Ipswich Town’s 100% record in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier was ended abruptly by Oxford United.
Middlesbrough 0-2 Derby County
Nottingham Forest 1-1 Burnley (Att: 76)
Derby opened up a six-point lead with victory at Middlesbrough, where Sophie Domingo and Emily Joyce found the nets. Fourth-placed Nottingham Forest were held at home by Burnley, Rachel Brown’s goal cancelled out by Courtney Willis.
Chichester & Selsey 1-0 Bridgwater United (Att: 95)
Milton Keynes Dons 3-1 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 101)
Oxford United 3-0 Ipswich Town (Att: 263)
Portsmouth 2-0 London Bees (Att: 146)
Oxford United went second when becoming the first side to take points off leaders Ipswich, with goals from Beth Lumsden, Daisy McLachlan and Sophie Baker. Portsmouth beat London Bees as Jaime Gotch and Ava Rowbotham struck, Chichester & Selsey recorded only a second win of the season when beating Bridgwater with an early Jane Yeates goal, MK Dons opening victory lifted them above visitors Plymouth as Marianne Taho and Laura Bright scored following Argyle’s equaliser.
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Division 1 Midlands
Long Eaton United 4-1 Lincoln City
Peterborough United 1-3 Wem Town
Long Eaton had a big 4-1 win over Lincoln to leapfrog them into second spot, Tiana Hicks twice on target. Wem went sixth with a 3-1 result at Peterborough.
Division 1 North
Liverpool Feds 3-1 Barnsley (Att: 70)
Newcastle United 4-1 Stockport County (Att: 65)
Liverpool Feds needed two goals in the last 20 minutes to see off Barnsley, Newcastle had to come from behind at the break to beat Stockport aided by a Katie Barker double.
Division 1 South East
Actonians 3-3 Billericay Town (Att: 60)
Queens Park Rangers 1-3 Hashtag United (Att: 69)
Hashtag hit top spot with three points at QPR thanks to Amy Leigh-Abrehart’s hat-trick, Billericay losing the leadership after sharing six goals at Actonians where they had trailed 3-1.
Division 1 South West
Chesham United 0-1 Cheltenham Town
Cheltenham went five points clear with a Tamzin Hayward winner at Chesham.
League Cup 2nd Round
Loughborough Lightning 1-3 Huddersfield Town (Att: 56)
Other games postponed