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Medkila
« on: March 25, 2013, 10:10:04 AM »
Medkila IL are the newcomers in the Toppserien this year, coming in to replace Kattem who had to withdraw after having beaten Medkila in the qualification round at the end of last season.  But Medkila have previous Toppserien experience and won the Cup in 2003 in a shock win over Kolbotn.  They come from the northern town of Harstad, so following Fløya's relegation in 2010 the Arctic region is once again represented in the elite league.  Medkila's keeper is British-American with a lot of football experience behind her in the USA.

On Thursday they played a 1-1 draw against Amazon Grimstad, and two days later they followed up with a 1-0 win over Trondheims-Ørn.


  
Medkila - Amazon Grimstad 1-1

Medkila took the lead against Amazon Grimstad with a penalty scored by Ane Sund Walsøe, but the match ended in a 1-1 draw.  Medkila played without striker Victoria Ludvigsen who had a slight injury.  

The match was even at the start with the first big chance after 20 minutes when Medkila's Jeppesen had a shot saved.  In the 38th minutes Jeppesen was brought down for a penalty that was placed to the keeper's left by Walsøe for a 1-0 lead, which was the half-time score.

In the second half Silje Blakstad gave Amazon an equaliser, and despite chances Medkila could not score again.  

Medkila v Amazon Grimstad 1-1 (1-0), La Manga, 21-03-13
Goals: 1-0 Ane Sund Walsøe (38), 1-1 Silje Blakstad.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Stine Frantzen Schultz (Mette Skau), Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Cesilie Andreassen -
Lise Lotte Øvre (Lise Grønvoll), Rosie Malone-Pavolny, Marita Holmen Iversen -
Lina Sund Karlsen (Janett Aloyseous), Elisabeth Jeppesen, Keara Thompson (Sigrun Linaker Dybvik).    
  
Lise Linaker http://www.medkila-il.no/


Win over Trondheims-Ørn at La Manga

Medkila had a 1-0 win over Trondheims-Ørn after a goal by Victoria Ludwigsen.  It was an even match but the final result was well deserved.  The first chance came after two minutes with a shot by Keara from 8 yards.  Three minutes later Trondheims-Ørn had a big chance after a corner ended up with three unmarked attackers, but keeper Ashley cleared up nicely.  Marita had a good chance after 15 minutes from 33 yards but her shot from a poor clearance went over the bar, a nice attempt by the little midfield terrier.  

Medkila took over more and more, and there were many near-goals but the half-time score was still 0-0.  In the second half Mette came on for Stine who had some cramp.  Trondheims-Ørn took the upper hand, but not much happened in front of goal before Victoria took herself through nicely and scored alone with the keeper.

Medkila v Trondheims-Ørn 1-0 (0-0), La Manga 24-03-13
Goal: Victoria Ludvigsen.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Stine Frantzen Schultz (Mette Skau), Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Sigrun Linaker Dybvik (Martine Hustad) -
Marita Holmen Iversen, Rosie Malone-Pavolny, Victoria Ludvigsen (Lise Lotte Øvre) -
Lina Sund Karlsen (Janett Aloyseous), Elisabeth Jeppesen, Keara Thompson (Lise Grønvoll).    

Lise Linaker http://www.medkila-il.no/

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Re: Medkila 2013
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013, 09:32:47 AM »
Medkila are in the process of signing 16-year-old Cesilie Andreassen from Svolvær.  Only the formalities need to be completed.  

"The decisions have been taken, so there is nothing in the way", Andreassen told Harstad Tidende.  She has already played many matches for Norway's U-16 and U-17 teams.  "I have accepted a one-year contract in the first instance, so we'll see after the season if I will continue at Medkila", she told ht.no on Tuesday.

http://fotballmagasinet.no/?mode=news&id=26298

The contract is at Andreassen's home for her and her parents to sing and return.  Medkila has also signed Rosie Malone-Povolny from the US, Canadian Keara Thompson, Victoria Ludvigsen from Grand Bodø and Lise Nysted Grønvoll from Furuflaten. www.ht.no

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Medkila - Sandviken today
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2013, 08:59:20 AM »
The Sun has taken over at last, temperatures are climbing and in the ground we can see the spring starting - a welcome sign that the football season is just round the corner.  On Saturday at 15.00 we welcome Sandviken from Bergen at Harstad Stadium.  After last week's away match in Grimstad was postponed this is our first chance to compete for points.

