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WBA Women battle back to earn Derby draw

9 May 2017

Baggies claim point in final home game

ALBION battled back from two goals down to clinch a 2-2 FA Women's Premier League Northern Division draw in their final home game of the season against Derby County Ladies.

Melissa Johnson put Derby ahead in the 26th minute after slotting home past Thomas before Maria Wayne increased their advantage from close-range just after the hour mark. 

Abi Cottam's thunderous strike in the 74th minute brought Albion back into the game before Olivia Mitcham completed the comeback seven minutes from time with a bullet header. 

The result means Craig Nicholls side still have an outside chance of finishing in fourth place going into their final game of the season on Sunday.

Albion Ladies will end their FA Women's Premier League Northern Division campaign with a trip to Huddersfield Town Ladies on Sunday, May 14, ko 2.00pm

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WBA FC Women: Thomas, Butcher (Burton 60), Wright, Walker (Price 75), Darby (c) (Moore 88) Hull, Sargent, Greaves, Mitcham, Cottam, Stamps.

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