Report | Llandudno Town 0 Swansea City Ladies 3

7th October 2019
Alicia Powe and Katy Hosford celebrate.

Swansea City Ladies maintained their perfect start to the Welsh Premier Women’s League after they defeated Llandudno Town 3-0 in North Wales.

A brace from Stacey John-Davis and a Katy Hosford free-kick secured victory for the visitors which meant they recorded their third consecutive win.

In the opening stages of the match Swansea were dominating the ball and controlling the game, however, Llandudno’s defence stood firm and limited the chances for Ian Owen’s side.

Swansea city Ladies celebrate a goal
Swansea City Ladies celebrate a goal. Pic: Natalie John-Davis

The Swans did break the deadlock on the half hour mark as Ian Owen’s side put Stacey John-Davis in a one-on-one situation with Llandudno keeper Becky Elliot and she calmly slotted it home off the far post.

The visitors added to their lead with the last kick of the half as from Katy Hosford’s free-kick looped over the keeper.

The second half began in similar fashion as the first with Swansea being on top in all aspects of the game.

And it soon paid off with John-Davis flicking her header over Elliot to bag her brace after she reacted to a loose bouncing ball in the penalty area.

Stacey John-Davis and Emma Beynon celebrate a goal.
Emma Beynon congratulates Stacey John-Davis on scoring the opening goal. Pic: Natalie John-Davis

Swansea were on top for the entire match and prevented Llandudno to having no clear cut chances to pose any danger on Deanna Lewis’ goal.

The win means that Swansea remain in second place in the Welsh Women’s Premier League - behind rivals Cardiff City on goal difference.

Cardiff have been in formidable goalscoring form and sit top on a goal difference off +19 with Swansea on +7. 

Next up for the Swans is the first round of the FAW Women’s Cup as they welcome Welsh Women’s League side Dafen to Llandarcy on Sunday, October 20 (2pm).

Stacey John-Davis
Stacey John-Davis strikes an effort at goal. Pic: Natalie John-Davis

Llandudno Town: Becky Elliot, Jordanne Greenough (Sofie Owen, 77), Cara Hughes, Cat Jones, Lou Doran, Sioned Bohana, Fflur Williams, Kelsey Davies, Catrin Thomes (Georgia Smith, 77), Shone Roberts, Anna Jones (capt).

Subs not used: Claire Colville.

Swansea City: Deanna Lewis, Ellie Lake, Shaunna Jenkins, Alicia Powe (capt; Chloe Chivers, 77), Ria Hughes, Sarah Adams, Emma Beynon, Kelly Adams, Katy Hosford, Stacey John-Davis, Lauren Smith (Nieve Jenkins, 45).

Subs not used: Emily Haywood, Lauren Jones.