Sandviken played their first match last weekend, against LSK Kvinner, which they lost, and they can be expected to run out on Saturday determined to put things right.  They finished 6th last season.  The experts have tipped three or four teams to fight it out at the top, while the rest, including us and Sandviken, will compete for the rest of the places.  Our trainer team has a very good relationship with their trainer Øyvind Nordtvedt, a very nice chap with his feet on the ground who has done great job and we are looking forward to welcoming him and the squad to Harstad.

We have used the last days to play matches against the boys' team and the juniors.  We had a chance to try out our strengths after a tough winter.  We are especially pleased that Cesilie Andreassen from Svolvær will probably play her first official match for Medkila.  She is a constant member of the national U-17 squad and played against Ireland last Sunday.  It will be exciting to see how Cesilie will manage in the Toppserien and she will be an attraction in the stadium despite being so young.    

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Medkila 4 Sandviken 1
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2013, 09:12:15 AM »
Medkila had a solid start on Saturday to their latest Toppserien career, at home to Sandviken.  "We were ready to start the season last week and are straining at the leash.  I think the team is ready for a better year than we had last year and I am sure we are good enough for the top division", said trainer Roy Berntsen.

For the first ten minutes Sandviken dominated the play and made several attacks on the right.  But then there was a beautiful goal for Medkila by Elisabeth Jeppesen who took the ball on her chest and then whipped it over the Sandviken defender with her right foot and volleyed into the keeper's far corner with her left.  The best goal this year at Harstad Stadium.  Two minutes later Jeppesen advanced into the penalty area and shot over the keeper into goal.  Medkila then came more into the match and created several chances.  After half an hour the play evened out with Sandviken more in the match but without chances.  Medkila moved further back on the pitch.

In the second half the play was even and Melissa Bjånesøy scored a reducer for 2-1 after 59 minutes.  But Medkila's third goal was scored by Ane Sund Walsøe after a corner when she jumped the highest and headed the ball into goal.  4-1 for Medkila came in the 75th minute with a goal by Stine Frantzen after some good attacks by Sandviken had been repelled.      

Five minutes from the end Sandviken were pressing for a goal but good goalkeeping by Ashley Thompson kept them out.  A big chance from Sandviken went to the crossbar but Ashley was able to clear it.  Medkila were a bit lucky to win 4-1.

Medkila 4 Sandviken 1 (2-0), round-2, Harstad Stadium, April 20 2013
Goals: 1-0 Elisabeth Jeppesen 10, 2-0 Jeppesen 12, 2-1 Melissa Bjånesøy 59, 3-1 Ane Sund Walsøe 61, 4-1 Stine Frantzen Schultz 75.

Medkila: Ashley Thompson - Ane Sund Walsøe, Cesilie Andreassen, Ida Janett Fjordbakk, Stine Frantzen Schultz, Victoria Ludvigsen, Marita Holmen Iversen, Rosie Frances Malone-Povolny, Lina Sund Karlsen, Elisabeth Jeppesen, Keara Thompson.

Ivar L.Paulsen http://www.ht.no/sport/article7431111.ece
Jeppesen's first goal: http://www.nrk.no/sport/fotball/sjekk-elisabeths-vakre-scoring-1.10996997

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Nearly a point for Medkila
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2013, 04:47:47 PM »
Medkila very nearly captured a point at Nadderud on Sunday afternoon until their hopes were ended by Elise Thorsnes in the 89th minute with the winning goal for Stabæk.

There was a strong headwind against the visitors and their first chance from Stine Frantzen went wide.  A shot from Stabæk in the 17th minute was saved by Ashley Thompson in the Medkila goal.  After 25 minutes a Stabæk corner was cleared but two minutes later Stabæk had a goal disallowed for offside, and then a shot from 12 yards was saved by Thompson.  Two more corners were taken by Stabæk without a result, but in the 39th minute Caroline Graham Hansen fired a cannon shot into the top corner of the net from 33 yards.  The teams went in at half time with the score at 1-0.

Early in the second half a free kick by Keara Thompson was steered into Stabæk's goal by Elisabeth Jeppesen and honours were even.  Stabæk had another goal disallowed in the 62nd minute followed by a huge chance in the 66th, and in the 73rd minute Stabæk battered the visitors' goal but after a save by Thompson the return went off the crossbar and away.  The match looked like ebbing away until Thorsnes's winner for 2-1 a minute from full time.

