Posh Women

Posh Women to make a number of changes ahead of this weekend’s Plate fixture against The Glassgirls.

Peterborough United Women manager Dan Lawlor looks ahead to Sunday’s FA Women’s National League Plate second round tie against Stourbridge FC Women at the Abbey Lawn on Sunday afternoon (1pm).

After another historic weekend for the Posh Women, with their progression into the Vitality Women’s FA Cup third round for the first-time in the club’s history, Lawlor hopes last weekend’s heroics in the FA Cup can inspire his side to another positive result on Sunday.

Lawlor said: “I’m hoping the players are still on a high from last week and it shows in the performance for the game against Stourbridge. However, the focus is on the next game. It’s in the past and we have to move on from it, just concentrate on the run we are on and take it game by game.

Stourbridge Women are once again the visits to the Abbey Lawn after having already faced The Glassgirls three times this season, most recently, beating them 2-1 in the first round of the FA Cup last month.

However, The Glassgirls have enjoyed a remarkable start to the season, leading the FA Women’s National League Division One Midlands table by 11 points, and will provide another stern test for Lawlor’s side, who will be missing a number of key players for the fixture.

“Stourbridge are an excellent side, their results have shown that this season. I’m not sure about what they will do differently from when we last faced them, but they will know what they need to improve on. It will be a very open game and should be two good sides going at it for 90 minutes, or potentially more once again.

“It’s also a good opportunity for some players within the squad to play good minutes. There will be a number of players rested, who have played a lot of football with knocks and niggles and will certainly be a few changes for this weekend with the FA Cup third round game against Durham just around the corner."