FAWNL: Billericay Town hold off late fightback from Watford Women

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Jess King nets a penalty for Billericay Town against Watford. (Photo: @BTFCPress)

Billericay Town held off a late fightback from Watford for a fine 3-2 away win in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division.

Northern Premier Division

Liverpool Feds 2-0 Loughborough Lightning (Att: 110)

Liverpool Feds beat Loughborough Lightning to go seventh in the table, leaving their visitors without a win in ten.

Southern Premier Division

Milton Keynes Dons 2-0 London Bees (Att: 210)
Plymouth Argyle 0-5 Ipswich Town (Att: 2,122)
Watford 2-3 Billericay Town (Att: 224)

Billericay Town pulled off a victory away to second-placed Watford. Plymouth Argyle were backed by over 2,000 at Home Park but Ipswich Town ran out 5-0 winners – including three late efforts – to rise to fourth spot. MK Dons climbed above London Bees on goal-difference after beating them 2-0.

Division 1 Midlands

Leafield Athletic 2-3 Lincoln City (Att: 82)
Long Eaton United 1-8 Wem Town

Lincoln City won away to higher-placed Leafield Athletic, Wem Town ran in eight goals at basement side Long Eaton.

Division 1 North

Chorley 1-0 Norton & Stockton Ancients (Att: 75)
Durham Cestria 1-0 York City (Att: 85)
Middlesbrough 1-0 Merseyrail (Att: 227)
Stockport County 1-1 Hull City (Att: 70)

Durham Cestria took back the leadership from Newcastle United with the only goal against York City, Chorley defeated Norton by the score to gain ground on them, Middlesbrough were another with a single-goal success, just the one goal also for Stockport County and Hull City.

Division 1 South East

Ashford Town P-P London Seaward
Chesham United 0-4 Actonians (Att: 30)
Hounslow 0-12 Cambridge United (Att: 28)

Cambridge United are fifth on goal-difference after their dozen at Hounslow, Actonians won away to Chesham United to leapfrog them in the table.

Division 1 South West

Larkhall Athletic 1-0 Keynsham Town (Att: 65)
Maidenhead United 0-3 Cardiff City LFC (Att: 51)

Cardiff City LFC extended their lead to five points with an eighth win from eight, Larkhall Athletic edged Keynsham Town 1-0 to narrowly overtake them.

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