Medkila:
Ashley Sophia Anne Thompson -
Sirgun Linaker Dypvik, Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Lise Nysted Grønvoll -
Marita Holmen Iversen, Rosie Malone Povolny, Victoria Ludvigsen -
Stine Frantzen Schultz, Elisabeth Jeppesen, Keara Thompson.
Subs: Mette Skau, Lise-Lotte Øvre, Janett Aloyseous, Lina Sund Karlsen.

Tone Anita Karlsen http://www.ht.no/sport/article7477313.ece
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Amazon 0 Medkila 1
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2013, 08:03:10 PM »
The longest trip in the Toppserien, 750 miles one-way as the crow flies, was rewarded with three points to the travellers on Wednesday evening from the only goal of the match by the new rising star, Elisabeth Jeppesen.  The match had been postponed from the first round because of pitch conditions.

Medkila started with a big chance to Victoria Ludvigsen but her shot went wide.  Jeppesen's goal came from about 19 yards when she took the ball after a corner, went round a defender and shot straight into goal.  A second goal for Jeppesen was disallowed for offside at the start of the second half.

Medkila had most of the ball and also the most dangerous chances in the match, which they deserved to win, and now they have six points from the first three rounds of the Toppserien season.

Medkila:
1 Ashley Sophia Anne Thompson -
3 Ane Sund Walsøe, 19 Ida Jeanett Fjordbakk (capt), 8 Mette Aasvik Skau, 22 Sigrun Linaker Dybvik -
10 Cesilie Andreassen, 16 Keara Thompson, 17 Marita Holmen Iversen, 20 Rosie Frances Malone-Povolny -
11 Victoria Ludvigsen, 9 Elisabeth Jeppesen.

Øivind Arvola, Harstad Tidende http://www.ht.no/sport/article7493379.ece
Keeper Thompson and captain Fjordbakk lead Medkila out, at home to Sandviken:

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Stabæk and Medkila on top
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2013, 04:44:50 PM »
Medkila won their away match at Klepp on Sunday and now are the only ones with three wins other than Stabæk.

Klepp started the best but were unable to score in the first half.  Medkila's assistant trainer Stein Nilsen said at half time that the team must raise their game to take a point.  After 58 minutes they counterattacked when Cesilie Andreassen went forward and passed to Elisabeth Jeppesen who sent the ball onwards to Keara Thompson and the 0-1 goal.  The play evened out in the second half, and with no more goals Medkila take three points with them back north, and are second in the table with four matches played.  

Klepp-Medkila 0-1 (0-0), Toppserien, round 4, Klepp Stadium, May 5 2013
Goal: Keara Thompson 59

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Sigrun Linaker Dybvik, Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Lise Grønvoll -
Cesilie Andreassen (82 Mette Skau), Rosie Malone-Povlony, Marita Holmen Iversen, Keara Thompson -
Elisabeth Jeppesen, Victoria Ludvigsen (87 Lise Lotte Øwre).

Andreas Isachsen, Tore Skadal, Harstad Tidende http://www.ht.no/incoming/article7513473.ece

Medkila's success has been achieved on the back of a punishing travel schedule with three away matches in a week.  From their home town beyond the Arctic circle they played away matches at Stabæk on Sunday April 28, then at Amazon Grimstad on the south coast on Wednesday and finally Klepp on the west coast the following Sunday, so they were hardly at home during that time with many flights, changes of plane and a lot of hanging around at airports.  So two wins and a narrow loss at Stabæk in that week is a heroic performance for the newcomers in the Toppserien.
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Medkila 1 LSK Kvinner 2
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2013, 10:46:17 AM »
LSK Kvinner won the top match in Harstad in front of a big crowd to take over second place in the Toppserien on Thursday.  

Emilie Haavi and Marit Sandvei scored two quick goals shortly before half time at Harstad Stadium in front of 388 spectators.  The visitors had a 2-0 lead at half time.

Not many people expected points for Medkila even though they have surprised by winning three of their first four matches.  The chances were reduced after 75 minutes when substitute Linn-Cecilie Burås scored a goal for 3-0.  Victoria Ludvigsen took a consolation goal for the hosts but LSK had a 3-1 win.  Kolbotn advanced to third place by beating Røa so Medkila are now fourth.

In spite of the loss, trainer Roy Berntsen was not disappointed.  "We played a solid match and should not forget that LSK is a team full of international players.  Medkila has nothing to apologise for after this loss", he said to Harstad Tidende.

