Portsmouth held FA Women’s National League Southern Premier leaders Ipswich Town, Liverpool Feds knocked Wolves out of the Cup.
Fylde 2-0 Loughborough Lightning
Middlesbrough 1-3 Burnley
West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Stoke City (Att: 70)
Fylde cut Derby’s lead to three points, Faye McCoy converting a penalty in either half. Burnley climbed up to sixth with goals by Sarah Greenhalgh, Millie Ravening and Lizzy Hamer. West Brom moved into mid-table thanks to Shannon Stamps’ late winner.
2️⃣ 3️⃣ After a sustained period of time out of the game due to a heart condition, it was absolutely fantastic to see Hollie Kelsh make her first appearance for the Clarets today 🙌 👏 #BurnleyFCWomen | #UTC pic.twitter.com/YJsdr5ivVi
— Burnley FC Women (@BurnleyFCWomen) January 9, 2022
Cardiff City LFC 1-5 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 46)
Ipswich Town 1-1 Portsmouth (Att: 367)
Milton Keynes Dons 5-0 Hounslow (Att: 110)
Portsmouth became only the second side to deny leaders Ipswich victory, Natasha Thomas nodded Town in front but Evie Gane equalised for Pompey. Plymouth doubled their points tally in style at Cardiff, where Gabi Alphous was on target twice. MK Dons also netted five to send Hounslow to a tenth straight defeat, Chez Albert with two of the goals.
Division 1 Midlands
Doncaster Rovers Belles 2-2 Boldmere St Michaels
Leek Town 4-0 Long Eaton United
Lincoln City 3-3 Sporting Khalsa
Top of the table Doncaster drew 2-2 with Boldmere, Lauren Breen heading a late leveller. Leek defeated second-place Long Eaton 4-0 and Lincoln City went above them when coming from three down to draw with Sporting Khalsa, as each side had a player sent off.
Division 1 North
Chester le Street Town 1-3 Durham Cestria
Newcastle United 10-0 FC United of Manchester (Att: 165)
Norton & Stockton Ancients 1-2 Barnsley
Newcastle cut Liverpool Feds lead to five points with a game in hand when netting double-figures against FC United, Lauren Robson netting a first-half treble. Durham Cestria jumped four places to fourth after coming from behind to win, Barnsley also won away to move clear of the relegation zone with a late winner from substitute Emily Pierrepont.
Division 1 South East
AFC Wimbledon 0-0 Billericay Town (Att: 285)
Actonians 1-0 Hashtag United (Att: 80)
Cambridge City 5-3 Harlow Town (Att: 65)
Norwich City 2-2 London Seaward (Att: 158)
Actonians ended Hashtag’s unbeaten record with a first-half penalty, Billericay missed the chance to go top when held to a goalless draw at Wimbledon. Cambridge City came out on top in something of a goal-fest with Harlow despite having trailed 2-0, London Seaward rescued a point at Norwich with Maisie Cannon’s stoppage-time corner going straight in.
Division 1 South West
Swindon Town 2-3 Portishead (Att: 69)
Portishead are up three places to fourth, netting a 78th-minute decider at Swindon.
League Cup 2nd Round
Derby County 1-4 (aet) Brighouse Town
Liverpool Feds 3-3 (aet) Wolverhampton Wanderers (Feds won 3-2 on pens)
Division 1 North side Liverpool Feds knocked Wolves out on penalties, Brighouse pulled of an extra-time victory at Derby.
League Plate 2nd Round
Bedworth United 1-5 Nottingham Forest
Forest fired in five goals in the first 25 minutes to progress past Division 1 Midlands hosts Bedworth.
Other games were postponed.