Regional League Round-Up

Burscough Dynamo win in a blizzard. (Photo: @BurscoughLadies)

Highlights of another weather-hit programme included Callington Town retaking top spot ahead of hosting former leaders Plymouth Argyle Reserves next week and Swindon Town DS substitute Sophie Roberts netting five times in a 7-0 win.

EASTERN – Dynamos net six despite red card

PREMIER – AFC Sudbury drew 1-1 with Bedford, who went fourth on goal-difference. Stacey Teager scored for the Suffolk side.

1 NORTH – Wymondham Town made it nine wins from ten with a 3-1 result at Ipswich Town DS, substitute Chelsea Clarke among the scorers.

1 SOUTH – Little Thurrock Dynamos’ seventh win in eight games came despite a red card for one of their scorers at Bishops Stortford, Danielle Styles. Georgia Fraser registered twice in the 6-3 victory, with Brooke White bagging a brace for the hosts who led 2-1 at half-time. Bottom of the table Hertford Town pulled off a 2-1 win at Harlow Town, were Bilge Taspinar and Donna Watts got their goals.

EAST MIDLANDS – Posh and Star both go third

PREMIER – Oughtibridge War Memorial stayed top with a 4-0 win at Loughborough Students with all the goals after the interval, including a Kathryn Mudge hat-trick. Leicester City WD are still a point behind the leaders, having battled to a 6-4 win over Eastwood, in which Mai Muncaster got half their tally and Gabriella Reid a brace.  Peterborough Northern Star edged into third place on goal-difference with five unanswered goals at Mansfield Town, Vicky Gallagher with two of them. Ollerton Town overcame Rise Park 5-0, Rachel Bell and Megan Howard with two apiece.

1 NORTH – Calverton Miners Welfare went third when defeating Sleaford Town 4-2, Hayley Brown scoring all their four goals.

1 SOUTH – Peterborough United progressed into third spot after putting eight past Desford, two goals each for Amy Challis, Jessica Driscoll and Keir Perkins.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Freezing Phoenix force their way into semi-finals

Braving the elements. (Photo: @AFC_Phoenix)

PREMIER – Parkwood Rangers picked up maximum points at Carshalton Athletic, Jamie Leigh Dixon and Chelsey Meyhew on target in the 2-0 win. Aylesford’s match with London Kent Football United was abandoned.

LEAGUE CUP – AFC Phoenix will host Fulham in the semi-finals on 4th March, having hit Eastbourne Town 6-0 away, including a couple from Kasey Kelm. Crawley Wasps play Parkwood in the other half of the draw.

GREATER LONDON PREMIER – QPR DS kept the leadership with a second-half goal-spree, thrashing AFC Wimbledon DS 9-0 as Chloe Sampson got four and Erin Pope three. Whyteleafe are still on Rangers’ tails, following their 4-0 victory over Colne Valley, two goals each for K’Shaela Burch-Waldron and Katie Kingshott.

SOUTH EAST COUNTIES PREMIER – Kent Football United have a six-point advantage at the top after a 4-0 win over Ashford. Bexhill United edged basement side Herne Bay with the only goal of the game by Magdalena Trybula.

LEAGUE CUP – Worthing were 4-0 winners against Chichester City DS to book a semi-final date at Crawley Wasps Reserves on 4th March. Bexhill will host Hassocks in the other tie.

NORTH EAST – Cestria break Castleford hearts

PREMIER – Nisha Mistry netted a late winner as leaders Durham Cestria just managed to come through 3-2 at bottom-but-one Castleford White Rose. Second-placed Norton & Stockton Ancients beat RACA Tynedale 5-1 with three for Nyci Thorns. York City finished all square with Farsley Celtic at 1-1.

1 NORTHERN – Boldon CA Villa closed in on top of the table South Shields with six goals against Cramlington United, Allison Ferris and Elizabeth Thompson-Clarke both with doubles. Lauren Robson featured with five goals in Blyth Lions’ 6-0 beating of Guisborough.

1 SOUTHERN – Altofts are second after putting six past Doncaster Belles, Rachel Pritchard contributing twice.

NORTH WEST – Tranmere close in on Stockport

Burnley score against Wigan Athletic. (Photo: Keith Hamer)

PREMIER – Tranmere Rovers cut Stockport County’s lead to two points with a 7-1 thrashing of Sir Tom Finney. Merseyrail Bootle made it up to third with a 3-1 result at MSB Woolton. Burnley are fifth after beating Fleetwood Town Wrens 4-0.

1 NORTHERN – Burscough Dynamo’s second win of the season came with a big 7-3 scoreline at Bolton Wanderers U-21 Reserves, with five different players on their score-sheet.

1 SOUTHERN – Second versus fourth ended three apiece, Curzon Ashton held by Liverpool Feds Reserves. Amy Smith got two with one from the spot for the hosts but Feds hit back three times with a double by Georgia-May Murphy.

ARGYLE SPORTS CUP 2ND ROUND – CMB, winless in the Premier Division, did manage to get by hosts Northwich Vixens 4-2.

PLATE 1ST ROUND – Played at the third attempt, Stockport County Blues eliminated Preston North End 2-0.

SOUTHERN – Oxford City go second

PREMIER – Oxford City’s 2-1 result against Ascot United placed them second in the table, a dozen points short of Chesham United but with two games in hand.

JUBILEE  CUP – Eastleigh got their first Group A point with a 1-1 tie at Barton Rovers. Woodley United’s 3-0 defeat of Oxford City Nomads means they have won all their three Group B games so far. Wargrave went second with a similar scoreline over Alton, Millie Bilcliff netting twice.

SOUTH WEST – Callington currently best in the west

PREMIER – Top of the table Torquay United had to settle for a 1-1 draw at home to Charlestown. Marine Academy Plymouth made it seven wins on the trot when narrowly beating Ilminster Town 2-1. Exeter City climbed two to fourth with a 5-3 score over Forest Green Rovers. Jana Richards got three and Hope Suominen two as the Grecians led 5-1 at the break. Nicole Bell came off the bench to bag a brace for Middlezoy Rovers, who won 3-1 at Keynsham Town DS.

1 EASTERN – Swindon Town DS substitute Sophie Roberts struck five times in a 7-0 success at FC Chippenham, that left her team one point short of leaders Wootton Bassett Town.

Seven-goal Swindon Development. (Photo: @SwindonTownLFC)

1 WESTERN – Callington Town replaced Plymouth Argyle Reserves (whom they host this Sunday) at the top, a 3-1 win against Alphington giving them the advantage on goal-difference.

WEST MIDLANDS – First win for Worcester

PREMIER – Bedworth United are ten points clear of Leafield Athletic at the top after hitting Wolverhampton Sporting 6-1. Worcester United won for the first time, 3-2 at fifth-placed Lye Town. Stockingford AA Pavilion were 3-1 winners over Coundon Court.

1 NORTH – Sutton Coldfield Town have maximum points from nine games with a walkover against Bilbrook. Atherstone Rangers went down 3-2 at home to Tamworth, while Florence’s match with Leek Town was abandoned.

1 SOUTH – Redditch United opened up a seven-point lead with a flattering five goals at home to Solihull Sporting.

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