Clinical Burnley FC Girls & Ladies claim emphatic win in league

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Burnley FC Girls & Ladies Under 15s turned on the style with a 13-0 win over Darwen Youth.

The teenage Clarets beat their opponents by a solitary strike in a five-goal thriller the last time out but an excellent, fast-flowing performance cement a much more convincing victory on this occasion.

Seven different scorers netted for the youngsters, including a hat-trick from Gabby Barker.

Meanwhile, the Under 16s progressed in the League Cup courtesy of a 4-2 win over rivals Preston North End.

However, a man of the match performance from Mollie Beneduce couldn’t inspire the Under 12s to victory against Academy Juniors.

The Clarets made a bright start with a display of positive attacking football and deservedly took the lead.

However, they conceded twice before the interval and went in 2-1 down at the interval.

Burnley pressed for the equaliser but the visitors scored two more against the run of play to make the final score 4-1.