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East Midlands League
It was not a good start to the new year for Premier Division leaders Steel City Wanderers as they went down to only their second defeat of the season, beaten 4-2 at home by Long Eaton Utd for whom Joanne Campbell and Nicola Smyth netted doubles. A win would have seen Mansfield Town regain the leadership but they remain second following their 2-2 draw with Peterborough Northern Star. Nettleham are just two points off the pace after scoring five without reply past Arnold Town and Rise Park went one better, Natasha Murray hitting a hat-trick with one each from Jemma Douglas, Georgianne Herring and Lynsey Mosley in their 6-0 victory over Gedling Town. Ellistown meanwhile beat Real Utd 2-1 with two Jody Scott goals but it took a brilliant late save from Becky Robinson to secure the points.
Greenwood Meadows extended their lead at the top of Division One North to seven points with a 4-0 win away to Retford Utd. Ruddington Village and Pinxton shared a 5-5 draw in which Jodie Ellis bagged a hat-trick for Ruddington, Krysia Ellis and Holly Brindley adding the others. Lincoln Ladies Development came away from mid-table Notts County with a 3-1 victory under their belts.
AFC Trinity have gone even further ahead in Division One South, they are now ten points clear after Holly Overfield and Mikaela Welford gave them a 2-1 win against Loughborough Students Res. Lutterworth Athletic are up into second place after running out 4-0 winners away to Raunds Town. Oadby & Wigston Dynamo and Barrowby remain in the bottom two places after they battled out a goalless draw.
Eastern Region League
Billericay Town replaced Bedford Ladies in third place in the Premier Division table by beating them 2-1. Natasha Fensome had given Bedford a first half lead before goals from Nicola Dunsdon and Marie Barker earned Billericay the points. Barking put a halt to Colchester Town's recent good run with a 5-4 victory, given to them by a goal apiece from Pauline Adeyemo, Carly Copplestone, Hayley Piggott, Liane Prior and Carly Vigors. Charlotte Groves scored a hat-trick as Thorpe Utd claimed their first victory in some style, 6-1 against Peterborough Sports. Sophie Jermy, Rebekah Lake and Rebecca Russell weighed in with Thorpe's other goals.
Lowestoft Town continue to blaze a trail at the top of Division One North, going nine points clear with a 4-1 success at Ipswich Wanderers thanks to Natasha Thomas (2), Lauren Goulder and Broghan Scully. Jodie Hopkins-Duckhouse and Luci Middleton were on the scoresheet as Norwich City Res were 2-1 winners away to Haverhill Rovers.
Chelmsford City made up ground on the leaders in Division One South, Emma Ridings netted a double with one apiece from Lynsey Bowman, Mollie Debell and Amy Simmons as they defeated Hutton by the odd goal in nine. Leighton Utd returned from Royston Town with a 4-2 win under their belts, Shanice Sanderson bagging a brace along with Emma Aussop and Hannah Phoenix.
AFC Sudbury progressed to the Third Round of the League Cup as they won 3-2 at Baldock Town, Jodie Sharp netting twice and Kayleigh Steed the other. Acle also went through with a 5-1 victory over West Billericay, thanks to a goal each from Rebekah Fisk, Joanne Hooper, Jenna Thurtle, Aishatu Shaibu and Sam Welch.
London & South East League
Kikk Utd have gone top of the Premier Division for the first time this season following their 7-2 win against Maidstone Town. Crawley Wasps had started the day as leaders but are back in second after going down to a 3-1 home defeat to Denham Utd who themselves are just a single point off the pace. Old Actonians lifted themselves up the table by winning 3-1 at Eastbourne Town as did AFC Wimbledon with a 5-1 success over Panthers in which Emma Treanor, Bernice Tully, Louise Cooper, Charlie Powell and Jodie Fernandes were all on the scoresheet.
Leyton are now four points ahead in Division One (London) after they defeated Battersea Ironsides 5-1 and second placed Fulham Compton OB lost 3-2 at home to Carshalton Athletic. In the other game, Luton Town Res consolidated themselves in mid-table by running out 5-0 winners over Kent Magpies.
North East League
With the top two not in action, Castleford White Rose took the chance to make up ground on them by scoring eleven without reply past Lepton Highlanders. Kriss Greenwood was on target five times, Sarah Leonard adding a brace with the tally being completed by Aimi Beresford, Danielle Sidebottom, Tina Jenkins and an own goal. Alicia Smith and Beth Clayton scored the goals as York City defeated Guiseley 2-1 while Whitley Bay were 3-2 victors at Hessle Town, Emma Bentley netting twice and Hayley Evans the other.
The top three kept up the pace in the Northern Division by all recording victories. Leaders Norton & Stockton Ancients won 2-1 at Tynedale to stay four points clear of second placed Redcar Athletic, who beat Birtley Town thanks to an Amy Guy hat-trick and Kirsty Ramsay. Bobby Barwick scored both goals for Easingwold Town Angels in their 2-0 success at Lowick Utd.
