Hashtag United and Lincoln City both went top in the FA Women’s National League regional first divisions.
Wednesday 29 September
Division 1 Midlands
Peterborough United 0-8 Lincoln City (Att: 120)
Holwell Sports 4-0 Bedworth United (Att: 35)
Solihull Moors 1-2 Leafield Athletic (Att: 65)
Sporting Khalsa 1-1 Wem Town
Lincoln City jumped three places to top spot with an 8-0 thrashing of hosts Peterborough United, Jess Rousseau hitting a hat-trick. Leafield leapfrogged Solihull into sixth after defeating them away from home.
Division 1 North
Durham Cestria 5-1 Alnwick Town (Att: 75)
Stockport County 3-0 FC United of Manchester
FC United had the chance to go level with leaders Liverpool Feds but went down 3-0 at Stockport, where Jess Battle scored twice against her former side. Alnwick scored on half-time to go in 2-1 down but Durham Cestria scored three times after the break, with Grace Ayre ending up with a brace.
Division 1 South East
Cambridge City 1-2 Cambridge United (Att: 129)
Harlow Town 0-2 Stevenage
Hashtag United 5-2 London Seaward
Kent Football United P-P Billericay Town (floodlight fault)
Queens Park Rangers 2-5 AFC Wimbledon
Hashtag United lead by three points following a 5-2 victory over London Seaward. Wimbledon went third with a similar score at QPR, Ashlee Hincks scoring one of her three goals from long distance. United won the Cambridge derby with goals by Emma Jenkins and Gisela Otten to climb above City into fifth spot.
Division 1 South West
Cheltenham Town 2-1 Portishead
Larkhall Athletic 3-2 Swindon Town (Att: 86)
Poole Town 0-6 AFC Bournemouth (Att: 60)
Half time: @PooleTownLadies 0-2 @afcbournemouth
Becki Bath with both the Cherries goals @FAWNL @bournemouthuni @Vitality_UK pic.twitter.com/d1K7iVouwy
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Cheltenham went three points clear of the rest but had to come from behind to see off visitors Portishead, Abby Bevan and Amy Wathan their scorers. Bournemouth moved up three places to third after putting six past Poole. Larkhall came from behind to edge Swindon with a goal in the 110th minute of a match with many stoppages, the visitors having two players off for treatment at the end.
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