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Tractor Girls Bounce Back From Cup Defeat With 10-Goal Derby Victory
Wednesday, 19th Feb 2020 22:12

ITFC Women bounced back from their 10-0 weekend FA Cup defeat at Manchester City by thrashing local rivals Norwich City by the same scoreline in FAWNL Division One South East at Plantation Park this evening.


Eloise King (pictured) netted a hat-trick, while Natasha Thomas and Lucy Egan scored twice, and Anna Grey, Zoe Cossey and Sophie Peskett once each as the table-topping Blues claimed derby glory for the third time this season.

The Canaries kept the scoreline level until the 20th minute when Grey put the Tractor Girls in front.

The second and King’s first of the evening followed only two minutes later, then King made it 3-0 with her second on 31.

Thomas made it 4-0 two minutes later, before Cossey made it five eight minutes before the break.

Paige Peake missed a penalty soon after the restart but the sixth wasn’t too long in coming, Egan, a late replacement in the starting line-up after Lindsey Cooper suffered a knock in the warm-up, heading home her first senior goal in the 53rd minute.

Egan added her second on 69, then a minute later King completed her hat-trick. Another sub Peskett got her name on the scoresheet in the 73rd minute to make it 9-0.

The Blues had to wait until injury time for the 10th, Thomas grabbing her 25th goal of the season to cap a memorable derby victory for Town, who beat Norwich in both league and cup earlier in the season, 4-1 and 6-1 respectively.

Earlier in the day, Town's U21s beat West Ham United 6-0 at Playford Road.

The Tractor Girls next face Stevenage at the Goldstar Ground, Felixstowe on Sunday rather than scheduled opponents Leyton Orient, who are in Capital Cup action this weekend.

The game kicks-off at 2pm with entry free for Town season ticket holders as is usually the case.

Town: Williamson, Hubbard, Wilson (Wakefield 62), Thomas, Crump (c), King, Cossey (Biggs 51), Rossiter, Egan, Grey (Peskett 46), Peake. Unused: Pannifer.


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ScottCandage added 22:19 - Feb 19
A PERFECT response to Sunday! ONWARD AND UPWARD!
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liamlar76 added 22:24 - Feb 19
Well played Ladies. The perfect tonic from Sunday. Absolutely amazing.
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liamlar76 added 22:24 - Feb 19
Well played Ladies. The perfect tonic from Sunday. Absolutely amazing.
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jollyroger added 22:49 - Feb 19
Three games against the budgies and a 20 -2 aggregate well done girls
8

Steve_ITFC_Sweden added 23:01 - Feb 19
Ha ha! Brilliant. That shows real character. Does that mean the Budgies would lose 20-0 if thay played Man City? Well done, girls.
4

Westy added 06:17 - Feb 20
Love it.
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Trigger67 added 06:29 - Feb 20
Well done , what a great result. I wonder if Look East will give this result as much prominence as they did the FA cup result!
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Cakeman added 06:34 - Feb 20
Trigger67 I doubt the game will be mentioned on Look East as they just like About Anglia can only see Yellow and Green.
A great result and what a tremendous season the Ladies are having.
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BlueArrow added 06:49 - Feb 20
Brilliant well done girls.
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BlueandTruesince82 added 07:39 - Feb 20
A run in the cup, beating the scum? Thats a town side we can all get behind.

Well done girls
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dirtydingusmagee added 08:11 - Feb 20
great stuff ladies!, a super comeback from your recent disappointment ,and against Canaries,it dosnt come any better. WELL DONE .
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therein61 added 08:22 - Feb 20
A great response after Sunday well done you blue girls.
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ghostofescobar added 09:07 - Feb 20
Get in! Talk about bouncebackability! Nothing sweeter than humiliating the budgies.
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shakytown added 09:31 - Feb 20
Now that takes real class to come back. Well done ladies.
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Pecker added 09:46 - Feb 20
What a result. That shows real character to put in a performance like only days after a reverse score line. What a response. Everybody connected to Ipswich are so proud of you. You are a credit to this club. The fact it was against them is just a bonus. Get in there. So, so proud of you all. Tremendous result and you should all take great strength from this. Always stronger together. Well played ladies.
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Rozeeboy74 added 09:48 - Feb 20
Like a wounded tiger!!! The goal difference is amazing, conceded just 9 league goals all season. And Narge have conceded 62??!!
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Pecker added 09:57 - Feb 20
Rozeeboy74. All the best teams are built on a solid defence. Great team effort.
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norfolkbluey added 10:26 - Feb 20
Fabuloso girls and well done.
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SnowyBlue added 10:34 - Feb 20
So the ITFC ladies side lose 10-0 against a full international Man City side and its everywhere all over BBC look east and ITV Anglia news but when we beat the scum 10-0...... not even a whisper.......
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Lightningboy added 10:58 - Feb 20
Nice...shame the men can’t step up to the plate in the local derbies.
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Linkboy13 added 11:08 - Feb 20
Bring on the lady boys ?
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runningout added 11:22 - Feb 20
Classy from the Ipswich Town Women
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chrisswailes added 12:23 - Feb 20
Class! COYB.
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carlo88 added 14:09 - Feb 20
Shall we just support the women's team instead?
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midastouch added 14:32 - Feb 20
Lucky the Norwich women didn't have to play Man City, would of been 20 nil!
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