Ryan Hamilton's Tournament Reflections

Tue 6 Apr 2021 - 8:44PM

Tamworth Women played in a tournament on Sunday 4th April 2021 at Castle Vale.

Tamworth Women played Coventry Sphinx One and drawn nill, nill. Played against Shifnal Town Ladies and won two, nill. Ella Spears and Aimee Taylor both scored. As well as Darlestone Ladies and won four, nill. Grace Dickens, Lily Aston, Olivia Woolston and Chloe Finn all scored.

Semi Final, Tamworth Women played Coventry Sphinx Two and won three, nill. Aimee Taylor scored twice and Oliva Woolston once.

In the final, Tamworth Women played Solihull Ladies United and lost three, nill.

Ryan Hamilton’s thoughts:

After three months without football, Sunday was all about getting minutes under the belt, reuniting the team and having a good time together.

The girls started really well, making sure we finished top of our group and without conceding a goal throughout the group stage. It was great to see four players making debuts today, two from Tamworth Girls Academy U18’s, with one of these two Annie, playing alongside her sister Emily and the other Lily scoring a fantastic long range goal and being awarded player of the tournament.

We cruised through the semi final with a three, nill win but at a price, with four players getting injured meaning for the final we were significantly reduced with our resources. The girls didn’t let this bother them at all, they battled on, many of them playing through knocks and aches to do us all proud.

Sunday was a great way to get back to football, the team were excellent throughout, they performed well, tried new ideas, pushed themselves and each other and showed just how much heart, determination and passion they all possess.

I could not be prouder of the girls today and can’t wait to get back at it on the training ground this week.

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