Clevedon United girls remain top of the league

PUBLISHED: 11:54 08 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:54 08 November 2017

Clevedon United Under-15 Girls.

Clevedon United Under-15 Girls.

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Clevedon United Under-15s Girls defeated second-placed Berrow to remain top of the league.

Clevedon United Under-15 Girls remain top of the Somerset Girls League after a 5-1 victory over second-placed Berrow.

Goals came from Rosie (3), Amice and Emily N to continue their unbeaten run. There were also some great saves from Yasmin and solid defending from Belle, Maisie R and Emily W, keeping Clevedon in the game.

The midfield of Maisie A-R, Emily G, Becky and Kiera worked tirelessly in the support of the forwards Emily N, Rosie and Amice.

The next training session for the year 5 and 6 girls is on Friday between 5.30-6.30pm at the Everyone Active Stadium, Clevedon - new players are always welcome.

Swiss Valley Rangers Girls Under-12s defeated Bradley Stoke 3-2 in the Bristol League.

Bradley Stoke were first to score with a ricochet off one of the defenders. Cecily, Jasmine, Marta, Nancy and Maggie all had shots on target for Swiss, before Jemima came on after 15 minutes.

The pressure paid off with goals from Nancy and Cecily, the latter being set up by a brilliant free-kick from Xara.

The second half started off with great defensive play from Cecily, Xara, Alise, Scarlet, Fern and Shannon, kept Bradley Stoke at bay until they scored against the run of play.

SVR piled on the pressure with waves of attack looking for a winning goal. It finally came from the first half keeper Ella, who playing in midfield. Ella made a strong break and managed to beat the keeper with a thunderous strike.

The match ended with SVR girls winning 3-2 ensuring they remain top of their league. Ella picked up the girl of the match trophy with a great performance.

It was a mixed weekend for Portishead Town Under-14 Girls.

On Saturday, they faced an accomplished side from Ilminster in the Somerset League. A couple of good passing moves saw Portishead go into the break 2-0 down, despite the goalkeeping heroics of girl of the match Phoebe Delafaille.

Emily Edwards brought the scores level, first running onto a Megs Jefferies lobbed through ball, then a Kim Parker through ball. Unfortunately, Ilminster retook the lead and held on to win 3-2.

On Sunday, it was a rematch with Downend Flyers who took an early lead. Edwards was involved in Portishead’s three-goal reply. First a free kick into the six-yard area put away by Millie Rosenior. Then a corner sliced into the net by a Downend defender and finally a solo effort for a half time score of 3-1.

The visitors narrowed the gap before Tilly Smale lobbed the Downend keeper. Portishead stretched their lead with the best move of the game, begun by Kim Parker to Edwards whose cross found Keiana Jones to make it 5-2.

Toward the final whistle, Downend scored again, but the 5-3 win means Portishead stay top of the Bristol League.

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