#SBSSWPL: Glasgow City hold leadership ahead of top-two clash

Ode Fulutudilu scored again for Glasgow City FC
Ode Fulutudilu was again on target for  Glasgow City. (Photo: Colin Poultney / Alamy

Ten-player Glasgow City defeated Spartans 3-1 to stay top of the SBS Scottish Women’s Premier League by three points from Rangers.

Forfar Farmington 0-8 Celtic
Motherwell 0-6 Rangers
Glasgow City 3-1 Spartans
Hibernian 6-0 Hearts

Glasgow City win despite red card for keeper

Glasgow City had Erin Clachers dismissed ten minutes from time, defender Jenna Clark taking over between the sticks to see her side through to a 3-1 win over Spartans.

An Arna Asgrimsdottir header put City in front, with Jo Love and Ode Fulutudilu making it 3-0 before half-time, Katherine Smart later replying.

Reilly at the double for Rangers 

Rangers' Kirsten Reilly scores
Rangers’ Kirsten Reilly scores her sides fourth goal. (Photo: Luke Nickerson / Rangers FC / Shutterstock)

Kirsten Reilly scored twice as Rangers prepared for next week’s top of the table clash with a 6-0 victory at Motherwell.

Chantelle Swaby opened her Rangers account, with Chelsea Cornet, Zoe Ness and Lizzie Arnot also finding the net.

Celtic thrash Forfar

Third-placed Celtic scored four times in each half at Forfar Farmington, Anna Filbey and Mariah Lee both bagging a brace.

Izzy Atkinson, Sarah Ewens and Sarah Teegarden netted in the first half, Chloe Craig netted a penalty after the restart.

Hibs hit six in Edinburgh derby

Amy Gallacher claimed a hat-trick as Hibs hit local rivals Hearts for six.

An Ellis Notley effort, Carla Boyce header and Rachael Boyle penalty all contributed to a comfortable win.

League Update

Scottish Women’s Football have confirmed that SWPL 1 will play to completion with the final fixture round scheduled for Sunday 6 June.

SWF Chair, Vivienne MacLaren, said: “We’re delighted that SWPL 1 will be able to conclude after a full 21 round of fixtures. This has been the most exciting and competitive season in the league’s history, so it’s fitting that it will end with all matches played.”

SWPL 2 teams will return to contact training on 17 May, with a commitment from all teams in the league to complete the season based on two rounds of fixtures, concluding by 4 July.

Meanwhile, the 2020/21 Championship season has been declared null and void.

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