LADIES FOOTBALL: Goals galore for Northern Star

Sophie Hurst celebrates scoring her hat-trick for Northern Star. Picture: Tim Gates

Sophie Hurst celebrates scoring her hat-trick for Northern Star. Picture: Tim Gates

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Peterborough Northern Star made it three wins out of three in the East Midlands Women’s League Premier Division yesterday (September 25) when thrashing Notts County Development 11-0 at the Branch Brothers Stadium.

Vicky Gallagher and Sophie Hurst both claimed hat-tricks in the rout with other strikes coming from Katie Steward (2), player-of-the-match Cassie Steward, Chanade Henderson and Deva Rawlings.

Vicky Gallagher scores the second of her three goals. Picture: Tim Gates

Vicky Gallagher scores the second of her three goals. Picture: Tim Gates

It was 3-0 at half-time and Star scored six of their goals in the last 10 minutes.

Star, who were relegated from the FA Women’s Premier League last season, are in second place in the table, a point behind Mansfield Town and with a game in hand.

Star are away next Sunday to Mansfield Hosiery Mills.

Star: S. Hudson, J. Bartle (Coulson 60), L. Frederick, S. Iredale, J. Farchica, J. Hopkins- Duckhouse (Rawlings 46), K. Steward, C. Henderson, V. Gallagher, C. Steward, D. Nicholls (Hurst 75).

Jodie Hopkins-Duckhouse on the ball for Star. Picture: Tim Gates

Jodie Hopkins-Duckhouse on the ball for Star. Picture: Tim Gates