Enfield And Stevenage Survive #SSEWFACup Scares

There were no FAWPL casualties in the SSE Women’s FA Cup 1st Round but Enfield and Stevenage both had to come from behind to beat against Wymondham and Acle respectively.

Sunday 12th November 

Alnwick Town 0-4 Burnley
Liverpool Marshalls Feds 1-0(aet) Bolton Wanderers
Hull City 4-1 Steel City Wanderers
Norton & Stockton Ancients 0-4 Chorley
Farsley Celtic 6-4(aet) West Didsbury & Chorlton
Newcastle United 3-0 Sheffield United
Brighouse Town 6-1 Chester-Le-Street Town (Att: 43)
Bedworth United 0-2 The New Saints (Att: 85)
Redditch United 2-4 Loughborough Foxes
Nettleham 3-0 Loughborough Students
Sporting Khalsa 5-1 Eastwood
Cambridge United 0-1 Long Eaton United
Enfield Town 3-2 Wymondham Town
Harlow Town 2-1 Royston Town
Stevenage 4-1 Acle United
Ipswich Town 4-2(aet) Leyton Orient
Ashford Town (Middx) 0-6 Milton Keynes Dons
Chesham United 1-2(aet) New London Lionesses
AFC Wimbledon 5-0 Godalming Town (Att: 90)
AFC Dunstable 0-4 Luton Town (Att: 102)
Larkhall Athletic 2-3 Southampton WFC (Att: 40)
Buckland Athletic 1-4 Brislington
Plymouth Argyle P-P Basingstoke Town (waterlogged pitch)
Southampton Saints 1-3 Keynsham Town

Wymondham Town from Eastern League Division 1 North went in two goals to the good at FAWPL Enfield Town through Laura Nicholls and Nadine Basson. But the home team eventually overturned that lead with 5 minutes left.

Another Eastern League outfit, Acle United, gave Stevenage a fright but Leah Littlechild levelled, Donna McGuigan added a couple and Amy Makewell made it 4-1.

Southern League leaders Chesham United were dumped out of the cup at home by New London Lionesses, from two levels below in Greater London Division 1. Nat Adams but United in front put the underdogs fought back and the hosts could just not find an equaliser.

Harlow Town play a division beneath Royston Town in the Eastern League but made home advantage pay with a 2-1 victory.

Harlow Town celebrate causing a cup upset (Photo: @frangamble)

Liverpool Feds edged Bolton after the extra half-hour, substitute Carina Mendes netting 8 minutes short of penalties.

Ipswich knocked out Orient 4-2 after 120 minutes, despite surrendering a 2-0 lead. Goals by Sophie Welton and Cassie Craddock were cancelled out but Gemma Moore and Zoe Cossey restored their advantage.

Farsley Celtic made the most of their re-instatement in the competiton, when coming through a ten-goal thriller with West Didsbury & Chorlton. The visitors remarkably equalised four times before Celtic gained a two-goal cushion with an Ellie Casper effort.

TNS got by Bedworth United 2-0, Emily Ridge scoring early on but it was the 94th minute before she doubled her tally and seaedc the Saints progress.

Brislington did well to post a 4-1 win at the fast up and coming Buckland Athletic. Jodie Arkell scored twice in Devon, Kim Maggs and Georgia Vandries once each.

Keynsham went behind at Southampton Saints to an Alisha Buckingham goal but hit back through Katie Cook, Kerry Barlett and Justine Lorton.

Another all FAWPL South West clash saw Larkhall beaten 3-2 by Southampton WFC. Sheree Bell-Jack got two and Jane Yeates the other for the visitors, with Athletic twice pulling level through Kate German and Ann-Marie Hervey.

Brighouse hit Chester e Street for six, an Aimi Beresford hat-trick added to by a Jodie Redgrave brace and one from Danielle Brown.

Newcastle United were 3-0 winners over Sheffield United, Megan McKenzie and sub Stephanie Lyons among the goals.

The only County League side to have got this far are now out, Northumberland’s Alnwick Town beaten 4-0 at home by Burnley.

Burnley enjoy an Alnwick sunset (Photo: @BFCLadies)

Hull and Steel City were goalless until the 55th minute when Natalie Bell put the Tigresses ahead. Hope Knight then struck a treble, with Wanderers pulling one back but having a player red-carded after the final whistle.

Norton & Stockton Ancients were one down at half-time to Chorley but Rachel Wood’s opener was added to by Vicky Coope, Madeline Cullin and Scarlett Smith.

A Chloe Young double had Loughborough Foxes two up at Redditch United and although the West Midlands League side pulled one back, Shauna Chambers soon made it 3-1 and Young completed her hat-trick. But United got a second goal back and then hit the post with a penalty, as they bowed out 4-2.

Long Eaton United’s goal midway through the first half at Cambridge United turned out to be sufficient to send them through.

Eastwood remained in the game at Sporting Khalsa until the last half-hour, when the Premier League side scored three times for a 5-1 winning margin.

Luton defeated near neighbours AFC Dunstable 4-0, where Jess McKay got a double, Nicola Henman and Dionne Manning one apiece.

Godalming’s run ended at AFC Wimbledon, with Abbie Measures, Rebecca Sargent and Kelley-Jade Whelan on target before Georgia Heasman added a brace.

Ashford Town (Middx) went out 6-0 to MK Dons, whose Dawn Mallett dominated with a four-goal haul, while there were singles for Amelia Hazard and Alice Hughes.

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