FAWNL: Nottingham Forest Women go third in Northern Premier

Nottingham Forest and Derby County , City Ground
Nottingham Forest’s two-goal Charlotte Greengrass. (Paul Bonser/SPP)

Nottingham Forest went third in the FA Women’s National League Norther Premier, as Stoke slipped up against Boldmere and Liverpool Feds fought back to hold Fylde.

Northern Premier

Liverpool Feds 2-2 AFC Fylde (Att: 108)
Nottingham Forest 4-1 Loughborough Lightning (Att: 164)
Stoke City 1-2 Boldmere St Michaels (Att: 181)

Boldmere pulled off a fine result at Stoke, where a Lauren Da’Casto effort was cancelled out by Meg Bowyer’s header from a free kick before the Mikes regained the lead as an attempted clearance was deflected into the City net.

Nottingham Forest replace the Potters in third spot after victory over Loughborough. Charlotte Greengrass scored in either half, Georgia Hewitt and sub Sophie Domingo sealing the points with one apiece before a consolation for the visitors.

Liverpool Feds struck twice late on to earn a draw with Fylde, despite going 2-0 down with eight minutes left. Paige Cole’s deflected shot looped over the keeper and in, before in the 90th minute Rachel Darbyshire won a header from a corner for Rosie Kinvig to nod home.

Division 1 Midlands

Lincoln City 2-0 Sheffield FC

Lincoln City got out of the bottom two with a couple of first-half goals against Sheffield FC. Jess Rousseau won possession and rounded the keeper for the first, Lucy Farrow played through on goal for the second.

Division 1 South West

Swindon Town 4-0 Keynsham Town (Att: 31)
Cardiff City LFC 5-0 Larkhall Athletic (Att: 105)

Cardiff City Ladies 5-0 defeat of Larkhall was their sixth straight win and puts them within a point of leaders Exeter City, from two games fewer. Emily Poole bagged a brace after Cori Williams’ opener, substitutes Ruby Scahill and Kerry Bartlett both later finding the net.

Swindon are three points better off than Keynsham after beating them 4-0, Annabelle Colston scoring two goals in as many first-half minutes, Stephaney Bent and Megan Attenborough adding one each after the break.

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