Doncaster Belles are now nine points clear in the Southern Division after their 5-2 win away to Kirklees. Lauren Earle and Ellen Smith each netted twice with Charlotte Cork also on target. Westella & Willerby are now in second place, goals from Amy Ward (2), Natasha Linford and Vicky Stonehouse giving them a 4-3 victory over Rovers Foundation Ladies. Millers Ladies were beaten 6-2 by Rothwell Ladies who maintained their 100% record with strikes by Lisa Deakin (2), Sarah Griffiths, Lauren Nichols, Helen Wagstaff and Emma Watson. Carla Green and Emily Smith each hit hat-tricks, with Ellie Tanser adding the other as Malet Lambert YC defeated Keighley Oaks 7-1 and Wetherby Athletic beat Ossett Albion 2-1 with Rachel Carmichael and Debra Slater on the scoresheet.
North West League
Blackpool now head the Premier Division table by two points after their 6-0 victory away to Irlam with Tranmere Rovers up to second as they edged out Bolton Wanderers by the odd goal in five. Burnley Girls & Ladies picked up an important point from a 2-2 draw with Wigan Athletic.
Springfields (Preston) remain at the top of Division One North despite tumbling to a 3-2 defeat at Kendal Town. Atherton were unable to take advantage as they also lost, 3-1 to Carlisle Utd.
In Division One South, Chester City doubled their advantage at the top to six points with a 5-1 victory over Mossley Hill Res. Brazil are a long way back but kept their hopes alive by beating AFC Urmston Meadowside 7-3, a result which takes them into third, whilst Liverpool Feds Res ran out 4-1 winners over Warrington Town.
South West League
Bristol Ladies Union left it late but their 4-3 victory against Frome Town has taken them level on points with leaders Larkhall Athletic. An injury time winner gave Union all three points but strikes from Toni Hemmings (2), Lucy Sharp and Natalie Debek earned them their eighth league win in a row, with the top two due to meet at Plain Ham this week.
In Eastern Division One, St Nicholas moved into second place following their goalless draw with Nailsea Utd but they trail Swindon Supermarine by four points. Forest of Dean and Oldland Abbotonians meanwhile finished level at 1-1, Rebecca Fox netting for Oldland with an own goal replying.
One match was played in Western Division One, Bay Ladies extending their lead at the top to seven points as Louisa Stentiford-Crook scored the only goal of the game against Bude Town.
Last season's beaten finalists in the Bristol Soccerworld Cup, Swindon Supermarine, went through to the last sixteen with a 4-0 victory away to Callington Town. Beth Thompson, Sally Butterfield, Claire Moreton and Jodie Reynolds all scored a goal apiece for the Eastern Division One table toppers. Neighbours Swindon Spitfires also progressed by beating Falmouth Town 4-1 with Laura Ball, Natalie Haigh, Victoria Wilkes and Emma Blackwell on the scoresheet. Keynsham Town Res picked up arguably the best result of the round, knocking out Western Division One high fliers Truro City on penalties following a 3-3 draw in which Charlie Grimes (2) and Sarah Bartlett scored their goals. Dobwalls also progressed via a penalty shootout after their tie with Charlestown ended goalless whilst Marine Academy Plymouth picked up a fine 4-1 win away to last season's semi finalists Poole Town, Kate Nicholls hitting a hat-trick with Georgina Talbot also on target.
Southern Region League
Premier Division table toppers Aldershot Town extended their lead to five points with a 3-0 victory over Oxford City thanks to an Abi Fever brace and Lauren Steers. Shanklin kept up their challenge with a 5-0 victory at Maidenhead Utd, Georgia Dye and Rowan Treague hitting doubles along with Danielle Merryfield. The Isle of Wight side have gone third, ahead of Basingstoke Town whose recent run of wins was halted by a 2-0 defeat to Bracknell Town, who scored through Caroline Bisson and Sian Cleary.
Division One leaders Oxford Utd Res did not play and saw their advantage cut to four points by Reading Ladies who defeated Tower Hill 4-0. Gosport Borough stay in touch after beating City Belles 5-0, Kelly Baker scoring four times and Charmaine True the other, whilst Stony Stratford Town were 4-0 winners at Andover New Street thanks to Rachael Waller's hat-trick and Siobhan Layne. Newbury Ladies & Girls won 3-1 away to Chesham Utd Res whilst Marlow and Banbury Utd finished level at 2-2, Rachel Dunbar netting both goals for Banbury.
West Midlands League
Solihull Ladies stay fifteen points ahead at the top of the Premier Division following their 5-4 victory over Hereford Pegasus with Kingshurst Sporting beating Lichfield Diamonds 3-0 to remain in second. Allscott are back in the top four after they edged out Wednesfield Town by the odd goal in five.
The only match to be played in Division One North resulted in an emphatic 9-2 victory for Bilbrook away to Wyrley Ladies, a scoreline which sees them replace Coseley Town at the top of the table on goal difference.
Coventry Sphinx continue to power away in Division One South and their 1-0 success at Worcester Utd has taken them seven points clear. Crusaders are now heading the chasing pack following their 4-0 victory over Redditch Utd.
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