Celtic Women win at Glasgow City, Rangers leave it late against Hibs

Glasgow City v Celtic, Scottish Women's Premier League
Celtic’s Caitlin Hayes (partially hidden) about to head home Lucy Ashworth-Clifford’s corner. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

ScottishPower Women’s Premier League leaders Rangers scored two late goals to beat Hibernian, Celtic moved three points ahead of third-placed Glasgow City.


Partick Thistle 0-3 Hearts
Montrose 2-1 Hamilton Academical
Rangers 2-1 Hibernian
Dundee United 2-4 Spartans
Motherwell 3-0 Aberdeen
Glasgow City 1-2 Celtic

Hibs led at Rangers through Jorian Baucom’s goal for almost an hour, before Rio Hardy’s 77th-minute equaliser, which was soon followed by the winner from Kathy Hill.

Celtic went two up through Caitlin Hayes and Natasha Flint, Glasgow City only replying late on with a Carlee Giammona volley, as the Hoops stayed within a point of the leaders but City fell four behind.

Hearts’s 3-0 victory at Partick Thistle put them three points ahead of fifth-placed Hibernian, as Danni Findlay’s opener was added to by a Kathleen McGovern double.

Motherwell moved within three points of seventh-placed Aberdeen after defeating them 3-0, Lauren Berry bagging a brace following Morgan Cross’s opening goal.

Montrose are nine points better of than basement side Hamilton Academical, having seen them off 2-1. Louise Brown’s goal was cancelled out by Chloe Muir but Aimee Ridgeway’s header won it in the penultimate minute.

Montrose v Hamilton Academical, Scottish Women's Premier League
Montrose tackle Hamilton Academical. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Spartans put six points between themselves and next-to-bottom Dundee United, whom they beat 4-2. Louise Mason, Hannah Jordan and Mya Bates all netted before Robyn Smith replied for the hosts. Bates restored the three-goal cushion, Rachel Todd later getting United’s second.


Glasgow Women 0-0 Boroughmuir Thistle
Kilmarnock 1-1 Livingston
Stirling University 0-1 St Johnstone
Queen’s Park 2-0 Gartcairn

Queen's Park v Gartcairn, Scottish Women's Premier League 2
Gartcairn under pressure against Queen’s Park. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

Queen’s Park closed in on the SWPL 2 title, defeating Gartcairn 2-0 to stretch their lead to a massive 15 points with only 18 now available to their nearest rivals. Goals from Hannah Cunningham and Ami Robertson guaranteed the Spiders a top-two finish and at least a promotion play-off.

Second-placed Kilmarnock were held 1-1 at home by Livingston but still lead them by seven points in the bid for the runners-up spot. Ashley Elizabeth notched her 50th goal for Livingston but Abby Robinson replied for Killie.

St Johnstone got the only goal of the game at Stirling University with a Megan Burns header to go fourth, as Boroughmuir Thistle drew 0-0 at Glasgow Women who move a point clear of the bottom.

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