Pre-Season Round-Up (12 Aug)

The Gunners won the Toulouse International Ladies Cup. (Photo: www.arsenal.com)

A draw with PSG was enough to see Arsenal win the TILC, while Manchester City defeated Barcelona in one of the more high-profile friendlies played yesterday. 

Abergavenny 0-2 Keynsham Town
AFC Bournemouth 1-0 Southampton WFC
AFC Bournemouth 4-4 Swansea City (11 Aug)
AFC Littlehampton 4-2 Horsham Sparrows
AFC Wimbledon 5-1 Maidenhead United
Barnsley 4-0 Hull City

The Tykes’ two-goal Lissa Woodhouse. (Photo: @BFCLadies)

Basingstoke Town 5-0 Shanklin
Barnsley Res 6-1 Rotherham United
Bedford 4-6 Chesham United
Bedford DS 7-1 Watton
Birmingham & West Midlands 1-2 Nottingham Forest
Blackburn Rovers 4-2 Aston Villa
Boltonians 5-2 Barrowford Celtic
Boston United 3-4 Northampton Town
Bowers & Pitsea 6-2 Burnham Ramblers
Bradford City 0-0 Burnley
Brighouse Town 1-3 Manchester United U-19s
Brighton & Hove Albion U-23s 2-3 Portsmouth
Bury 5-2 Sir Tom Finney
Cambridge City 1-3 Luton Town
Cambridge United 3-2 Kent Football United
Cardiff City FC 3-0 Exeter City
Chelmsford City 1-0 Silver End
Chester 1-2 Wrexham
Chichester City 2-4 Tottenham Hotspur

Chichester City had a good attendance for the visit of Spurs. (Photo: @ChiCityLadiesFC)

Colney Heath 1-4 Stevenage
Coventry United 5-0 Sheffield FC
Coventry United DS 3-1 Cambridge United
Derby County 4-1 Burton Albion
Durham 0-3 Liverpool
Enfield Town 1-4 Watford XI
Goldenhill Wanderers 0-3 Bedworth United
Haringey Borough 4-0 Tower Hamlets
Harrogate Town 1-3 Guiseley Vixens
Hemel Hempstead Town 1-0 Hoddesdon Town Owls
Hitchin Town 2-2 Bedwell Rangers
Hykeham Town 0-5 Nettleham
Ipswich Town 2-4 Crystal Palace
Lawford 11-2 Brantham Athletic
Leicester City LFC 4-1 Thrapston Town
Leicester City WFC 3-2 Stoke City

Photo: @scfcladies

Leicester City WFC Res 6-3 Stoke City Res
Leafield Athletic 10-2 Abingdon United
Lewes 0-5 West Ham United
Leyton Orient 3-0 C&K Basildon
London Bees v Oxford United
Manchester City 2-0 Barcelona
Manchester Stingers 2-1 Warrington Wolverines
Merseyrail Bootle 1-0 Crewe Alexandra
Merthyr Town 4-2 Dafen
Morecambe 2-1 Stockport County
Needham Market 5-1 Woodbridge Town
Netherton Res 4-0 Pinchbeck United
Newbury 0-2 Woodley United
Newcastle United DS 6-0 Wallsend BC
Norton & Stockton Ancients 12-0 Guisborough
Oxford City 3-5 Cheltenham Town
Paris St Germain 2-2 Arsenal
Penybont A-A Cardiff Bluebelles (abandoned due to serious injury)
Peterborough Northern Star 6-1 MK Dons

MK Dons were Star-struck at East Midlands League side PNS. (Photo: Tim Symonds)

Poole Town 6-0 Downend Flyers
Ripon City 3-0 Wakefield
St Breward 2-8 Illogan RBL
Sheffield United 2-2 Fylde
Sheffield Wednesday XI 8-1 Worksop Town
Southampton WFC Res 2-5 Moneyfields
Southport Athletic 3-8 Alder Athletic
Stevenage Res 5-1 Welwyn Pegasus
Stockingford AA Pavilion 1-1 Coundon Court
Stourbridge United 5-2 Lye Town
Teversal 1-4 Dronfield Town
Tranmere Rovers 6-3 Altrincham
Walton Casuals 2-1 Abbey Rangers
West Bromwich Albion 5-1 FC United of Manchester
West Didsbury & Chorlton 6-0 Blackburn CSC
Whyteleafe 2-2 Denham United
Wodson Park 2-0 Hitchin Belles
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 Liverpool Feds
Woodford United 0-7 Corby Town
Wymondham Town 5-0 St Ives Town
Yeovil Town 2-2 Plymouth Argyle

There was a rush of late goals as Arsenal drew against PSG, which was good enough to see the Gunners win the Toulouse International Ladies Cup. Beth Mead’s opener was cancelled out and although Kim Little restored the advantage on 90 minutes, Paris hit back to draw the match.

Manchester City beat Barcelona 2-0 with both goals in the last quarter of an hour. Melissa Lawley broke the deadlock, before Nikita Parris won a penalty which she herself converted.

Melissa Lawley on the ball against Barca. (Photo: mancity.com)

Liverpool won 3-0 away to Durham, watched by a crowd of 357 at Penrith AFC, where Christie Murray scored the first and set up the other two. After converting a first-half penalty, she then delivered the corner kick which Jess Clarke headed home on 58 minutes, before exchanging passes with Laura Coombs for the latter to finish.

West Ham ran out 5-0 winners at Lewes with second-half efforts from Kate Longhurst (2), Vyan Sampson, Jane Ross  (penalty) and Leann Kiernan.

A Tash Knapman double saw Plymouth Argyle hold top flight Yeovil Town 2-2 away, while Blackburn Rovers beat Tier 2 Aston Villa 4-2.

Fylde almost came away from Championship side Sheffield United with the win, Megan Taylor and Livi Wild their scorers.

Two late goals from Rachel McLachlan and a Rachel Panting penalty saw Portsmouth snatch a 3-2 win at Brighton U-23s.

A crowd of nearly 300 braved the weather to watch Chichester City get a couple of goals back after the break in a 4-2 defeat by Spurs.

Coventry United posted a 5-0 result over Sheffield FC, Amy Wathan twice on target, one apiece for Amber Hughes, Maz Gauntlett and Helen Dermody.

Three-goal Roschelle Shakes led Watford’s 4-1 win at Enfield Town. (Photo: @watfordfcladies)

Barnsley had an impressive 4-0 win against promoted Hull City, Lissa Woodhouse scoring twice, with one each for Amy Woodruff and Shophie Bell.

North West League Merseyrail Bootle got the only goal of the game with a penalty against FAWNL side Crewe Alexandra.

Chloe Tape scoried her second in two days to see AFC Bournemouth beat Southampton WFC, the Cherries having shared eight goals with Swansea City 24 hours earlier.

Nyci Thorns netted an incredible ten times as Norton put a dozen past Guisborough.

Coming up this midweek:

Tues 14 Aug:  AFC Telford United v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Chesterfield v Worksop Town, Frampton v Cheltenham Town DS, Walton Casuals v Ashford Town (Middx)

Thurs 16 Aug: Bury v Leeds United DS, Eastbourne Town v Worthing, Japanese University Team v Watford U-23s (Teikyo School, Slough, 5pm), Watford v Stevenage

Sat 18 Aug: Hoddesdon Town Owls v Watton