Match report by Campbell Finlayson
Hibs breezed past Spartans to secure their place in the SWPL Cup final with a comfortable win at Broadwood.
The Hibees began brightly and had two chances to take the lead in the opening six minutes. Chelsea Cornet was first to go close, volleying wide from a corner before Kirsty Morrison was denied by Rachel Harrison with Rachael Small firing the rebound over the bar.
Spartans though really should have taken the lead on eight minutes when good work from Zoe Johnstone set up a chance for Tegan Reynolds, but the midfielder’s shot came crashing off the bar.
This week Suzy Shepherd made the difficult decision to step down from her role as Head Coach of Spartans.
Suzy joined Spartans as a player in 2013 before her transition to coach in 2016. Suzy’s goal during her spell at the helm was very much a rebuilding job recruiting younger players and building a team capable of challenging at the top of Women’s football. (more…)
We are absolutely delighted that Rugby Fuel have decided to back Rachel Harrison for the 2017 season. Rachel returned to Spartans after two seasons playing in Italy and Denmark and is currently sixth in the list of players with the most appearances in Spartans colours, having notched up 127 games between the sticks. Her first game was away back in 2010 when she joined from Hutchison Vale. (more…)
Head coach Suzy Shepherd is sorry to see on loan striker Carla Boyce make an earlier than anticipated return to Glasgow City. She commented: – (more…)