MK Dons Ladies 1-1 Luton Town Ladies.

MK Dons Ladies 1-1 Luton Town Ladies.

By Wayne Harmes
21 September 2015
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The woodwork and goal line clearances came to the rescue of the Hatters.

MK Dons Ladies 1-1 Luton Town Ladies
FA Women’s Premier League South East Division 1
Sunday 20th September 2015
Willen Road, Newport Pagnell
Attendance: Est.80

10. MK – Hannah Barrett’s header was cleared off the line by a Hatter’s defender.

13. MK – Heather McDonnell crossed from the left to Leah Cudone who ran on with the ball before chipping it onto the underside of the crossbar only to see the ball bounce away to safety.

17. MK – Leah Cudone’s curling effort skimmed the base of the post.

19. MK – Heather McDonnell almost tested the keeper from twenty five yards when her shot only just cleared the crossbar.

20. MK – GOAL. Sophie Watson finally managed to get the goal that the Dons had been threatening when her side footed shot struck the post before crossing the line to give MK the lead.

25. LT – Tash Fensome ran on to a through ball, cut across the area before shooting wide.

28. MK – Leah Cudone chased a long ball only to see her goal bound strike blocked by the on rushing Hatter’s keeper.

34. LT – Tash Fensome almost latched onto a back pass but Emma Kirby was first to the ball to deny the striker.

40. MK – With the keeper stranded, Hannah Barrett had her long range effort headed off the line by defender LT5.

43. LT – Suspicion of handball by a prostrate Dons defender lead to calls for a penalty by the Hatters but their protestations were waved away by the referee.

Half Time: 1-0

48. LT – Tash Fensome had her speculative shot easily saved by Emma Kirby.

61. LT – LT11’s weak shot saved by Emma Kirby.

61. MK – A lovely one-two between Heather McDonnell and Leah Cudone ended with McDonnell shooting high over the bar.

68. MK – Leah Cudone’s header crashes against the post with the keeper beaten.

69. LT – GOAL. Tash Fensome finds the target from twelve yards beating the unsighted Emma Kirby.

75. LT – LT11 ran on to a long pass only to shoot wide.

87. MK – Heather McDonnell’s shot from the edge of the area lacked the power to beat the keeper.

88. MK – Leah Cudone poked the ball just over the crossbar.

89. LT – Once again LT11 ran on to a long pass to shoot wide.

90+3 MK – A lovely pass from Charley Wright gave Charlotte Murphy a good sight of goal but her shot was wide of the mark.

Full Time: 1-1

MK Dons dominated the first half and will have rued their inability to kill the game off after the woodwork and goal line clearances came to the rescue of the Hatters.

After a poor first half display the Hatters came back to rescue a point and continue their unbeaten start to the season.

1-0 Sophie Watson, 20 mins
Half Time: 1-0
1-2 Tash Fensome, 69 mins
Full Time: 1-1

MK Dons Ladies:
1.Emma Kirby
2.Sam Gillings
3.Claire Hollingsworth
4.Louise Naylor
5.Leanna Doyle
6.Heather McDonnell
8.Charley Wright
9.Hannah Barrett (c) (16.Zoe Lander, 85 mins)
10.Lauren Goodier (19.Charlotte Murphy, 78 mins)
11.Sophie Watson (15.Andie Dickens, 58 mins)
14.Leah Cudone
Unused Subs:
12.Rosie Anderson
17.Chelsea Coles

Luton Town Ladies:
Michelle Byrne
Erica Byron
Shannon Carroll
Zara Carroll
Rachel Carter
10.Tash Fensmore
Kezia Hassell
Rachel Kosky
Abbie Luby
Shannon Pratt
Hollie Staples
Rebecca Kane
Jael Muzzi
Victoria Rutherford
L4 off L11 on, 46 mins
L17 off L15 on, 83 mins
L11 off L12 on, 90 mins
Unused Sub:
Tamara Bayne
L5 (c)

Referee – Carlton Henry
Assistants – Graham Fuller, Gavin Smith

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