Over 2,600 see Newcastle United Women hold leaders Burnley

Newcastle United and Burnley draw 0-0.
Newcastle United and Burnley in an aerial battle. (Photo: Colin Lock)

Over 2,600 watched Newcastle United’s goalless draw with FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division leaders Burnley.


Huddersfield Town 0-4 Derby County (Att: 127)
Newcastle United 0-0 Burnley (Att: 2,654)
Nottingham Forest 5-0 Liverpool Feds

Newcastle United dropped points for the first time but did hold leaders Burnley to a goalless draw. Nottingham Forest put five past Liverpool Feds to leapfrog them into fifth place, Charlotte Greengrass getting a treble. Derby County are up to seventh with all four goals of the game at Huddersfield, two of those by Amy Sims.


Cardiff City LFC 1-1 Chatham Town (Att: 176)
Plymouth Argyle 1-3 Portsmouth (Att: 355)

Portsmouth went second on goal-difference with victory away to Plymouth Argyle. Beth Lumsden got Pompey in front twice, Charlotte Whitmore levelling in-between and Sophie Quirk adding the visitors’ third. Chatham Town picked up a third point of the season in a draw away at Cardiff City Ladies, Ellie Jeffkins with a stunning free kick to cancel out Libby Piggott’s opener for the Welsh side.


AFC Sudbury 1-2 AFC Wimbledon
Cambridge City 0-0 Cambridge United
Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Haywards Heath Town (Att: 109)

AFC Wimbledon took the points at AFC Sudbury to move top of the table, Ashlee Hincks and Ellie Dorey the Dons’ scorers. QPR edged Haywards Heath with a Laura Hennessey 90th-minute decider to climb into the top half. Cambridge City claimed a second point of the campaign when drawing 0-0 at home to Cambridge United, who rise to fourth place. It was a dramatic ending with a red card for each side in added time and a penalty miss from the U’s.


Southampton Women 1-6 Exeter City (Att: 80)
Swindon Town 2-3 AFC Bournemouth (Att: 114)

AFC Bournemouth and Exeter City both, to make it eight and seven wins in a row respectively. A Helen Bleazard brace helped the Cherries to a 3-2 victory at Swindon Town, Jenna Markham hit a hat-trick for the Grecians against Southampton Women.


Chorley 0-0 York City (York won 5-4 on pens)

York City will visit Sutton Coldfield Town in the next round, after winning the shoot-out at Chorley. Becky Sidwell saved the penalty that sent them through.

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