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WOMEN AND GIRLS UPDATE 12

19 November 2015

Weekly update of what has been happening at the club…

Kent Women’s Cup disappointment for Gills Ladies

Gillingham Ladies were back on the road this week to face London Corinthians in their Quarter Final of the Kent Women’s Cup and were looking to extend their unbeaten run to 11 games. 

London Corinthians made a good start to the game and opened the scoring half way through the first half, then five minutes before half time Gills Ladies had goalkeeper Sarah Quantrill sent off for bringing down the London Corinthians striker Danielle Harrison outside the box.  Gills Ladies introduced Emma Tune for the second half and had a couple of good chances, but were unable to find the equaliser and their defence of the Kent Women’s Cup came to an end.

The next match sees Gills Ladies return to FA Women’s Premier League action and the team travel to Cambridge Utd Ladies on Sunday. Good luck girls.

Congratulations to Megan Maslak (who is on loan at Strike Force FC) scoring two goals to help the team progress to the Quarter Final stage of the Kent Women’s Plate. Well done Megan.

Gills Ladies Assistant Manager and Performance Analyst Opportunities

Following a reshuffle of Gills Ladies coaching team, the club are looking for a new assistant manager. If you're ambitious, dedicated and passionate about coaching and are interested in the role, please email Charlotte Richardson crichardson@priestfield.com.

The club are also looking for a part time Performance Analyst intern to join the team, training for this role will be given and this role can be carried out remotely. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Nick Gearing ngearing@priestfield.com.

Gills Ladies match day mascot opportunity

The Kent Girls and Ladies League have joined forces with Gills Ladies to offer all affiliated clubs within the Kent Girls and Ladies League a unique opportunity to be Gills Ladies match day mascots. 

If you would like your team to have the chance to experience this fantastic opportunity please contact Charlotte Richardson crichardson@priestfield.com.

Gills Ladies Season Tickets

Since the start of the season there has only been two home league games played, a Season Ticket is still great value and are available to purchase from the club’s ticket office at Gillingham FC, as well as at home match days and online via Season Ticket.

Season Tickets enable Gills Ladies fans to access all league home games and half price tickets for cup fixtures.  Adult Season Tickets cost £25 (free entry for U16s).

We look forward to seeing all supporters at our next home game.

Gills Ladies Next Fixtures

Sunday, November 22 (kick off 2pm) – Cambridge Utd LFC (away) – FA Women’s Premier League

Wednesday, November 25 (kick off 7:45pm) – Tottenham Hotspur LFC (home) – Ryman League Cup

Sunday, November 29 (kick off 2pm) – Lewes Ladies (away) – FA Women’s Premier League Plate

Sunday, December 6 (kick off 2pm) – London Corinthians (away) – FA Women’s Cup

Tickets for all games are £3 for adults and free entry for under 16s.

Girls Centre of Excellence 
 
Last week the girls headed to Chelsea and our week of remembrance continued as the Girls wore their poppies with pride and remembered those that had been lost.

This week our U17s will face Middlesex FA at home in the 1st Round of The FA Girl’s U17s Centres of Excellence Youth Cup, the winner of the tie will move on to the 2nd Round taking place in December. The rest of the squads will be playing Arsenal at home, good luck everyone.

Female Football Development Programme

We recently joined the Ladies of the University of Kent as they celebrated Women’s Football but before the celebrations got underway there was just enough time for a Soccersize session. 

Girls Academy 
 
As well as working hard in lessons this week the Girls Academy tested their Futsal skills as they joined the Trust at the #KinderFutsalCup held at the King’s School in Rochester while also assisting the coaches on the day, thanks girls

Christmas Soccer Schools

The Community Trust will be offering three Christmas Soccer School on Wednesday 23 December for both boys and girls at various locations (Gillingham, Strood and Folkestone) between 10am and 1pm. For full details on how to sign up please click here.

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