An attacking display of energy and intent and some quality finishing saw Oldland return from Chippenham yesterday with a 4-3 victory though the scoreline flattered Chippenham as Oldland could easily have scored double the amount that they did.
A second clean sheet in a row too as Oldland Ladies climbed to eighth after a 1-0 win against St.Nicholas Reserves although a 2 or 3-0 result wouldn't have flattered Oldland as their defensive solidity prevented the hosts from any clear cut chances of not
Despite missing an incredible 11 players,Oldland produced a performance full of heart and work rate as they lost 2-1 against Swindon Town Development in a game that could have easily produced more goals.
A performance full of commitment and endeavour ensured the O's moved out of the bottom two on Sunday. There were also moments of real quality about Oldlands play as their recent good form was finally rewarded on Sunday.
Even the St.Nicholas management recognized that the 6-3 scoreline in their favour flattered them as Oldland produced, not only a battling display, but some superb and eye-catching football, especially in the first half.
An extremely powerful second half display from the Abbott's did not secure the three points they deserved on Sunday against a decent Team Mendip side.
Fran Dalton's 54th minute effort on her competitive home debut did gain a point for Oldland as they bat
It was a display of determination, passion and commitment from Oldland Ladies to put the disappointment of recent weeks well and truly behind them as they shared four goals with much fancied Swindon Town Development yesterday.
Oldland were far from their best but showed a definite improvement from last week's home drubbing against Portishead. A draw was probably a fair result against last season's Gloucestershire County League Champions,St.Nicks Reserves.
Barring the last twenty minutes of the first half it was a game that Oldland had complete control of as subs Romany Cochrane and debutant Fran Dalton scored five second half goals between them to add to a first half double from Amy Street and a goal from