Almost a year to the day the Yellows from Mill Lane United welcomed back their friends from Canada for the annual Trans Atlantic challenge.
A lovely spring morning saw the top two teams in the U16 East Riding Girls Football League battle for 3 more points in their quest for the League Title.
When AFC Preston, the away team in this fixture, took to the pitch, they showed no signs of being intimidated by Mill Lane United who had only recently comprehensively beaten them in the East Riding Girls Football League.
Previous meetings between these two teams have been dramatic, competitive, and entertaining so a good fixture was on the cards. The Mill Lane girls came to the match knowing that they would need to concentrate
The rain was falling as the Preston and Mill Lane girls took to the pitch for their first match of the year in the East Riding Girls Football League.
The last time North Ferriby met Mill Lane they were soundly beaten, but there was no fear in their approach to this game.
Malet Lambert and Mill Lane United, who were separated by a single league point going into their East Riding girls Football League encounter
Mill Lane travelled to Hornsea without their top goal scorer, but were still looking forward to a repeat of the open competitive games that the two teams shared last season in the East Riding girls Football League.
Mill Lane United showed real attacking intent from the moment the whistle blew, with surging runs through the middle onto some accurate passes from midfield.
Both teams started the game with only ten players and no possibility of substitutions. It was going to be a hard 80 minutes of East Riding Girls Football League action
Hornsea Sporting FC were the visitors to the Walkington home of Mill Lane United’s under 16 girls in a Eat Riding Girls Football League encounter.
The East Riding Girls Football League match took place at a windswept Beverley Leisure Centre and both teams took a few minutes to get settled. Mill Lane United were the first team to adapt to the conditions and they soon began pressing the home team
Mill Lane United went back to the top of the u14 girls football league with a convincing victory against a brave Preston side who battled for the full 70 minutes.
In perfect conditions both teams had high hopes of lifting the coverted Tesco Cup. Mill Lane had battled passed Malet Lambert and Costello their closest league rivals in the previous rounds of the competition and were determined…
Four goals from prolific goal scorer Emma Smith were the highlights of this performance from Mill Lane giving the Beverley side their eleventh straight league victory to maintain their 100 % record in the East Riding Girls League.
A Hat-trick from Courtney Fee helped Mill lane United to a 9 – 0 Emma Johnson, Emma Smith and Sarah Bromwich all scored with Player of the Match Millie O’Neil coming off the bench to grab a brace.