Hearts hold Celtic in ScottishPower Women’s Premier League

Celtic v Hearts
Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL

Rangers lead the ScottishPower Women’s Premier League by three points going into the winter break, after Hearts held Celtic.


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

Rangers held a narrow half-time lead through Chelsea Cornet, substitute Mia McAulay added a brace with Lizzie Arnot on target in-between.

Glasgow City hit Partick Thistle for six to cut the gap on Celtic to five points. There were doubles for Lauren Davidson and Kenzie Weir, Aleigh Gambone and Lisa Forrest the other scorers.

Glasgow City 6-0 Partick Thistle
Partick Thistle protect the ball against Glasgow City. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Hearts climbed above Partick into fifth spot on goal-difference. Georgia Timms gave them an early lead after her initial effort was saved by Kelsey Daugherty, Caitlin Hayes hitting Celtic’s equaliser before the hour mark.

Spartans drew with Montrose, a late Erin Henderson goal cancelling out Demi Taylor’s third-minute opener.

Motherwell are six points better off than Dundee United after defeating them with a Jo Addie effort.

Hibernian ran out 7-0 winners away to Aberdeen on Saturday, Jorian Baucom hitting a hat-trick, Brooke Nunn bagging a brace and one each for Shannon McGregor and Kirsty Morrison.


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

Boroughmuir Thistle v St.Johnstone
Boroughmuir Thistle pressure St.Johnstone. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

Queen’s Park opened up a twelve-point lead with an Abby Cal goal at Livingston, who slipped to fourth. Boroughmuir Thistle beat St Johnstone to go second, Gartcairn doubled their points tally with a creditable draw at Kilmarnock but had been 2-0 up.

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