Amy Newell treble helps Park Ladies to draw ahead of title-decider next weekend

Park Ladies. Photo: Barry Giddings

Park Ladies. Photo: Barry Giddings - Credit: Archant

An Amy Newell hat-trick helped Park Ladies warm up for their vital clash with Riverside Rovers next week with an entertaining 3-3 draw against Wisbech St Mary.

After both sides had their respective league games cancelled, the two teams met in a friendly on Sunday afternoon.

Although the match was a friendly, the encounter was a fast-paced affair, and Wisbech St Mary raced into a two-goal lead after just 20 minutes.

Park pulled a goal back before half time when Newell finished well after a neat pass from Erin Powell.

Newell then grabbed her second goal after half time after rounding the goalkeeper and slotting home.


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Wisbech St Mary retook the lead deep into the second half, but Park’s determined forward play resulted in Newell sealing her hat-trick after more clever work from Powell.

Park go to fourth-placed Riverside Rovers next Sunday for their final game of their S-Tech South League campaign, knowing that a win will see them crowned as champions and secure their promotion to the Premiership.

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