Title Challengers Know What They Need To Do In Lancashire FA Women’s County Leagues

By Robert Haile

The sides in the Lancashire FA Women’s County Leagues know what they need to do in the final games of the season.

In Division One league leaders Whitehaven finished the season with a 1-7 win at Blackpool to sit top on March 12.

Lancaster City’s game at Chipping was postponed so the club know three wins from three will give them the title due to the goal difference between them and Whitehaven.

On March 19 Chipping and Cadley face each other while Kendal Town can do their fellow Cumbrian side Whitehaven a favour in their final league game when they host Lancaster.

Both games kick off at 2pm (14:00).

Division 1 North/West Fixtures

Blackpool Town Ladies 1-7 Whitehaven AFC Ladies

Division 1 North/West Table

  1. Whitehaven AFC Ladies – 37
  2. Lancaster City FC Ladies – 30
  3. Chipping Ladies – 28
  4. Cadley FC Ladies – 21
  5. St. Annes FC Ladies – 15
  6. Kendal Town Women U18 Girls – 8
  7. Blackpool Town Ladies – 7
  8. Sir Tom Finney FC Development – 5

In Division One South/East Horwich moved level with Euxton on March 12 with a 0-4 win at Lostock and Penwortham are now three points behind in third after a 5-0 win over Darwen.

The top three are in action on March 19 as Euxton host AFC Wigan and Horwich face Penwortham.

While Lostock take on Bury.

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

Division One South/East Results

Penwortham Town Ladies Reserves 5-0 Darwen FC Development Women

Lostock St Gerards Ladies 0-4 Horwich St Mary’s Ladies

Division One South/East League Table

  1. Euxton Girls FC Women – 36
  2. Horwich St Mary’s Ladies – 36
  3. Penwortham Town Ladies Reserves – 33
  4. Astley Bridge Ladies – 30
  5. Darwen FC Development Women – 16
  6. Lostock St Gerards Ladies – 13
  7. Bury FC Foundation Womens Reserves – 9
  8. AFC Wigan Ladies – 4
  9. Clitheroe Wolves Ladies – 1

In the Premier Division Fleetwood’s unbeaten run was halted by Bury as they sent them away with a 6-1 defeat on March 12.

Colne match at Burnley was postponed and Darwen lost 1-3 to Langho.

Just the one match on March 19 as Fleetwood look to return to winning ways against Clitheroe with the match kicking off at 2pm (14:00).

Stanwix are in County Cup action taking on Penrith AFC Ladies in a repeat of last seasons final.

Premier Division Results

Bury FC Foundation Women Firsts 6-1 Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies Reserves

Darwen FC Reserves 1-3 Langho Ladies

Premier Division League Table

  1. Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies Reserves – 36
  2. Bury FC Foundation Women Firsts – 28
  3. Colne FC Ladies – 26
  4. Burnley Belvedere Ladies – 23
  5. Stanwix Junior Ladies – 23
  6. Langho Ladies – 16
  7. Darwen FC Reserves – 7
  8. Clitheroe Wolves Wolves Ladies – 7
  9. Accrington Stanley Women FC Reserves – 4

In the Championship Bolton Wanderers were unable to extend their lead at to top as their match at Fleetwood was postponed on March 12.

Blackburn lost 1-2 to Preston North End and Euxton beat Penrith AFC Development 4-0 to keep the pressure on Blackpool in the three way battle for third.

Morecambe’s torrid season continued with a fourteenth defeat with a 4-2 loss at Bolton County.

Thursday night football on March 16 had Blackpool moving into third placed with a 0-3 win at Fleetwood.

Bolton Wanderers can extend their lead at third placed Blackpool on March 19, while Euxton and Preston North End will look to take advantage when Euxton host Bolton County and Preston head to Morecambe.

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

Championship Results

Blackburn Community Sports Club Reserves 1-2 Preston North End Women FC Preston North

Euxton Girls Development 4-0 Penrith AFC Ladies Development

Bolton County Women 4-2 Morecambe Ladies Development

Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies Development 0-3 Blackpool FC Girls Development

Championship League Table

  1. Bolton Wanderers Girls FC Reserves – 39
  2. GT7 Academy Ladies – 37
  3. Blackpool FC Girls Development – 28
  4. Euxton Girls Development – 27
  5. Preston North End Women FC Preston North – 27
  6. Fleetwood Town Wrens Ladies Development – 20
  7. Bolton County Women – 16
  8. Penrith AFC Ladies Development – 13
  9. Blackburn Community Sports Club Reserves – 12
  10. Morecambe Ladies Development – 0