Harleston Magpies Ladies sponsored by Musker McIntyre Estate Agents have a double header this weekend. On Saturday Magpies play Bedford at home starting at 1.30pm and on Sunday they play a rearranged game against Hampstead starting at 12.00.
Bedford did very well last weekend drawing away against Sevenoaks 1-1 which is a difficult place to go. On the Sunday they followed that up with a 2-0 home win against Ipswich so they have made an impressive start to the second half of the season.
Last weekend Magpies played Cambridge City away and really struggled in the first half and were 2-0 down at half time. It was a better performance in the second half but lost 3-0. Cambridge moved up to second place after that result.
Hopefully Magpies will be able to return to form on Saturday now that they have a game under their belts. Bedford are just three points behind them so there is everything to play for in this game.
On Sunday Magpies travel to Hampstead for their rearranged game. Hampstead are probably the favourites to win this League so this will be a very challenging match.
Magpies resources will be stretched this weekend so the likely squad for the whole weekend will be:
Lauren Barber (capt), Megan Brown, Katrina Sitch, Louisa Greenacre, Katherine Ridley, Debbie Francis, Frances Burrell, Charlotte Harrison, Rose Winter, Lara Taylor, Emma Lee-Smith, Lizzie Clymer, Lottie Summers, Georgie Cantrell, Jess Bloom, Sarah Bracey and Kristine Ayling.