Thomas Karlsen http://fotballmagasinet.no/?mode=news&id=26422

Medkila - LSK Kvinner 1-3 (0-2), round 5, Harstad Stadium, May 9 2013
Spectators: 388
Ref: Ann Wenche Kleven, Ellingsrud IL
Yellow card: Victoria Ludvigsen
Goals: 0-1 Emilie Haavi 32, 0-2 Marit Sandvei 36, 0-3 og 76, 1-3 Victoria Ludvigsen 86.

Medkila:
Ashley Sophia Anne Thompson -
Stine Frantzen Schultz (Mette Skau 63), Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Jeanett Fjordbakk, Lise Nysted Grønvoll -
Victoria Ludvigsen, Marita Holmen Iversen, Cesilie Andreassen (Lise Lotte Øvre 72)-
Rosie Frances Malone-Povolny, Keara Thompson, Elisabeth Jeppesen (Kina Sund Karlsen 86).

LSK Kvinner:
Tinja-Riikka Korpela -
Katri Nokso-Koivisto (Brita Hansen 46), Marita Skammelsrud Lund, Anne Myren Stenstvedt, Marit Sandvei -
Ingrid Moe Wold, Emilie Bosshard Haavi, Mari Karoline Knudsen, Madeleine Giske (Nasra Abdullah 46) -
Isabell Lehn Herlovsen (Linn-Cecilie Larsen Burås 68), Synne Sofie Kinden Jensen.

(positions uncertain).

Match photos: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.507560082645302.1073741856.158611120873535&type=1
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Medkila 1 Arna Bjørnar 8
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2013, 03:36:50 PM »
The first big total of the Toppserien season happened at Arna Idrettspark on Sunday when Arna Bjørnar recovered from a terrible performance on Thursday by scoring eight, with six players on the home team's score sheet.  Medkila were the unfortunate victims.

Medkila had a big chance after 5 minutes when Keara Thompson crossed in but Lise Grønvoll's shot did not go in.  Three minutes later Marita Iversen had a shot from 20 yards saved.  Arna Bjørnar then came through on the side, alone with keeper Ashley Thompson who saved brilliantly.

After more chances both ways Victoria Ludvigsen lobbed the keeper after through-play by Iversen for a well deserved 0-1 lead to the visitors.  In the 27th minute there was another fine save by Thompson.  In the 31st a cross from Grønvoll went over Keara Thompson at the far post.  Medkila had established their play in AB's half but AB were dangerous on the counter.

The equaliser came after 33 minutes from a corner.  Four minutes later it was 1-2 when Medkila lost the ball on an attack.  AB put the ball in from the by-line and the shot went up into the net, an impossible one for Ashley Thompson.

Immediately in the second half the home team attacked, with a shot over goal after a corner and then another after an attack on the right, followed by a long shot that Ashley tipped over the bar.  The next goal came in the 52nd minute when AB played up the right side and centred the ball.  The defence was passive and the shooter had a free shot from 13 yards.  Another goal followed in the 55th minute with a shot from 13 yards at a wide angle.  The ball went up in an arc over Ashley, who got a hand to it, and she had a second attempt but the assistant ref said it was a goal and so 1-4.  

Arna Bjørnar were now well on top but Elisabeth Jeppesen had a shot in the 67th minute which went over.  5-1 came from an attack on the left, a run in and a shot from a wide angle.  Again Jeppeson got through at the other end but her shot was wide.  In the 80th minute Medkila failed to clear a ball and it was put into an open goal.  In the 87th Ashley cleared a ball to the feet of an AB player who had a simple job alone with the keeper.  The final goal came in from 33 yards, over Ashley and into goal.    

Medkila 1 Arna Bjørnar 8 (1-2), round 6, Arna Idrettspark, May 12 2013
Goals: 0-1 Victoria Ludvigsen 18, 1-1 Nora Holstad Berge 35, 2-1 Amalie Eikeland 38, 3-1 Tina Algrøy 52, 4-1 Amalie Eikeland 55, 5-1 Kristine Hegland 71, 6-1 Nora Holstad Berge 80, 7-1 Ine Wedaa 85, 8-1 Cecilie Kvamme 90.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Mette Skau, Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Sigrun Linaker Dypvik (Lise Lotte Øvre 60) -
Lise Grønvoll, Marita Holmen Iversen, Rosie Malone Polvony (Lise Linaker 81) -
Keara Thompson, Elisabeth Jeppesen (Janett Aloyseous 84), Victoria Ludvigsen.

