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Last Updated: Thursday, 27 October 2005, 15:29 GMT 16:29 UK
England Women ease to biggest win
Kelly Smith
Smith found the target three times in England's record-breaking win
The England women's team cruised to the biggest win in their history with a 13-0 demolition of Hungary in their World Cup qualifier.

Arsenal striker Kelly Smith hit a hat-trick, while Eni Aluko, Alex Scott and Fara Williams all scored twice.

Rachel Yankey, Jody Handley, Katie Champan and Jo Potter also got themselves on the scoresheet.

The result leaves England top of their five-nation group table following their earlier 4-1 win against Austria.

And national coach Hope Powell said: "The main thing going into this match was guarding against complacency among the players.

"We worked on going for early goals and, when that came off, it was good to see the girls maintaining their standards."

England's next opponents are Holland, who defeated group favourites France 1-0.


Hungary: Melinda Szvorda; Monika Bango, Adranya Paraoanu, Rita Mery (Cecilia Gaspar 19), Eva Sumegi; Reya Jakab, Anita Szeker, Angela Smuczer (Anita Padar 72), Gabriella Toth; Gyorgyi Sebestyen; Agnes Czuder.
Substitutes: Gabriella Kovesi, Krisztina Kanta, Judit Fenyvesi, Katalin Fogl, Veronika Tazhel.

England: Rachel Brown (Everton) (sub Siobhan Chamberlain (Bristol Academy) 72): Casey Stoney (Charlton), Mary Phillip (Arsenal), Lindsay Johnson (Everton), Rachel Unitt (Everton): Alex Scott (Arsenal), Katie Chapman (Charlton), Fara Williams (Everton), Rachel Yankey (Arsenal) (sub Jo Potter (Charlton Athletic) HT); Kelly Smith (Arsenal); Eniola Aluko (Charlton Athletic) (sub Jody Handley (Everton) 63).
Substitutes: Emily Westwood (Everton) Vicky Exley (Doncaster Rovers Belles), Kelly McDougall (Everton), Sue Smith (Leeds United).

Referee: D. Damkova (Czech Republic).




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