Two top-of-the-table FA Women’s National League clashes

Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough Women are to make their Riverside Stadium debut. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Sunday sees the leading pairs of the FA Women’s National League’s Northern Premier and Southern Premier Divisions go head-to-head.

Northern Premier leaders Burnley host a Nottingham Forest side with a 100% record, while Rugby Borough defend their Southern Premier leadership against Hashtag United with both sides having won their first four fixtures.

Also featuring in the Northern Premier Division, Newcastle United take their own perfect form to Derby County and West Brom welcome Huddersfield Town to The Hawthorns.

Loughborough Lightning lead Division 1 Midlands with its only remaining unbeaten record, to be tested by fifth-placed visitors Sporting Khalsa.

Middlesbrough meet Stockport County at the Riverside in Division 1 North, while Barnsley and Hull City look to make if four wins in a row at home to York City and Norton respectively.

Division 1 South leaders Ashford Town take on basement side Cambridge City, second-placed Norwich City host Haywards Heath.

AFC Bournemouth and Exeter City are on three-game winning starts in Division 1 South West, with the Cherries hosting Maidenhead United and the Grecians away to early strugglers Selsey. Meanwhile, Swindon Town play Southampton Women at the County Ground.

Fixtures for Sunday 17 September (2pm)



AFC Fylde v Stourbridge (Kellamergh Park)
Burnley v Nottingham Forest (Lancashire FA)
Derby County v Newcastle United (Mickleover Sports Club)
Halifax v Liverpool Feds (Liversedge FC)
Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Norton CC & MWI)
West Bromwich Albion v Huddersfield Town (The Hawthorns)

West Brom women to play at The Hawthorns
West Brom return to the Hawthorns. (Gareth Evans/SPP)


Billericay Town v Cardiff City LFC (Billericay Town FC)
Cheltenham Town v Milton Keynes Dons (Bishops Cleeve FC)
Ipswich Town v London Bees (Felixstowe & Walton Utd FC)
Oxford United v Plymouth Argyle (Oxford City FC)
Rugby Borough v Hashtag United (Rugby Borough FC)
Chatham Town v Portsmouth (Maidstone Road Sports Ground, 2.30pm)


Lincoln City v Boldmere St Michaels (Moorlands Sports Ground)
Loughborough Lightning v Sporting Khalsa (Holywell Sports Complex)
Notts County v Leafield Athletic (Hucknall Town FC)
Leek Town v Peterborough United (Leek Town FC, 3pm)
Solihull Moors v Sutton Coldfield Town (Studley Sports Centre, 3pm)


Barnsley v York City (Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park)
FC United of Manchester v Chester le Street Town (Broadhurst Park Stadium)
Hull City v Norton & Stockton Ancients (Barton Town FC)
Leeds United v Durham Cestria (Garforth Town AFC)
Middlesbrough v Stockport County (Middlesbrough FC)


AFC Wimbledon v Chesham United (Carshalton Athletic FC)
Ashford Town v Cambridge City (Ashford Town [Middx] FC)
Cambridge United v Actonians (St Neots Town FC)
Norwich City v Haywards Heath Town (The Nest)
Queens Park Rangers v Worthing (Hanwell Town FC)


AFC Bournemouth v Maidenhead United (Ringwood Town FC)
Bridgwater United v Abingdon United (Bridgwater Utd FC)
Moneyfields v Portishead Town (Fareham Town FC)
Selsey v Exeter City (Selsey FC)
Swindon Town v Southampton Women (Swindon Town FC)
Torquay United v Keynsham Town (Devon FA)

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