#FAWNL : Southampton WFC, Crawley Wasps and Wolves Women all go top

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FAWNL action on Wednesday evening saw Wolverhampton Wanderers record a seventh win on the trot, Crawley Wasps a sixth straight victory and Southampton WFC extended their perfect start to five games.

NORTHERN PREMIER
Doncaster Rovers Belles 0-2 Hull City (Att: 110)
Fylde 2-1 Huddersfield Town

SOUTHERN PREMIER
C & K Basildon 0-1 Watford

MIDLANDS DIVISION 1
Nettleham 1-2 Long Eaton United (Att: 100)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 The New Saints (Att: 115)

NORTHERN DIVISION 1
Brighouse Town 2-1 Bolton Wanderers (Att: 56)
Burnley 3-0 Morecambe (Att: 70)
Chorley 1-1 Liverpool Feds (Att: 95)

SOUTH EAST DIVISION 1
Crawley Wasps 5-0 Actonians (Att: 95)
Denham United 0-0 Luton Town
Enfield Town 4-0 Stevenage (Att: 67)
Ipswich Town 2-0 Billericay Town (Att: 70)
Leyton Orient 2-2 AFC Wimbledon (Att: 49)
Norwich City 3-0 Cambridge United (Att: 65)

SOUTH WEST DIVISION 1
Southampton WFC 5-0 Maidenhead United

Hull City score against Doncaster Rovers Belles. (Photo: Julian Barker)

Northern Premier – Fylde foil Terriers

Fylde foiled Huddersfield Town’s attempt to go top with a 2-1 defeat. The hosts took the lead early after Hollie Kelsh tapped the rebound from Sasha Rowe’s long-range effort that came back off the crossbar. Millie Turner equalised in the 17th minute with a shot into the bottom corner. Just before the break, Emily Hollinshead played the ball back to Sophie Charlton who slotted it home the winner.

Doncaster Rovers Belles went down to a 2-0 home defeat against Hull City, Ellice Jackman and Hope Knight with second-half goals.

Southern Premier – Hornets leave it late

Second-placed Watford were held by basement side C & K Basildon until 6 minutes from time, when a short corner led to Emily Hill powering a strike into the bottom corner.

Watford and C&K Basildon battle for possession. (Photo: @CKBasildon)

Midlands Division 1 – Seven in a row for Wolves

Wolves once more regained the leadership from local rivals West Brom when defeating TNS 3-0. They struck twice leading up to half time through Jade Cross and an own-goal from a Jen Anslow cross. Charlotte Criddle completed the scoring with a long-range strike.

Long Eaton United went level on points with fifth-placed Nettleham when beating them away from home. Lucy Farrow got the only goal of the game, 7 minutes short of the interval.

Northern Division 1 – Brighouse rise to second

Burnley struck three second-half goals against Morecambe in holding onto first place. Evie Priestley broke the deadlock on 62 minutes, Lynette Craig converted a penalty and Leah Embey netted the third.

Brighouse Town went second with a 2-1 beating of Bolton Wanderers, Lauren Doyle and Aimi Beresford on the scoresheet for the home side.

Chorley slipped to third after being held to a draw by Liverpool Feds. The hosts were ahead on 51 minutes but substitute Emily Douglas bundled the ball in for a late leveller.

South East Division 1 – Sixth win sends Wasps top

Crawley Wasps are new leaders after putting five goals past third-placed Actonians to make it six wins from six. Rachel Palmer got the opener and Megan Stow doubled the advantage close to half time. Darcey James and Faye Rabson added one apiece, also Charlotte Young whose late header was adjudged to have crossed the line.

Ipswich Town sent Billericay Town to their first defeat at this level, with two goals in a ten-minute spell straddling the interval. Natasha Thomas headed in a Cassie Craddock corner and Natalie Richardson fired over the keeper’s head from 20 yards following a defensive error.

Enfield Town went third with a 4-0 defeat of Stevenage in which they scored twice in the first 7 minutes. Molly Peters and Sasha Kelly got the early goals and doubled their tallies before and after half time respectively.

Leyton Orient twice pulled level to earn a point from a 2-2 home draw with AFC Wimbledon. Jess Trimnell scored from outside the box on 37 minutes but the O’s replied soon after the interval. Rebecca Sargeant restored the advantage just after the hour mark only for a free kick to bring about a second equaliser.

Action from Norwich City versus Cambridge United. (Photo: Brian Coombes)

Norwich City jumped four places to seventh with a 3-0 win against Cambridge United. Kate Parsons’ header was added to by Ellie Smith before the break, with Aimee Durrant scoring the third.

The bottom of the table clash between Denham United and Luton Town failed to provide a goal but did lift the hosts out of the drop zone.

South West Division 1 – Southampton WFC go top

Southampton WFC recorded a fifth straight win to replace Cheltenham Town as leaders. It was a fifth defeat on the spin for Maidenhead United, as Emma Pinner, Natalie Bavister and Chelsie Hay scored in the first 45, Jane Yeates and Kayleigh Tonks later adding one each.