Last Premier League Games Before Festive Break

Sunday 18th December (2pm)
FA PREMIER LEAGUE
NORTHERN DIVISION

Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion (Newcastle United Sport Ground 3G)
Stoke City v Middlesbrough (Norton United FC)
SOUTHERN DIVISION
Charlton Athletic v Cardiff City LFC (Sporting Club Thamesmead)
Coventry United v C&K Basildon (Park Meadow)
Crystal Palace v Swindon Town (Bromley FC)
Tottenham Hotspur v Portsmouth (Cheshunt FC)
West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers (Thurrock FC)
MIDLANDS DIVISION 1
Long Eaton United v TNS (Grange Park)
Solihull v Birmingham & West Midlands (Hampton FC)
Sporting Khalsa v Wolverhampton Wanderers (The Aspray Arena)
NORTHERN DIVISION 1
Crewe Alexandra v Mossley Hill (Cumberland Arena)
Liverpool Marshalls Feds v Chorley (IM Marsh Campus)
Tranmere Rovers v Hull City (Ellesmere Port Sports Village 3G)
SOUTH EAST DIVISION 1
Ipswich Town v AFC Wimbledon (Felixstowe & Walton FC)
Lowestoft Town v Actonians (Crown Meadow)
Milton Keynes Dons v Stevenage (Newport Pagnell Town FC)
Norwich City v Enfield Town (Norwich United FC)
SOUTH WEST DIVISION 1
Cheltenham Town v Basingstoke Town (Cheltenham Saracens FC)
Chichester City v Keynsham Town (Oaklands Park)
Exeter City v Maidenhead United (St Martins FC)
Larkhall Athletic v Brislington (Plain Ham)
St Nicholas v Plymouth Argyle (Yate Town FC)
FAWPL PLATE QUARTER-FINAL
Luton Town v Lewes (Stockwood Park Athletics Stadium, 1.30)

Northern leaders Middlesbrough go to Stoke City, while the only other game in the division is a basement clash between Newcastle and West Brom, with Albion holding a three-point advantage from as many games less.

Tottenham are top of the Southern and at home to Portsmouth, while two other title contenders clash as Charlton host Cardiff. Coventry are also very much in the hunt and home to C&K Basildon. There’s a London derby at the bottom with West Ham home to a winless QPR. Crystal Palace is the destination for Swindon, who are looking to put their shock FA Cup exit behind them. 

The Midlands Division 1 features a local derby with second up against third, as Sporting Khalsa welcome Wolves, while Long Eaton tackle TNS in a mid-table battle with just a point between them.

A point for Chorley will be enough for them to replace Guiseley as Northern Division 1 leaders but it will not be easy at Liverpool Feds, who are playing catch-up with the promotion chasers. Hull are well placed in third and go to next to bottom Tranmere.

AFC Wimbledon can cut Cambridge’s lead in the South East to one point in there third successive trip to East Anglia. Rivals MK Dons are only a point behind and home to Stevenage, who are yet to win at this level.

South West leaders Chichester have a six-point advantage over their visitors from Keynsham, while Plymouth in second head for Gloucestershore to face St Nicholas.

One outstanding Plate tie has Luton playing more senior opposition in Lewes, with the reward for the winners a semi-final trip to Leicester City Women.

After Sunday’s matches, the FAWPL then resumes on 8th January 2017.

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