GIRLS' FOOTBALL: Town youngsters see off Didcot
6:00am Tuesday 24th September 2013 in Latest News
JESS Graham scored two as Swindon Town Ladies Under 16s beat Didcot Casuals 4-1.
Kathryn Bach and Amy Joliffe were also on target in what turned out to be a comprehensive victory for the Robins.
After soaking up early pressure from Didcot, Town created their first chance on 25 minutes - a shot which flashed passed the post.
Five minutes later Jess Graham gave her side the lead after a fine run and finish.
Town grew in confidence after taking the lead and began to pressurise the Didcot back four as the midfield settled into a slick passing game, but they couldn’t add to their lead before half-time.
Didcot came out after the break searching for an equaliser but couldn’t hit the target, The second half kicked off with Didcot looking for the equaliser and a number of attacks were broken down or shots were just wide of the Town goal, but they still looked shaky at the back and on the hour mark failed to clear and Kathryn Bach stabbed the ball into the net to double the Town lead.
Swindon’s tails were up and Amy Joliffe was able to stroke the ball past the Didcot keeper to make it 3-0, and with the clock running out there was still time for a fourth as Graham added her second.
Didcot kept pushing and managed to grab a consolation in the final five minutes but the contest belonged to Swindon.
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