Harleston Magpies Ladies sponsored by Musker McIntyre Estate Agents are at home this Saturday against Horsham starting at 1.30pm. Horsham are currently 6th in the League four points and one place behind Magpies, which suggests that the teams are closely matched.  In the earlier fixture Magpies drew 2-2 away at Horsham, so they know they are in for a tough match. this match against Horsham has particular significance with both teams pushing hard to make the top six in the League, which will secure a place in Division 1 under the new National League structure for next season. last weekend Horsham beat Southgate at home 3-2.

For Magpies last weekend was very testing with a home game against Bedford. The 4-1 win was important in getting the first points on the board in the second half of the season. On Sunday Magpies played their rearranged game against League leaders Hampstead and Westminster and this is a difficult place to go. Despite going 1-0 down after about 5 minutes magpies produced a tremendous battling performance and finally lost 2-0 with alate second goal.

That tough weekend has left Magpies with number of injury and illness problems. The latest major injury is to Megan Brown who has her wrist in plaster after fracturing it in two places.


Lauren Barber (capt), Lizzie Clymer, Jade Daly, Katrina Sitch,
Louisa Greenacre, Kristina Ayling, Katherine Ridley, Debbie Francis, Francis Burrell, Charlotte Harrison, Lara Taylor, Emma Lee-Smith, Lottie Summers, Georgie Cantrell, Jess Bloom, Lucy Whiting,
Tor Findlay and Annie Nunn