Ford treble fires Ely

A DEPLETED Ely U11 s performed superbly to beat an Eastern Counties Select team and then win both of their other matches on Saturday. Ely 6 Eastern Counties Select 5 A HATTIE Ford hat-trick gave Ely a comfortable lead, but by half-time their opponents had

A DEPLETED Ely U11's performed superbly to beat an Eastern Counties Select team and then win both of their other matches on Saturday.

Ely 6 Eastern Counties Select 5

A HATTIE Ford hat-trick gave Ely a comfortable lead, but by half-time their opponents had pegged back to 3-3.

An enthralling second half saw Ford score again, but Ely soon found themselves 5-4 down with two minutes to go.


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Nicola Hart scored her first goal for the club to bring the scores level and, straight from the restart, Rees Parfitt scored the winner.

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IN their second game against the newest Eastern Counties League members, Ely raced into a 4-0 half-time lead with another Ford hat-trick and a Parfitt strike.

Ely used the opportunity to field some younger players in the second half and, another goal was scored by each team with Parfitt again on the scoresheet.

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GOAL-MACHINE Ford scored her third hat-trick of the day and a Hart strike ensured that the game was won in the fast half.

This gave the coach another opportunity to give some of the youngsters yet more valuable experience.

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