The website dedicated to women's football across the country, at ALL levels of the game

An interview with Sporting Khalsa striker Chloe Handy ++ Windsor Park to stage Northern Ireland v England match ++ Wales name squad for Pinatar Cup ++ England announce Development squads ++ Wales and Scotland Under-19 squads ++ "Baddies" done good! ++ Scotland Pinatar Cup squad ++ England name squad for Arnold Clark Cup ++

About Us…


News Archive

Get the mag!

Back to home page

Regional Leagues round-up…

East Midlands League

League leaders Northampton Town moved a step closer towards a potential League and Cup double as they defeated Nottingham Forest Development 2-0 to reach the semi finals of the League Cup. Leah Cudone and Alex Dicks scored the goals to ensure that Northampton booked their place in the last four. Division One South leaders Derby County Academy also stayed in line for two trophies, they won 4-1 at Loughborough Students thanks to a goal apiece from Olivia Edwards, Laura Monk, Marli Rhodes-Andrews and Iesha Rollins. Eight different players found the net for Notts County in their 8-0 victory over Sherwood FC Women, after Charlotte Taylor gave them a fifth minute lead, they added further goals through Lashea Francis, Mollie Crump, Abbie Staples, Emily Stretton, Nya Chambers, Bella Reed and Shoniqua Barnes.

Mansfield Town are through to the semi finals of the League Plate after winning a high scoring affair 8-4 after extra time against Loughborough Foxes Vixens. Ellie Marshall scored four of the goals and she was joined on the scoresheet by Gabriella Foulkes, Andrea Bell, Georgia Gladwin and Beth Jones. Anstey Nomads are also through, they won 2-0 at Grimsby Town thanks to Carmelina Colangelo and Courteney Cropper.

Arnold Eagles have returned to the top of Division One North, thanks to a 3-0 victory over Sleaford Town. Natasha Leach was on target twice, either side of a goal from Amy Gauvrit.

In Division One South, Oadby & Wigston made up ground on the top two with a 5-3 victory over Coalville Town Ravenettes. Lily Cocking led the scoring for Oadby with a hat-trick and the others came from Samantha Hargrave and Nikki Lidgett, with Clair Dolman (2) and Sophie Chapman replying. Ilkeston Town meanwhile picked up a valuable point when they shared a goalless draw with Kettering Town.

Eastern Region League

A 2-0 victory over Royston Town has left Wymondham Town within a single point of winning the Premier Division title. Royston were the biggest threat, points wise, to Wymondham going into the game but goals from Chelsea Clarke and Laura Nicholls ensured that their team have one hand on the trophy. Luton Town are still challenging for the runners-up spot but their cause was not helped as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Haringey Borough, for whom Shakira Roberts scored twice and Angel Reid the other. AFC Dunstable meanwhile celebrated their first league win of the season, beating Bowers & Pitsea 1-0.

Needham Market preserved their lead of five points at the top of Division One North after they defeated Wootton Blue Cross 4-1. Abbie Fisher, Molly Hall, Nicola Henderson and Eleanor Rossiter all scored for Needham, with Charlotte Bedford replying. Newmarket Town keep up the chase in second, Katie Spiers and Katie Hayes each netting twice in their 4-0 victory over Haverhill Rovers.

Rebecca Edge and Danielle Cliffe were on target as Division One South leaders Herts Vipers Women won 2-0 against AFC Sudbury in their top of the table clash. The Vipers now head the table by three points from Leigh Ramblers, who moved into second with a 3-0 victory over Billericay Town Development in which Ria Toovey, Chloe Woolaway and Marni Harriman all scored. Cheshunt defeated Barking 5-2 and have moved up to third.

London & South East League

It was League Cup and League Trophy day in the league on the weekend and league leaders Ashford Town (Middlesex) suffered a surprise defeat in the League Cup, beaten 2-1 by Worthing FC Women for whom Rebecca Bell and Gemma Worsfold scored. There was better news for Dartford as they won 4-2 away to Dulwich Hamlet thanks to goals from Georgie Davis, Shauni Griffiths, Paris Smith and Elizabeth Adams. Fulham FC Women meanwhile ran out 5-1 winners at Whyteleafe, Georgia Heasman hitting a hat-trick with Gemma Taylor and Helen Ogle adding the others. Xayla-Rae Alberts and Charlotte Keenan each scored twice as Dorking Wanderers defeated Saltdean Utd 4-2 after extra time and New London Lionesses were 3-0 victors at Denham Utd with Samantha Lanza Gabian, Charlotte Herbertz and Zuzanna Wojtaszewska all on target. Hastings Utd were the other team to go through to the quarter finals on Sunday, Sian Heather netting twice in their 4-1 victory over Hackney with Georgia Tibble and Molly Hill adding the others.

