#FAWNLCup: Wolves Women win at Fylde

Wolves knocked out top-flight Fylde
Photo: @WolvesWomen

Division 1 sides Wolves and Newcastle United beat Northern Premier opponents in the FA Women’s National League Cup and Plate 1st Round respectively.

FA WNL results – 13 October

LEAGUE CUP 1ST ROUND

Barnsley 0-1 Sunderland
Birmingham & West Midlands 1-2 Stoke City
Cardiff City LFC 0-0 (aet) Milton Keynes Dons (won 3-1 on pens)
Chesham United P-P Exeter City
Chorley P-P Durham Cestria
Crawley Wasps P-P Actonians
Derby County P-P The New Saints
Enfield Town 2-2 (aet) Yeovil Town (won 4-2 on pens) 
Fylde 2-3(aet) Wolverhampton Wanderers
Huddersfield Town 7-2 Sheffield FC
Leyton Orient P-P Portsmouth
Southampton Women’s 2-3 AFC Basildon

LEAGUE PLATE 1ST ROUND

Bolton Wanderers 6-1 Doncaster Rovers Belles
Bradford City P-P Leeds United
Brislington P-P AFC Wimbledon
Cheltenham Town P-P Poole Town
Chester le Street Town 2-6 Nottingham Forest
Chichester City 4-2 (aet) Swindon Town
Middlesbrough 5-1 Hull City
Newcastle United 2-1 (aet) Loughborough Foxes
Watford 6-1 Kent Football United

SOUTHERN PREMIER DIVISION

Hounslow P-P Keynsham Town

DIVISION 1 MIDLANDS

Bedworth United 8-1 Solihull Moors

Sunderland had to work hard to break down Barnsley.
Sunderland had to work hard to break down Barnsley. (Photo: Julian Barker)

Jamila Palmer, Andrea Barnett and Anna Morphet got the goals for Wolves after they trailed at Fylde, while Enfield Town took Yeovil Town to penalties before bowing out.

Barnsley lost out to a single goal against Sunderland, Birmingham & West Midlands also bowed out narrowly 2-1 to Stoke City. A Keira Ramshaw corner on half-time put the Black Cats through, Hollie Gibson put away the Potters’ winner with only 4 minutes left.

MK Dons progressed on spot-kicks at Cardiff, Basildon won by the odd goal in five at Southampton Women’s.

MK Dons won on penalties
MK Dons celebrating a shoot-out success in South Wales. (Photo: @MKDonsFCWomen)

Huddersfield Town eliminated Sheffield FC as Leah Embley and Lucy Sowerby struck twice each in a 7-2 scoreline.

There were extra-time victories for Newcastle United over Loughborough Foxes (Magpies’ goals from Jess Foster and Steph Ord) and Chichester City against Swindon Town.

Newcastle United progressed in the Plate
Newcastle United’s Plate overflows with joy. (Photo: Colin Lock)

An early Nichole Havery goal threatened a surprise win in the Plate for Chester le Street but braces by Ellie Casper and Precious Hamilton helped Nottingham Forest go through.

Bolton Wanderers and Watford both hit six against Belles and KFU respectively, Middlesbrough were 5-1 winners over Hull City.

In the one league game played, Bedworth United thumped Solihull Moors 8-1 with doubles from Xena Dhillon and Kirsty Farnsworth to climb two places to seventh in the Division 1 Midlands table.