#FAWNL: Chorley out of bottom two

Chorley out of drop zone
Chorley start to climb the table. (Photo: John Shirras)

FA Women’s National League Tuesday evening action saw Chorley move out of the Division 1 North drop zone and Durham Cestria win at Newcastle United.

FA WNL results – Tuesday 18 February

DIVISION 1 NORTH

Newcastle United 0-1 Durham Cestria (Att: 98)
Norton & Stockton Ancients P-P Chester le Street Town
Chorley 2-1 Bolton Wanderers (Att: 70)

DIVISION 1 SOUTH WEST

Maidenhead United P-P Chesham United

Chorley beat Bolton Wanderers 2-1 to climb out of the Division 1 North relegation zone, at the expense of Stockport County. Megan Searson’s penalty put them in front and although Bolton quickly got a wind-assisted equaliser, the hosts also benefitted from the weather when Lisa Topping’s corner could only be punched into her own net by the Wanderers’ keeper.

Fifth-placed Durham Cestria moved five points clear of Newcastle United after defeating them away from home. Molly Holder followed up Jordan Atkinson’s parried shot for the only goal on 16 minutes. Holder later hit the bar with a free-kick and went in goal for stoppage-time after keeper Brooke Mackain took a blow to the head.

There’s plenty more fixtures tonight, click on the link below for the full list.

#FAWNL: Local derbies under lights

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