Women's Preview: Maidenhead vs Saints

By SFC Media time Sat 24 Oct
Photo by Isabelle Field | Georgie Freeland

It’s a return to National League South West for Southampton FC Women this weekend, who travel to Maidenhead United on Sunday.


Maidenhead United vs Saints
National League South West
Chalfont St Peter AFC
Sunday 25th October, 2pm GMT
Available on gate, details below

After a dominant FA Cup win over Helston at the weekend, Saints return to league action on Sunday with a trip to Maidenhead United.

Their last league outing was at Snows Stadium; a 3-0 win over Exeter City thanks to goals from Lucia Kendall and Rachel Panting either side of a visiting own goal.

Maidenhead have had a mixed start to the new season, splitting a win, draw and defeat evenly across their opening three games.

Last time out they came away from Cheltenham Town as narrow 2-1 winners, thanks to goals from Nicole Barrett and Sarah Thompson.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 11: Ella Pusey (R) of Southampton congratulating Rachel Panting (L) on her goal during FAWNL match between Southampton Women and Exeter City at Snows Stadium on October 11, 2020 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Isabelle Field/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Saints celebrate during their last league outing.


Saints and Maidenhead only met the once last season due to COVID-19 curtailing their season.

That meeting came on March 1st, which ended up being the final game of the 2019/20 season for both sides as Saints ran out 7-0 winners.

Saints were dominant at Staplewood Campus, smashing seven past Maidenhead with an Alisha Ware hat-trick the pick of the bunch.

Further goals from Shannon Sievwright, Georgie Freeland and a double from Shannon Albuery confirmed the final win of the season.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - March 1: Southampton FC Women’s players celebrate after Shannon Albuery of Southampton FC Womens scores her side’s fifth goal during the FA Women’s National League match between Southampton Women and Maidenhead United at Staplewood Campus on March 1 2020, Exeter, England. (Photo by Tom Mulholland/Southampton FC)
Saints ran out 7-0 winners against Maidenhead last season. (Photo: Tom Mulholland) 


Tickets are available for Sunday’s game on the gate at Chalfont St Peter AFC.

They are priced as follows:

Admission - £3
Concessions - £2

Please be advised that tickets can only be paid for with cash.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 11: Marieanne Spacey-Cale Southampton Women head coach during FAWNL match between Southampton Women and Exeter City at Snows Stadium on October 11, 2020 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Isabelle Field/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Marieanne Spacey-Cale


"We're back in league action Sunday against Maidenhead United," said Marieanne Spacey-Cale. Who are a very well organised team and have picked up some excellent results so far this season.

"We have prepared well this week and will be looking to put the work from the training pitch onto the match pitch on Sunday.

"All the players are competing for selection and this shows in the attitude and application in training.

"We miss our supporters being with us for some games but tickets are available for Sunday so look forward to having some of you there supporting the squad."


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