FA Women’s National League: Oxford back on top, Newcastle beat leaders

Newcastle United v Durham Cestria (Kingston Park Stadium)
Newcastle United defeated Durham Cestria in front of 2,641 at Kingston Park Stadium. (Photo: Colin Lock)

Oxford United regained the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier top spot, Newcastle United defeated Division One North leaders Durham Cestria in front of 2,641.

Northern Premier Division

Boldmere St Michaels 1-2 Stoke City (Att: 70)

Stoke City fought back to win at Boldmere on Tuesday 14 March, Leonie Joyce’s opener cancelled out by Naomi Bedeau and Roisin Kivel then deciding it after 87 minutes.

Southern Premier Division

Gillingham 1-1 Billericay Town (Att: 122)
Oxford United 4-1 Milton Keynes Dons (Att: 343)

Oxford United went top with a 4-1 victory over MK Dons, set up by Carly Johns’ first-half brace.

Gillingham’Keira Flannery earned a point with a stoppage-time free kick, Karesha Iton having given Billericay a first-half lead.

Division One North

Barnsley P-P Hull City
Chorley 0-1 Stockport County (Att: 70)
Merseyrail P-P Bradford City
Newcastle United 1-0 Durham Cestria (Att: 2,641)

The top of the tale clash was decided by a first-half own-goal, as Newcastle United cut Durham Cestria’s lead to four points with two games in hand.

There was just one goal in it at Chorley too, Stockport County’s Harriet Houghton making the difference.

Division One South East

Cambridge City P-P Norwich City

FA Women’s National League midweek matches: 14-16 March

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