FA Cup Results
The dynamic duo of Charmaine True and Eilidh Currie were at it again, making it 18 goals between them so far this season. True put Portchy a goal up after just 11 minutes. Currie's thunderous strike from the edge of the box made it 2-0 against a tough Pucklechurch side who pushed Portchester all the way. Portchy now face a trip up to Kent where they meet London & South East Division One high-flyers Bromley. Read the match report on the AFC Portchester web site and check out the great photos from Lindsey Hyde.
Dartford 8-1 Wycombe Wanderers
The Chairgirls were undone by a blistering second half performance from London & South East high-flyers Dartford. Leading 1-0 at the break through an early Emily Vaughan goal, the Kent side fired in seven more second-half goals. Shauni Griffiths hit a hat-trick, Charli Torry a brace, with Paris Smith and Gabby Howell also getting in on the act. On the plus side for Wycombe, Ammara Qureshi, stepping up from the u23 squad, hit her first senior goal. The Darts welcome last season's @srwfl Premier Champions Abingdon United to Princes Park in the 1st Round.
Ebbsfleet United 5-0 Oxford City
City couldn't cope with the firepower of a strong Ebbsfleet side who were three up before the break. Logan O'Shea opened the scoring, Lisa Fulgence made it two and , two minutes in added time, Madison Woodgate put United in total control. Lydia Wills then made it 4-0 on 70 minutes, before Amelia Woodgate rounded off the scoring two minutes later. Ebbsfleet now travel to Chesham United in the First Round.
Ilminster Town 2-1 Winchester City Flyers
After being goalless at the break, Flyers took the lead in this game through Annie Northwood. Shannon White then saved a penalty before Sarah Stuckey equalised for Ilminster just past the hour. Eight minutes later it the turnaround was complete as Jodi Cornwall headed what turned out to be the winner. Ilminster make the journey to Devon after drawing Plymouth Argyle in the Round One.
Keynsham Town 1-0 Bournemouth Sports
A brave effort from Sports. They held National League outfit Keynsham to 0-0 at the break before going out to the only goal of the game in the second half. This was Bournemouth's first defeat in any competition this season. Keynsham's reward is a trip to Plymouth to face Marine Academy in the First Round.
Royal Wootton Bassett Town 0-1 AFC Stoneham
Goalless at the break, The Purps finally overcame their South West Region opposition with a Rebecca Moody goal. A long journey is now on the cards for Stoneham as they make the trip to deepest, darkest Cornwall for their First Round tie with South West Regional Western Division side, Sticker.
Woodley United 1-1 (p3-1) Aylesford
Aylesford led after 20 minutes through Beth Hulme, but Sarah Lawrence scored a screamer to equalise four minutes later. A tight game ended that way and went to a penalty shootout. Both teams missed their first spot-kick but Woodley edged in front by scoring their second, which Aylesford missed. Then both teams scored and missed before Michelle Quinn struck the decisive kick to make history.
What a draw for the First Round! Woodley take on National League side Oxford United who's General Manager is one Gemma Sims, Woodley United stalwart.
Andy Wicks was. once again, on hand to capture some great action shots. You can also red the match report on the Woodley United web site.
Top of the League - Ascot United : Top Scorer - Ellie White (12) Oxford City
Louise Hiett had Town a goal to the good at the break. Warminster secured their first win of the season with second half goals from Mia Blazey and Maddy Brown. The result saw Town leapfrog The Baggies, leaving them rock bottom after their fifth consecutive league defeat.
Eastleigh 0-1 Ascot United
A Sarah Leonard strike two minutes after half-time was enough for Ascot to maintain their unbeaten start to the season and put them three points ahead of Woodley. Eastleigh remain in third spot, four points behind the leaders having played an extra game.
Division One North
Top of the League - Kidlington : Top Scorer - Courtney Sumner, Katie West, Mimi Hodges (8) Kidlington, Chesham Utd Dev., Abingdon Utd Dev.
