Celtic cut gap on Scottish Women’s Premier League leaders

Rangers draw with Glasgow City
Rangers drew with Glasgow City. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

Celtic moved within three points of Scottish Women’s Premier League leaders Glasgow City, who drew at Rangers.


Glasgow Women 0-1 Aberdeen
Hamilton Academical 2-2 Dundee United
Hearts 1-2 Celtic
Partick Thistle 0-4 Hibernian
Rangers 0-0 Glasgow City
Spartans 0-0 Motherwell

Celtic won at Hearts where Jacynta Galabadaarachchi and Shen Menglu scored in quick succession, before Jennifer Smith replied and Rebecca McAllister’s free-kick was cleared off the Celtic line.

Rangers and Glasgow City played out a goalless draw, Kathryn Hill clearing a Lauren Davidson effort from the visitors, Lee Gibson keeping the champions out at the other end. Rangers play their game in hand on the leaders against Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Partick Thistle 0-4 Hibernian
Partick Thistle v Hibernian. (Photo: SWPL/Colin Poultney)

Hibernian gained ground on Hearts, with two goals in either half at Partick Thistle. Nor Mustafa’s header was added to by Katie Lockwood, Eilidh Adams’ strike and then Kirsty Morrison.

Spartans remain goal-difference behind seventh-placed Motherwell, following the pair’s goalless game.

Spartans 0-0 Motherwell
Spartans v Motherwell. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Aberdeen won the basement battle at Glasgow Women and moved up to ninth place, after Hannah Stewart made the breakthrough.

Hamilton dropped into the relegation play-off place, having drawn 2-2 with Dundee United. Danni McGinley twice put United in front with a header and penalty which she had won, Lauren Evans and an Eilidh Martin delivery pulled Accies level.


Boroughmuir Thistle 1-2 Kilmarnock
East Fife 1-3 St.Johnstone
Montrose 4-1 Stirling University
Queen’s Park 1-2 Gartcairn

Queen's Park 1-4 Gartcairn.
Queen’s Park v Gartcairn. (Photo: iancairnsmedia.co.uk)

Montrose held top spot when coming from behind to defeat Stirling University. Lauren Gordon slotted home from the penalty spot as she got two of their three goals in the latter stages. Gartcairn had to fightback for their victory at Queen’s Park too, Lauren Kerr with the decider.

Kilmarnock were 2-1 winners away to Boroughmuir thanks to a double from Alex Middleton, St.Johnstone went one better at East Fife aided by a Morgan Steedman brace.

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