Magpies call the Toon in the North
NEWCASTLE UNITED sit top of the Northern Premier League table after picking up their second win of the season with a 2-1 triumph over Blackburn last weekend.
After a 6-1 victory in their first match against Nuneaton Town, the home side were made to fight hard for their three points this time around – Beth Gardener and Claire Pitt with the goals.
While it is still early days, Derby are hot on the heels of Newcastle after they produced a solid performance to dispatch Nuneaton 4-1 – Melissa Johnson helping herself to a hat-trick.
Sporting Club Albion are the only other side to have a 100 per cent record intact after they saw off a spirited fight from Preston North End to win 3-2.
Huddersfield sit fourth after they produced a clinical display to beat Guiseley 7-0. They were three goals to the good after just 16 minutes thanks to Kate Mallin, Emily Heckler and Shaunna Jein.
And it didn’t stop there as Sammy Conroy’s volley made it four before Heckler netted from the spot before adding her third and fourth before the end.
Stoke City picked up their first win of the season with a 2-0 triumph over Loughborough Foxes and the final match saw Bradford City come
out on top against Nottingham 3-0.
In the Southern Premier League four goals from Hope Suominen gave Cardiff City their first win of the season as they emphatically saw off
Kelly Bartlett had put Cardiff ahead after 28 minutes before Suominen took over proceedings.
A double before halftime was just the beginning for Suominen as she sealed her hat-trick on 53 minutes before rounding off the scoring on the hour mark.
Brighton & Hove Albion missed the chance to stay level with league leaders Coventry as they played out a goalless draw with Charlton.
Coventry kept up their 100 per cent record as they saw off Queens
Park Rangers 3-0. Marie Gauntlett’s goal put Coventry ahead after 15 minutes and they doubled their tally ten minutes later as Danielle Selmes turned home and Annabel Johnson added a third on 71 minutes to wrap up the points. There was a cracker between
Forest Green Rovers and Plymouth as they played out a 3-3 draw and
Tottenham Hotspur found themselves
edged out by C&K Basildon.
After a goalless first half the visitors grabbed the winner on 65 minutes when Zoe Rushden fired home a free-kick.
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