Notts County and Chester le Street Town promoted to FAWNL

Badshot Lea SRWFL Div One South
Badshot Lea win Southern League Division 1 South. (Photo:

Notts County and Chester le Street Town have secured promotion to the FAWNL as Regional League champions.

EASTERN – St Ives make Plate semis on pens 

Premier – Haringey Borough edged into third place, three points behind the leaders, with a 3-1 beating of Bowers & Pitsea.

League Cup – AFC Sudbury put seven past Kings Lynn Town, Mathilda Fidler bagged a brace as Stevenage progressed to the last four 4-2 at Royston Town, AFC Sudbury Reserves also won the shoot-out with Kings Lynn Town after a goalless game.

League Plate – Isobel Boyd got the only goal as Hutton beat AFC Dunstable, St Ives Town profited 5-3 on penalties after a 2-2 deadlock with Wodson Park to make the semi-finals.

EAST MIDLANDS – Notts County going up  

Premier – Notts County secured the title and promotion to the FAWNL with a 3-0 victory over Mansfield Town at Meadow Lane Stadium on Monday. Lincoln United are second after sending Oughtibridge WM to a 3-0 defeat, coupled with Chesterfield being held 1-1 at home by Rotherham United. Anstey Nomads won 3-1 at Basford United.

1 Central – Asfordby Amateurs were 3-1 winners at second-placed Dronfield Town, West Bridgford substitute Ellie Cook scored in a 2-1 victory at Sherwood.

1 North – Grimsby Town went clear at the top with both goals at Sleaford Town, Grimsby Borough beat Lincoln United Devs 4-0.

1 South – Dunton & Broughton United sub Emily Miles struck for a 3-2 win at Peterborough United Devs, Thrapston Town returned from Loughborough Foxes Vixens 4-2 winners, Kettering Town beat Leicester City LFC 5-0.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Wins for ten-player Millwall and Aylesford

Premier – Millwall Lionesses defeated Dartford 2-0 despite the dismissal of substitute Emma Whitter, Aylesford beat New London Lionesses 3-2 even though they had Chloe Francis sent off, Zara Chapman coming off the bench to score.

1 North – Watford Development held leaders Clapton 3-3 away, Hackney boosted their survival hopes as they defeated Dorking Wanderers 3-1 with a Natalie White brace and also drew 0-0 in the double header. Dulwich Hamlet Reserves edged Leatherhead 3-2, Whyteleafe won 4-0 against Richmond Park.

1 South – Herne Bay hopped above Bromley into fourth spot when dramatically defeating them 4-3 with late goals from Elena Brock and sub Abbie Potter. Cray Valley’s first win came against Steyning Town with a Katie Jackson effort, Newhaven beat Montpelier Villa 3-1.

NORTH EAST –  Chester le Street Town champions 

Premier – Chester le Street Town won the league with a 4-0 result over Wallsend BC and will now return to the FAWNL. Second-placed Wakefield went three points clear of South Shields with a 4-1 away win over them, Neve Renwick netting a treble. Alnwick Town had a 2-1 win at Redcar Town, Sunderland West End sank Harrogate Town 7-2 who had Demi Wisher red-carded.

1 North – Wallsend BC Reserves went top with a 6-4 scoreline despite a hat-trick for Gateshead’s Christine Murray,  and aided by braces from Millie McKenna and Catherine Shields. Spennymoor Town are second after beating morning leaders Hartlepool United with a Autumn Colledge goal. Maddie Myers got four of Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves’ seven goals at Guisborough Town, while it finished goalless between Thornaby and Hartlepool Pools Youth.

1 South – Barnsley FC Ladies lead by nine points after a 7-2 success at Farsley Celtic Ladies, Millmoor were 2-0 winners over Harworth Colliery and Altofts maintained their challenge with seven different scorers in a 7-1 win at Bradford Park Avenue. Sheffield United Foundation won 3-1 away to Sheffield Wednesday, Ossett United’s 9-2 result over Ripon City featured a Debbie Hastings treble.

NORTH WEST – FC United hot on Salford’s heels

Premier – Salford City Lionesses stayed top with both goals of the game at West Didsbury & Chorlton, while FC United of Manchester still hold a very strong position after putting 13 past Darwen.

1 North – Haslingden hit Carlisle United 5-1, Morecambe matched that scoreline against Workington Reds,  Accrington Stanley won 3-2 at Penwortham Town and Preston North End beat Chorley Devs 6-1.

1 South – Bury AFC kept a three-point lead over Runcorn in the title race with two games to go, Sophie Charlton with both goals at Altrincham and the Linnets 4-2 victors over Warrington Wolves. Basement side Hindley won 3-2 at Alder, Poulton Vics edged Northwich Vixens 2-1, while Chester beat Wythenshawe Amateurs 8-1 set up by Ashleigh Bullock’s first-half hat-trick.

SOUTHERN – Badshot Lea promoted to Premier

Premier – Tiffany Skinner’s early goal was enough for runners-up Ascot United to leave Winchester City Flyers stuck to the bottom of the table.

1 South – Badshot Lea came from behind to win 4-1 away to AFC Stoneham, thereby taking top spot ahead of their hosts.

AFC Stoneham v Badshot Lea SRWFL Div One Sth
Lucy Cook scores Badshot’s equaliser. (Photo:

SOUTH WEST – MAP stepping up

1 North – While either side would have gone top with a win, it was Frampton Rangers who took the points 3-1 at SGS Olveston United.

1 West – Marine Academy Plymouth clinched promotion with a big 7-2 result against title-rivals Sticker.

WEST MIDLANDS – Coventry Sphinx one point from title

Premier – Leaders Sutton Coldfield Town won 2-1 at Worcester City where Rameyah Farquharson got the decider, Lichfield City and Shrewsbury Town drew 1-1, as did Coundon Court at Burton Albion for only their second point of the season.

1 North – Shifnal Town beat Coventry City 3-1 aided by a Jenna Boddison brace to move eight points clear, AFC Telford United’s 2-1 win over Lichfield City Reserves was watched by 125, Port Vale got all three goals at Darlaston Town.

1 South – Coventry Sphinx only need one point from their final two games to be champions, after a 4-0 win at Worcester City Devs. Knowle’s Demi-Lee Rolph notched another hat-trick during a 4-1 victory at Sedgley & Gornal United, Long Itchington sub Katie Murray got their winner 2-1 at Rugby Town. Leamington Lions beat Bewdley Town with a Poppy Johnston-Smith goal, while it ended 1-1 between Droitwich Spa and Kingfisher.

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