Ivar L. Paulsen http://www.ht.no/sport/article7549583.ece
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Re: Medkila 2013
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2013, 06:41:45 PM »
Ashley Thompson introduces the Medkila-Vålerenga match on May 20:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLzm2C1Jh3w
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Trondheims-Ørn Medkila 3-1
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2013, 11:34:19 AM »
Medkila took an early lead in their round 8 match with a goal by Victoria Ludvigsen, but the home team took over and won 3-1.

In goal for Medkila was their former keeper, who subsequently played a season for Trondheims-Ørn, Ingrid Thorbjørnsen.  Ashley Thompson was on the bench with a shoulder injury.  "Although it feels much better it is still sore so I am taking no chances by playing today.  I think it's best to be a hundred percent fit before I play a match again", she said.

She had never met Thorbjørnsen.  "I have never met her or seen her in action but from what I have heard from the other girls and the trainers she is a very solid goalkeeper who will certainly do a good job", said Thompson before the trip.

Ingrid Thorbjørnsen was looking forward to making a comeback for her old club.  "It will be exciting to try myself in goal again.  I have not played an official match since the cup-final against Røa two and a half years ago.  In the last week I have trained with Trondheims-Ørn.  Physically I am in good shape but obviously I am short of match time", she said the day before the match.  Thorbjørnsen played 74 league matches for Medkila in division-1 and then 22 in the Toppserien with Trondheims-Ørn in 2010.

Trondheims-Ørn - Medkila  3-1 (2-1), round 8, DnB Arena, Ranheim, May 25 2013
Crowd: 130
Goals: 0-1 Victoria Ludvigsen (16), 1-1 Hege Nordvik (33), 2-1 Oda Fugelsnes (40), 3-1 Andrea Haugstøyl (76).

Medkila:
Ingrid Thorbjørnsen -
Mette Skau (71 Sigrun Linaker Dybvik), Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Lise Nysted Grønvoll -
Keara Thompson (82 Lise Linaker), Marita Holmen Iversen, Rosie Malone-Povolny -
Cesilie Andreassen (77 Janett Aloyseous), Elisabeth Jeppesen, Victoria Ludvigsen.    

Tore Skadal, Andreas Isachsen http://www.ht.no/incoming/article7626409.ece
Match photos: http://www.pvv.org/~steinl/tr-oern/coppermine/thumbnails.php?album=259&page=1&sort=na
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Helped by the spirit of the North
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2013, 09:23:21 AM »
"The North Norwegian spirit has helped us".  That was how Medkila trainer Roy Berntsen explained how his team has started the season so well.  On Saturday Avaldsnes are visiting them for the round-9 match.

Avaldsnes have also had a useful start to this year's Toppserien.  More surprising perhaps is that Medkila have done the same.  The team from the Arctic town of Harstad has had a great start, with ten points from eight rounds.  "I think it will be an even match.  These are two teams with ten points.  Avaldsnes has a lot of good players on paper, but I will be very surprised if it isn't a close match", said Berntsen to fotball.no.

"We will go out to steer the match and play our own game.  To achieve that there will be a lot of hard work and we must be strong defensively to win the ball in the right places", said the trainer.

Berntsen is not surprised that Medkila has started strongly.  "Few outside the club believed it would happen.  We have been lucky and skillful, and I am very pleased with the work that has been done.  We have a opportunity to develop even further", he said.

He mentioned several reasons for the team's success so far.  "We have plenty of experience and good basics in the team.  Also we have a team spirit and a North-Norwegian drive that we are extremey proud of", he smiled.

But the trainer remains realistic.  "Our goal is to keep our place in the league.  If we manage that we will have done well.  We are glad of every single point and have hopes of a win over Avaldsnes, even though we know it will be tough", said Roy Berntsen.

Christer Madsen http://www.fotball.no/Landslag_og_toppfotball/Toppfotball/Toppserien/2013/Nykommerne-motes-til-dyst/
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Medkila - Avaldsnes 2-2
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2013, 10:43:48 PM »
The match at Harstad Stadium on Saturday started with the teams battling and chances to both sides.  Cecilie Pedersen scored first for Avaldsnes after a cross from the right which found her unmarked.  The equaliser came in the 30th minute and was scored by Keara Thompson shooting from a corner of the penalty area into the far corner of the net.  Four minutes later Medkila had a huge chance with a header at the near post which brought a great save from keeper Gunbjørg Gunnarsdottir.

