Billericay Town and Liverpool Feds won FA Women’s National League titles, Newcastle United missed out but were watched by over 22,000.
Northern Premier Division
Burnley P-P Middlesbrough
Nottingham Forest 0-0 Brighouse Town (Att: 179)
Sheffield FC 0-2 Derby County
Stoke City 2-0 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 168)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 Loughborough Lightning (Att: 335)
A draw for Nottingham Forest was enough to lift them two places to fourth, Stoke took ninth places with their win over West Brom taking them above Loughborough, who lost at champions Wolves.
Southern Premier Division
Bridgwater United 5-0 Hounslow (Att: 203)
Chichester & Selsey 2-1 Crawley Wasps (Att: 72)
Gillingham 0-1 Oxford United (Att: 62)
London Bees 2-2 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 64)
Milton Keynes Dons 5-0 Keynsham Town
Portsmouth 1-0 Ipswich Town (Att: 289)
Southampton FC 4-1 Cardiff City LFC
Oxford United clinched the runners-up spot with the only goal at Gillingham from Carly Johns, Ipswich had to settle for third after defeat at Portsmouth. MK Dons stayed up after beating Keynsham but Cardiff’s defeat at champions Southampton saw them go down.
Division 1 Midlands
Leafield Athletic 2-1 Burton Albion
Lincoln City P-P Wem Town
Long Eaton United 4-1 Leek Town (Att: 75)
Peterborough United 2-5 Sporting Khalsa (Att: 80)
Solihull Moors 1-3 Doncaster Rovers Belles
Doncaster took second place with an away win over Solihull Moors, Sporting Khalsa’s 5-2 win at Peterborough saw them advance two places to sixth.
Division 1 North
Alnwick Town 0-4 Newcastle United (Att: 22,134)
Chester le Street Town 1-5 Leeds United (Att: 39)
Chorley 2-2 Norton & Stockton Ancients (Att: 110)
Liverpool Feds 6-1 FC United of Manchester (Att: 175)
Stockport County 1-5 Durham Cestria
Newcastle United won in front of a 22,000 crowd at St James’ Park but Liverpool Feds clinched the title, sending FC United down in the process. Durham Cestria secured a fifth-placed finish with a 5-1 win on the road, Leeds ending just behind them after a similar result.
— Rachel Darbyshire (@RachelDarbo) May 1, 2022
Division 1 South East
AFC Wimbledon 8-0 Cambridge United (Att: 143)
Actonians 5-1 Cambridge City (Att: 70)
Billericay Town 4-0 London Seaward (Att: 336)
Kent Football United 0-3 Enfield Town (Att: 71)
Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Norwich City (Att: 501)
Billericay snatched the title from Hashtag United in their final game, which was their tenth straight league win. QPR beat Norwich in Loftus Road to ensure fourth position, ahead of West London rivals Actonians.
Full time scenes at New Lodge⚡️
Thank you to the 336 that came down to support us today, your backing all season has been invaluable! pic.twitter.com/0jbWAmSA1S
— (C) BTFC Women (@BTFCWomen) May 1, 2022
Division 1 South West
Exeter City 1-0 Southampton Women (Att: 120)
Exeter City took third spot off Southampton Women, Connie Pengelly with the game’s only goal.