Over 1,500 see Plymouth reach FA Women’s National League Cup Q-Fs

Fylde v Wolves
Fylde were surprise winners over Wolves. (Photo: Nigel Broster)

Over 1,500 saw Plymouth Argyle reach the FA Women’s National League Cup quarter-finals, while Fylde won at high-flying Wolves.

Northern Premier Division

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 AFC Fylde

Fylde moved up two places to sixth when they pulled off a 2-0 win away to leaders Wolves. Hannah Forster’s opener was added to by a Faye McCoy penalty, before Wanderers’ Anna Morphet hit her spot-kick over the bar.

Southern Premier Division

Bridgwater United 0-3 Oxford United (Att: 64)
Crawley Wasps 0-5 Billericay Town

Oxford extended their lead with a 3-0 victory at Bridgwater where Jaime Gotch, Lacy Liggett and Leah Burridge all found the net in the first half. Billericay went two better at Crawley, Ruby Sealey bagging a brace and singles for Beau Parker, Lucy Jones and Holly Turner.

Division 1 Midlands

Lincoln City 4-2 Leafield Athletic (Att: 72)
Northampton Town 3-1 Leek Town

Lincoln had to twice come from behind in their 4-2 beating of Leafield, Lucy Farrow getting two goals to help her side go second in the table. Northampton are a point short of tenth-placed Leek after defeating them 3-1 with a Jade Bell hat-trick.

Division 1 North

Chorley 2-1 Middlesbrough (Att: 65)
Durham Cestria 4-1 Merseyrail (Att: 60)
Norton & Stockton Ancients 0-4 Hull City (Att: 80)
Stockport County 2-3 Newcastle United (Att: 225)

Stockport County v Newcastle Utd
Newcastle United won away to Stockport County. (Photo: Colin Lock)

Leaders Durham Cestria beat Merseyrail 4-1 to remain one point ahead of Newcastle, Erin Nicholson, Jordan Atkinson, Poppy Pritchard and Poppy Wilson their scorers. United came through 3-2 at fourth-placed Stockport,  despite finishing with nine players. Bianca Owens and Katie Barker scored before the latter received a second caution, Beth Guy got their third and Maria Figueiredo both County’s goals, before the visitors lost a player through injury. Chorley netted an 88th-minute decider after Middlesbrough had equalised, Hull’s 4-0 result at Norton saw a goal each for Helen Lynskey, Rachael Ackroyd, Hope Knight and Katie Thompson.

Division 1 South East

Cambridge United 1-2 Ashford Town (Att: 55)
Hashtag United 16-0 Hounslow (Att: 33)
London Seaward P-P Chesham United

Hashtag have a nine-point lead following a double-figure drubbing of Hounslow. Ashford leapfrogged Cambridge United when beating them away with Liz O’Callaghan’s 75th-minute winner, climbing three places to fifth.

Division 1 South West

AFC Bournemouth P-P Portishead Town
Exeter City 5-2 Moneyfields (Att: 202)
Selsey P-P Keynsham Town

Exeter went second in after sending Moneyfields home beaten 5-2, Emily Toogood got a couple, Jenna Markham, Sarah Stacey and Ishbel Zuurmond one apiece.

League Cup 2nd Round 

Plymouth Argyle 2-1 Cardiff City LFC (Att: 1,518)

Plymouth set up a quarter-final tie against Portsmouth with a Lily Greenslade decider, after Zoe Cunningham’s penalty was cancelled out by Emily Poole at Home Park.

League Plate 2nd Round 

Southampton Women 5-2 Swindon Town

Southampton Women will welcome Billericay Town in the last eight, having eliminated host Swindon Town as Britt Jeal scored two and assisted in another.

Vitality Women’s FA Cup: Sunderland face Man Utd, Leeds to play Arsenal

Upcoming Events

Would you like to read more women’s football news just like this? Sign up to receive the She Kicks Women’s Football newsletter