In the second half there were few chances until the 74th minute when Elisabeth Jeppesen took the lead for Medkila after a cross from Thompson.  The play picked up towards the end but there were no more goals until stoppage time when Avaldsnes had a late equaliser from a corner when the ball was headed into goal by Linnea Liljegärd.

Medkila - Avaldsnes 2-2 (1-1), round 9, Harstad Stadium, June 8 2012
Ref: Catherine Eide, Bækkelaget SK
Yellow cards: Victoria Ludvigsen, Medkila; Ellie Brush, Avaldsnes
Goals: 0-1 Cecilie Pedersen 15, 1-1 Keara Thompson 30, 2-1 Elisabeth Jeppesen 74, 2-2 Linnea Liljegärd 90.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Lise Grønnvoll, Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Stine Frantzen Schultz (Mette Skau 62) -
Cesilie Andreassen, Marita Iversen, Rosie Malone-Povolny, Keara Thompson -
Elisabeth Jeppesen, Victoria Ludvigsen (Lise Lotte Øvre 83).
Bench: Martine Hustad, Lise Linaker, Jeanett Aloyseous, Sigrun Linaker Dybvik.

http://www.ht.no/sport/article7713215.ece
Match photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.520948464639797.1073741885.158611120873535&type=3
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Match updates today:
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2013, 09:25:38 AM »
Harstad Tidende is giving live updates from Medkila's away match at Kolbotn this afternoon:
http://www.ht.no/sport/article7743787.ece
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Kolbotn 0 Medkila 0
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2013, 10:00:17 PM »
Medkila took a useful point from the match at Sofiemyr Stadium on Saturday.  On previous visits there the two teams drew 2-2 in 2011 and in 2004 Kolbotn won 10-0.  On Saturday Kolbotn were displeased, with good reason.  The home team steered the play but were not good enough in finishing.  The visitors created little and must congratulate themselves on holding out for a point to take back to Harstad.  

Kolbotn 0 Medkila 0, round 10, Sofiemyr, June 15 2013
Spectators: 52
Ref:  Linda Andresen, Eidsvold TF
Cards: none.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Mette Skau, Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk, Cesilie Andreassen -
Keara Thompson (Lise Lotte Øvre 77), Marita Holmen Iversen (Janett Aloyseous 91), Rosie Malone-Povolny, Lise Nysted Grønnvoll -
Elisabeth Jeppesen, Victoria Ludvigsen.

Match photos: http://www.oblad.no/bildeserier/kolbotn-medkila-0-0-1.7938449
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Congratulations, Medkila!
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2013, 06:29:18 PM »
With their 2-0 win at home to Røa yesterday Medkila gained three new points and are up to a total of 15.  The club has already broken its former record in the top league, which was 12 points in 2011 and 7 points in 2004.  They went down into division-1 both times.

Now the club is in the top half of the table in 6th place, 9 points above the relegation zone, with the season's halfway point passed this weekend.  Things are looking good for the Harstad girls: a lot would have to go wrong for them to lose their place now.

It's a great performance for the club that went into the elite league at the last minute.  It was on February 6 that their place was confirmed as the club that would replace Kattem.  North-Norway United hopes and believes that Medkila will keep their place this time.

http://nordnorgeunited.net/2013/08/04/gratulerer-medkila/ 
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Avaldsnes - Medkila 3-0
« Reply #16 on: August 24, 2013, 10:47:13 PM »
Avaldsnes won the match 3-0 deservedly on Saturday with physique and mental strength, and individual skills at a high level.  Fantastic to try our skills against Brazilian international players and Europeans of good class.  On Saturday they were too strong.  We don't like to lose and feel we were not on top form, but if we use the experience right we are sitting with a lesson we can learn and improve with.  

We were in the match from the start but were not clever and decisive enough at critical moments.  This can be corrected in time for the next match - against Stabæk :).

