Half of Women’s Regional Leagues back in action

Abindgon United win late at Winchester
Abingdon United on the ball at Winchester City Flyers. (Photo: Gary Marsh)

Four of the Women’s Regional Leagues were able to play games again after over a month of inaction due to lockdown restrictions.

EASTERN – Colney Heath beat leaders

PREMIER – Colney Heath beat leaders Wymondham Town 2-1 with goals by Mia Pinkham and Nicola Puddick, Peterborough Northern Star gaining ground with a 3-1 result at closed the gap with a 3-1 result at Bowers & Pitsea. Wroxham’s Grace Birchall scored four but Cyan Fullbrook was sent off in a 5-3 win at Royston Town, while St Ives Town defeated AFC Dunstable 4-2.

1 NORTH – Cambridge City Development went top with a 9-1 thrashing of Newmarket Town, Needham Market’s 8-2 win at Histon included a hat-trick for Nia Evans.

1 SOUTH – Hutton edged Wodson Park 3-2 with a Victoria Kinsman treble to take over at the top, after East Bergholt United sent Millwall Lionesses to a 4-1 defeat. Leigh Ramblers’ substitute Isabelle Wallings weighed in with a brace to tie 2-2 with Stevenage Development.

St Ives Town v AFC Dunstable in the fog
t Ives Town’sr Caitlin McGeown. (Gary Reed Photography)

EAST MIDLANDS – (Resumes 13 December)

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – (Resumes 13 December)

NORTH EAST LEAGUE – Blyth bank first point

Blyth Town clinch first point
Blyth Town Ladies. (Photo: Colin Lock)

1 NORTH – Sacha Millward’s treble helped Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves come away from leaders Lumley as 6-2 victors. Blyth Town’s Stephanie Ord scored twice as they got off the mark in a 3-3 draw away to Bishop Auckland, while West Allotment Celtic were 5-0 winners at Prudhoe Town.

1 SOUTH – Altofts stayed top after sending Bradford Park Avenue home beaten 3-0, Hull United rose to second following a 4-1 win over Farsley Celtic Juniors.

NORTH WEST – Tranmere go top

Tranmere Rovers
Photo: @TRFCWomen

PREMIER – Tranmere Rovers hit FC United of Manchester for six to move into pole position. Cheadle Town Stingers shared four goals with visitors Mossley Hill Athletic.

1 NORTH – AFC Darwen made it four straight wins with nine unanswered goals against Workington Reds, Penwortham Town puahed into second with a 2-1 success over Penrith.

1 SOUTH – Second-placed Salford City Lionesses defeated West Kirby 4-0, Warrington Wolves’ first point came when holding Northwich Vixens 2-2.

SOUTHERN – Late goal makes Abingdon United new leaders

PREMIER – Abingdon United’s Rosie McCabe got the only goal at Winchester City Flyers six minutes from the end, sending her side top of the league. Ascot United are third after Darcey Young got the winner 2-1 at Newbury.

ONE – Southampton Women’s Reserves remained first after a 9-1 score line at Tilehurst Panthers, where there were three goals for Fay Roberts. Eastleigh are now second following a 7-0 win at Abbey Rangers with Catherine Browning on target three times, Bournemouth Sports slipped to fourth when held 1-1 at home by New Milton Town.

SOUTH WEST – (Resumes 10 January)

WEST MIDLANDS – (Resumes 13 December)

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