West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool Feds both achieved impressive away wins in the FA Women’s National League despite trailing at half-time.
Sunday 20 December
Huddersfield Town 3-2 Middlesbrough (Att: 76)
Hull City 1-3 Sheffield FC (Att: 50)
Nottingham Forest 1-2 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 153)
DIVISION 1 MIDLANDS
Lincoln City 10-0 Burton Albion (Att: 20)
Doncaster Rovers Belles 1-1 Leafield Athletic (Att: 148)
Long Eaton United 1-1 Solihull Moors (Att: 42)
DIVISION 1 NORTH
Barnsley 1-1 Bradford City
Leeds United 1-2 Liverpool Feds (Att: 40)
DIVISION 1 SOUTH WEST
Exeter City 2-2 Larkhall Athletic (Att: 80)
VITALITY WOMEN’S FA CUP 1ST ROUND
Wem Town 4-3 Boldmere St Michaels
All other games postponed.
Northern Premier – Terriers take six-point lead
Huddersfield Town lead the table by six points after seeing off Middlesbrough 3-2 with the help of a Brittany Sanderson brace.
West Brom jumped three places to third, coming from behind to 2-1 win at Nottingham Forest where Hannah George netted the decider.
Sheffield FC climbed out of the drop zone at Hull City’s expense after defeating the Tigresses 3-1 on their own ground. Ashleigh Edwards, an Emily Housley penalty and Rebecca Knight all scored first-half goals.
Div 1 Midlands – Leafield off the mark
Leafield Athletic claimed an impressive first point, holding second-placed Doncaster 1-1 as the Belles had tow goals disallowed. Leading through Hannah McWilliams, they were pegged back by Daisy-May Clements’ equaliser.
Long Eaton netted a second-half leveller to draw 1-1 with Solihull Moors.
Lincoln City thrashed Burton Albion 10-0 to go third. Toni McHamilton completed her hat-trick for the Imps with a 25-yard last-minute strike.
Div 1 North – Feds fightback
Liverpool Feds fought back to dramatically defeat fourth-placed Leeds United with two late goals. The hosts had taken the lead shortly before the break but Rosie Kinvig replied on 82 minutes following up Chloe Fisher’s shot against the bar, Fisher later heading home from a Jen Rogers free-kick.
Bradford City made it three draws from four with a 1-1 score line at Barnsley. Courteney Csomor had the hosts ahead but Charlotte Stuart converted a 76th-minute penalty after Sophie Hawkins was brought down in the box.
Div 1 S.West – Exeter retrieve two-goal deficit
Exeter City are up to fifth after a draw against Larkhall Athletic, who had led 2-0 but then suffered a sending-off in the last 15 minutes. The Grecians earlier got a goal back as Steph Beck hit the post and Emily Toogood volleyed in the rebound, Phoebe Baker then making it 2-2 from the edge of the area.
Wem set up Stoke trip
Wem Town will face an away tie at Stoke City in the new year, after winning a seven-goal thriller against Boldmere St Michaels. A topsy-turvy game saw Wem’s early lead overturned before they fought back to lead 3-2. Laura Cooper levelled from the spot, only for the hosts to hit the winner 10 minutes from time.