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We talk to...Sophie Scherschel (Cardiff Met Ladies)
 Women's Football News 11 Mar 2016
 
We talk to...Sophie Scherschel (Cardiff Met Ladies) - 11 Mar 2016 - Women's Football NewsCardiff Met Ladies have taken a huge step towards retaining the Welsh Premier Women's League title following a 2-1 victory over nearest rivals Swansea City on Sunday. 
 
We talked to Met defender Sophie Scherschel, who spoke of the team's delight at the win against Swansea and their focus on finishing as Champions once again: 
 
WSS: Congratulations on the win on Sunday, how big a win do you rate this one in your season?
SS: Thank you! We are obviously really happy with the result, it was an important game for us as we'd only managed a draw against Swansea in our game away to them earlier in the season. We knew if we could get the three points, then the league was in our own hands, and that's a much more comfortable way to play the rest of our games this season.

WSS: You made a fantastic start to the game with two early goals, was it the plan to take the match to Swansea?
SS: We were very aware of the way we wanted to play the game and being able to get the ball down and play how we like to on our own pitch was good for us and allowed us to get the two early goals. We couldn't have really asked for a better start to be 2-0 up within the first ten minutes, it allowed us to then settle and would definitely have helped calm any nerves.

WSS: Did it get tense during the late stages of the match when you were one goal ahead?
SS: The last 45 minutes were pretty nervy, after they got a goal back straight after half time we didn't have that two goal comfort blanket any more so there were definitely some tense times, but everyone on that pitch put in a shift defensively to make sure we didn't concede again and kept the result in our favour.

WSS: This week you travel to Aberystwyth Town who are much improved this season. Presumably this game is even more important after the Swansea result?
SS: Having beaten Swansea last week, every game we have left of this season is as important as the last. We know that if we win the rest of our games then the title is ours, so we definitely won't take the position we're in for granted and yes, Aberystwyth are a good side. We never expect an easy game from them and especially not this season.

WSS: Do you feel that the standard in the league has improved overall this season?
SS: We get asked this question a lot and every year it's the same answer because undoubtedly the standard is getting better and better, just looking at the table and the results this season proves this. This is my fifth season at Cardiff Met and I'd definitely say the league is in the best position it ever has been. There is still a way to go but I don't doubt that every club and the league also is putting in its best efforts to help improve the quality of the Welsh Prem.

WSS: Is there a little disappointment that you are out of the cups or was the league always the main priority?
SS: As a player you live for those cup final days, so it's definitely disappointing for us all as we play football to win games but when we step back and put it in perspective, our priority will always lie with winning the league as this allows us to compete in the UEFA Women's Champions League. It's an amazing competition to be a part of and we've been lucky to represent Wales three times in the last four years.

WSS: If you were able to go on and clinch the league title from here, would it rank as one of the club's best achievements given the teams you are up against?
SS: We would rank winning the league this year as an excellent achievement considering the vast improvements of the competition within the league. It's an excellent stepping stone if we were to win which would then push us on to compete in Europe and improve on previous campaigns.
 
 
Our thanks to Sophie!

 
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