There were a limited number of games in the women’s regional leagues but five teams could nonetheless declare themselves new divisional leaders.
EASTERN – Six scorers for seven-goal Wymondham
PREMIER – Wymondham Town went top after back-to-back wins, sending AFC Dunstable to a 7-0 defeat. There were six different scores but Laura Nicholls bagged a brace.
EAST MIDLANDS – Starts 27 September
LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Hassocks and Newhaven net first points
1 SOUTH – Hassocks got off the mark, winning 2-0 away at Crawley Wasps DS. Newhaven also banked their first points at the second attempt, as a Elle Douchossoy effort saw them edge Parkwood Rangers 1-0.
NORTH EAST – Starts 27 September
NORTH WEST – Starts 27 September
SOUTHERN – Starts 4 October
SOUTH WEST – Five-goal Forest go first
1 EASTERN – Forest Green Rovers put five past Frome Town to go top of the table with two wins from two. Laverstock & Ford made a winning start with a 1-0 success at Swindon Town Development.
1 NORTHERN – Weston Mendip ran out 7-3 winners as Natalia Bak and Amy Clark both hit a hat-trick, although Bethany Pitman did give Downend Flyers a first-minute lead. Bristol Ladies Union sit goal-difference behind Weston, having also doubled their points as Keira Madden struck twice in a 6-1 result at Cheltenham Town Development.
1 WESTERN – Alphington remain in pole position despite a 3-2 home loss to Feniton, whose goals came from Stefanie Churchill-Matthews, Billie Denny and Natalie Matthews. Plymouth Argyle Reserves came from behind to register their first points in a 3-2 scoreline at Plympton. Lilly Burton put the Pilgrims ahead second in Nicola Champion’s double in the last half-hour later settling the game.
WEST MIDLANDS – Leek Town lead
PREMIER – Leek Town top the table after six different scorers helped them hit Coundon Court 6-2, whom they only narrowly led 2-1 at half-time.
1 NORTH – Shrewsbury Town’s Maddie Jones accounted for half their four-goal tally at Coventry City, which sent them into first place. Stoke City Development are just behind them in second, the Potters were 6-3 victors at Walsall with the help of two goals and two assists from Sarah Essam.
1 SOUTH – Leamington have their first points on the board thanks to a 1-0 result at home to Kingfisher.