FA Women’s National League Cup: Derby break Chorley hearts

Chorley 1-2(aet) Derby County
Derby County defeated Chorley after extra-time. (Photo: John Shirras)

There were no shocks in the FA Women’s National League Cup but Derby County needed extra-time to go through at Chorley.

Jess Gillin had the Division 1 side ahead until Ella Hilliard’s stoppage-time free kick beat everyone, with Anita Gaspar later netting the winner.

Oxford United also went through after extra-time against Bridgwater, Cardiff City LFC had led Actonians but the final score was much closer at 4-3.

Durham Cestria were 2-0 down at half time to Merseyrail, coming back to win 3-2 with Leanna Giles’ 84th-minute decider.

Doncaster Rovers Belles threatened an upset at Fylde after a 30-yard free-kick by Jess Andrew but the hosts turned it around.

Norwich City also went ahead against Crawley, the Wasps though hit four goals to go through.

Ashford Town edged Bournemouth, as substitute Lily Whitelock scored on 85 minutes.

Katie Barker got the only goal as Newcastle moved level on points with Division 1 North leaders Leeds.

Newcastle United v Barnsley
Katie Barker of Newcastle United goes for goal against Barnsley. (Richard Callis/SPP)

FA WNL Cup 1st Round  

Cardiff City LFC 4-3 Actonians (Att: 95)
Chorley 1-2(aet) Derby County (Att: 108)
Durham Cestria 3-2 Merseyrail (Att: 50)
Liverpool Feds 1-5 Burnley (Att: 125)
London Bees H/W Keynsham Town
Loughborough Lightning 1-2 Huddersfield Town
Middlesbrough 2-0 York City (Att: 191)
Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Gillingham (Att: 128)
Norton & Stockton Ancients 1-3 Nottingham Forest (Att: 75)
Oxford United 2-0(aet) Bridgwater United
Stockport County 0-2 Stoke City (Att: 90)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Brighouse Town (Att: 220)

FA WNL Plate 1st Round

AFC Fylde 2-1 Doncaster Rovers Belles
Ashford Town 1-0 AFC Bournemouth
Bradford City 1-2(aet) Hull City
Cheltenham Town 8-1 AFC St Austell
Leeds United 3-1 Solihull Moors
Maidenhead United 0-5 Billericay Town
Norwich City 1-4 Crawley Wasps
Selsey 1-2 Swindon Town
Sporting Khalsa 1-5 Boldmere St Michaels
Leek Town 1-3 West Bromwich Albion

Southern Premier

Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Portsmouth (Att: 86)

Division 1 Midlands

Stourbridge A-A Sheffield FC (Att: 172)

Division 1 North

Newcastle United 1-0 Barnsley (Att: 486)

Division 1 South West

Southampton Women 2-0 Moneyfields (Att: 75)

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