NWWRFL | Stockport County advance in cup, Manchester Stinger score six and Liverpool Feds Reserves go top

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SSE Women’s FA Cup

Stockport County reached the second round thanks to a stoppage time winner away to Women’s National League sdie Chorley at the Slient Night Stadium.  Chorley took the lead early in the second half before Chloe Mapp made it 1-1 with seven minutes remaining.  With the last kick of the game Claire O’Reilly ensured a cup upset as she turned home a free kick with the final kick of the match.

The Hatters have been drawn away to Middlesbrough in the next round, to be played on Sunday 2nd December.

FC United bowed out at AVRO where they were taking on Women’s National Leagues side Chester-Le-Street Town.  Elizabeth Thompson-Clark, Nichole Harvey and Jessica Ellison scored three times in seven second half minutes to put the tie beyond the home side. Harvey added her second before Lucy Jackson made it 5-0 in stoppage time.


NWWRFL Premier Division

Manchester Stingers enjoyed a fine win away to Accrington Girls & Ladies as they registered a 6-1 win to lift them to fifth in the table.  The deadlock was broken on 20 minutes through Natasha Priestley with Aly Hastie doubling the Stingers lead before half time.

Chloe Grundy made it 3-0 after the break before Lucy Connell added a fourth three minutes later. Michelle Townsend made it 5-0 before Accrington pulled a goal back but Vicky Dillon made it 6-1 before the end to ensure a memorable day out in Lancashire for the Whalley Range side.

Goals from Ash Taylor, Rachel Davison, Erin Louise Slade, Ellie Doyle and Louise Ainscow handed Mossley Hill Athletic an emphatic 5-0 win away to Penrith.  The win ensured that Mossley Hill finished the weekend top of the league on goal difference.

In third place, but level on points with Mossley Hill (played nine) and Stockport County (played six) are Tranmere Rovers (played nine) who won 4-2 at home to Fleetwood Town Wrens. Lauren Oatley and Ellie Spooner were on target for the Wrens who are seventh.


NWWRFL First Division One North

The Lancashire Derby was won in emphatic fashion by Blackpool as they defeated Preston North End 7-0 which meant that they pulled seven points clear of Blackburn Community after their game away to Workington Reds was postponed.

Cammell Laird are up to third following a huge 11-0 win away to Leigh RMI at the Leigh Sports Village.  The goals came from a Hannah Perry hat-trick as well as braces from Rebecca Tebb and Helen Cann.  Emma Doherty-Jones, Kerri Sampson, Chelsey Hodgin and Sammy Barker all earned themselves a space on the score sheet.

Carlisle United are fourth, behind Cammell Laird on goal difference, as they won 6-3 away Crosby thanks in part to a Kerri Mallinson hat-trick. Additional goals came from Chelsea Norris (2) and Gillian McGimpsey as Crosby fought back from 1-4 down at half time and threatened a comeback at 4-3 before the Cumbrians made the game safe. Captain Gemma Latham netted twice for Crosby.

Penwortham Town moved up to sixth with a 2-1 win over bottom club Burscough and Morecambe Reserves v Bury was postponed.


NWWRFL First Division One South

A Carla Lee hat-trick ensured means there are new leaders at the top of Division One South thanks as Liverpool Feds Reserves 3-2 win over Northwich Vixens at Park Stadium. Vixens drop to eighth place.

Two sides who both missed the chance to go top were Warrington Wolverines and Curzon Ashton as they played out a 1-1 draw at Grappenhall Sports Club. Curzon took a first half lead through Aliza Angus as she turned home an Amy Smith corner.  The Wolverines earned themselves a point as they levelled through Sam Hassall.

Chester won the battle of the two Cheshire League promoted sides as they won 4-1 at Hollyhedge Park. Stockport County Blues won 5-0 away to Didsbury in the Division’s only other game after City of Liverpool pulled out of their trip to West Didsbury & Chorlton as they were unable to field a team.