By Robert Haile
The North West Women’s Regional Leagues continued with plenty fixtures played.
On Wednesday August 24 FC United of Manchester started their campaign at home to Curzon Ashton recoding a 4-0 win against the promoted side.
In Cheadle Town’s game they beat Crewe Alexander 2-0 to sit top on goal difference as Salford City beat West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women 2-0.
While Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies picked up their first points with a 3-0 win over Darwen FC Women.
The match between Wigan Athletic Ladies and Girls and Blackburn Community Sports Club Womens was postponed.
On Thursday August 25 Tranmere Rovers ran out 3-1 winners at home to Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies.
On Wednesday 31 August Cheadle Town Stingers lost top spot after a 0-2 defeat to Curzon Ashton and drop to fourth.
Salford City take over after a 4-4 draw at Crewe Alexander with Tranmere Rovers second on goal difference with a 2-2 draw at West Didsbury.
A 0-2 win for FC United of Manchester at Mossley Hill moved them into third as Blackburn Community opened their account with a 0-3 win at Fleetwood.
The first game in September had Wigan Athletic Ladies and Girls getting their campaign underway with a home match against Darwen Ladies FC.
On Sunday September 4 Blackburn host Mossley Hill, Crewe Alexander play Tranmere, Darwen face Curzon Ashton, Salford take on Cheadle Town, West Didsbury are at home to FC United and Wigan face Fleetwood.
All matches are 14:00 (2:00pm) kickoff on Sunday.
Premier Division Results
Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies 3-0 Darwen FC First Women
Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Women P-P Blackburn Community Sports Club Women
Cheadle Town Stingers 2-0 Crewe Alexander FC Women
FC United of Manchester Women 4-0 Curzon Ashton FC Women
Salford City FC Lionesses Women 2-0 West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women
Tranmere Rovers Women 3-1 Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies
Cheadle Town Stingers 0-2 Curzon Ashton FC Women
West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women 2-2 Tranmere Rovers Women
Crewe Alexander FC Women 4-4 Salford City FC Lionesses Women
Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies 0-3 Blackburn Community Sports Club Women
Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies 0-2 FC United of Manchester Women
Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Women v Darwen FC First Women
Premier Division League Table
- Salford City FC Lionesses Women – 7
- Tranmere Rovers Women – 7
- FC United of Manchester Women – 6
- Cheadle Town Stingers – 6
- Curzon Ashton FC Women – 6
- West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women – 4
- Blackburn Community Sports Club Women – 3
- Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies – 3
- Crewe Alexander FC Women- 1
- Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Women – 0
- Darwen FC First Women – 0
- Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies – 0
In the Division One North midweek matches Chorley Women lost a seven goal thriller 3-4 to Penwortham Town with Preston North End getting a 4-2 win against Blackpool as Haslingden were beaten 2-3 by Accrington Stanley.
In two close games Sir Tom Finney sent Morecambe home with a 3-2 defeat and Penrith AFC and Carlisle United could not be separated with a 0-0 draw.
On Tuesday August 30 Accrington Stanley beat Chorley 1-0 to finish off their August fixtures.
The next day, Wednesday 31, another Cumbrian derby and the same result as Carlisle United and Workington Reds couldn’t be separated as Penwortham and Sir Tom Finney shared a 1-1 draw.
Morecambe were beaten 0-5 by Preston North End and Haslingden picked up a 1-0 home win against Bolton Wanderers.
At the weekend Bolton Wanderers are at home to Blackpool, Morecambe host Penwortham Town, Penrith AFC welcome Chorley to Cumbria, Preston North End take on Haslingden, Sir Tom Finney face Carlisle United and Workington Reds play Accrington Stanley.
All matches are 14:00 (2:00pm) kickoff on Sunday September 4.
Division One North Results
Chorley Women FC Development 3-4 Penwortham Town Ladies
Haslingden Ladies and Girls 2-3 Accrington Stanley Women FC
Penrith AFC Ladies 0-0 Carlisle United Ladies
Preston North End Women FC 4-2 Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies
Sir Tom Finney FC Women 3-2 Morecambe Women
Carlisle United Ladies 0-0 Workington Reds Ladies
Haslingden Ladies and Girls 1-0 Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Women
Morecambe Women 0-5 Preston North End Women FC
Penwortham Town Ladies 1-1 Sir Tom Finney FC Women
Accrington Stanley Women FC 1-0 Chorley Women FC Development
Division One North League Table
- Preston North End Women FC – 7
- Penwortham Town Ladies – 7
- Accrington Stanley Women FC – 7
- Haslingden Ladies and Girls – 6
- Sir Tom Finney FC Women – 5
- Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Women – 3
- Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies – 3
- Carlisle United Ladies – 3
- Workington Reds Ladies – 1
- Penrith AFC Ladies – 1
- Chorley Women FC Development – 0
- Morecambe Women – 0
Plenty of action in Division One South as on Wednesday August 24 BRNESC Ladies started their campaign with a 3-2 home win against Alder FC.
While Bury AFC won 4-0 against Wythenshawe Amateurs, Northwich Vixens won 2-1 against Altrincham FC as Warrington Wolves beat Hindley Juniors 3-1.
In the early top of the table clash between Poulton Vics and Chester FC it went the way of the visitors 3-6.
On Sunday August 28 the six sides in action could not be split as Altrincham drew 2-2 with BRNESC, Bury and Chester were 1-1 and Hindley held Warrington to a 3-3 draw.
Four more matches were played on Wednesday 31 as Chester won 4-1 against Northwich, Altrincham beat Wythenshawe 1-0 as Runcorn ran out 3-0 winners against Alder and Warrington beat BRNESC 4-2.
The first game of September took place on Thursday 1 with Hindley taking on Bury.
On Sunday September 4 Alder host Bury, Altrincham play Poulton Vics, BRNESC face Hindley, Northwich take on Warrington and Wythenshawe welcome Runcorn.
All matches are 14:00 (2:00pm) kickoff on Sunday September 4.
Division One South Results
BRNESC Ladies 3-2 Alder FC Women
Bury AFC Women 4-0 Wythenshawe Amateurs Women
Northwich Vixens First Women 2-1 Altrincham FC Women
Poulton Vics FC Ladies 3-6 Chester FC Women
Warrington Wolves Foundation Womens FC 3-1 Hindley Juniors Women
Hindley Juniors Women 3-3 Warrington Wolves Foundation Womens FC
Bury AFC Women 1-1 Chester FC Women
Altrincham FC Women 2-2 BRNESC Ladies
Warrington Wolves Foundation Womens FC 4-2 BRNESC Ladies
Runcorn Linnets FC Ladies 3-0 Alder FC Women
Altrincham FC Women 1-0 Wythenshawe Amateurs Women
Chester FC Women 4-1 Northwich Vixens First Women
Hindley Juniors Women v Bury AFC Women
Division One South League Table
- Chester FC Women – 10
- Warrington Wolves Foundation Womens FC – 10
- Bury AFC Women – 7
- Northwich Vixens First Women – 6
- BRNESC Ladies – 4
- Altrincham FC Women – 4
- Runcorn Linnets FC Ladies – 3
- Poulton Vics FC Ladies – 3
- Hindley Juniors Women – 1
- Alder FC Women – 0
- Wythenshawe Amateurs Women – 0