Scottish Women’s Premier League: Hearts fortify fourth place

Partick Thistle 0-1 Hearts
Hearts attack at Partick Thistle. (Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Hearts extended their lead in fourth place in the Scottish Women’s Premier League, Aberdeen moved five points clear of the relegation play-off spot.


Glasgow Women 1-3 Aberdeen
Partick Thistle 0-1 Hearts
Hamilton Academical 1-4 Motherwell
Dundee United 0-1 Spartans
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Aberdeen are up to ninth and five points clear of the relegation play-off spot following a 3-1 result at Glasgow Women, where Bayley Hutchison got a double and Eilidh Shore their other goal.

Motherwell’s victory at local rivals Hamilton featured a Tiree Burchill hat-trick and Carla Boyce penalty. Becky Galbraith converted a late penalty for Spartans and Dundee United were down to ten with a 90th-minute red card, Hearts also won by the only goal at Partick Thistle.

Hamilton Academical 1-4 Motherwell
Motherwell pressure Hamilton. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)


East Fife 2-1 Queen’s Park
Montrose 3-3 Boroughmuir Thistle
St.Johnstone 0-0 Kilmarnock
Stirling University 2-1 Gartcairn

Montrose moved ten points clear at the top despite being held by Boroughmuir Thistle.

Kilmarnock climbed above Gartcairn into second on goal-difference, with a draw at St.Johnstone.

There were victories for the bottom two, including East Fife’s first of the season, Carrie McGorm got both goals for Stirling University in defeating Gartcairn.

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