Motherwell Ladies Maintain Pursuit Of Forfar

Second-placed Motherwell made it ten wins in a row with a hard fought 3-2 win over Jeanfield Swifts in Scottish Premier League 2.

Laura Dunn scored for Swifts from a free kick past stand-in keeper Megan Murray (pictured), with Stacey Cook on target in the first half for Motherwell.

Sophie Gallacher got the hosts’ second goal and Pamela Liddell netted the decider to keep her side in pursuit of the leaders

Forfar Farmington defeated third-placed Hearts 3-1 to protect their six-point lead at the top of SWPL 2.

Forfar took a 25th-minute lead as Erin Cattanach volleyed home at the back post after a Julia Scott cross was deflected into her path.

The advantage was doubled just before the break, Nicola Davidson firing past the keeper after Danni McGinley hit the post.

Davidson netted her second with 25-yard free-kick on 64 minutes, with Stacey Hutchison getting a consolation for Hearts soon afterwards.

Glasgow Girls moved into third place after a 2-0 result over next to bottom Buchan.

Playing indoors at Toryglen, Sam MacPherson opened the scoring midway through the first period.

Kirsty MacDonald then got the second goal 8 minutes before half-time.

Photo – @MotherwellLFC