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

An interview with Ellie Bishop (Norwich City) ++ Squad effort takes Pucklechurch home ++ Needham Market's memorable season ++ Tynecastle to host Scottish Cup Final ++ Southampton and Cheltenham land titles ++ Kirsty to referee FA Cup Final ++ Fleet edge out Bursledon ++ Champions Glentoran make winning start ++

About Us…


News Archive

Get the mag!

Back to home page

Regional Leagues round-up…

East Midlands League

Chesterfield further extended their Premier Division lead to seven points as a goal from Amy Pashley gave them a 1-0 win away to Oughtibridge WM. Ellie Marshall hit a hat-trick as Mansfield Town defeated Rotherham Utd 3-0 to stay in third, just ahead of Lincoln Utd who were 3-1 winners over Notts County, courtesy of a goal each from Olivia Smith, Francesca Wilson and Lauren Churcher.

Arnold Eagles secured the Division One North title when they defeated Grimsby Town 5-1. Natasha Leach spearheaded the win by netting a hat-trick and she was joined on the scoresheet by Amy Gauvrit and Demi-Leigh Crofts, with Alisha Dejonge replying. Nottingham Trent University meanwhile completed their fixtures by winning 3-2 away to Cleethorpes Town and must wait and see if they have done enough to take the runners-up spot. Julia Kings, Alice Rogers and Elizabeth Stocks scored the goals to give them victory. In the other game, Notts County Development and Grimsby Borough met for the second week in a row, this time battling out a goalless draw.

The top two teams in the Division One South table did not play and Nottingham Forest Development caught up ground on third by winning 2-0 at Kettering Town, Jessica Shaw giving them a first half lead and Millie Smallwood adding the second. Amelia Boddington netted twice and Hannah Warren the other for Thrapston Town as they beat Coalville Town Ravenettes 3-1.

Eastern Region League

Colney Heath kept their hopes alive of finishing as runners-up in the Premier Division with a 3-0 victory over St Ives Town. Sasha Manders, Terri Harvey and Lucy Hancock scored the goals to take the Magpies into fourth place, six points behind second placed Royston Town and with two games left to play.

The Division One South title race will go down to the wire after Cheshunt and AFC Sudbury battled out a 2-2 draw. A victory would have seen Cheshunt confirmed as Champions but now they face an anxious wait to see if AFC Sudbury or Herts Vipers Women will overtake them. Karesha Iton and Frances Gamble scored the goals for Cheshunt, whilst Jessica Allen and Evie Creaton were on target for Sudbury.

London & South East League

Newly crowned Champions Ashford Town (Middlesex) are showing no signs of slowing up as the season winds down. On Sunday they stretched their unbeaten run to 18 games with a 10-1 victory against Aylesford. Lavana Neufville and Ashley Cheatley each hit hat-tricks and Anya Kinnane weighed in with a double, whilst Hannah Pearson and Alissa Down rounded off the scoring.

The title race is all over in Division One South with AFC Acorns winning 6-0 away to third placed Ashford Ladies to put themselves in an unassailable position. Samantha Rowland led the scoring for Acorns with a hat-trick, with the others coming from Hazel Barnett, Eleanor Killick-Bird and Meg Allard. Hastings Utd are virtually assured of the runners-up spot, with Ashford in line to complete the top three.

North East League

One match was played in the Premier Division on Sunday, Wallsend Boys Club winning 3-0 away to Farsley Celtic. Jessica Ellison was on target twice for Wallsend, with Hannah Travis adding the other.

Spennymoor Town moved themselves up to fourth place in the Northern Division, thanks to a 2-1 victory over Norton & Stockton Ancients Res. Courtney Mole and Autumn Colledge scored second half goals to give Spennymoor the points, after Norton had led at half time through a strike from Ellie Hamilton. Rachel Hepple and Samantha Deverdics accounted for the goals as Wallsend BC Res won 2-1 against Washington Association, for whom Abigail Herron netted a consolation.

North West League

Salford City Lionesses are up into fourth place, and can still finish in the top three, after running out 4-1 winners away to West Didsbury & Chorlton. In the other Premier Division game, AFC Darwen were 1-0 victors away to Mossley Hill.

Blackburn Community SC clinched the Division One North title in midweek with a 3-0 victory over Haslingden and on Sunday, they shared a g0alless draw with Blackpool who will be runners-up if they win their final match of the season. Blackpool have a seven point advantage over Haslingden who also drew, 1-1 against Penrith AFC.

In Division One South, Runcorn Linnets moved up to sixth place after picking up maximum points from a double header against Didsbury Ladies. Wythenshawe Amateurs meanwhile returned to winning ways with a 2-0 success against Altrincham.

South West League

The two title challengers in the Eastern Division both recorded victories on Sunday, to maintain the two point gap between themselves. Swindon Town Development remain as leaders after they defeated Paulton Rovers 3-0, thanks to a goal apiece from Kathryn Bach, Ruby Colleton and Amelia Dudding. Warminster Town, who have a game in hand, kept themselves on course by winning 7-1 away to Keynsham Town Res. Maddie Brown led the scoring for Warminster with a four-goal haul, Mia Blazey weighed in with a brace and Millie Spratt was also on target, with Darcey Banfield replying.

On Good Friday, Plymouth Argyle U23 assured themselves of at least the runners-up spot in the Western Division when they ran out 7-2 winners over Helston Athletic. Emily Mousley bagged a hat-trick for Argyle and she was joined on the scoresheet by Bethan Cowd, Taylor Ford, Sophie Buchanan and Katie Middleton, with Eve-Charlotte Moore and Sasha Sparkes replying.

West Midlands League

Stourbridge moved into second place in the Premier Division after Esme Moran, Cheryl Edwards and Amber Ireson-Lawrence all scored in their 3-0 victory away to Crusaders. Meanwhile the points were shared at Coundon Court where the home side fought out a 2-2 draw with Kidderminster Harriers. Alex Shilton bagged a brace for Court, whilst Kiddy hit back with goals from Mia Badland and Dani Selmes. Amy Mulcock (2), Jenna Lapore and Lauren D'oyen-Fitchett accounted for the goals as Worcester City ran out 4-0 winners over City of Stoke, whilst Coventry Sphinx defeated Tamworth by the same scoreline thanks to doubles from Angel Scandrett and Neve Platt.

Shrewsbury Town have clinched the Division One North title after beating second placed Walsall Wood 4-2. Madison Jones, Lily McShane, Zoe Child and Libby Veitch all scored a goal apiece for the Shrews to confirm themselves as Champions, whilst Wood's replies came from Jamila Palmer and Emma Baggott.

The race is also over in Division One South with Solihull Sporting carrying off the title when being awarded a win, meaning they end the campaign with a two point lead over runners-up Knowle, who signed off with a 4-0 victory away to Kingfisher in which Natalie Gibson netted twice along with Jessica Barlow and Katherine Fleming. Arshi Zahoor (2) and Megan Hawley scored the goals as Sedgley & Gornal Utd secured a top three place for themselves by winning 3-2 at Leamington Lions, who replied through Sarah Costa and Bonnie Mountford.