s </B>lost out to a late goal in the semi-final of the London Youth Cup. Ruth Yonatan was on target.<P class=MsoNormal>Yonatan also netted when the Under-15s lost 4-1 to Herts Girls League leaders Bushey Rangers a fortnight ago. Claire Bloomfield was in fine form in goal as Spurs took an early lead only to finally fall to a goal either side of the interval and two more late on.<P class=MsoNormal><B>The Under 13&rsquo&#59;s</B> managed a creditable 3-3 draw against Wembley Mill Hill in the second leg of the HGL League Cup. They trailed 6-3 from the first leg but held on for a draw this time thanks to goals from Chloe Lawrence, Emily Danneberg and Kerry Boyce.<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<o:p></o:p>