Eight in a row for Dartford, Newhaven and Real Bedford

London and South East Regional Womens Premier League - Dorking Wanderers v Dulwich Hamlet - Meadowbank
Charlotte Crook (Dorking Wanderers) tackles Shakira Kafoero Roberts (Dulwich Hamlet). (Liam Asman/SPP)

Dartford, Newhaven and Real Bedford all recorded eighth straight wins in extending their perfect Regional League form.

EASTERN – Eight-minute hat-trick for Harpenden’s Sophia Amanor 

Premier – Real Bedford’s 13-0 thrashing of Kings Lynn Town was their eighth straight win, second-placed Haringey Borough got all three goals at Bowers & Pitsea, Luton Town went third with a 3-0 win at Barking. Royston Town defeated Wroxham 2-1 and Needham Market netted four goals without reply at AFC Dunstable.

1 North – Dussindale & Hellesdon Rovers defeated Newmarket Town 2-1, Harpenden Town’s Sophia Amanor struck an eight-minute hat-trick in the 4-2 result over Stevenage Development, Fakenham Town’s Chloe Gravett scored in added time for a 3-3 draw with Mulbarton Wanderers, Thetford Town’s Dayna Howard got a goal and red card as her side beat Biggleswade United 4-0, while Wootton Blue Cross won 2-1 at Histon.

1 South – Watford Ladies Devs went top with Rebecca Lovelace netting a first-half treble in a 4-0 win at Wodson Park.

EAST MIDLANDS – Thrapston progress in Cup

League Cup 1st Round – Thrapston Town’s Katie Hunter scored a couple as they came from behind to win 4-1 at Asfordby Amateurs. Other games in the league were off due to County Cup commitments.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Dartford take eight-game winning start into midweek clash

Premier – Sutton United won 2-1 at Dorking Wanderers on Tuesday, Wednesday saw Fulham and Dulwich Hamlet draw 1-1 in front of a crowd of 267, while Paula Howells give Saltdean a late winner against Crawley. Dartford’s 7-1 defeat of Sutton on Sunday was their eighth win in a row, Fulham put eight past Enfield Town, Millwall Lionesses leapfrogged Ashford United after edging them 3-2, Dulwich won 2-0 at Dorking. Ebbsfleet United entertain leaders Dartford at Stonebridge Road on Tuesday, kick off 7.45pm.

1 North – Midweek matches ended with a 3-1 win for Clapton over Hackney and a 4-2 victory for Dulwich Hamlet Reserves over Camden & Islington. Dulwich hit eight at Richmond Park on Sunday with four from Martha Goddard, Whyteleafe were 3-2 winners over Actonians Reserves with an Abigail Igbavboa double, Sport London E Benfica won 5-0 at Camden & Islington United.

1 South – Newhaven beat Eastbourne United 3-0 on Wednesday, 120 fans witnessing their eighth win on the trot. Welling United had to battle for a 4-3 result against Bexhill United on Sunday, when Herne Bay’s Kate Foster scored three of their four past Eastbourne and Bromley won 2-0 Steyning Town.
Herne Bay host Dartford Reserves on Wednesday, 7.45pm at MBS Stadium.

NORTH EAST – Ossett overrun Millmoor in second half

Premier –  Hartlepool United claimed a first win of the campaign, 2-1 over Harrogate Town. Basement side Redcar Town narrowly lost out 3-2 at home to Barnsley FC.

1 South – York Railway Institute lead the table following a 4-1 defeat of Farsley Celtic JFC Ladies, Ossett United stung Millmoor 6-1 despite it being level at the break, Nicola Smith scored twice in the opening eight minutes setting up Altofts’ 3-1 win over Lower Hopton and Handsworth ran out 9-3 victors against Harworth Colliery.

NORTH WEST – Tranmere go top

Premier – Tranmere Rovers took over at the top with a 4-1 beating of Blackburn CSC, Salford City sent Fleetwood Town Wrens home beaten 5-1.

1 North –  Workington Reds were 2-1 winners over leaders Preston North End, Penrith are one of three teams level on points with the top team after coming away from Bolton Wanderers with a 4-03 victory.

1 South – Runcorn Linnets rose to second with a 5-2 result against Altrincham, Warrington Wolves won 4-2 at Ellesmere Port Town aided by Sam Hassall’s brace, Mossley Hill Athletic got three goals and three points at Northwich Vixens.

Runcorn Linnets 5-2 Altrincham
Runcorn Linnets were 5-2 winners over Altrincham. (Photo: Neil Thornton)

SOUTHERN – Woodley go level with leaders

Premier – Woodley United are just short of leaders Ascot United on goals scored despite netting five at Warminster Town. Eastleigh won 2-1 at Badshot Lea with Amber O’Reilly’s 80th-minute decider, Oxford City overcame hosts Winchester City Flyers with four first-half goals.

1 North – Kidlington’s 3-1 win over Abingdon United Devs sent them top, Chesham United Devs matched that scoreline against Ascot United Reserves.

1 South – AFC Stoneham replaced Havant & Waterlooville at the top when beating them 3-2 away, AFC Portchester sank Abbey Rangers 7-1.

SOUTH WEST – Purton stun morning leaders Poole

Premier – Marine Academy Plymouth went level with leaders Sherborne Town when defeating Liskeard Athletic 4-1 but the Devon side have played a game more. Pucklechurch Sports and Bristol Rovers remain neck and neck in the table after drawing 1-1, AFC St Austell got the better of Forest Green Rovers 3-2 helped by Kaitlyn Harris’s brace.

1 East – Stockwood Wanderers hit Frome Town 6-1 to overtake Poole Town at the top on goal-difference, who crashed 5-1 at Purton. Bath City beat Ridgeway 4-1 set up by Amy Key two goals in the first 13 minutes.

1 North – Weston super Mare beat Bitton 2-0 to stay top, AEK Boco keeping up the pressure on them with a 2-1 result over Paulton Rovers. Gloucester City substitute Kacie Anderson scored in added time to force a 2-2 draw at SGS Olveston United.

1 West – Ilminster Town six goals at Middlezoy meant their fifth win in five, Helston Athletic gained ground on second-placed Feniton by defeating them 2-1, Sticker beat Bideford 4-2 as Tori Marks contributed twice.

WEST MIDLANDS – Five-goal Worcester lead the way

Premier – Worcester City went top with all five goals at Shifnal Town, Kidderminster Harriers are up to third following their 1-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town.

Kidderminster Harriers 1-0 Shrewsbury Town
Kidderminster Harriers celebrate the only goal of the game with Shrewsbury Town. (Photo: clivejonespr.com)

1 North –  AFC Telford United advanced to second spot when defeating Leek Town Reserves 2-1 with Lexie Bennett’s decider, Walsall FC drew 1-1 with Coventry City when their Emily-Jane Golding cancelled out the opener from sub Keleigh Marshall-Welch.

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