Kit reflects on Brighton cup tie
Report by David Brenchley
Page last updated at 9:21PM UTC, Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Kit Graham was happy with the Charlton womenís teamís third successive win, against Brighton on Sunday, but believes they have to improve if they are to stretch that run further.
The left-winger bagged a brace in the 5-2 victory at Bayliss Avenue, with the other goals coming from Gemma Shepherd (2) and Sinead Boyer.
The goals netted Graham the PHSC plc Player of the Match award but she pointed out it was not their best performance by a long shot.
The Addicks were helped by the fact Brighton had 10 players for 50 minutes after goalkeeper Charlotte Sole was sent off for kicking Shepherd.
Kit said: “We are pleased with the win but it was a poor game to play in. I don’t think we would have won it by that many if they had eleven players. The girls played well, we just have to control our passing more.
“It puts us top of the cup league, which is a good feeling. I think the girls were more positive and it takes us into the next game more confident as well.”
Graham was happy to have netted twice and, with the team having scored 24 goals in eight games, is pleased the goals are coming freely.
Nine of those have come in two League Cup wins and the Addicks sit top of group two with six points; Brighton, Millwall, Lewes and Gillingham all have three.
Kit hopes their confidence is high going into a London Cup game against Haringey Borough this weekend and is looking at both cups as realistic avenues of silverware.
“Obviously it’s nice to score,” she added. “I don’t score many but when I do it’s a nice feeling. I thought I could have played better but didn’t really get the ball a lot.
“We are scoring a lot of goals, which is a positive even though we are conceding. The main thing is we are winning but we have to step up our game in future.
“It’s always good to win a trophy. I think we are looking good this season so there is no reason why we can’t go out and win it.