Beaconsfield Town 1-4 Abingdon United Development
Iva Georgievska put the visitor ahead after 20 minutes, but just before the half-hour Grainne McNally had the Rams back on level terms. Ten minutes after the break Mimi Hodges hit her eighth goal of the season to put Abingdon back in front. Two goals in two minutes from Georgia Taylor and Nina Maitlis secured the points for United.
Caversham United P-P Chesham United Development
Long Crendon 1-2 Kidlington
Long Crendon kept league top scorer Courtney Sumner quiet but in doing so opened up the floor to Abi Haynes, who duly notched twice to give Kidlington a 2-0 lead. Brooke Burns pulled a goal back just on the stroke of half-time but it was not enough to prevent the home side falling to a second consecutive 2-1 home league defeat. Kidlington, meanwhile, march on. Now six points clear of Wycombe who do have two games in hand.
Milton United P-P Penn & Tylers Green
Division One South
Top of the League - AFC Stoneham : Top Scorer - Chloe Melton (14) AFC Stoneham
Rangers scored three in the opening fourteen minutes through Mehgan McGarvey and a Lauren Timbrell double. Carla Hobbs added another after 33 minutes before Emma Mutch pulled one back for Rushmoor. Ten minutes after the break, Lisa Smith came off the bench to add a fifth for Abbey. Mutch grabbed a consolation for Rushmoor in the 75th minute.
Fleet Town P-P Bournemouth Sports Reserves
Woking 4-1 Havant & Waterlooville
The recent Woking revival continued apace as they put four goals past a Hawks side who were looking to go back to the top of the table. Charlotte Keenan put Woking in front after 22 minutes but they were pegged back by Katie Bundy with seven to go before the break. Kaitlin Howard very quickly made it 2-1 to Woking before half-time. Amy Jenkins then saved a penalty to give her side the platform to win it through goals from Helen Ogle and a second from Howard. Read the match report on the Woking web site.
Fixtures 29th October 2023. 2pm ko unless stated
Ascot United v Warminster Town
Town secured their first win of the season on Sunday when they defeated Badshot Lea 3-0 at Wrecclesham. If they want to build on that result they have to get past leaders Ascot who continued their unbeaten start at the weekend, winning 1-0 at Eastleigh.
Racecourse Ground, Winkfield Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7LJ
Eastleigh v Bournemouth Sports
Sports lost for the first time in any competition at the weekend but will be looking to extend an unbeaten league start to five games this Sunday. They start the game a place and a point adrift of their hosts who have played two more games. Last season these sides met in Bournemouth's first and last games. In the first game, at Chapel Gate, Sports won 3-1. The reverse fixture ended 1-1 with Eastleigh leading 1-0 until Sarah Kelsall saw red on 89 minutes and Hollie Shaw equalised fur minutes into added time.
Oasis Academy Mayfield, Ashley Crescent, Southampton SO19 9NA
Oxford City v Badshot Lea
The Baggies slumped to the bottom of the table following their fifth consecutive league defeat on Sunday. They are now two points adrift of Warminster but do have a game in hand. City's FA Cup exit on Sunday was their first defeat in five outings and they will be keen to get back on track. Badshot Lea are yet to take a point on the road this season. City are yet to win a league game at home.
Marsh Lane, Marston, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 0NQ
Woodley United v Wycombe Wanderers
Contrasting FA Cup results for these two over the weekend. Whilst Woodley were making club history with a penalty shoot-out win over Pucklechurch, Wycombe were going down 8-1 at London & South East Premier high-flyers Dartford. However, the Chairgirls have been in blistering league form and will be keen to resume where they left off. Woodley also won their last league game after losing for the first time at home to Oxford City three weeks back.
UofR Bulmershe Pavilion, Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, Reading, Berks RG5 3HE
Division One North
Beaconsfield Town v Kidlington
On a run of three consecutive league wins, Kidlington sit atop the league table. They have payed more than anyone else, but points in the bag are what counts. Beaconsfield will have to deal with two of the league's top scorers in Courtney Sumner and Abi Haynes, with 14 goals between them. The Rams lost 4-1 to Abingdon at the weekend, their third defeat in a row. They have their own hot shot in Grainne McNally who has scored seven times in five outings this season.
