LADIES FOOTBALL: Star hit rivals for six, Posh pipped on penalties

Cassie Steward scores for Northern Star. Picture: Tim Symonds.

There were mixed fortunes for the two city teams involved in East Midlands Women’s League cup competitions yesterday (October 29).

Peterborough Northern Star were 6-0 winners at home to Premier Division rivals Mansfield Hosiery Mills in the League Plate while Peterborough United from Division One South were pipped 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out after doing well to hold Premier Division table-toppers Nettleham to a 1-1 draw in the League Cup.

Cassie Steward led the goal rush for Star with a hat-trick and other goals came from Vicky Gallagher, Larissa Frederick and Emma Pollard.

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