FA Women’s National League: Nearly 4,000 watch Wolves win

A five-star display in front of a record-breaking crowd.
A five-star display in front of a record-breaking crowd. (Photo: @WolvesWomen)

Wolves went second with victory at Molineux in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier, Portsmouth edged a seven-goal Southern Premier thriller.

Northern Premier Division

Derby County 1-1 Brighouse Town
Nottingham Forest 3-0 Burnley (Att: 721)
Stoke City 2-3 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 1,512)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-0 Huddersfield Town (Att: 3,834)
Loughborough Lightning 0-3 Liverpool Feds (Att: 65)

Nottingham Forest beat title-rivals Burnley, Wolves went second with a victory at Molineux, Stoke City lost out to  West Brom at the Bet365 Stadium.

Southern Premier Division

Plymouth Argyle 2-5 Watford (Att: 81)
Billericay Town 3-4 Portsmouth (Att: 223)
Cheltenham Town 0-0 Gillingham (Att: 60)
Ipswich Town P-P Oxford United
Milton Keynes Dons 4-1 Bridgwater United (Att: 315)

Billericay Town 3-4 Portsmouth (
Portsmouth joy at Billericay Town. (Photo @BTFCPress)

Watford and Portsmouth won away to cut the gap on the top two, Pompey’s Jazz Younger heading a 94th-minute winner in a seven-goal thriller at Billericay Town.

Division 1 Midlands

Northampton Town 1-1 Doncaster Rovers Belles
Sheffield FC P-P Long Eaton United
Leek Town 0-4 Stourbridge (Att: 91)

Stourbridge moved nine points clear with victory at Leek, while Doncaster were held at fourth-in-the-table Northampton Town.

Division 1 North

Barnsley P-P Newcastle United
Bradford City 1-0 Hull City
Chorley 3-1 Leeds United (Att: 105)
Middlesbrough 1-6 Stockport County
Norton & Stockton Ancients P-P Merseyrail
York City 1-3 Durham Cestria (Att: 92)

Bradford City 1-0 Hull City
Bradford City beat Hull City. (Photo: Stephen Gaunt/Touchlinepics.com)

Durham Cestria won at York City to extend their lead to seven points, Bradford City beat Hull City to get out of the drop zone and relegate Merseyrail. Stockport County substitute Rachel Davison netted four times at Middlesbrough.

Division 1 South East

AFC Wimbledon 2-1 Cambridge City (Att: 173)
Actonians 0-2 Hashtag United (Att: 60)
Cambridge United 2-2 London Seaward (Att: 352)
Norwich City 3-0 Chesham United (Att: 238)

Leaders Hashtag United won away at Actonians, AFC Wimbledon kept on their heels when edging Cambridge City.

Cambridge United drew at the Abbey Stadium
Cambridge United drew at the Abbey Stadium. (Photo: Sean Doyle)

Division 1 South West

Cardiff City LFC 1-0 Selsey (Att: 90)
Exeter City 2-0 Maidenhead United (Att: 200)
Larkhall Athletic P-P AFC Bournemouth
Moneyfields P-P Keynsham Town
Portishead Town P-P AFC St Austell
Swindon Town 1-5 Southampton Women (Att: 520)

Exeter City remain six points ahead of title rivals Cardiff City Ladies, who have played two games fewer.

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