Glasgow City and Hearts Women both fight back to win

Hearts won 4-3 at Spartans
Hearts celebrate during their dramatic comeback at Spartans. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Hearts fought back to win 4-3 at Spartans in the ScottishPower Women’s Premier League, Glasgow City also needed a comeback in their victory at Aberdeen.


Rangers 7-0 Hibernian
Spartans 3-4 Hearts
Aberdeen 2-3 Glasgow City
Hamilton Academical 1-1 Montrose
Motherwell 6-0 Dundee United
Partick Thistle 0-3 Celtic

Hearts dramatically came from two down with three late goals to win 4-3 at Spartans. Becky Galbraith bagged a brace for the hosts, Jeni Park replied only for Georgia Timms to concede an own-goal to make it 3-1. Timms redeemed herself with a goal at the right end, before a double from Olufolasade Adamolekun saw the visitors grab all three points.

Glasgow City also had to fight back from behind to win 3-2 at Aberdeen. Brenna Lovera got them ahead but Eva Thomson levelled in first-half stoppage-time and Hannah Stewart put the Dons in front soon after the resumption. In a two minute spell early in the second half, Lovera equalised and Kinga Kozak struck the winner.

Rangers FC Women 7-0 Hibernian
Rangers scored seven against Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

Rangers sank Hibernian 7-0 at Ibrox, led by a four-goal haul from Kirsty Howat. Rio Hardy, Kathryn Hill and Megan Bell added one each, the latter direct from a free kick.

Celtic’s 3-0 win at Partick came with Paula Partido Durán’s opener added to in the last quarter of the game from Murphy Agnew and Chloe Craig.

Hamilton and Montrose exchanged early goals, as Josephine Giard’s effort for the Accies was cancelled out just seven minutes in by Charlotte Gammie.

Motherwell scored five times in 14 second-half minutes during a 6-0 defeat of Dundee United.


Gartcairn 1-1 Glasgow Women
Livingston 2-0 Stirling University
St Johnstone 4-2 Kilmarnock
Boroughmuir Thistle 0-3 Queen’s Park

Ami Robertson scored her first goal for Queen's Park.
Ami Robertson scored her first goal for Queen’s Park. (Photo: Ian Cairns)

Queen’s Park took over at the top with Ellie Kane on target twice during a victory at Boroughmuir Thistle. Morning leaders Kilmarnock lost at St Johnstone, where they were reduced to ten and Morgan Steadman got a hat-trick for the hosts. Livingston saw off Stirling University with goals from Raewyn Murphy and Shannon Mulligan, Gartcairn got off the mark with a draw at home to Glasgow Women thanks to Megan Wands swift equaliser.

Coming up next … Fixtures for Sunday 22 October 


Celtic v Rangers (Excelsior Stadium, 12pm) – Live on Sky Sports
Glasgow City v Montrose (Petershill Park, 1pm)
Hibernian v Hamilton Academical (Meadowbank Stadium, 1pm)
Spartans v Dundee United (Ainslie Park Stadium, 1pm)
Hearts v Motherwell (Oriam National Performance Centre, 3pm) – Live on BBC Sport Scotland
Aberdeen v Partick Thistle (Balmoral Stadium, 4pm)


Kilmarnock v Livingston (Rugby Park, 2pm)
Stirling University v St Johnstone (Stirling University Sports Ground, 2pm)
Glasgow Women v Boroughmuir Thistle (Alliance Park, 2pm)
Queen’s Park v Gartcairn (New Tinto Park, 2pm)

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