Trojans ladies recovered from the shock of conceding a tenth minute goal to beat Western Women’s Conference rivals ISCA 3-1 and maintain their mid-table standing.
They piled on the early pressure at Stoneham Lane, only to find themselves undone in the 10th minute when Millie Attwell got a vital deflection to a ball fired across their own D.
Their tails up, ISCA switched the ball around nicely, but Trojans held tight and levelled in the 21st minute when a move initiated from centre-back Jill Toombs sent Daisy Strange away down the right. Her fierce pass picked out the diving Cita Haines to score.
With Emma Teague and Jenny Gough controlling the middle of the pitch and making fine tackles to deny the ISCA midfielders the chance to get hold of the ball, Trojans got on top and four minutes into the second half took the lead from a Zoe Gittens penalty former drag flick.
ISCA fought back and Trojans needed some handy saves from Angharad Jenkins to keep them in front.
Fifteen minutes from time Trojans wrapped it up from the penalty spot. Amy Sheehan saw a shot from a short corner hit an ISCA foot on the line and duly tucked away the resulting penalty to give Trojans a 3-1 win.
Trojans were beaten 5-1 by runaway leaders Stourport 24 hours later. Jenny Gough equalised at 1-1 for Trojans, but Stourport marched on to an 11th successive win.
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