Purlant saves recrd

PUBLISHED: 10:59 21 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 03 May 2010

Ely City I 2 City f Peterbrugh IV 2 PETERBOROUGH weathered Ely s early strm and capitalised n defensive errrs t establish a 2-0 lead. Ely s frustratin became apparent with Tm Rutledge and Tmmy Hug bth earning green cards, and Grant Gilmur ji

Ely City I 2 City f Peterbrugh IV 2

PETERBOROUGH weathered Ely's early strm and capitalised n defensive errrs t establish a 2-0 lead.

Ely's frustratin became apparent with Tm Rutledge and Tmmy Hug bth earning green cards, and Grant Gilmur jining an ppnent n the sidelines after a yellw card ffence.

Ely channelled their hunger and passin t gd effect after the break, and after 10 minutes a 25-yard free-hit frm Rutledge was expertly deflected int the rf f the net by Ed Hug.

Five minutes later, Chris Purlant flicked hme the equaliser, with Ferze Abbas having engaged the left side f Peterbrugh's defence with a mazy run befre finding man f the match Stu Clarke, wh squared t Purlant in frnt f gal.

It was still 2-2 at the final whistle, but Ely managed t preserve their unbeaten hme recrd.

Ely City Ladies I 10 March II 0

ELY will face Pl 2 winners Newmarket in the final f the League Cup after winning their final Pl match handsmely against March.

Chanre Bnd led the way with a fur-gal haul, and she was jined n the scresheet by Gemma Vutt (2), Emily Kisby (2), Dani Fletcher and J Rayner as Ely ran ut 10-0 winners.

Other Ely City club matches saw the 3rd XI win 4-0 at Peterbrugh VII, and the 4th XI win 5-2 at hme t St Ives V.

Haddenham Ladies 2

Cambridge Rangers 1

VANESSA Purtn pened the scring fr Haddenham against a very strng Cambridge side, and the hsts went clse t increasing their lead befre gal-minder Stacey Tyntn pulled ff a brave save.

Purtn capitalised n a defensive errr fr Haddenham's decisive secnd gal, and althugh a penalty flick gave Cambridge sme hpe twards the finish it was the hsts - inspired by Vicki Emms - wh claimed victry.

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