FAWNL: Nottingham Forest Women storm to top of table

AFC Fylde 1-12 Nottingham Forest
Photo: @NFFCWomen

Nottingham Forest posted an incredible 12-1 result at Fylde to go top of the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier.

Northern Premier Division

AFC Fylde 1-12 Nottingham Forest
Loughborough Lightning 1-2 Derby County (Att: 172)

Yasmin Mosby hit a hat-trick as Nottingham Forest went top on goal-difference, despite hosts Fylde having won at morning leaders Wolves just last week.

Derby County climbed to fourth also on goal-difference, with a narrow win at lowly Loughborough Lightning. Amy Sims and Emily Joyce scored, before Sarah Jackson’s late own goal.

Loughborough Lightning 1-2 Derby County
Derby County celebrations at Loughborough Lightning. (Photo: Andy Smith)

Southern Premier Division

Portsmouth 1-0 Ipswich Town (Att: 340)

Portsmouth are up to second in the table after edging Ipswich Town, Anaisa Harney on target from a Sophie Quirk cross close to half-time.

Division 1 Midlands

Long Eaton United 0-3 Solihull Moors

Solihull Moors’ win at bottom team Long Eaton lifted them up two spots to fourth. Becky Knight bagged a brace, with Tiana Russell-Cartwright getting the third before the interval.

Division 1 North

Chorley 0-2 Hull City (Att: 80)

Hull City moved up sixth with all three points at Chorley. Rachael Ackroyd hit the post and Ellie Tanser put away the rebound, Hope Knight setting up Katie Thompson to double the lead.

Division 1 South West

Cardiff City LFC 0-4 Moneyfields (Att: 100)
Swindon Town 4-3 AFC St Austell (Att: 43)

Moneyfields became the first team to take points off Cardiff City Ladies, with a fantastic 4-0 away win in which goalby Kim Whitcombe, Gemma Simmonds, Charley Wilson-Wilton and Jade Widdows sent them fifth.

Swindon Town are fourth following a narrow 4-3 defeat of AFC St Austell, to which Megan Attenborough contributed a double and substitute Lucy Durham a single.

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