Nottingham Forest up to second in FA Women’s National League

Boldmere St Michaels 1-2 Liverpool Feds
Liverpool Feds won at Boldmere St Michaels. (Photo: Andy Smith)

Nottingham Forest went second in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division after Burnley were held by West Brom.

Northern Premier Division

AFC Fylde 2-2 Loughborough Lightning
Boldmere St Michaels 1-2 Liverpool Feds (Att: 45)
Burnley 2-2 West Bromwich Albion (Att: 101)
Derby County 1-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Att: 359)
Huddersfield Town 4-3 Stoke City (Att: 68)
Nottingham Forest 3-1 Brighouse Town (Att: 329)

Wolves 3-1 win at Derby moved them three points clear at the top, Burnley were held at home by West Brom, Nottingham Forest went second whe beating Brighouse.

Huddersfield edged a seven-goal thriller with Stoke to go above them into fourth spot. Brittany Sanderson got all four goals for the Terriers, while the Potters’ Hollie Gibson saw red before the break.

Loughborough Lightning got off the mark with a draw at Fylde, Liverpool Feds rose to eighth after winning at Boldmere.

Southern Premier Division

Bridgwater United 0-1 Gillingham (Att: 149)
Crawley Wasps 0-1 Cheltenham Town (Att: 145)
Ipswich Town 5-1 Milton Keynes Dons (Att: 311)
London Bees 0-4 Watford
Oxford United 2-0 Portsmouth (Att: 266)
Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Billericay Town (Att: 94)

Watford held top spot with all four goals at London Bees, three of them coming in the second half.

Oxford United are five points ahead of third-placed Portsmouth after defeating them 2-0, Carly Johns scored both with the second from the spot.

Ipswich, Billericay and Cheltenham all won to go level on points with Pompey.

Gillingham got the only goal at Bridgwater through Phoebe Leitch, to leapfrog them and go seventh in the table.

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