#FAWNLCup: Southampton Women’s FC cause upset

Brighouse Town won after extra-time at Newcastle United
Brighouse Town won after extra-time at Newcastle United. (Photo: Colin Lock)

First Division Southampton Women’s FC sent Southern Premier Cardiff City Ladies crashing out of the FA WNL Cup.

FA WNL Cup 1st Round

Huddersfield Town 3-2 Middlesbrough
Billericay Town 2-2 Enfield Town (2-3 on pens)
Cambridge United 1-2 Loughborough Lightning
Chichester & Selsey 3-1 Plymouth Argyle (Att: 60)
Derby County 7-0 Burton Albion (Att: 205)
Durham Cestria 1-2 Fylde
Gillingham 1-0 Crawley Wasps
Hashtag United 0-0 AFC Bournemouth (3-0 on pens)
Ipswich Town 0-1 Southampton FC (Att: 619)
Liverpool Feds 3-0 Chorley
Milton Keynes Dons 2-1 Cambridge City
Newcastle United 1-3 (aet) Brighouse Town
Norton & Stockton Ancients 5-0 Chester le Street Town
Oxford United 2-0 Bridgwater United
Southampton Women 5-1 Cardiff City LFC
Wolverhampton Wanderers 7-0 Hull City

Southampton WFC went ahead through Rachel Okoro against Cardiff and although the visitors levelled by the break, Sian Wylie, Brittany Jeal, Emma-Jane May and Kiera Haslam all scored for the hosts in the second half.

Over 600 spectators saw Southampton FC win the big clash away at Ipswich Town, both sides had won all their previous games this season.

Enfield Town and Hashtag United both progressed on penalties, Brighouse Town went through after extra-time away at Newcastle United.

Lucia Kendall scored before the hour mark to give Southampton FC victory at Ipswich Town, Chichester & Selsey scored twice in the last ten minutes or so to see off Plymouth 3-1.

Fylde struck twice in the first quarter of the tie at Durham Cestria, coming through 2-1, Nicola Gibson got the only goal as Crawley Wasps won at Gillingham.

FA WNL Plate 1st Round

Boldmere St Michaels won on pens
Boldmere St Michaels won on pens. (Photo: Andy Smith)

Portishead 6-0 Harlow Town
AFC Wimbledon 3-2 Chesham United
Actonians 1-2 Cheltenham Town
Bedworth United 8-1 Buckland Athletic
Bradford City 3-3 Boldmere St Michaels (2-4 on pens)
Doncaster Rovers Belles 0-1 Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest win at Doncaster
Mai Moncaster (mostly hidden by Naomi Powell) heads Nottingham Forest’s winner. (Photo: Julian Barker)

Exeter City 3-0 Keynsham Town (Att: 119)
Holwell Sports 1-0 (aet) Larkhall Athletic
Leafield Athletic 3-0 Leek Town
Leeds United 3-1 Stockport County
Portsmouth 2-0 Hounslow
Sporting Khalsa 2-1 Lincoln City
Stevenage 1-3 Queens Park Rangers
Wem Town 0-10 West Bromwich Albion
Poole Town 0-4 London Seaward

Doncaster bowed out to a narrow defeat against Nottingham Forest, whose Mai Moncaster got the only goal in the first half.

Boldmere St Michaels shared six goals at Bradford before winning the shoot-out, Holwell Sports edged out Larkhall in extra-time.

Sarah Stacey got all three goals as Exeter City eliminated Keynsham Town.

Northern Premier Division

Stoke City 0-2 Burnley (Att: 52)

Division 1 South West

Maidenhead United 0-1 Swindon Town (Att: 22)

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