An extraordinary 15-goal thriller saw Haringey Borough come out on top 8-7 at Needham Market in the Eastern League.
EASTERN – Haringey win 8-7 away
Premier – An extraordinary 15-goal thriller saw Haringey Borough come out on top 8-7 at Needham Market, despite a five-goal haul for the hosts Molly Hall. Caitlen Star struck a hat-trick for the visitors, who went goal-difference ahead of their hosts and into fourth place. Kings Lynn Town held Luton Town 1-1 to end the leaders perfect start, AFC Sudbury leapfrogged Stevenage into second spot when defeating them 4-2 on their own patch.
1 North – Biggleswade United beat Fakenham Town 6-0 to stay top on goal-difference from AFC Dunstable, who matched that scoreline against Yaxley Phoenix aided by Mollie Knox’s treble. St Ives Town defeated third-placed Haverhill Rovers 2-1 to move within a point of them.
1 South – Barking dropped points for the first time, when Sophie Vale scored twice for visitors Wodson Park in a 3-3 draw. Hutton hit East Bergholt United 6-2 with five from Victoria Kinsman to go second, Lawford are third, after putting six past AFC Sudbury Reserves.
EAST MIDLANDS – Nottingham Trent University win on penalties
League Cup 2nd Rd – Arnold Eagles’ Elli Leathen grabbed an 85th-minute decider in a 3-2 win at Kettering Town, Oughtibridge WM eliminated Grimsby Town by the same scoreline. Anstey Nomads went through to the quarter-finals 5-1 at Dronfield Town, Northampton Town Devs knocked out Mansfield Town 3-1, Lincoln United sent Dunton & Broughton United to a 7-1 defeat, while Notts County had a walkover against Rotherham United.
League Plate 1st Rd – Thrapston Town substitute Megan Breakwell netted the winner for a 2-1 result at Peterborough United Devs, Nottingham Trent University beat Notts County Devs 3-0 on penalties after a deadlock at 1-1, Sleaford Town got the only goal at Grimsby Borough. West Bridgford’s 5-0 defeat of Lincoln United Devs featured a Christina Brewer treble, Loughborough Foxes Vixens had a walkover against Roade.
LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Worthing go top
Premier – Worthing replaced Millwall at the top when defeating Aylesford 3-1 as Chloe Winchester scored twice, Fulham are up to second following a 2-2 tie at fourth-placed Saltdean United where Georgia Heasman got their second equaliser.
1 North – Clapton took the leadership from Brentford with a 4-1 success at Leatherhead.
1 South – Welling United walloped Maidstone United 12-0 helped by Sarah White’s hat-trick, the visitors having Bonnie Long sent off.
League Trophy 1st Rd – Bromley’s Terri-Ann Warren hit a hat-trick off the bench but in vain, as they bowed out 5-3 at Whyteleafe, whose Rebecca Keyte and Abigail Woollvin bagged braces. Ashford United progressed 2-0 at Montpelier Villa, Newhaven 5-1 against Steyning Town.
NORTH EAST – Farsley Celtic Juniors win goalfest
Premier – Sunderland West End climbed to fourth with a 2-1 victory over second-in-the-table Wallsend BC.
1 North – Leaders Washington hit Hartlepool Pools Youth 8-2 with trebles from Jessica Cook and Hannah Dixon, Wallsend BC Reserves beat Hartlepool United 4-o to remain within a point of the top team. Spennymoor Town’s Autumn Colledge got three goals in an 8-3 win at West Allotment Celtic, Bishop Auckland beat Guisborough Town 5-1.
1 South – Just two games produced 24 goals, Ripon City won 6-4 at Sheffield Wednesday with four from Chloe Bethell, Farsley Celtic Juniors defeated Sheffield United Foundation 1o-4 despite a hat-trick for the Blades’ Shannon Coughlan.
NORTH WEST – Salford lead despite draw
Premier – Salford City Lionesses went top despite being held 1-1 at home by Darwen, Curzon Ashton edged Cheadle Town Stingers 1-0 to jump above them into third, Tranmere Rovers gained ground when beating Blackburn CSC 3-1, while Crewe Alexandra put five past Mossley Hill Athletic.
Our Lionesses’ first goal of 2⃣0⃣2⃣3⃣ 🎯 pic.twitter.com/WmnP7xmPlq
— Salford City FC (@SalfordCityFC) January 9, 2023
1 North – Haslingden just held top spot with a 4-3 win at basement side Sir Tom Finney, Blackpool kept up the pressure as April Oldfield struck for a narrow 2-1 victory at Carlisle United. Morecambe stung Accrington Stanley 6-1 to join them on 16 points, Bolton Wanderers beat Penwortham Town 2-1 with the winner from sub Molly Kay, Penrith and Preston North End ended one apiece, Chorley Devs versus Workington Reds was goaless.
1 South – Subs scored to seal 2-1 wins for the top two, Sinead Nugent on target for Bury AFC against Poulton Vics Marcia Jones-Sacharewicz netting for Runcorn Linnets away to Hindley. There were 3-0 wins for BRNESC over Northwich Vixens and Altrincham at Wythenshawe Amateurs, Warrington Wolves downed Alder 4-1.
SOUTHERN – United win Abingdon derby
Premier – Abingdon United won the derby at Abingdon Town 2-0 to extend their lead to seven points, Oxford City overcame Winchester City Flyers 4-0.
1 North – Woodley United’s Mollie Haines claimed three of their nine goals at Carterton, Long Crendon drew 3-3 with Eversley & California.
1 South – AFC Stoneham edged Woking 1-0 with a Sophie Lee goal to go ahead of them and into second.
SOUTH WEST – Sub secures Bristol Rovers victory
Premier – Forest Green Rovers remained top winning 2-0 at Poole Town, Bristol Rovers pipped Liskeard Athletic 3-2 with substitute Zoë Fielden-Stewart on target. Seven Torquay United players got one each against Ilminster Town, Millie Spratt got the only goal as Warminster Town won at Royal Wootton Bassett Town.
1 East – Weston-super-Mare got off the bottom at the expense of Weymouth, defeating them 2-0 with efforts by Ellie Burrows and Natasha Crew.
1 West – Activate have withdrawn from the league.
WEST MIDLANDS – Bewdley’s Lorriman-Parker comes off bench for winner
Premier – Lichfield City were 4-0 winners at Redditch United, Courtney Dilger’s first-half double added to twice by Saddiqa Shan after the interval.
1 South – Bewdley Town beat Worcester City Devs with a winner by sub Lauren Lorriman-Parker, Coventry Sphinx sank hosts Rugby Town 7-0, Sedgley & Gornal United drew 1-1 with Droitwich Spa.
✍️ ℕ𝕖𝕨 𝕤𝕚𝕘𝕟𝕚𝕟𝕘
We’re excited to announce our latest signing – Lauren Lorriman-Parker!
In just one game she’s already made an impression, scoring the winning goal against Worcester on Sunday! With speed and goal-scoring ability, she’s a great addition to our team 🙌 pic.twitter.com/MrceBwtd53
— BewdleyTownLadiesFC (@BewdleyTownLFC) January 10, 2023