Ladies reach Final

Thursday 14 February 2002

Fulham 12 v 0 Millwall, Wednesday 13th February 2002 London County Cup Semi-Final

Match report from Natalia Lodge

Fulham Ladies finally played their Semi-Final County Cup Fixture against Millwall which was scheduled to be played back in December.

This tie was played at Carshalton Athletic FC on a good surface made possible to play attractive football.

The Ladies made a flying start and hit the net in the first minute when Kristy Moore scored from Sanchia Duncan's cross. Fulham Ladies dominated the first half with good passing and went into the break 5-0 up with goals from Kristy Moore (2), Marianne Pettersen (2) and Deena Rahman getting on the scoresheet.

Rachel Yankey came on for Marianne Pettersen in the second half and Fulham seemed to be dominating the match and were having many opportunities to score.

Margunn Haugenes and Sanchia Duncan made it 7-0 before Rachel Unitt and Lynn Mork replaced Haugenes and Rahman.

The eighth goal was scored in the 64th minute after a hard shot from Rachel Yankey deflected into the net.

Ten minutes later, Sanchia Duncan scored her second when she shot the ball into the bottom left hand corner after a cross from Kim Jerray-Silver.

Fulham's tenth goal came from Lynn Mork who was playing her first game in two months after a fractured toe, Katie Chapman headed a corner onto the crossbar and the ball rebounded for Lynn to slide in.

Central Defender Mary Phillip was given a chance to go upfield for the last ten minutes, she took the opportunity well and hammered a goal in from 5 yards.

The last goal of the game came in the 90th minute with a beautiful 20-yard shot from Duncan into the top corner.

Fulham Ladies now meet Arsenal Ladies in the Final of the London County Cup.

Goalscorers: -
Duncan (57 min , 74 min, 90 min)
Moore (1 min, 27 min)
Pettersen (9 min, 23 min)
Haugenes (54 min)
Rahman (30 min)
Mork (10 min)
Phillip (85 min)
Own Goal (64 min)

Squad: Smith, Jerray-Silver, Phillip, McArthur, Gibbons, Haugenes (Mork 58), Chapman, Rahman (Unitt 60), Duncan, Pettersen (Yankey 46), Moore