GILLINGHAM FC – WOMEN AND GIRLS UPDATE
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GILLS LADIES VICTORIOUS OVER HATTERS
Gills Ladies continued their run of home games in the FA Women’s Premier League and welcomed Luton Town LFC to Chatham Town FC. Four goals in the second half was enough to see Gills Ladies secure all three points and spring to third place in the league at the expense of the visiting side.
The talking point of the first half came on half hour mark when Luton had a player sent off for two bookable offences and were reduced to ten players, however, Luton remained resilient until half time only allowing Gills Ladies one chance on goal before the break. Early in the second half Gills Ladies were awarded a penalty however, this was not converted and the game remained 0-0. On the hour mark Gills Ladies opened the scoring through Kallie Balfour who quickly scored a second goal followed by a goal from Lauren Davis and Lauren Williams. Gills Ladies had a couple of chances in the closing minutes to extend their lead, but the woodwork kept the score line at 4-0.
For full match report click here.
Gills Ladies next match is at home to Lowestoft Town LFC in the FA Women’s Premier League on Sunday, March 20. We look forward to seeing our sponsors and supporters at Chatham Town FC on Sunday.
OPPORTUNITY TO BE MATCH DAY MASCOTS FOR GILLS LADIES
The Kent Girls and Ladies League have joined forces with Gills Ladies to offer all affiliated clubs within the Kent Girls and Ladies League a unique opportunity to be Gills Ladies match day mascots.
We had the pleasure of welcoming Woodcombe Girls U13s as match day mascots for our home game against Luton Town LFC, thank you girls for being great mascots and we hope you enjoyed the experience.
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If you would like your team to have the chance to experience this fantastic opportunity next season please contact Jenny Wallbank, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GILLS LADIES NEXT FIXTURES
Sunday, March 20 (kick off 2pm) – Lowestoft Town LFC – FA WPL South East Division (Home)
Sunday, March 27 (kick off 2pm) – MK Dons LFC – FA WPL South East Division (Home)
Sunday, April 3 (kick off 2pm) – Lowestoft Town LFC – FA WPL South East Division (Away)
For full fixture list please click here.
Girls Centre of Excellence
Congratulations to goal keeper, Katie Startup, who has just returned from an England training camp, has been selected for England for the Elite Round of the UEFA qualifiers starting next week. Good luck to Katie and the team and to find out more please click here.
Check out U17s Tyra Ntege recent interview about International Women’s Day and being a young female footballer.
With only one fixture remaining for the U17s against Millwall the rest of the squads have now completed their league programme and will turn their focus to out of region fixtures against other Centres. The squads will also continue with fixtures against local boys teams, which have proved very popular with the girls and is something they are keen to continue.
This Easter the Community Team will be hosting a FREE Girls Only Soccer School on Wednesday at Kicks Soccer Centre in Strood. For full details please click here.