Ladies took the lead through Milly Colford midway through the opening half before Bedworth’s Shanice Walsh equalised. Kirsty Farnsworth then netted for United in the second half, a goal which proved enough for the visitors to make cup progress.
· Yet Louis Sowe’s side could have found themselves behind early on in the game, but Scarlett Field pulled off two superb saves from Bedworth’s Shanice Walsh and Jessica Lundie respectively to keep the scores level at the break.
Mansfield have had their last three fixtures against Kettering, Notts County and Nettleham postponed, so they’ll be fresh for this Sunday's match – Bedworth, however, were last in action on 03 January when they were defeated by Long Eaton United Ladies, despite Shanice Walsh getting on the scoresheet.
Bedworth gave a good account of themselves though and led for much of the game through Shanice Walsh's strike on the half hour, before goals in the last ten minutes from Stephanie Smith (2) and Jodie Redgrave saw Derby go through. Watford came away from a tricky trip to Poole Town with a 2-1 win under their belts.
Bedworth went second ahead of Wolves in the Midlands table but had to settle for a 3-3 draw against visitors Sporting Khalsa. Amanda Whalley, Shanice Walsh and Kirsty Farnsworth were on target for United. Burton are still a point behind eight-placed TNS following a 2-2 tie that featured three red cards.
The Ewe Rams fell behind to a Shanice Walsh strike after a mistake in the defence and had to wait until the 80th minute to get back on level terms as Stephanie Smith levelled proceedings before adding a second minutes later, with Jodie Redgrave adding a third late on.
Bedworth United Ladies Key Player – Shanice Walsh Shanice played a massive part in the promotion campaign of Bedworth United Ladies from the FA West Midlands Regional Women’s League last season contributing 19 goals across all competitions to fire the Greenbacks into the FA National League Midlands Division One and will be looking ...