Wolves beat Huddersfield Town 2-1 to go within a point of the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier title with four games left.
Northern Premier Division
Brighouse Town 0-1 Nottingham Forest (Att: 75)
Burnley 7-0 Hull City
Fylde 0-2 Derby County
Sheffield FC 0-2 West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City 4-2 Loughborough Lightning
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Huddersfield Town (Att: 471)
Maz Gauntlett got both goals for Wolves including a second-half winner, Derby are the only side who can mathematically catch them now following the Rams’ victory at Fylde. Roisin Kivel scored two goals in as many minutes as Stoke beat Looughborough 4-2 and leapfrogged them in the table and the battle to stay up.
Southern Premier Division
Bridgwater United 1-0 London Bees (Att: 179)
Hounslow 1-7 Chichester & Selsey (Att: 45)
Ipswich Town 1-2 Southampton FC (Att: 638)
Oxford United 9-0 Keynsham Town (Att: 180)
Portsmouth 0-3 Milton Keynes Dons (Att: 748)
Plymouth Argyle 3-4 Crawley Wasps (Att: 119)
Southampton came from behind in the second half to win 2-1 at leaders Ipswich to sit just one point behind them, with two games still in hand. Lucia Kendall levelled and Ella Pusey came off the bench to win it. Oxford United netted nine against Keynsham, aided by a Carly Johns hat-trick, in continuing their title chase. MK Dons pulled off a 3-0 win over Portsmouth at Fratton Park to get out of the relegation zone at the expense of Cardiff, Plymouth are only goal-difference better off following a 4-3 defeat by Crawley, whose Rachel Palmer got the decider with a free kick.
Big game ✅
Big moment ✅
Big player ✅
— Southampton FC Women (@SaintsFCWomen) April 3, 2022
Division 1 Midlands
Doncaster Rovers Belles 3-2 Bedworth United
Lincoln City 6-1 Leafield Athletic
Sporting Khalsa 0-2 Long Eaton United
Wem Town 0-5 Peterborough United
Leek Town 4-0 Burton Albion (Att: 40)
Doncaster maintained hopes of the title but only with a 3-2 scoreline against relegated Bedworth at the Eco-Power Stadium, where Jasmine Saxton scored twice for the Belles. Peterborough substitute Stacey McConville bagged a four-minute brace in Posh’s 5-0 win at Wem.
Division 1 North
Alnwick Town 2-3 Chorley (Att: 35)
Bradford City 1-1 Stockport County
Durham Cestria 0-3 Barnsley (Att: 50)
Leeds United 0-2 Norton & Stockton Ancients (Att: 100)
Newcastle United 1-1 Liverpool Feds
Liverpool Feds held leaders Newcastle United 1-1 to stay four points behind them but with two games in hand. Barnsley picked up a fine 3-0 result at fourth-place Durham Cestria, to get out of the drop zone on goal-difference as FC United slipped in.
Division 1 South East
Billericay Town 4-1 Queens Park Rangers
Cambridge City 1-2 Norwich City (Att: 62)
Cambridge United 0-3 AFC Wimbledon
Enfield Town 0-1 Hashtag United (Att: 107)
Kent Football United 0-1 Stevenage (Att: 31)
Hashtag United completed their fixtures with a singe-goal success at Enfield, leaving Billericay – 4-1 winners over QPR – needing to win their last two games to catch them at the top. Norwich won at Cambridge City to climb out of the relegation places and go level on points with them, Enfield and Stevenage will both go down of they fail to win their final games.
— BTFC Women (@BTFCWomen) April 3, 2022
Division 1 South West
Cheltenham Town 3-1 Exeter City (Att: 42)
Chesham United 1-3 Southampton Women (Att 40)
Cheltenham ended Exeter’s title hopes by beating them 3-1 and will win promotion themselves ahead of AFC Bournemouth, should they beat Chesham next time out. Southampton Women won 3-1 at Chesham but now only have mathematical hopes of finishing top.