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AFC Wimbledon went through to the last sixteen of the League Plate but were made to work hard as they won 2-1 away to a valiant Brislington side. The match was switched to Keynsham Town's AJN Stadium and Wimbledon went ahead five minutes before half time through Georgia Heasman. Brislington fought back after the break and Paige Sawyer brought them level just before the hour mark, but their resistance was broken with twelve minutes remaining as Katie Stanley scored the winning goal with a powerful 20-yard strike.
Oxford Utd had a much smoother passage as they ran out 8-1 winners over Norwich City. Cheryl Williams netted a hat-trick for the U's and she was joined on the scoresheet by Sophie Baker, Carly Johns, Brogan Moore, Georgia Timms and Imogen Lancaster, whilst Millie Daviss hit a consolation for the Canaries.
Leeds Utd also went through a they defeated Bradford City 4-1. Abbie Brown gave Leeds a first half advantage which was cancelled out by an own goal, but after the break, Rebecca Hunt bagged a brace and Emily Cassidy added the other to take Leeds into the last sixteen.
Northern Premier Division
Only one match managed to go ahead in the division on Sunday but it gave Sunderland an opportunity to stretch their lead at the top to six points, which they duly accepted with a 2-0 win away to third placed Stoke City. Substitute Neve Herron was the heroine for the Wearsiders as she scored both goals, to hand her team their seventh victory in eight matches.
Southern Premier Division
The leadership changed hands again on Sunday with Watford returning to the top of the table after winning 3-2 away to Chichester City. The new leaders were pushed all the way by the home side but a strike eighteen minutes from time from Katie O'Leary - her second of the match - broke their resistance and saw her side go back above Crawley Wasps on goal difference. Helen Ward added the other goal for the Golden Girls, whilst Chi replied through Megan Fox and Gemma Simmonds.
The other game in the division was the clash between Hounslow Women and Keynsham Town, a vital meeting near the foot of the table. Hounslow took a first half lead through Sue Kumaning as they looked to secure their first win of the season, but Keynsham hit back strongly after the break and earned themselves a share of the spoils when Barbara Carvalho equalised on the hour with her first goal for the club.
Division One North
With leaders Barnsley not in action, Brighouse Town narrowed the gap on them to a single point with a 3-2 victory over Chester-le-Street Town. Emma Dobson, Charlotte Proud and Chrysa Tsakin scored the goals as Brighouse came from behind to take the points after the Cestrians had led through Brogan Prudhoe and Hannah McStay-Fenn.
Newcastle Utd lifted themselves out of the bottom two by winning 2-0 away to Bolton Wanderers. Abbie Gilchrist and Beth Gardener got themselves on the scoresheet to give Newcastle their second league win of the season.
Division One Midlands
One game was played in the division on Sunday, Lincoln City continuing their good run of form as they won 4-0 at Sporting Khalsa, repeating their FA Cup victory against the same opponents seven days earlier. Tia Johnson and Abigail Murrell put Lincoln two ahead inside the opening ten minutes and Heather Pettit added a third just ahead of half time. Murrell completed her double midway through the second half, to round off a fifth straight league win for her side and sixth in all competitions, lifting them into third place in the table in the process.
Division One South East
Ipswich Town have gone back to the top of the table following their 2-1 victory away to Enfield Town. The home side had only previously lost once in the league and went in front nine minutes before half time thanks to Tia Bailey, but substitute Maddie Biggs brought Ipswich level after the break and Natasha Thomas grabbed the winning goal, deep into injury time.
Actonians Ladies maintained their improving form by beating Kent Football Utd 3-1. Shannon Burden did give Kent a first half lead but Alessandra Barreca equalised on the stroke of half time and after the break, Barreca netted her second and Carla Williams added the other to seal the points for Actonians.
On Wednesday night, Kent Football Utd and AFC Basildon fought out a thriller and it was Basildon who emerged as 4-3 winners. Kent had looked on course to get themselves off the mark and led 3-2 deep into the second half but their hearts were broken as Kelly Wealthall netted the winning goal in injury time, her second on the night. Holly Turner and Madelyn Thomas added their others, with Lydia Wills (2) and Emma Squirrell replying.
Division One South West
Whilst their nearest rivals were all tied up in Cup action, Southampton FC took the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of the table to five points by beating Larkhall Athletic 7-1. Ella Pusey and Sophia Pharoah each hit hat-tricks for the Saints and Alisha Ware was also on target, with Rhian Robbins netting the Larks' consolation.
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