#FAWNL: East Midlands derby watched by almost 4,500

Over 4,400 watched the east midlands derby

Derby County won 2-0 at Nottingham Forest in the FA Women’s National League, watched by 4,400 at The City Ground.

Northern Premier

Brighouse Town 1-1 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 234)
Burnley 3-0 Loughborough Lightning (Att: 50)
Huddersfield Town 5-1 Stoke City (Att: 83)
Middlesbrough 0-3 Fylde (Att: 137)
Nottingham Forest 0-2 Derby County (Att: 4,443)
Sheffield FC 4-0 Hull City

Fylde retook top spot from Wolves with victory at Middlesbrough, Derby leapfrogged Nottingham Forest into third after beating them at the City Ground.

Southern Premier

Bridgwater United 3-0 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 203)
Cardiff City LFC 4-0 Hounslow (Att: 125)
Chichester & Selsey P-P Milton Keynes Dons
Crawley Wasps 1-0 Oxford United
Gillingham 3-0 Portsmouth (Att: 70)
London Bees 1-3 Ipswich Town (Att: 115)
Southampton FC 9-0 Keynsham Town (Att: 282)

Cardiff City LFC's tree-goal Cori Williams
Cardiff City Ladies’ hat-trick hero Cori Williams (right) celebrating scoring her side’s opening goal. (Duncan Thomas/Majestic Media)

Southampton FC and Ipswich each recorded an eighth win on the trot, the Saints netting seven in the second half against Keynsham, the Tractor Girls coming away from London Bees with a 3-1 result. Crawley and Bridgwater climbed to third and fourth respectively, as Portsmouth lost and fell two places.

Division 1 Midlands

Holwell Sports 6-1 Leek Town (Att: 26)
Leafield Athletic 2-4 Lincoln City (Att: 52)
Long Eaton United 2-2 Sporting Khalsa
Wem Town P-P Doncaster Rovers Belles
Peterborough United 2-5 Boldmere St Michaels (Att: 88)
Solihull Moors 5-4 Burton Albion (Att: 45)

Boldmere’s 5-2 win away to the Posh put them second in the table two points behind Lincoln City, who won at Leafield.

Boldmere St Michaels beat Peterborough United
Boldmere St Michaels celebrate a goal against Peterborough United. (Gary Reed Photography)

Division 1 North

Alnwick Town 0-5 Stockport County (Att: 39)
Barnsley 4-0 Chester le Street Town (Att: 30)
Leeds United 5-0 FC United of Manchester (Att: 242)
Liverpool Feds 3-0 Bradford City (Att: 35)
Newcastle United 4-0 Durham Cestria (Att: 150)
Norton & Stockton Ancients 0-0 Chorley (Att: 60)

Leeds are ahead of Liverpool Feds at the top on goals scored but from a game more, Laura Bartup hitting a hat-trick as FC United were beaten 5-0.

Newcastle United defeated Durham Cestria.
Newcastle United defeated Durham Cestria. (Photo: Colin Lock)

Division 1 South East

Billericay Town 2-1 Norwich City
Cambridge United 0-6 Actonians (Att: 55)
Hashtag United 2-0 Cambridge City
Kent Football United 0-3 AFC Wimbledon
London Seaward P-P Enfield Town
Stevenage P-P Queens Park Rangers

Hashtag United held a three-point lead over Billericay at the top after seeing off Cambridge City 2-0.

Division 1 South East

AFC Bournemouth 0-0 Cheltenham Town (Att: 103)
Maidenhead United P-P Swindon Town
Portishead 2-4 Exeter City (Att: 41)
Southampton Women 6-0 Poole Town (Att: 52)

Leaders Cheltenham drew 0-0 at Bournemouth, Exeter City edged into second and Southampton Women up to third.

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