#FAWNL: Burnley Women catch up with Northern Premier leaders

Burnley level on points with FAWNL Northern Premier leaders
Photo: Amdy Smith / @BurnleyFCWomen

Burnley are level on points with FA Women’s National League Northern Premier leaders Sunderland, while Watford went second in the Southern Premier.

FA WNL results – Wednesday 9 October 


Huddersfield Town 2-3 Burnley (Att: 55)
West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Derby County (Att: 89)


Chichester City 1-4 Portsmouth (Att: 256)
Watford 2-1 Milton Keynes Dons (Att: 162)


Doncaster Rovers Belles 2-7 Lincoln City (Att: 198)
Long Eaton United 2-0 Leicester United (Att: 45)
Solihull Moors 0-3 Birmingham & West Midlands
Sporting Khalsa 0-6 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Att: 90)


Chorley 1-1 Stockport County
Leeds United 1-2 Barnsley (Att: 300)


AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Leyton Orient (Att: 80)
Billericay Town 6-2 Stevenage
Enfield Town 4-2 Actonians (Att: 56)
Ipswich Town 3-1 Cambridge City (Att: 134)
Norwich City 2-2 Cambridge United (Att: 95)

Norwich City and Cambridge United drew 2-2.
Norwich City and Cambridge United finished all square ahead of their Women’s FA Cup clash on Sunday. (Photo: Brian Coombes)

Goals from Sarah Greenhalgh, Elizabeth Hamer and Kerry Hope gave Burnley a 3-2 victory at Huddersfield which put them just goal-difference behind Sunderland at the top of the Northern Premier. West Brom and Derby stayed fifth and sixth respectively after the Rams fought back to draw 2-2. Efforts from Albion’s Hannah George and Natalie Murray were cancelled out by Sophie Domingo’s double.

Watford went second in the Southern Premier after a 2-1 win over MK Dons in which Andrea Carid came off the bench to strike twice. Portsmouth progressed two places to seventh with a 4-1 result at Chichester. Charmaine True and Becki Bath scored before City pulled one back but Jade Widdows converted a penalty and Rosie McDonnell netted Pompey’s fourth.

Wolves hit six
Wolves celebrate a goal at Sporting Khalsa. (Photo: @WolvesWomen)

Division 1 Midlands leaders Wolves hit six at Sporting Khalsa where Jamilla Plamer was twice on target, Long Eaton in second saw off Leicester United 2-0. Birmingham & West Midlands got all three goals at Solihull Moors and Lincoln ran out 7-2 winners at Doncaster to climb to fifth. Tne Imps were 2-1 up at the break having conceded first but Abbie Murrell hit a hat-trick.

Barnsley extended their lead to four points in Division 1 North when coming from behind to win 2-1 at Leeds with goals in quick succession from Melissa Woodhouse and Laura Bartup’s free-kick. Chorley drew 1-1 with Stockport as they remained tenth and ninth respectively. Chaneece Reeves backheeled County ahead in the first minute and Sue Doak later equalised.

Billericay returned to the Division 1 South East summit following their 6-2 scoreline with Stevenage, whose Nicole Emmings was sent off. Ipswich slipped off the top after a 3-1 win over Cambridge City in which Amanda Crump scored twice. Wimbledon are within a point of third-placed Orient after edging them 1-0 with a backward header from Helen Ogle, Norwich rose to seventh despite a 2-2 tie with Cambridge United and Enfield had a 4-2 success at home to Actonians.

#FAWNL: Thursday 10 October fixtures

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