Vitality #WomensFACup 1RQ: Northwich Vixens among victors on penalties

Joy for Northwich Vixens after penalty shoot out win
Joy for Northwich Vixens after penalty shoot out win. (Photo: Julian Barker)

Even though several Vitality Women’s FA Cup 1st Round Qualifying ties were rained off, there was shoot-out drama in five games.

AEK-Boco, Fleetwood Town Wrens, Newmarket Town, Northwich Vixens and Spennymoor Town all won through to the 2nd Round Qualifying on penalties.

Netherton United came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Leigh Ramblers with a 5-4 scoreline.

1st Rd Qual. results – Sunday 4 October

Penrith 1-2 South Shields
FC United of Manchester 4-1 Wakefield Trinity
Fleetwood Town Wrens 1-1 AFC Darwen (aet, 5-4 on pens)
Brighouse Sports 2-3 Blyth Town
Hull United 1-2 Sunderland West End
Farsley Celtic Juniors P-P Warrington Wolves
Morecambe 5-2 Workington Reds
Blackburn Community SC P-P Alnwick Town
Wallsend BC 2-1 York City
Spennymoor Town 3-3 Wythenshawe Amateurs (aet, 4-3 on pens)

Redcar Town 0-4 Ossett United
Ripon City 1-4 Merseyrail
Sutton Coldfield Town 1-0 Lincoln United
Worcester City P-P Droitwich Spa
Lincoln Moorlands Railway 2-3 Beaumont Park
Oadby & Wigston 5-2 Rise Park
Crusaders 4-0 Cookley Sports
Tamworth 1-2 Dronfield Town
Leicester City Ladies 0-9 Grimsby Town
Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Northwich Vixens (aet, 4-5 on pens)

Michaela Thompson after putting Northwich Vixens ahead
Michaela Thompson after putting Northwich Vixens ahead against Sheffield Wednesday. (Photo: Julian Barker)

Crewe Alexandra 1-4 Coventry Sphinx
Knowle 0-6 Stourbridge
Redditch United 4-0 Sherwood
Netherton United 5-4 Leigh Ramblers
Northampton Town 0-1 St Ives Town
Bowers & Pitsea 0-1 Harlow Town

Harlow Town
Harlow Town won away again. (Photo @MikeyTheTowner)

Royston Town P-P Brett Vale
Peterborough Northern Star 10-0 Southend United
Luton Town P-P Wroxham
AFC Sudbury 3-3 Newmarket Town (aet, 2-4 on pens)
Dartford 7-1 Winchester City Flyers
Ascot United 0-3 Denham United
Moneyfields P-P AFC Bournemouth
Lancing 0-1 Dulwich Hamlet
Watford Development P-P Ashford Ladies
Eastbourne Town 2-0 Tilehurst Panthers
Badshot Lea P-P Saltdean United
Comets P-P Wycombe Wanderers
Worthing P-P Sutton United WFC
Woking 1-2 Abingdon United
Regents Park Rangers P-P New London Lionesses
Dorking Wanderers 1-7 Ashford Town (Middx)
Fulham 5-0 Woodley United
Callington Town P-P Ilminster Town
Bristol Rovers 1-1 AEK-Boco (aet, 3-4 on pens)
Torquay United 0-12 Portishead Town
Sherborne Town P-P Oldland Abbotonians
Marine Academy Plymouth P-P Helston Athletic
Middlezoy Rovers P-P AFC Stoneham

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