United Ladies downed in Addicks trip - The Coventry Observer

12th Aug, 2022

United Ladies downed in Addicks trip

Ben Tyler 7th Sep, 2021

Charlie Estcourt fires goalwards in United’s opening defeat. Picture by Jeff Bennett.

DESPITE going in level through a direct corner goal from Mollie Green, Coventry United Ladies found themselves on the receiving end of a 3-1 defeat in Sunday’s trip to Charlton Athletic.

The latest FA Women’s Championship encounter leaves the Red and Greens winless after two games, along with newly-promoted Watford, with Ella Rutherford’s double and a Bethan Roe goal enough to down Jay Bradford’s side.

A second home game of the season at Butts Park Arena now follows on Sunday, where Coventry take on Sheffield United looking for their first three-point haul this term.

The Blades picked up their first win this term against Durham, also by a 3-1 scoreline, thanks to Lucy Watson, Jessica Clarke and Sophie Bradley-Auckland strikes.

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