FA Women’s National League midweek action included Leeds United’s Yorkshire derby victory and Cardiff City LFC continuing their title bid.
Southern Premier Division
Watford P-P Oxford United
Division One Midlands
Long Eaton United 0-13 Sporting Khalsa
Sporting Khalsa put 13 goals past Long Eaton United, Rebecca Hall and Skye Owen netted four each to help send them second, ahead of Doncaster Rovers Belles on goal-difference.
Division One North
Hull City 3-5 Leeds United
Leeds United leapfrogged Hull City into fifth place, after overcoming despite a late fightback. Abbie Brown put Leeds ahead via the post, Cath Hamill headed home from Olivia Smart’s corner, Brown buried Jess Rousseau’s cross before the latter made it 4-0 by half-time. Sarah Danby hit a free-kick into the top corner, after which the hosts rallied with a Laura Bartup double featuring a set-piece, plus one from Hope Knight.
Division One South West
Portishead Town 0-3 Cardiff City LFC
Sargent is not sorry 😉 https://t.co/i4Oj0dmoqq pic.twitter.com/rKHTbIXiHW
— Cardiff City LFC (@CardiffCityLFC) April 13, 2023
Cardiff City Ladies cut Exeter City’s lead at the top to six points with two games still in hand, thanks to a goal from TJ Gauvain and a brace by Ellie Sargent.