Regional League Round-Up : Four in a row for Crawley, Plympton and Sedgley

Chester FC Women fought back from 5-2 down for an amazing 6-5 win. (Photo:

Crawley Wasps Reserves, Plympton and Sedgley & Gornal United all recorded fourth wins on the trot, there was an amazing four-goal comeback by Chester and a defeat for Kings Lynn Town despite one of their number scoring four times.

EASTERN – Stevenage overcome four-goal Oksana

PREMIER – Brentwood Town jumped up four places to within a goal of leaders Cambridge City, after beating Bedford 2-1. Georgia Holdaway and Jessica Mills got their goals, with substitute Charlotte Demmon on target for the visitors.

LEAGUE CUP 1ST ROUND – King’s Lynn Town’s Oksana Imanalijeva scored four times at Stevenage Reserves but her side still bowed out 5-4, Daniella Martucci contributing a hat-trick for the hosts. St Ives Town hit Hertford Town 5-0 with Georgia Stancombe sticking away two, Lawford sunk hosts Bishops Stortford 7-0 with three from Daisy Canny and four for Jasmine Cox. Hutton also netted seven at home to Hatfield Peverel, three apiece for Vicky Kinsman and Rosi Webb, while Bowers & Pitsea walloped Ipswich Wanderers 9-1 as Danielle Styles led the way with a treble.

EAST MIDLANDS – Poppies push into fifth

PREMIER – Kettering Town leapfrogged Ollerton Town by beating them 4-0 away, a Laura Beckett brace helping her side go fifth.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Double-figure Wasps

GREATER LONDON PREMIER – Tottenham Hotspur Development went fourth with a 2-0 win at their Watford counterparts, Kitty Jones and Mickie Palfreman getting on the scoresheet.

SOUTH EAST COUNTIES PREMIER – Crawley Wasps Reserves moved five points clear with a fourth straight win, 10-0 over Meridian which included a Rosanne Fine hat-trick. Shantelle Omar’s double saw Eastbourne LFC double their points tally by holding second-placed Ashford 2-2. Lewes Foundation claimed a first win 1-0 at Bexhill United thanks to a Maya Beesley effort.

NORTH EAST – Cestria run riot in second half

PREMIER – Harrogate Town extended their winning start to three games with a 4-2 victory over Castleford White Rose, Sophie Tinson with two for the top team. Ryton & Crawcrook Albion Tynedale made it back-to-back wins with a narrow 3-2 defeat of York City. Durham Cestria demolished hosts Wallsend BC with eight second-half goals in a 9-0 scoreline, with Laura Robson coming off the bench to score three times. South Shields also got off to a winning start with four unanswered goals at Rotherham United.

All three games won so far. (Photo: Sunderland West End LFC)

1 NORTH – Sunderland West End have begun with a run of three victories, the latest coming 7-1 at Cramlington United with the help of a Jade Murray double. Erin Liddle featured with a five-goal haul in Washington’s 8-0 win at Prudhoe Town which sent them second. Consett’s opening points came 3-1 at Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves, where Beth Wilson bagged a brace in the first half-hour.

1 SOUTH – Top of the table Barnsley Development came from behind to deny Harrogate Railway their first points, Emma Lansdall’s effort replied to by Ellie Millar and Alayna Millard. Ossett United have maximum points from three games, Lauren Swailes with as many goals in the nine netted against York RI. Wakefield were 5-2 winners at Doncaster Belles, two apiece from Tara Nolan and sub Emma Catterall.

NORTH WEST – Chester edge goal-fest 6-5

PREMIER – Mossley Hill are bidding to regain their recently lost fourth tier status, going top by hitting hosts Wigan Athletic for six. Manchester Stingers are up to second after a 4-1 success in their meeting with Merseyrail.

1 NORTH – Blackburn CSC took the first points off leaders Blackpool in a 2-2 tie, as Carlisle United gained ground with a 5-0 result at Preston North End. Morecambe Reserves 2-1 score over Leigh RMI was their first win of the campaign.

1 SOUTH – Altrincham and Warrington Wolverines have now each won their first three fixtures, the former defeated Didsbury 3-2, the latter sank Stockport County Blues 4-1. Chester rose to third with a remarkable 6-5 scoreline at Curzon Ashton after trailing 5-2, while Liverpool Feds Reserves got all three goals at Wythenshawe Amateurs.

Jane Younger hit a very quick hat-trick.(Photo: Abingdon United FC)

SOUTHERN – When you’re Young(er) 

ONE – Jane Younger got three goals in a nine-minute spell as Abingdon United stormed to a fine 7-1 win at leaders Southampton WFC Development, whom they now only trail on goal-difference with a game in hand.

SOUTH WEST – Four in a row for Plympton

PREMIER – A Dani Harper goal 12 minutes in was enough to get Torquay United’s season up and running with victory at Forest Green Rovers.

1 EASTERN – Trowbridge Town are second following a 3-1 defeat of Oldland Abbotonians,  Swindon Spitfires’ Katie Wadey scored a couple as they got off the mark, 4-1 against local rivals Swindon Town Development.

1 WESTERN – A brace by Sam Metters very much mattered to Plympton, who recorded a fourth win from four but only by the odd goal in five at St Agnes. Alphington have a 100% record from three matches after hitting Feniton 6-1, Bideford matched that against Exeter & Tedburn Rangers with four from Bethany Ellis. Plymouth Argyle Reserves’s 3-0 result at Weston Mendip put them into third position.

WEST MIDLANDS – Sedgley & Gornal going great guns

PREMIER – Goldenhill Wanderers are the draw specialists with a third such outcome, the latest (2-2) meant Coventry Sphinx were denied a win for the first time. Coundon Court’s 3-1 result at Knowle sent them second and Lye Town ran out 5-2 winners in the basement battle at Worcester United.

1 NORTH – AFC Telford United and Leek Town both made it maximum points from three games, sending Florence to a 7-0 defeat and handed a walkover against Shrewsbury Town respectively. Sandwell beat Wyrley 6-2 and Stoke City Development got going with a single-goal success over Shifnal Town.

1 SOUTH – It’s four wins from four now for Sedgley & Gornal United after a 2-0 result at Stourbridge, while Solihull Sporting got points on the board at the third attempt, 2-1 against Leamington.

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