Avaldsnes - Medkila 3-0 (3-0), round 14, Avaldsnes 1, August 17 2013
Ref: Linda Andresen, Eidsvold TF
Goals: 1-0 Cecilie Pedersen 19, 2-0 Pedersen 31, 3-0 o/g 32.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Mette Skau (Sigrun Linaker Dybvik 80),
Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Jeanett Fjordbakk, Lise Nysted Grønvoll -
Marita Holmen Iversen, Rosie Malone-Pavolny, Victoria Ludvigsen (Lise Lotte Øvre 58) -
Keara Thompson, Elisabeth Jeppesen, Cesilie Andreassen (Lise Aamot Linaker 80).

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Medkila-Stabæk 0-4
« Reply #17 on: August 26, 2013, 12:24:44 PM »
Before Sunday's match at Harstad Stadium Stabæk lay in top place in the table with 37 points and had dropped points away from home only to LSK Kvinner.  Mekila were in 8th with 16 points of which they had taken 9 at home in Harstad with only one defeat.

The home team was 2-0 down just before half time when Cesilie Andreassen took the ball forward nutmegging two Stabæk players before she crossed it in to Elisabeth Jeppesen who tried a shot from distance, but it went a long way from goal.  A minute later Rosie Malone-Povolny had a shot from 22 yards that went wide but only by a yard or so.

In the second half Mekila created very little until the 73rd minute when a ball came in from the left for Lise Lotte Øvre to control it and shoot, but keeper Pettersen saved it without any problem.

Mekila's player of the match was Rosie Malone-Povolny.

Medkila 0 Stabæk 4 (0-2), round 15, Harstad Stadium, August 25 2013
Crowd: 253
Ref: Emilie Rodahl Dokset, Asker Fotball Kvinner
Cards: none
Goals: Cathrine Dekkerhus 20, Caroline Graham Hansen 34, Ida Elise Enget 48, Graham Hansen 50.  

Mekila:
Ashley Thompson -
Cesilie Andreassen (Lise Lotte Øvre 46), Ane Sund Walsøe, Ida Fjordbakk (capt), Lise Grønvoll -
Victoria Ludvigsen, Keara Thompson (Jeanett Aloyseous 66), Marita Iversen, Rosie Malone-Povolny, Stine Frantzen Schultz -
Elisabeth Jeppesen (Lise Linaker 73).
Subs: Mette Skau, Sigrun Dybvik.

Ivar L. Paulsen http://www.ht.no/sport/article8139789.ece
Match photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.556024117798898.1073741931.158611120873535&type=3
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Medkila-Klepp 0-0
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2013, 09:29:18 AM »
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Sandviken-Medkila 0-3
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2013, 09:49:57 AM »
Medkila started stonger on their visit to Bergen on Sunday and after 14 minutes Cesilie Andreassen sent a ball forward to Elisabeth Jeppesen who placed it into the corner of the net from 16 yards.  Three minutes later the ball was won by Marita Iversen and finished up with Jeppesen again, who dribbled up and placed it in the same corner.  After 27 minutes Jeppesen tried again but the keeper saved her shot.  

Sandviken came into the match and Medkila began to struggle, and keeper Thompson went into action to save a shot and throw herself forward to smother the return and hold the ball.  In the last minutes of the first half Medkila had a couple more chances from Victoria Ludvigsen and Cesilie Andreassen.

In the second half chances went both ways until the last 20 minutes when both teams tired and the play deteriorated.  After the 85th minute Medkila found some opportunities to counterattack, and in the 88th minute Ludvigsen sent in a pass to substitute Janett Aloyseous who thumped it in from six yards.  

Medkila finished with three points and have secured their place in the Toppserien for next season.  With 23 points in total they are in 9th place but only six points behind 4th-placed Avaldsnes.

Gøran Gimsøy, Harstad Tidende http://www.ht.no/sport/article8352835.ece  

Sandviken-Medkila 0-3 (0-2), round 19, Stemmemyren, Bergen, Sept 29 2013  
Spectators: 136
Referee: Monica Larsen, Bækkelagets SK
Cards: none
Goals: 0-1 Elisabeth Jeppesen 13, 0-2 Jeppesen 16, 0-3 Janett-Marlen Aloyseous 90.

Medkila:
Ashley Thompson -
Mette Skau (Sigrun Linaker Dybvik 66), Lise Grønnvoll, Ida Fjordbakk, Ane Sund Walsøe -
Rosie Malone-Polovny, Marita Holmen-Iversen, Victoria Ludvigsen -
Keara Thompson, Elisabeth Jeppesen (Lise Linaker 72), Cesilie Andreassen (Janett Aloyseous 69).
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