Cup joy for Chorley women footballers

Chorley Women’s reserves enjoyed an emphatic 9-1 victory over Mossley in the Greater Manchester WFL Premier League Cup final.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 11:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 11:28 am
Chorley women reserves lift the cup Photo:JOHN SHIRRAS

After a bright start, Valentine opened the scoring for the Magpies and it was soon 2-0 as Fitton headed home.

Mossley threatened for large periods but Chorley goalkeeper Knowles was in fine form with some excellent saves and it was 3-0 at the break thanks to a smart finish from Mills.

After the break, Chorley ran riot with Fitton notching her second header of the game, while Drury got in the act with a fine headed goal soon after.

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Five-nil soon became 6-0 with Mill grabbing her second of the game with a superb finbish and she set Fitton up for her hat-trick goal soon after to make it 7-0.

Cartwright completed the scoring for Chorley and Mossley scored a late consolation effort.