#FAWNL : Coventry United & Huddersfield Town Ladies new leaders

Photo: @huddstownladies

Huddersfield Town are new Northern Premier leaders, Coventry United now hold the Southern pole position, while Billericay Town, Burnley and Wolves all went top of their respective Division 1 tables.

Sunday 30th September 

FA WOMEN’S NATIONAL LEAGUE

NORTHERN PREMIER
Bradford City 0-4 Middlesbrough (Att: 76)
Derby County 1-0 Sunderland (Att: 146)
Doncaster Rovers Belles 1-3 Nottingham Forest (Att: 121)
Fylde 4-1 Sheffield FC
Huddersfield Town 4-1 Hull City (Att: 76)

SOUTHERN PREMIER
Coventry United 4-1 C&K Basildon
Loughborough Foxes 0-1 Chichester City (Att: 27)
Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Gillingham
Queens Park Rangers 2-3 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 60)

MIDLANDS DIVISION 1
Long Eaton United 1-4 Birmingham & West Midlands (Att: 30)
Sporting Khalsa P-P Steel City Wanderers
The New Saints 3-0 Solihull Moors
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 Nettleham (Att: 40)

NORTHERN DIVISION 1
Barnsley 0-1 Burnley
Crewe Alexandra 0-4 Brighouse Town (Att: 70)
Morecambe 1-4 Norton & Stockton Ancients (Att: 41)

SOUTH EAST DIVISION 1
Actonians 4-4 Billericay Town
Luton Town 3-1 Ipswich Town (Att: 43)
Norwich City 1-2 Stevenage (Att: 49)

SOUTH WEST DIVISION 1
Brislington 3-2 Chesham United

Northern Premier – Terriers go top

Derby County’s defeat of Sunderland with a goal by Olivia Mitchum off a Nikki Ledgister strike saw the Northern Premier leadership taken by Huddersfield Town, who hit Hull City 4-1. Kerry Hope took only seconds to score, Sarah Danby, Arianne Parnham and Kate Mallin were also on target for the Terriers.

Bradford and Doncaster both suffered seventh straight defeats; City 4-0 to Middlesbrough and the Belles 3-1 to Nottingham Forest, for whom Sophia Bonser netted in the opening minute. Fylde were 4-1 winners over Sheffield FC, featuring a Jenna Carroll 40-yard free kick.

Southern Premier – Coventry climb into first place

Coventry United went top of the Southern Premier with a 4-1 result against C&K Basildon, Jade Formaston with tow of their goals. Chichester City went level on points with second-placed Watford with the only goal through Molly Clark at Loughborough Foxes. There was just a single goal in it too with MK Dons seeing off Gillingham, Kim Farrow scoring in the last quarter of an hour. Plymouth won by the best of five goals at QPR to go fourth in the table, Helen Bleazard got two for the Pilgrims.

Division 1 – Billericay, Burnley & Wolves new leaders

Wolves’ super-sub, Tammi George, made an instant impact. (Photo: @WolvesWomen)

Wolves took the Midlands Division 1 pole position from West Brom by recording a sixth win in a row, 3-0 over Nettleham including a goal by Tammi George seconds after coming off the bench. Birmingham & West Midlands leapfrogged Long Eaton by beating them 4-1 away, Stephanie Weston setting them up with a ninth-minute opener. TNS got off the mark with all three goals against Solihull, victory sealed with two second-half goals in the space of 6 minutes

Burnley became new Northern Division 1 leaders with a Sarah Greenhalgh goal at Barnsley. Brighouse Town went level on points with second-placed Chorley by beating hosts Crewe 4-0, Charlotte Proud scoring a first-half double. Shannon Reed was twice on the scoresheet as Norton took the points 4-1 at Morecambe.

Billericay did hit first place in South East Division 1 but while dropping their first points in a 4-4 draw at Actonians.  Luton Town took their first points in a 3-1 success over Ipswich Town, Dionne Manning at the double for the Hatters. Stevenage jumped four places to sixth with a 2-1 win at Norwich City, where Shona Chitate and Ashleigh Deacon got their goals.

Only one South West Division 1 fixture was played, with Brislington edging fourth-placed Chesham United 3-2 to join them on six points.