Goals flow freely for AFC Ladies

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Taverham Ladies F.C 1 AFC Sudbury Ladies 7

AFC followed up their 8-0 home victory over Taverham with another goal-fest.

The match kicked off 20 minutes late due to the delayed arrival of the referee, however once underway the chances and possession were firmly Sudbury’s.

Sudbury had to wait until the 25 minute mark to take the lead when Chloe Mills’ set up Emma Squirrell and the same player doubled their advantage with Jodie Sharp creator.

Before the half was out Taverham found themselves reducing the deficit with a brilliant strike from range. Sudbury, however, quickly restored their two-goal cushion before the whistle with a sweeping pass from Natalie Golding finding Chloe Mills to finish.

The goals continued to flow for Sudbury in the second half, with a great piece of team play making AFC’s fourth goal.

The ball worked out wide to Sharp whose cross was headed on by Golding and finished at the back post by Kayleigh Steed. Minutes later Steed grabbed her second with a brilliant solo run finish from a throughball delivered by Mills.

Sharp sent a screamer into the top corner from 30 yards and then Steed completed the rout with a shot across the keeper sealing her hat-trick.

<n>On Sunday AFC play their penultimate away fixture in the league against second-placed Norwich City Reserves (one place above them. They will be without Kerry Humphreys as she embarks on 11 months of travelling the world. Her absence for the remainder of the season will be a big miss for the team and they all wish her a safe journey.