Brentford claimed a 3-1 extra time victory against Parkwood Rangers in the League Trophy, Sophie Troth, Chloe Logie and Jodie Reid scoring their goals. Ashford Ladies scored eight times without reply past Clapham Utd, Jade Steadman netting twice along with Katie Hardaker, Kayleigh Harris, Karis Howard, Yasmin Howard, Ronni Jeffrey and Rebecca Janes. Sport London e Benfica edged past Maidstone Utd with a 3-2 win, given to them by Shivani Bedi, Renata Ferreira and Shani Minors, meanwhile a solitary strike from Lauren Williams earned Herne Bay a 1-0 success at Meridian Ladies.

North East League

York City are still keeping up the pace in the Premier Division, extending their lead to nine points by beating Wakefield Trinity 4-1. Harrogate Town meanwhile won 5-2 against South Shields and move up to second as a result, their scorers were Nat Eustance, Teagan Sorokan, Molly Havard, Hannah Freibach and Monique Watson. Hartlepool Utd won for only the second time in the league this season, 4-2 over Sheffield Wednesday thanks to Jessica Dawson, Robyn Foster, Emily Stuart and Atalia Robinson.

Ailsa Swinburne, Emily Ashby and Shannon Carlin were all on the scoresheet as Northern Division leaders Blyth Town defeated Norton & Stockton Ancients Res 3-1. This keeps them three points ahead of Boro Rangers who won 3-0 against Guisborough Town, courtesy of an Abigail Phillips double and Eve Hopson. The next four teams in the table are all level on points, two of which are Washington Association and Spennymoor Town whose meeting ended in a 1-1 draw with goals from Hannah Dixon and Sophie Farrugia respectively. Bishop Auckland are another of the quartet, after they beat Prudhoe Town 7-1 with strikes from Vikki Ryder (2), Katie Raine, Gemma Marshall, Brogan McHugh, Emma Wright and Emma Sangster.

Altofts Ladies caught up ground on the top two in the Southern Division with a 3-0 victory over Barnsley FC Ladies, goals coming from Megan Wilson, Emily Scott and Nicola Smith. Sarah Lawn was on target five times and Shauna Hill contributed a hat-trick as Farsley Celtic Juniors ran out 11-1 winners against Bradford Park Avenue, with Gemma Skinner, Jasmin Cooper and an own goal completing the scoring.

North West League

Tranmere Rovers have narrowed the gap on Premier Division leaders Merseyrail Ladies to four points after they defeated Cheadle Town Stingers 5-1 in the only result on Sunday.

Blackburn Community SC have opened up a lead of six points in Division One North, courtesy of a 3-1 victory against Penrith AFC. In the other game, Haslingden returned to winning ways with a 1-0 success away to Morecambe Res.

Curzon Ashton extended their Division One South lead to four points as they defeated Runcorn Linnets 4-0. Hindley Juniors Women were also 4-0 winners away to Alder FC Women whilst the four goals were shared between Mersey Valley and Wythenshawe Amateurs, the match finishing in a 2-2 draw.   

South West League

Sherborne Town hold onto the leadership of the Premier Division despite going down to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of AFC St Austell. Kaitlyn Harris and Lucy Solloway scored the goals for the Cornish side, whilst the Zebras replied through Sophie Garcia. Ilminster Town are two points off the pace following their 3-0 success away to Marine Academy Plymouth, with Harriet Kelly, Colette Martin and Charlotte Pettinger accounting for their goals. Esme Kilburn-Thompson meanwhile netted the only goal as Torquay Utd stayed in the hunt with a 1-0 victory over Forest Green Rovers. Wootton Bassett Town went on a goal spree at Bideford, spearheaded by Libby Davies who netted six times and Lani Dickinson added a further five, whilst Poppy Wannell weighed in with a hat-trick. Aly Lyons (2), Hannah Gulliver and Ellie O'nions supplied the other goals. Caitlin Berry and Holly Miller were on target for Bishop's Lydeard as they shared a 2-2 draw with Middlezoy Rovers, for whom Chloe Snook netted both goals.

