North West Women’s Regional Football Leagues Leaders Looking Over Shoulders

By Robert Haile

The top of all three divisions of the North West Women’s Regional Leagues has tightened up several teams involved.

Only two matches on Remembrance Sunday, November 13 with Curzon Ashton losing a tight game 2-3 against Salford City Lionesses West Didsbury & Chorlton hit five as they won 5-2 at home to Blackburn Community Sports Club.

Mossley Hill and Wigan Athletic will have to try again after their match was postponed.

As the weather starts to cool on November 20 the league leaders FC United of Manchester head to Blackburn Community Sports Club as second placed Salford City travel to Mossley Hill.

In the third game of the day Crewe Alexandra host Darwen FC with Fleetwood Wrens and Wigan Athletic match is postponed.

All three matches are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.

Premier Division Results

Curzon Ashton FC Women 2-3 Salford City Lionesses

West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women 5-2 Blackburn Community Sports Club

Mossley Hill Athletic P-P Fleetwood Town Wrens

Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies P-P Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Women

Premier Division League Table

  1. FC United of Manchester Women – 18
  2. Salford City FC Lionesses Women – 17
  3. Cheadle Town Stingers – 16
  4. Curzon Ashton FC Women – 15
  5. Blackburn Community Sports Club Women – 13
  6. Tranmere Rovers Women – 13
  7. Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies – 12
  8. West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women – 8
  9. Crewe Alexander FC Women – 4
  10. Darwen FC First Women – 3
  11. Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies – 2
  12. Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Women – 0

In Division One North only the two games were played on November 13.

The top of the table clash went to Blackpool who came away with a 2-3 win at Haslingden to move into top spot on goal difference.

In the other game Workington Reds picked up a 1-0 win against Chorley Women to move up to seven above Cumbrian rivals Carlisle United, who’s match with Penwortham Town was postponed.

The same fate fell Sir Tom Finney‘a game with Accrington Stanley.

Three league games and all feature a Cumbrian side as Workington Reds head to Accrington Stanley, Carlisle United travel to Chorley Women and Penrith AFC host Haslingden.

Both matches are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.

Division One North Results

Haslingden Ladies and Girls 2-3 Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies

Workington Reds Ladies 1-0 Chorley Women FC Development

Carlisle United Ladies P-P Penwortham Town Ladies

Sir Tom Finney FC Women P-P Accrington Stanley Women FC

Division One North League Table

  1. Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies – 21
  2. Haslingden Ladies and Girls – 21
  3. Accrington Stanley Women FC – 15
  4. Penrith AFC Ladies – 11
  5. Preston North End Women FC – 10
  6. Penwortham Town Ladies – 10
  7. Workington Reds Ladies – 8
  8. Carlisle United Ladies – 7
  9. Chorley Women FC Development – 6
  10. Morecambe Women – 6
  11. Sir Tom Finney FC Women – 5
  12. Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Women – 4

There is a three way tussle for the top spot in Division One South as all five matches were played on November 13.

An emphatic 8-1 win for Bury FC against Alder FC kept them a point ahead of Poulton Vics who won 1-4 away at Chester FC and Runcorn Linnets narrow 2-3 win at Northwich Vixens puts them third on goal difference from Poulton.

In fifth BRNESC move to joint fourth with a 3-2 win at home to Altrincham while bottom club Hindley Juniors lost 2-0 at Wythenshawe Amateurs, who move into a group of teams on ten points.

Two league games on Sunday November 20 BRNESC hosting Warrington Wolves and Northwich Vixens taking in Alder.

Both matches are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.

Division One South Results

BRNESC Ladies 3-2 Altrincham FC Women

Bury AFC Women 8-1 Alder FC Women

Chester FC Women 1-4 Poulton Vics FC Ladies

Wythenshawe Amateurs 2-0 Hindley Juniors Women

Northwich Vixens 2-3 Runcorn Linnets

Division One South League Table

  1. Bury AFC Women – 22
  2. Poulton Vics FC Ladies – 21
  3. Runcorn Linnets FC Ladies – 21
  4. Warrington Wolves Foundation Womens FC – 13
  5. BRNESC Ladies – 13
  6. Chester FC Women – 10
  7. Northwich Vixens First Women – 10
  8. Wythenshawe Amateurs Women – 10
  9. Alder FC Women – 6
  10. Altrincham FC Women – 5
  11. Hindley Juniors Women – 1