#FAWNL: Wolves Women rescue point against Burnley

Burnley hold Wolves
Photo: Nigel Broster

FA Women’s National League Northern Premier leaders Wolves scraped a draw against Burnley, Ipswich Town made it nine straight wins in the Southern.

Northern Premier

Brighouse Town 2-1 Loughborough Lightning
Derby County 0-0 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 222)
Fylde 4-1 Sheffield FC (Att: 100)
Hull City 1-4 Stoke City
Nottingham Forest 3-2 Middlesbrough (Att: 132)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-2 Burnley (Att: 348)

Southern Premier

Ipswich Town 1-0 Bridgwater United (Att: 395)
Keynsham Town 3-1 Crawley Wasps
Milton Keynes Dons 1-2 Gillingham (Att: 112)
Oxford United 5-1 London Bees (Att: 151)
Portsmouth 3-0 Hounslow (Att: 189)

Burnley twice took the lead through birthday girl Millie Ravening in front of nearly 350 at Northern Premier top team Wolves but had to settle for a 2-2 draw, Lauren Riley getting a late equaliser for the hosts.

Fylde’s 4-1 result against Sheffield FC featured a 12-minute Emily Hollinshead hat-trick, which put them second, goal-difference ahead of Derby County, who were held 0-0 at home by West Brom.

Nottingham Forest edged Middlesbrough 3-2 with a Rachel Brown treble, to move level on points with fourth-placed Huddersfield Town.

Brighouse Town’s Leah Embley netted a late winner against Loughborough Lightning, Stoke City won 4-1 at basement side Hull City with three second-half goals.

Southern Premier leaders Ipswich Town made it nine straight wins, watched by almost 400 fans, as Bridgwater United were beaten by a late Natasha Thomas headed goal.

Portsmouth went fourth after their 3-0 win over Hounslow, Gillingham are fifth following victory at MK Dons.

Rachel Panting scored in either half during Oxford United’s 5-1 defeat of London Bees, while Crawley slipped to a 3-1 loss at Keynsham.

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