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
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.
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.
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.
Along with a 6-1 victory over @donnybelles we are delighted to announce the signing of Jess Battle who joins us from @FCUnitedWomen where she scored 122 goals in 3 seasons! Jess contributed to a great team performance along with scoring herself! Welcome to @BoltonLadies Jess! pic.twitter.com/TGFHidVecU
— Bolton Wanderers Ladies FC (@BoltonLadies) October 13, 2019
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.