Women's Football News, Print, Web and TV Media
Latest News Women's Football TV News Archive Search Get the Mag

 
Share page on Social Media:   f  Share     t     G+   find us on Twitter: @wssmagnews
 
Women's Football News
 

Women's Soccer Scene
Scotland and Wales finish level
 Women's Football News 4 Aug 2014
 
Scotland 1 (Corsie 74) Wales 1 (Wiltshire 58)
Scotland and Wales played out a tight 1-1 draw in Dumfries as both sides limbered up for crucial FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers over the next few weeks. 
 
Scotland had the better of the first half chances at Palmerston Park, but were made to rue their lack of cutting edge in front of goal when Sarah Wiltshire broke the deadlock after 58 minutes. Notts County defender Rachel Corsie levelled the scores when she bundled the ball in to the net from close range with sixteen minutes remaining.
 
Both sides were missing their midfield maestros, with Scotland's Kim Little and Wales captain Jessica Fishlock on club duty in the USA with Seattle Reign. However, Scotland created a host of early opportunities.
 
The game was a highly significant one for Michelle Green who became the most capped player for Wales and she wore the captain's armband as she made her 93rd appearance for her country, going past the record of Neville Southall.
 
Lisa Evans showed great pace down the right wing, and the first real chance fell to the Turbine Potsdam forward with just 12 minutes gone, but her shot was easily held by goalkeeper Nicola Davies. Evans was involved again as she sent an inviting cross in to the box for Corsie, who headed just wide.
 
Davies then pulled off a superb double save to keep the score level. The Reading goalkeeper tipped Leanne Ross' angled drive on to the bar and then had to look sharp to keep out Jane Ross' effort as she pounced on the rebound.
 
Natasha Harding looked to be Wales main goal threat, but she dragged her first clear cut effort just wide of the post with only Scotland goalkeeper Gemma Fay to beat.
 
At the other end, the in-form Jane Ross, who has scored 10 goals - including two hat-tricks - during the World Cup qualifying campaign, had Davies beaten with a curling shot from a tight angle, but the ball crashed off the post.
 
Harding had a great opportunity as the half drew to a close. The Bristol Academy forward was racing clear on goal, but was foiled by a well timed Jennifer Beattie challenge on the edge of the box.
 
Scotland had the chance to go ahead when they were awarded a free kick in a perfect position after Jo Love - winning her 150th cap - came off worst in a clash with Angharad James. Beattie stepped up to take the kick, but it crashed off a well-organised wall.
 
Harding had another effort that was easily held by Fay, before Wiltshire struck. The Yeovil Town winger hit a low shot from the edge of the area that beat Fay but seemed to be rolling wide, before hitting off the post and in to the net.
 
Scotland pressed forward looking for the equaliser, and it was Corsie who eventually found the net. After some neat link up play with Jane Ross inside the box, Davies parried the Vittsjo GIK striker's effort before Corsie bundled the ball over the line from close range. 
 
Scotland: Gemma Fay, Frankie Brown, Hayley Lauder (sub Nicola Docherty 84mins), Jennifer Beattie, Rachel Corsie, Joanne Love (sub Christie Murray 62mins), Leanne Crichton, Leanne Ross (sub Caroline Weir 62mins), Megan Sneddon (sub Ifeoma Dieke 69mins), Jane Ross, Lisa Evans. Subs not used: Shannon Lynn, Eilish McSorley, Kirsty Smith, Kerry Montgomery, Kathryn Hill.

Wales: Nicola Davies, Nicola Cousins (sub Samantha Quayle 90mins), Carys Hawkins, Kylie Davies, Sophie Ingle, Angharad James, Loren Dykes, Michelle Green (sub Josie Green 75mins), Natasha Harding (sub Hannah Keryakoplis 81mins), Sarah Wiltshire (sub Nadia Lawrence 79mins), Helen Bleazard (sub Rhian Cleverley 87mins). Subs not used: Sophie Dando, Alys Hinchcliffe, Georgia Evans, Megan Wynne.

(Report by www.scottishfa.co.uk)


 
 back to TOP

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Women's Soccer Scene Media ©
 
LiveNews HEADLINES
 
on mobile   wssNews.co.uk 
 

 
Loading...
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Womens Football TV
 
Latest wssTV  
 

 

 
Womens Football Magazine
 
Womens Football Magazine


 
Womens Soccer Secene Media

 
Safe For Kids

 
Discount Football Kits

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Womens Football News send your story photos and video

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
News Archive
News 2017-2018
News 2016-2017
News 2015-2016
News 2014-2015
News 2013-2014
News 2012-2013
News 2011-2012
Women's World Cup 2011
News 2010-2011
News 2009-2010
News 2008-2009
News 2007-2008
Women's World Cup 2007
News 2006-2007
News 2005-2006
News Euro 2005
News 2004-2005
News 2003-2004

 
Women's Sport Search
 
Women's Sport Search

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Women's Football History

 
THREE LIONS ON HER SHIRT

 
FA Womens Football Awards

 
BBC Sport Women's Football

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Football Foundation

 
FREE CHILDRENS STORIES


 
Total page reads:

© designed, created, hosted and managed by  WWW Support Services   (click for info)