The Top Of The North West Women’s Regional Football Leagues Shapes Up

By Robert Haile

It is all change at the top in the North West Women’s Regional Leagues with all the league leaders moving clear of second place.

On Sunday November 27 the league leaders FC United of Manchester took on Blackburn Community Sports Club in a reverse of the weeks previous postponed game with the hosts running out 4-0 winners.

Fifth placed Tranmere Rovers took on fourth placed Curzon Ashton and in a tight game moved above them with a 3-2 win.

The first games in December take place on Sunday 4 with the top two facing each other as Salford City host FC United, third faces fourth with Cheadle Town taking on Tranmere, Blackburn play Curzon Ashton, Crewe Alexandra welcome Fleetwood Town and Mossley Hill travel to Darwen FC.

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

Premier Division Results

FC United of Manchester Women 4-0 Blackburn Community Sports Club

Tranmere Rovers Women 3-2 Curzon Ashton FC Women

Premier Division League Table

  1. FC United of Manchester Women – 21
  2. Salford City FC Lionesses Women – 18
  3. Cheadle Town Stingers – 16
  4. Tranmere Rovers Women – 16
  5. Curzon Ashton FC Women – 15
  6. Blackburn Community Sports Club Women – 10
  7. Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies – 9
  8. West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women – 8
  9. Crewe Alexander FC Women – 4
  10. Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies – 3
  11. Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Women – 0
  12. Darwen FC First Women – 0

In Division One North Blackpool are back on top after a 2-0 win at home to Carlisle United on November 27.

Chorley took advantage of Carlisle’s defeat as they moved about them with a 0-2 win at Sir Tom Finney and Workington and Morecambe could not be separated as they played out a 1-1 draw.

In the early kickoff at 1:30pm (13:30) on December 4, Haslingden have the chance to move back to the top when they welcome Workington Reds.

Blackpool are also taking in Cumbrian opponents as they host Penrith AFC, Carlisle United face Bolton Wanderers, Chorley play Morecambe, Preston North End take on Accrington Stanley and Sir Tom Finney face Penwortham Town, all matches are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.

Division One North Results

Workington Reds Ladies 1-1 Morecambe Women

Sir Tom Finney FC Women 0-2 Chorley Women FC Development

Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies 2-0 Carlisle United Ladies

Division One North League Table

  1. Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies – 24
  2. Haslingden Ladies and Girls – 22
  3. Accrington Stanley Women FC – 15
  4. Penrith AFC Ladies – 12
  5. Workington Reds Ladies – 12
  6. Preston North End Women FC – 10
  7. Penwortham Town Ladies – 10
  8. Morecambe Women – 10
  9. Chorley Women FC Development – 9
  10. Carlisle United Ladies – 7
  11. Sir Tom Finney FC Women – 5
  12. Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Women – 4

Just the one game in Division One South on November 27 as Altrincham lost 0-5 to Northwich Vixens and BRNESC and Runcorn Linnets were postponed.

There is a full league fixture list for December 4 as Bury FC host Warrington Wolves, Poulton Vics take on Altrincham, Runcorn Linnets face Wythenshawe, Chester FC play BRNESC and Northwich travel to Hindley.

All games are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff except Chester who kickoff at 1pm (13:00)

Division One South Results

Altrincham FC Women 0-5 Northwich Vixens

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. Northwich Vixens First Women – 13
  6. BRNESC Ladies – 13
  7. Chester FC Women – 10
  8. Wythenshawe Amateurs Women – 10
  9. Alder FC Women – 9
  10. Altrincham FC Women – 5
  11. Hindley Juniors Women – 1