Braintree 2 IES 2

Division 1NBraintree 2 Ipswich East Suffolk 2There was a confident feel about IES going into the fifth game of the season, with the team hoping that a change in formation would result in a change of fortune.

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Braintree 2 Ipswich East Suffolk 2

There was a confident feel about IES going into the fifth game of the season, with the team hoping that a change in formation would result in a change of fortune.

Improved distribution from the back by Amanda Todd and Claire Pearsons, coupled with much improved passing throughout the team produced a bright start for IES.


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Hard work from the midfield and forward line resulted in a well-earned penalty corner that Maria Whelan struck and touched on into the goal by Anne Edney.

However, within only a few minutes Braintree got the equaliser.

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The second half saw much of the same play with Shelley Pleasence and captain Linda Rose controlling the battle in midfield.

Another short corner earned IES the lead by a superbly struck shot from Whelan.

Unfortunately for IES, the hard fought win was not to be when Braintree equalised once again, however IES can take heart from a very credible performance.

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