#FAWNL: Stoke City Women go second

Stoke City won at the bet365 stadium
Stoke City beat Hull City 4-1 at the bet365 stadium. (Photo: @scfc_women)

Stoke City went second in The FA Women’s National League Northern Premier, winning 4-1 over Hull City in front of 855 at the bet365 stadium.

FAWNL results – 22 Sept

NORTHERN PREMIER

Derby County 0-1 Fylde
Loughborough Foxes 3-2 Sheffield FC (Att: 65)
Nottingham Forest 2-1 Huddersfield Town (Att: 123)
Stoke City 4-1 Hull City (Att: 855)
West Bromwich Albion 8-0 Middlesbrough (Att: 67)

SOUTHERN PREMIER

Cardiff City LFC 1-0 Milton Keynes Dons (Att: 110)
Gillingham 1-1 Chichester City (Att: 55)
Hounslow 0-8 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 30)
Keynsham Town 0-1 Crawley Wasps (Att: 40)
Portsmouth 1-4 Oxford United (Att: 119)
Watford 2-2 Yeovil Town (Att: 98)

DIVISION 1 MIDLANDS

Bedworth United 0-8 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Att: 65)
Burton Albion 2-8 Long Eaton United
Leafield Athletic 0-3 Birmingham & West Midlands (Att: 77)
Leicester United 4-2 Doncaster Rovers Belles (Att: 38)
Lincoln City 5-2 The New Saints (Att: 81)
Solihull Moors 0-4 Sporting Khalsa

DIVISION 1 NORTH

Barnsley 3-1 Chorley (Att: 50)
Bradford City 1-4 Stockport County (Att: 27)
Brighouse Town 4-1 Bolton Wanderers (Att: 112)
Chester le Street Town 0-2 Durham Cestria (Att: 40)
Norton & Stockton Ancients 0-5 Liverpool Feds (Att: 60)
Leeds United 1-0 Newcastle United (Att: 100)

DIVISION 1 SOUTH EAST

AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Cambridge City
Actonians 0-2 Leyton Orient (Att: 36)
Cambridge United 0-2 Billericay Town (Att: 45)
Enfield Town 1-1 AFC Basildon (Att: 65)
Norwich City 6-2 Kent Football United (Att: 100)
Stevenage 0-7 Ipswich Town (Att: 40)

DIVISION 1 SOUTH WEST

Brislington 1-4 Exeter City (Att: 45)
Larkhall Athletic 2-1 Chesham United (Att: 40)
Southampton FC 4-0 Cheltenham Town (Att: 237)
Southampton Women’s 1-0 Buckland Athletic (Att: 40)
Swindon Town 4-3 Poole Town (Att: 336)

LEAGUE CUP 1ST ROUND

Sunderland 2-0 Burnley

Sunderland progrress in League Cup
Sunderland beat Burnley in the league Cup. (Photo: Colin Lock)

Faye McCoy bagged a brace as Stoke beat Hull 4-1 in front of their record crowd at the bet365 stadium to go second in the Northern Premier. West Brom walloped Middlesbrough 8-0 while there were also good wins for Nottingham Forest over Huddersfield with a Precious Hamilton double and Fylde at Derby thanks to Emily Hollinshead’s 20-yard strike. Loughborough scored three times in a six-minute spell in defeating Sheffield FC 3-2.

Southern Premier leaders Crawley got the only goal at Keynsham through Maria Ledezma-Viso, second-placed Plymouth put eight past Hounslow with a five-goal haul for Tash Knapman, Cardiff went third when edging MK Dons 1-0 wit a Jasmine Turner chip.  Chichester almost got off the mark at Gillingham but Megan Fox levelled in added time, Oxford won 4-1 at Portsmouth, while Watford came from 2-0 down to draw with Yeovil after Helen Ward scored twice.

Watford reccue a point against yeovil
Watford attack the Yeovil goal. (Photo: Andrew Waller Images)

Division 1 Midlands leaders Wolves scored eight at Bedworth, Jade cross with half the ttal. Long Eaton also netted eight in going second as TNS went down 5-2 at Lincoln.

Brighouse maintained a one-point advantage over Barnsley in Division 1 North, as they beat Bolton 4-1 and the Tykes saw off Chorley 3-1.

Charlotte Proud made her 100th appearance for Brighouse
Charlotte Proud celebrated her 100th appearance for Brighouse Town by scoring twice. (Photo: @btafcwomen)

Billericay stayed three points clear of both Ipswich and Orient in Division 1 South East, winning 2-0 at Cambridge United while the O’s had a similar result at Actonians and the Tractor Girls sank Stevenage 7-0 aided by Sophie Peskett’s hat-trick.

It’s a Southampton one-two again in Division 1 South West, the Saints sending Cheltenham to a 4-0 defeat, as Southampton Women’s went second after beating Buckland. Swindon had a crowd of 336 at the County Ground and entertained them with victory from a seven-goal thriller against Poole.

Sunderland progressed in the League Cup past Burnley, as Jessica Brown scored on half-time and Maria Farrugia got the second soon after the restart.

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