Nottingham Forest go clear in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier, Portsmouth put pressure on Southern leaders Oxford United.
Northern Premier Division
Boldmere St Michaels 1-2 Brighouse Town (Att: 100)
Huddersfield Town 0-3 Nottingham Forest (Att: 93)
Liverpool Feds 2-4 Derby County (Att: 110)
Nottingham Forest went three point clear at the top, Huddersfield had Lauren Joyce sent-off after 75 minutes. Derby are up to third, Lucy Sowerby’s race saw Brighouse leapfrog Boldmere into ninth spot.
Staying 🔝 of the league! 🔥 @NFFCWomen secured a 3-0 victory against Huddersfield Town this afternoon to extend their lead at the top of the @FAWNL Northern Premier Division table. 📈 pic.twitter.com/qZaYLRrMit
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) January 29, 2023
Southern Premier Division
Billericay Town 0-4 Cheltenham Town
Bridgwater United 1-2 Portsmouth
Crawley Wasps 0-1 London Bees
Portsmouth moved within two points of leaders Oxford United, coming from behind to win with a brace from Anaisa Harney. Cheltenham closed in on fifth-placed Billericay with a clear away victory over them.
Crawley 🟡 0 – 1 🟣 Bees
Fisher is brought down in the box and the penalty is given. Goddard steps up and puts the penalty home. pic.twitter.com/trw4O8HmgX
— London Bees 🐝 (@LondonBees) January 29, 2023
Division 1 Midlands
Doncaster Rovers Belles 0-0 Solihull Moors
Leafield Athletic 3-0 Sheffield FC (Att: 62)
Peterborough United 8-0 Long Eaton United (Att: 362)
Wem Town 0-2 Sporting Khalsa (Att: 52)
Leek Town 3-2 Lincoln City (Att: 37)
Doncaster drew 0-0 with second-placed Solihull, to move third on goal-difference, Tara Kirk hit a 23-minute hat-trick for eight-goal Peterborough.
Division 1 North
Bradford City 0-5 Stockport County (Att: 24)
Durham Cestria 4-1 Barnsley (Att: 60)
Merseyrail 0-2 York City
Durham Cestria extended their lead to seven points, Stockport went up to third.
Division 1 South East
Actonians 9-0 Chesham United (Att: 50)
Ashford Town 8-2 Cambridge City (Att: 45)
London Seaward 3-0 Norwich City (Att: 97)
Queens Park Rangers 0-0 Cambridge United
Actonians advanced to second position, London Seaward are one point short of Norwich after defeating them.
Division 1 South West
AFC St Austell 1-3 Selsey (Att: 59)
AFC Bournemouth 0-2 Keynsham Town (Att: 124)
Exeter City 5-1 Southampton Women’s (Att: 235)
Maidenhead United 5-1 Portishead Town (abandoned due to serious injury)
Moneyfields 3-1 Larkhall Athletic (Att: 40)
Exeter rose to second as they saw off Southampton Women’s and Bournemouth went down to Keynsham.
League Cup Quarter-Final
Watford 5-1 Milton Keynes Dons
Into the semis. ✅ pic.twitter.com/kGneSEbYxn
— Watford FC Women (@WatfordFCWomen) January 29, 2023
Helen Ward netted twice to help Watford through to the semi-finals, where they will host Wolves or Huddersfield on 5 March.
League Plate Quarter-Final
Hull City 1-2 Stourbridge
Stourbridge won through to a home semi-final with Crawley Wasps on 19 February, Niamh Deasy with the winner.