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Tottenham Hotspur will join Manchester United in the top flight next season, following their 1-1 draw with Aston Villa on Wednesday night.
Jessica Naz put Spurs ahead after two minutes and this proved to be enough, despite Amy West earning Villa a share of the spoils on the night.
Tottenham were left requiring a point after Durham Women were held to a 1-1 draw by Leicester City. Sarah Robson lobbed the Wildcats in front on the stroke of half time and they remained ahead until eight minutes from time, when a shot on the turn by leading scorer Melissa Johnson ensured that Leicester picked up a point.
Champions Manchester Utd are showing no signs of slowing up, taking themselves past the 50-point mark with a 5-0 victory away to Millwall Lionesses. Katie Zelem gave the newly crowned Champions a fifth minute lead from the penalty spot, Amy Turner headed in the second and Charlie Devlin increased their lead, before Martha Harris made it four from the penalty spot. Jess Sigsworth rounded off another victory for her side by heading in the final goal, twelve minutes from time.
Charlton Athletic still have a chance of a top three finish in their first season in the league, following their 4-1 victory away to Crystal Palace. The Addicks took the lead at Selhurst Park through Sara Eggesvik and Kit Graham added a second just before half time. Liz Ejupi made it three with fifteen minutes remaining and after Kallie Balfour had pulled one back for the home side, Lily Agg rounded off the scoring for Charlton late on.
Sheffield Utd must be wishing the season wasn't coming to an end, after their sixth victory on the trot guaranteed them a fifth placed finish. Ebony Salmon put the Blades in front just after the quarter hour and Danielle Cox headed in her third goal in successive matches, to double their lead before half time. Salmon netted her second on the day, on the hour mark, to seal a 3-0 win.
Aston Villa had earlier beaten London Bees 5-1 and are looking on course for a top six place. Jade Richards and Asmita Ale put them two ahead at the break and Amy West added a third, early in the second half. Daisy McLachlan reduced the arrears for the Bees, but Tanisha Smith netted a late brace to wrap up the win for her side.
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