Holloways Park, Windsor Road, Beaconsfield HP9 2SE
Chesham United Development v Eversley & California
After three wins on the bounce, Chesham's progressed was temporarily halted last weekend when their game with Caversham was postponed due to The Goats' continuing injury crisis. Eversley sit second from bottom but have only played three games so far. Four of their last five games have been postponed. The one they did play ended in a 5-0 defeat to Wycombe. With no points and only two goals to their name, The Boars will want to kickstart their season as soon as possible.
Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Road, Chesham HP52 2RG
Long Crendon v Abingdon United Development
Four home defeats on the spin for Long Crendon. Admittedly two were against higher-tanked cup opponents but their two 2-1 league defeats against Wycombe and Kidlington have seen them slip to fifth spot. Abingdon got back to winning ways at the weekend, beating Beaconsfield 4-1, a result that lifted them to third spot, eight behind the leaders but with two games in hand.
Long Crendon Recreation Ground, Chearsley Road, Long Crendon HP18 9BS
Milton United v Ascot United Reserves
After having two postponed games and a home walkover in the County Cup, Milton will be hoping to finally get back into action. They've currently only played three league games this season, winning two and losing one. Ascot, meanwhile, sit a place and two points below their hosts, having played two more games. They also saw their last game called off after a run of three league defeats in a row.
Milton Heights, Potash Lane, Milton, Abingdon OX14 4XB
Wycombe Wanderers u23 v Penn & Tylers Green
Two of the sides who can catch the leaders with their games in hand. Wanderers are six points adrift of Kidlington with two games in the bag. Penn are nine points behind the leaders but have a colossal five games in their favour. Penn faced Wycombe's Premier League team in the County Cup last weekend, eventually losing 2-1 after taking the lead. Wanderers have not played since their 2-1 win at Long Crendon which temporarily put them top three weeks ago.
18i78 Stadium, Wymers Wood Road, Burnham SL1 8JG
Division One South
Bournemouth Sports Reserves v Abbey Rangers
Abbey have won two of their last three league outings, lifting them away from the foot of the table. Sports have seen their last two games postponed but lost last time out at Stoneham. These two have already met at Addlestone Moor earlier in the season. Abbey raced into a two goal lead within 11 minutes. Sports pulled one back before the break and that acted as a platform for them to go to win with three more goals inside 12 second half minutes.
Chapel Gate, Nr Hurn Airport, East Parley, Hampshire BH23 6BL.
Fleet Town v AFC Portchester
After making history in the FA Cup at the weekend, Portchy take their 100% league record to Fleet, facing a Town side who are yet to win in the league. Fleet's problem is scoring goals. Only four have been racked up in seven games in all competitions. No such problem for Portchester, who have scored 27 in the same number of games, 17 of which have come from Eilidh Currie and Charmaine True.
Crookham Road, Fleet GU51 5FA
Havant & Waterlooville P-P Eastleigh Reserves
Rushmoor v Selsey Development
Only a point separates these two in mid-table. However Selsey have the advantage of that single point and two games in hand on their opponents. They are old foes and met twice in the league last season, with Rushmoor taking the honours on both occasions. Louise Ekins, Lisa Cooper and Gemma Bennett trumped goals from Olivia Peters and Rebecca Johnson to give Rushmoor a 3-2 home victory. Laura Quin-Low and Rozie Slack helped them to a 2-0 win at Selsey.
Southwood Pavilion, Grasmere Road, Farnborough GU14 0LE
Woking v AFC Stoneham
Two more sides who are familiar opponents. Last season honours were even as Stoneham won 1-0 at home through a Sophie Lee strike. It finished 3-2 at Eastwood, Kaitlin Howard with a brace and Rebecca Tiney for Woking. Susani Lucas and Madison Payne replied for The Purps.
Eastwood Leisure Centre, Albert Drive, Sheerwater, Woking GU22 5RF