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Southend United Ladies

Cricko

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Finished 17-0 but a very valiant effort from the Ladies with a centre half in goal...
 

davewebbsbrain

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Did I just hear correctly that we have a centre back playing in goal today?! She’s been our best player by a country mile, so impressive if true!

They’ve done well to get this far. I don’t know for certain but im assuming a gap of 3 divisions in Ladies football is bigger than a gap of 3 divisions in Men’s football?
Yep Claudia is a defender but has stepped in goal when needed. Always quick off the line, 110% committed and is very vocal.

Some idiots on the you tube feed mugging the girls off but as you say, the gulf between the 2 teams is huge

I'm very proud of the girls today, they have done so well to even get the 1st round proper
 
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MattE

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just watched the first twenty minutes or so - Hashtag much stronger physically and much more pace. Men v boys or something like that
 

Tinks

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They are 3 tiers higher and haven't lost all season so it was expected
Expected to see you there Phil?

It was always gonna be a tough game with a high score against them.

They done well to reach this stage so nothing should be taken away from them and should walk away proud of what they have managed so far.
Thought the keeper had a blinder today and considering she doesn’t normally play there done exceptionally well (the normal keeper had a hand injury).
They can only build on this

If nothing else it has raised their profile and put some coffers into their funds
 

davewebbsbrain

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Expected to see you there Phil?

It was always gonna be a tough game with a high score against them.

They done well to reach this stage so nothing should be taken away from them and should walk away proud of what they have managed so far.
Thought the keeper had a blinder today and considering she doesn’t normally play there done exceptionally well (the normal keeper had a hand injury).
They can only build on this

If nothing else it has raised their profile and put some coffers into their funds
I had a previous commitment but managed to catch the second half live on you tube. Claudia did a great job in goal and the score could have been far higher but for some great saves.
 

Badgershrimp

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I don't head onto Shrimperzone much these days. Hope you don't mind me posting.

I covered the match for Yellow Sport, from a Southend perspective, hoping to help April promote the team.

They did remarkably well to reach this stage of the competition. As Tinks said, I hope it will help raise the profile of the club and help them develop.

BTW, Blues goalkeeper, Claudia Zajac was absolutely fantastic. Both sides agreed she was the Player of the match. Some of the saves she made were incredible - Jeevesie

Link: https://www.yellowad.co.uk/beaten-blues-can-build-on-historic-cup-exploits/
 

Tinks

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Ladies game is today cancelled due to a player in the other team testing positive and hence all of them are now having to test.
 
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