City of Peterborough captain delivers a winning start to the season

Captain Robyn Gribble claimed the only goal of the game as City of Peterborough Ladies opened their East Premier Division campaign with a hard-fought success at Cambridge City seconds (September 22).

Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 7:43 pm
Updated Monday, 24th September 2018, 9:44 am
City of Peterborough Ladies skipper Robyn Gribble (red) scored the only goal at Cambridge City.

Gribble struck midway through the second-half by firing the ball under the Cambridge goalkeeper after fine work down the left by Melissa Ludlam, Katy Lee and new signing Leah Goodley.

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The home side had started the game the brighter, but City of Peterborough also enjoyed some good moments with Lucy Dakin, Ellie Bolsover and Lee prominent.

The second-half developed into an exciting end-to-end affair with Verity Allen, newcomer, and player-of-the-match Hannah Knotts, Kate Dixon and Georgia Morton all impressing.

But it was Gribble who delivered the decisive moment to give the side who finished third last term a winning start.