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Albion Women advance in FA Cup

12 November 2018

GABBIE Reid struck a late winner to give Albion a 2-1 victory at home to Leicester City Women Development in the SSE Women’s FA Cup First Round.

Chloe Harper returned to the side to help boost the Baggies options in midfield as Louis Sowe made four changes to the starting line up that defeated Nettleham last weekend.

Albion fell behind on the half-hour mark, before Harper’s 30-yard rocket put the Baggies back on level terms five minutes before the break. 

And substitute Reid notched her fourth goal of the season in the 88th minute to complete the turn around and ensure of Albion’s place in the next stage of the SSE Women’s FA Cup.

Albion: Nelson, Jewitt, George (c), Harper, Orthodoxou, Sinclair, Murray, Bevan, James (Reid 65), L.Davies (L.Price 88), Henry (Howard 70).

Substitutes:  None.

Albion host Solihull Ladies on Sunday, 18th November in the Second Round of the Birmingham FA County Cup. (ko 2.30pm).


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