Woodhorn Lane Ladies put nine past Prudhoe

Ashington defeated North East Regional League side Prudhoe 9-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Josephine Butler campus.

The hosts led 6-0 at half-time with four goals by Kristie Fenwick and one each from Megan Tighe and Danni Hooker.

In the second period, Fenwick, Tighe and a own goal made it a convincing win in Ashington’s second pre-season encounter.

On Sunday, August 30, Ashington are away to Gateshead Rutherford in another warm-up contest before facing Seaton Carew Ladies at Woodhorn Lane in a first qualifying game of the FA Cup on Sunday, September 6.

The Northumberland League kicks-off on Sunday, September 13, and Ashington, under new manager Steven Gibbard, will include new signings Chloe Cook, Kirsty Elliot, Abi Wright, Carolyn Evans and Carly Lowes in their squad having retained the bulk of last season’s team.