Wolves Women welcome FA WNL Northern Premier leaders Newcastle

Newcastle United v Wolves, FA Women's National League
Newcastle United were 3-0 winners over Wolves in February. (Photo: Colin Lock)

Wolves go up against FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division leaders Newcastle United on Sunday 17 March.

With ten games still to play, mid-table Wolves take on Northern Premier leaders Newcastle United and Halifax travel to West Brom, while fourth plays third as Stoke City go head-to-head with Burnley.

Hashtag United can cut Portsmouth’s Southern Premier lead in half with a win at Plymouth, Argyle will be chasing the three points that would secure their place in the division. Oxford United won at home on Thursday and entertain again, with Cardiff City Ladies this time the visitors.

Sporting Khalsa would go top of Division 1 Midlands for the second time in less than a week should they win at Sheffield FC, Peterborough United will go third if they avoid defeat against Leek Town, Northampton Town have a mid-table meeting with Lincoln City.

Hull City have the chance to pile pressure on the top two of Division 1 North when visiting Chorley, Stockport County host Leeds United in a clash of fifth and sixth.

Division 1 South East sees a crucial basement battle between Haywards Heath and Cambridge City, sitting six and four points respectively behind AFC Sudbury but both with games in hand.

Division 1 South West leaders Exeter City are at struggling Selsey, second-placed AFC Bournemouth away to Maidenhead. Keynsham Town will go level on points with Swindon Town in third if they defeat Southampton Women, the Sirens chasing every point as they fight to step further away from the drop zone.

County Cups

A number of clubs have County Cup ties, with MK Dons facing Reading in the Berks & Bucks Final, Loughborough Lightning playing Leicester City Academy in the Leicestershire Cup. Several semi-finals see York City go to York Railway Institute in North Riding, AFC Sudbury away to Needham Market in the Suffolk Cup, Norwich City hosting Mulbarton Wanderers in the Norfolk Cup, Actonians away to Haringey Borough in the Capital Senior Cup, while Ashford Town (Middlesex) and London Seaward clash in the delayed quarter-final tie.

Sunday 17 March (2pm)


Stoke City v Burnley (Norton CC & MWI)
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United (AFC Telford Utd)
West Bromwich Albion v Halifax (Redditch Utd FC, 3pm)


Oxford United v Cardiff City LFC (Oxford City FC)
Plymouth Argyle v Hashtag United (Torpoint Athletic FC)


Northampton Town v Lincoln City (Fernie Fields Sports Ground)
Peterborough United v Leek Town (Bourne Town FC)
Sheffield FC v Sporting Khalsa (Sheffield FC)


Chorley v Hull City (JMO Sports Park)
Stockport County v Leeds United (Stockport Sports Village)


Haywards Heath Town v Cambridge City (Haywards Heath Town FC)


Keynsham Town v Southampton Women (Keynsham Town FC)
Maidenhead United v AFC Bournemouth (Maidenhead Utd FC)
Selsey v Exeter City (Selsey FC)

Loughborough Lightning take back top spot in a flash

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