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It was a great day all round for Brighton & Hove Albion as they returned to the top of the Southern Division with a 1-0 victory over Lewes.
Charlotte Gurr scored the only goal of the game which sees the Seagulls open up a two point lead at the summit.
Cardiff City Ladies had started the day as leaders but they are back in second place after going down to a 2-1 defeat at home to West Ham Utd. Ciara Sherwood netted both goals for the Hammers, including an injury time winner, with Cardiff replying through Michelle Green.
A win would have taken Portsmouth top but they also suffered a defeat, 6-3 at the hands of Charlton Athletic. Pompey had raced into a two-goal lead, courtesy of a double from Ini Umotong, but Emma Harrison and Kit Graham ensured that Charlton were back on terms by half time. Charley Wilson put Portsmouth back in front again before Harrison and Graham both scored again, along with a Gemma Shepherd brace, to bring the Addicks back into the title race.
Tottenham Hotspur continue to catch up ground and are now just six points off the pace, with a game in hand, after scoring eight without reply against Copsewood (Coventry). Avilla Bergin, Wendy Martin and Sophie McLean all netted twice along with Lucia Leon and Jenna Schillaci to hand Spurs their seventh win in eight league matches.
Plymouth Argyle and Queen's Park Rangers battled out a goalless draw which leaves both teams still level on points, with Rangers occupying the mid-table position.
Keynsham Town meanwhile celebrated their first league victory of the season, winning 5-3 against Gillingham. Pilar Garcia netted two late goals to seal the win, to add to earlier strikes from Leanne Lapham, Olivera Markovic and Justine Lorton-Radburn.
On Tuesday night, the local derby between West Ham Utd and Charlton Athletic finished in a goalless draw. The Hammers remain in sixth place whilst Charlton are fourth, four points behind the leaders.
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