Celtic and Rangers Women both seal European places

Glasgow City v Rangers, Scottish Women's Premier League
Rangers on the ball during the 1-0 win against Glasgow City. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Celtic and Rangers both secured Champions League football next season, as Glasgow City’s ScottishPower Women’s Premier League title hopes were ended.


Hibernian 2-0 Hearts
Celtic 3-0 Partick Thistle
Dundee United 1-2 Montrose
Spartans 1-0 Hamilton Academical
Aberdeen 2-3 Motherwell
Glasgow City 0-1 Rangers

Celtic are still top on goal-difference from Rangers, after they defeated Partick Thistle and Jo Potter’s side got the only goal of the game at third-placed Glasgow City. Amy Gallacher, Murphy Agnew and Shen Mengyu scored for the Hoops, Rachel McLauchlan netted in first-half added time for the Gers.

Celtic v Partick Thistle, Scottish Women's Premier League
Celtic v Partick Thistle. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Motherwell won 3-2 at Aberdeen to leapfrog them into seventh place, letting slip a 2-0 lead they won it with the last kick of the game by Chelsie Watson.

Spartans secured their SWPL 1 status following a narrow victory over Hamilton Academical. Alana Murphy fired home via the crossbar, to make the breakthrough in the last 20 minutes.

Dundee United stayed bottom on goal-difference after losing 2-1 at home to Montrose, who came from behind with Georgia Carter grabbing a 90th-minute winner.

Hibernian beat Hearts 2-0 in the Edinburgh derby on Friday evening, Jorian Baucom’s second-half opener added to late on by Lia Tweedie.

Hibernian v Hearts, Scottish Women's Premier League
Hibernian goal celebration against Hearts. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)


Glasgow Women 4-1 Gartcairn
Kilmarnock 4-2 St Johnstone
Queens Park 1-1 Boroughmuir Thistle
Stirling University 0-3 Livingston

Queens Park were presented with the champions’ trophy but were held 1-1 at home by Boroughmuir Thistle.

Queen's Park v Boroughmuir Thistle, Scottish Women's Premier League 2
Queen’s Park lift the SWPL 2 trophy. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

Kilmarnock go into the final round of SWPL 2 matches in the promotion play-off spot, just one point above Livingston. Killie beat St Johnstone 4-2 with braces by Lucie Burns and Louise Cowan, while Livingston won 3-0 at Stirling University to stay in contention whilst sending their hosts down to the SWF Championship.

Glasgow Women were 4-1 winners over Gartcairn but will face Ayr United on Friday 24 May in the SWPL 2 Play-off Final.

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