By Robert Haile
North West Women’s Regional Football League title races have all had changes in momentum with break aways and gaps closed.
The battle for second in the Premier Division continues on Sunday February 12 with FC United moving into it with a 7-3 win over Mossley Hills as Salford City lost 1-2 to Crewe Alexander and Darwen went down 0-1 at home to Cheadle Town.
Just the two games on February 19 as Blackburn Community face Salford City and Darwen host Fleetwood.
Both matches are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.
Premier Division Results
FC United of Manchester Women 7-3 Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies
Darwen FC First Women 0-1 Cheadle Town Stingers
Salford City FC Lionesses Women 1-2 Crewe Alexander FC Women
Premier Division League Table
- Curzon Ashton FC Women – 33
- FC United of Manchester Women – 31
- Salford City FC Lionesses Women – 29
- Cheadle Town Stingers – 23
- Crewe Alexander FC Women – 19
- Tranmere Rovers Women – 19
- Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies – 13
- Blackburn Community Sports Club Women – 13
- West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC Women – 12
- Darwen FC First Women – 7
- Mossley Hill Athletic First Ladies – 3
The title race changes direction again in Division One North on February 12.
Leaders Haslingden beat Morecambe 4-0 and Blackpool were held to a 3-3 draw at Penrith as the gap between the top two stretched to 4 points.
A 3-4 win for Carlisle United at Chorley moved them up to sixth and onto the same points as Workington Reds.
On February 19 Haslingden can extend their lead further when they face Preston North End as Blackpool are in County Cup action.
Accrington Stanley take on Penwortham, Chorley host Sir Tom Finney and Morecambe play Bolton Wanderers.
All fixtures are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.
The Cumbrian sides are in Cumberland FA County Cup action.
Division One North Results
Chorley Women FC Development 3-4 Carlisle United Ladies
Haslingden Ladies and Girls 4-0 Morecambe Women
Penrith AFC Ladies 3-3 Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies
Sir Tom Finney FC Women 1-4 Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Women
Division One North League Table
- Haslingden Ladies and Girls – 35
- Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies – 31
- Penrith AFC Ladies – 26
- Accrington Stanley Women FC – 22
- Morecambe Women – 20
- Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Women – 16
- Carlisle United Ladies – 16
- Workington Reds Ladies – 16
- Preston North End Women FC – 15
- Penwortham Town Ladies – 11
- Chorley Women FC Development – 10
- Sir Tom Finney FC Women – 6
In Division One South the top three were all winners on February 12 as Runcorn won 8-0 at home to Northwich, while Bury ran out 4-1 winners against Altrincham and Poulton beat Wythenshawe 3-0.
Two of the top three are in action on February 19 as leaders Runcorn could extend their lead to 5 points when they head to Alder.
Third placed Poulton Vics face BRNESC and could move into third with a win while Warrington Wolves play Altrincham.
All matches are a 2pm (14:00) kickoff.
Division One South Results
Bury AFC Women 4-1 Altrincham FC Women
Poulton Vics FC Ladies 3-0 Wythenshawe Amateurs Women
Runcorn Linnets FC Ladies 8-0 Northwich Vixens First Women
Division One South League Table
- Runcorn Linnets FC Ladies – 37
- Bury AFC Women – 34
- Poulton Vics FC Ladies – 32
- Chester FC Women – 19
- Northwich Vixens First Women – 17
- Warrington Wolves Foundation Womens FC – 16
- BRNESC Ladies – 16
- Altrincham FC Women – 12
- Wythenshawe Amateurs Women – 11
- Alder FC Women – 9
- Hindley Juniors Women – 1