Billericay Town score against QPR. (Photo: @BTFCPress)
A weather-hit FA Women’s National League fixture still saw a 400-strong crowd at the City of York and Plate quarter-final berths for Billericay Town and Crawley Wasps.
First North Division
Brighouse Town PP Boldmere St Michaels
Division 1 Midlands
Doncaster Rovers Belles PP Lincoln City
Long Eaton United PP Northampton Town
Stourbridge PP Sheffield FC
Leek Town 1-1 Leafield Athletic
Tenth-placed Leek Town drew at Leafield Athletic, with the visitors level on points with the teams in third and fourth.
Division 1 North
Barnsley PP Chorley
Hull City PP Merseyrail
Middlesbrough 2-1 Bradford City
York City 0-3 Norton & Stockton Ancients (Att: 401)
Middlesbrough moved up two places to fourth with a narrow win over basement-dwelling Bradford City. The visitors led until Boro struck twice late on and Fran Ward grabbed the winner. York City had over 400 in attendance and went down 3-0 to Norton, who consequently went above them in the table. Bianca Owens’ second-half opener was followed by a brace from Sophie Tierney.
Division 1 Southwest
AFC St Austell 1-6 AFC Bournemouth
Keynsham Town PP Exeter City
Moneyfields 4-1 Maidenhead United
Swindon Town PP Selsey
Moneyfields’ Becka Tonks and Maidenhead United’s Natalie Cowell. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)
Second-placed Bournemouth hammered St Austell for six, with Lucy Cooper hitting an 18-minute first-half hat-trick before taking her tally to four goals. Moneyfields moved up two places to fifth after a 4-1 defeat by Maidenhead United, who had leveled at half-time, but Kau’inohea Taylor grabbed a hat-trick for the home side.
Hounslow 0-8 Southampton Women
Billericay Town 6-3 Queens Park Rangers
Crawley Wasps 2-0 Ashford Town
🎥 Here’s the moment Jones made two to secure our spot in the next round of the plate! #GetTheBuzz 🐝 pic.twitter.com/WTr0pAvfDj
— Crawley Wasps FC (@CrawleyWaspsLFC) December 11, 2022
Southampton Women won 8-0 at Hounslow with braces for hope finnish and Gabri Tchuenkam, a set up a tie in the second round at home to Swindon Town. The winners then host Billericay Town, who saw off QPR 6-3 thanks to braces from Zoe Rushen and Ruby Sealey.
Crawley Wasps went 2-0 up at Ashford Town and now host Cheltenham Town in the quarter-finals. The Wasps made it two goals in the end as substitute Amelia Ajao’s effort from distance was added to by Cerys Jones in the last minute.
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