#FAWNL: Crawley Wasps and AFC Wimbledon Ladies go top

Megan Walsh made her Wimbledon debut
Megan Lynch kept a clean sheet on her Dons debut. (Photo: @afcw_ladies)

Crawley Wasps and AFC Wimbledon went top of their respective FA Women’s National League tables, Middlesbrough and Plymouth Argyle made the Plate semi-finals. 

FA WNL results – 26 January 


Fylde 1-2 Hull City
Loughborough Foxes 3-3 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 57)


Crawley Wasps 2-0 Cardiff City LFC (Att: 105)
Portsmouth P-P Gillingham


Doncaster Rovers Belles 2-0 Burton Albion
Leicester United P-P Solihull Moors
Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-0 Long Eaton United (Att: 100)


Chorley 1-1 Durham Cestria (Att: 68)
Liverpool Feds 3-2 Chester le Street Town (Att: 85)
Newcastle United 2-0 Bradford City (Att: 103)


Cambridge United 0-2 AFC Wimbledon (Att: 50)


Cheltenham Town P-P Buckland Athletic
Exeter City 3-0 Maidenhead United
Poole Town 3-1 Brislington


Middlesbrough 2-1 Nottingham Forest
Plymouth Argyle 3-1 Stevenage

Chorley hold Durham Cestria
Durham Cestria’s goalkeeper takes the ball at the feet of a Chorley forward. (Photo: John Shirras)

Hull City climbed off the bottom of the Northern Premier with a 2-1 win at Fylde, all the goals came in the last 10 minutes, Alice Hughes and Katie Thompson putting the Tigresses 2-0 up. Loughborough Foxes fought back from 3-0 down to West Brom with the aid of a Grace Stanley brace to go in all square at half-time and 3-3 is how it remained.

Crawley Wasps went three points ahead of Watford at the top of the Southern Premier after seeing off third-placed Cardiff City Ladies 2-0, goals from Megan Stow and Naomi Cole.

Wolves went nine points ahead of the rest in Division 1 Midlands with a 4-0 result over Long Eaton United. Doncaster Rovers Belles beat basement side Burton Albion 2-0 to move seven points above the drop zone.

Liverpool Feds rose to third in Division 1 North after just getting the better of Chester le Street Town 3-2 with Carla Lee’s stoppage-time effort, Chorley are three points from safety after holding Durham Cestria 1-1, while Newcastle United’s Beth Gardener netted twice without reply against Bradford City.

Newcastle United beat Bradford City
Newcastle United let fly against Bradford City. (Photo: Colin Lock)

AFC Wimbledon’s 2-0 win at Cambridge United came with one apiece by Katie Stanley and Georgia Heasman, to see them take pole position in Division 1 South East from Ipswich Town.

Exeter City are third in Division 1 South West having beaten Maidenhead United 3-0, Abbie Britton with two of the Grecians’ goals.. Poole Town secured a first victory at the eleventh attempt, 3-1 over Brislington as Faye Hawkins and Sacha Paynter were among the goals.

Middlesbrough made it through to the Plate semi-finals when edging out Nottingham Forest 2-1, Chloe Dixon and Hannah Luke with first-half goals. Plymouth Argyle joined them in the last four with a 3-1 defeat of Stevenage, Katie Middleton and Beth Iverson making it 2-0 in the first quarter of the game.

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