Posh Women U23s

Posh Women Under 23s are set to host Notts County Women Reserves.

Peterborough United Women Under 23s will host Notts County Women Reserves in their final home game of the season at idverde Training Ground on Sunday afternoon (3pm) in their latest fixture in the FA Women’s National League Reserves Midlands Division.

Posh Women Under 23s’ unbeaten run in the league came to an end last weekend as they lost 5-0 to league leaders Derby County Women Development. They currently sit third in the table having accumulated 31 points from 15 games, with three fixtures left to play.

Opponents Notts County Women Reserves are currently 7th in the league having won four and drawn two of their 15 games this season. They lost 3-0 to Sporting Khalsa Reserves last weekend after winning their previous two games 5-1 against Doncaster Rovers Belles and Lincoln City Development.

Team News

Michael Allsebrook has confirmed that Alicia Podd and Jess Abrantes, who were substituted in the first half of last weekend’s fixture with injury, have both recovered well and are expected to feature in the match against Notts County.

Alice Akinyemi continues to follow concussion protocols but is nearing a return to training. Amani Mushtaq and Bronte Cooper remain long term absentees.

From The Gaffer

Umder 23s Manager, Michael Allesbrook spoke to Posh+: “Derby performed really well last weekend and deserved the three points. We weren’t at our level for various reasons. In training this week it’s a chance to right the wrongs and prepare ourselves for Sunday.

“Notts County on paper look a typical team in this league. On their day they are a dangerous whilst on other days they can find it difficult. We just have to see what we come up against on the day. We expect every team to be at their best, regardless of who it is. We have to make sure we are better than we were on Sunday. We have our own standards, and we didn’t meet them on Sunday. When we played them last time, their shape was really difficult to come up against. We had to find a way to win the game and we did that day, so we will try and do the same again.

“We want to continue rebuild momentum to the end of the season, continue putting in good performances and we will go into the cup final at the end of April in a really good place. We take each game as it comes, and see where we end up.”

By Lauren Shiels