FAWNL: Neighbours’ quarter-final clash features in midweek matches

Brighouse Town in FAWNL Cup quarter-finals
Brighouse Town face Huddersfield Town for a place in the League Cup semi-finals (Liam Joshua Ford/Sports Press Photo)

The FA Women’s National League Cup tie between Brighouse and Huddersfield is a clash of towns less than five miles apart.

Northern Premier Division rivals – Brighouse and Huddersfield – again attempt to play their League Cup tie on Wednesday, with the winners going to Liverpool Feds for a place in the final.

It’s third versus second in Division 1 Midlands as Long Eaton entertain Doncaster, with the Belles set to go top if they avoid defeat. Wem Town attempt to get out of the drop zone when hosting Sporting Khalsa, Leafield face Solihull with the pair both just above the dotted line.

Durham Cestria will go level on points with Leeds United in Division 1 North if they are victorious at a winless Alnwick, Chester le Street need three points at Norton to climb out of the relegation zone.

Cheltenham lead Division 1 South West by five points from AFC Bournemouth but the Cherries, who have two games in hand host Poole, while the Robins play away to Portishead.

Wednesday 23 February (7.45pm)

Division 1 Midlands

Long Eaton United v Doncaster Rovers Belles (Long Eaton Utd FC)
Wem Town v Sporting Khalsa (Butler Sports Centre)
Leafield Athletic v Solihull Moors (Highgate Utd FC, 8pm)

Division 1 North

Alnwick Town v Durham Cestria (Alnwick Town FC)
Norton & Stockton Ancients v Chester le Street Town (Norton Sports Complex)

Division 1 South West

AFC Bournemouth v Poole Town (Verwood Town FC)
Portishead v Cheltenham Town (Portishead FC)

League Cup Quarter-Final

Brighouse Town v Huddersfield Town (Brighouse Town AFC)

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