Rangers regain Scottish Women’s Premier League leadership

Rangers' Kirsty Howat
Kirsty Howat scored Rangers’ opening goal. (Alex Todd/SPP)

Rangers are back on top of the Scottish Women’s Premier League, Glasgow City also recorded a third straight win.

Rangers beat Hearts 2-0 with both goals in their last half-hour, to knock Celtic off first place.

Kirsty Howat made the breakthrough and Sam Kerr got the second, heading home a corner from Lizzie Arnot.

Glasgow City sank newcomers Dundee United 7-0 to sit level on points in the top three.

Emily Whelan and Priscila Chinchilla both netted first-half braces for City, Lauren Davidson also completed a double, with Niamh Noble the other scorer.

Fixtures for Sunday 28 August

SWPL1

Dundee United v Hibernian (Gussie Park, 5pm)
Glasgow City v Aberdeen (Petershill Park, 2pm)
Hamilton Academical v Rangers (New Douglas Park, 3pm)
Hearts v Glasgow Women (Oriam, 4pm)
Motherwell v Celtic (K-Park, 5pm)
Spartans v Partick Thistle (Ainslie Park, 2pm)

SWPL2

East Fife v Kilmarnock (Bayview Stadium, 1.30pm)
Gartcairn v Montrose (MTC Park, 3pm)
Queen’s Park v Stirling University (New Tinto Park, 2pm)
St. Johnstone v Boroughmuir Thistle (Riverside Stadium, 3pm)

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