Derby County Women win in front of over 6,000 at City Ground

Nottingham Forest 1-2 Derby County
Nottingham Forest pressure Derby County at the City Ground. (Photo: @NFFCWomen)

More than 6,000 were at the City Ground where Derby County beat Nottingham Forest in the FA Women’s National League.

It was only the Rams’ second win of the league season, as Yasmin Mosby and Eleanor Ashton scored in the opening ten minutes. Forest’s Holly Manders replied from the penalty spot before the break.


AFC Fylde 2-2 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 80)
Burnley 4-1 Stourbridge
Halifax 1-3 Stoke City (Att: 70)
Liverpool Feds 0-4 Newcastle United (Att: 247)
Nottingham Forest 1-2 Derby County (Att: 6,037)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 Huddersfield Town (Att: 447)

Burnley stayed three points clear of Wolves after they both scored four in home games, Newcastle also netted four in going third, Stoke rose to fourth,


Hashtag United 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons (Att: 79)
London Bees 0-4 Cardiff City LFC (Att: 67)
Oxford United 2-1 Ipswich Town (Att: 323)
Portsmouth 7-0 Billericay Town (Att: 735)
Rugby Borough 3-1 Cheltenham Town
Chatham Town 1-2 Plymouth Argyle

MK Dons ended Hashtag United’s perfect start with a 2-1 win, allowing Rugby Borough to move top on goal-difference. Portsmouth’s seven goals against Billericay were just enough to leapfrog them in the table. Zoe Barratt grabbed a late decider for Oxford United against her former team Ipswich. Taya Pomfret put away a stoppage-time winner for Plymouth, her side having trailed at the break.


Northampton Town 4-2 Sutton Coldfield Town (Att: 741)
Boldmere St Michaels 3-0 Notts County (Att: 42)
Lincoln City 2-3 Solihull Moors
Loughborough Lightning 4-2 Peterborough United (Att: 267)
Sheffield FC 0-0 Leafield Athletic
Sporting Khalsa 6-2 Leek Town

Loughborough Lightning made it five wins from six to remain in pole position, over 700 saw Northampton win at Sixfields.

Loughborough Lightning 4-2 Peterborough United
Loughborough Lightning tackled by Peterborough United. (Photo: AndySmith)


Barnsley WFC 2-1 Norton & Stockton Ancients (Att: 85)
Chorley 3-2 Chester le Street Town (Att: 84)
Doncaster Rovers Belles 1-4 Middlesbrough
FC United of Manchester 0-2 Stockport County
Hull City 4-3 Leeds United
York City 0-4 Durham Cestria (Att: 198)

Barnsley WFC still lead Hull City on goal-difference at the top, the latter edging third-placed Leeds United in a seven -goal thriller.


AFC Sudbury 3-1 Haywards Heath Town
AFC Wimbledon 8-1 Cambridge City (Att: 137)
Actonians 0-3 Worthing
Ashford Town 3-4 Cambridge United (Att: 91)
Chesham United 4-1 London Seaward (Att: 65)
Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Norwich City (Att: 1,900)

QPR had a crowd of 1,900 at Loftus Road but leaders Norwich City went away 2-1 winners. Worthing got all three goals at Actonians to stay within striking distance of the Canaries.


Abingdon United 1-3 AFC Bournemouth
Maidenhead United 2-6 Exeter City (Att: 53)
Moneyfields 8-0 Keynsham Town
Portishead Town 2-2 Southampton Women (Att: 42)
Swindon Town 3-0 Bridgwater United (Att: 316)
Torquay United 6-0 Selsey

Top of the table Bournemouth took the points 3-1 at Abingdon United, Exeter City went second with a 6-2 success at Maidenhead, Keynsham slipping to third after shipping eight goals at Moneyfields. Selsey’s Lauren Kelly-Stoner was sent off just six minutes in of a six-goal defeat at Torquay.

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