Watford Ladies FC host Women’s National Premier League Champions Sunderland this weekend as the Golden Girls enjoy their first home game of the campaign.
The game, taking place at Northwood FC at 1pm on Sunday, will mark the fifth season for the Ladies at this level.
The Hornets’ season got under way last weekend but the side found themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 score line after a hard fought tussle at Leeds.
The visitors ran their hosts close and were unlucky to get nothing from the match despite hitting the woodwork three times.
Hornets Manager Neil Hart was understandably disappointed with the result. He said: “We feel a little robbed with the way the match has just turned at the end and the luck just hasn’t gone with us today.
“There’s not a single player who had a poor game for us today, and the margin between success and failure was very small.
“It will be an interesting test for us now to try and bounce back.”
The ladies narrowly avoided relegation last year and are keen to enjoy a successful campaign this time around. With five new signings, everybody at the club is excited about the season’s prospects.
After this summer’s Women’s World Cup, the ladies’ game has seen a surge in support and is now firmly on the radar of many football fans, offering a family-friendly environment to enjoy the beautiful game.
The club, which was formed in the 1970’s, have had a steady rise to reach the National Premier League and have established themselves as the leading women’s side in Hertfordshire.
For more information, please visit www.watfordladiesfc.com
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