Bristol Rovers require only one point to be assured of the Northern Division title, moving themselves to the brink with a 6-0 victory over Cheltenham Town Development. Libby Bell, Laura Curnock, Zoe Fielden-Stewart, Annys Turner, Jacqueline Maddock and Jamie-Leigh Worlock all scored a goal apiece for the champions elect. Frampton Rangers are still in with a shout of a top two place, keeping themselves in with a chance by winning 4-1 at Weston Mendip. Gabby Menghini, Lucie Hulin, Brodie Olive and Amber Day all scored for Frampton, with Josie Cherson replying. Downend Flyers were 2-0 winners away to Weston-super-Mare thanks to second half goals from Harriet Giles and Briony Hayward.

Swindon Town Development were unable to take an opportunity to take over from Keynsham Town Res at the top of the Eastern Division when they were beaten 1-0 by Chipping Sodbury Town. Warminster Town meanwhile stepped up their challenge by winning 6-2 against AEK Boco. Mia Blazey (2), Shannon Redhouse (2), Maddy Brown and Sophy Whyley were the markswomen for Warminster, with Lucy Atkinson and Sasha Ferris replying.

Southern Region League

The leadership of the Premier Division swapped hands once again with Abingdon Utd returning to the top following their 2-0 win against Eastleigh. Ascot Utd replace Abingdon Town in third place after beating them 4-2 with goals from Tia Johnson, Beth Roche, Sarah Leonard and Isabel Woods, Town replying through Tori St Clair and Chloe Ball.

In the League Cup, Oxford City reached the quarter finals with a penalty shootout victory over AFC Stoneham, after the teams had finished level at 2-2. Chloe Atkins and Amelia Martins scored for City in open play before they triumphed 8-7 from the spot.

Division One leaders AFC Bournemouth Development did not play but still head the table by eleven points after second placed Bournemouth Sports were held to a 2-2 draw by Woking Ladies. Trudy Bryan-Kerr and Kaitlin Howard scored the goals for Woking, whilst Sports netted through Rosie Eden and Liane Folkenstern. Jade Hockey and Jazmine Andrews scored the goals as New Milton Town beat Abbey Rangers 2-1 and Chichester City were 2-1 winners at Milton Utd thanks to Gabriella Hobday and Elinor Williams. Southampton Women Res were another team to win 2-1 on the day, at Eversley & California.

West Midlands League

Lichfield City held on to the leadership of the Premier Division with a 4-1 victory against Kidderminster Harriers. Natasha Lawrence and Shelbie Cartwright netted two goals apiece, with Sarah Lojko replying. Sutton Coldfield Town still keep pace with Lichfield after an eight-goal blast past City of Stoke, Niamh Deasy scoring twice along with Abbie Hyland, Ruth Graham, Chloe Finn and Amelie Dennis with two own goals completing the tally. Stourbridge remain firmly in the hunt as hit double figures against Coundon Court. Lili Bown, Cheryl Edwards, Alex Nicklin and Connie Dutton all netted braces for the Glassgirls, with one each from Esme Moran and Millie Rogers. Crusaders moved to within two points of Lye Town after winning their meeting 5-4, Danielle Keegan bagging a hat-trick along with Alice Lilley and Kirsty Spencer. Lauren D'oyen-Fitchett and Jessica Rew gave Worcester City a 2-0 win at Tamworth and Redditch Utd defeated Coventry Sphinx 3-1 thanks to Jade Guppy (2) and Nakiya Lewis-Edwards.

It was a good day for Shrewsbury Town in Division One North as they beat Port Vale 4-0, Madison Jones netting twice along with Libby Veitch and Paris Schofield, whilst second placed Shifnal Town went down to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of AFC Telford Utd who scored through Jaime Duggan and Katie Ryan. Phoebe Hopwood meanwhile hit a hat-trick for Sandwell Ladies as they ran out 5-1 winners over Walsall Ladies. Hayley Joynson and Claire Humphries added the other goals, with Maja Szymkowiak replying.

Things remain tight at the top of Division One South with Solihull Sporting remaining as leaders following a twelve goal blast against Droitwich Spa. Lauren Smith led the scoring with a hat-trick whilst Naomi Melbourne, Evie Quinn and Cherie Dabbs all contributed doubles, with Dionne Williams, Leah Williams and Megan White-Benton adding the others. Knowle meanwhile stayed level on points with Solihull with a 1-0 success away to Rugby Town, Demi-Lee Rolph scoring the only goal of the game.