#FAWNL: Seventh heaven for The New Saints

TNS up to third in table
Photo: Andy Powell

TNS are just goal-difference off second spot in the FA Women’s National League Division 1 Midlands, while Stevenage have reached the Plate quarter-finals. 

FA WNL results – 1 December

MIDLANDS DIVISION 1

Bedworth United 2-1 Long Eaton United
The New Saints 7-1 Burton Albion

NORTHERN DIVISION 1

Bradford City 0-1 Liverpool Feds
Norton & Stockton Ancients P-P Newcastle United
Stockport County 4-1 Bolton Wanderers

SOUTH EAST DIVISION 1

Cambridge City P-P Enfield Town

SOUTH WEST DIVISION 1

Brislington 4-1 Swindon Town

LEAGUE CUP 1ST ROUND

Chesham United 4-0 Exeter City

LEAGUE PLATE 1ST ROUND

Leicester United 1-2 Leafield Athletic

2ND ROUND

Stevenage 3-2 Maidenhead United

TNS are level on points with second-placed Birmingham & West Mids in Division 1 Midlands, after they sank Burton Albion 7-1 with the aid of Katie Doster’s four-goal haul.

Long Eaton United are a goal behind The New Saints after slipping to a 2-1 defeat at mid-table Bedworth United, for whom Tiarna Gilkes and Jodi Hunter were on target.

Liverpool Feds are up to fourth in Division 1 North thanks to a Jen Rogers goal at Bradford City, Stockport County are two points short of mid-table Bolton Wanderers after beating them 4-1 as Chloe Mapp contributed twice.

Brislington claimed their first win of the season and leapfrogged visitors Swindon Town by defeating them 4-1, Kim Maggs bagging a brace.

Chesham United knocked Exeter City out of the League Cup 4-0 with doubles by Becky Bloor and Gemma Fraser and now entertain Billericay Town in the 2nd Round on 15 December.

Leafield Athletic will go to holders West Bromwich Albion in the second round of the League Plate, after they won 2-1 at Leicester United with efforts by Georgia Harris and Alice Rogers.

Tamsyn Sibanda scored twice as Stevenage edged past Maidenhead United 3-2 to reach the Plate quarter-finals.

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