Women's Football: Magnificent seven from Vixens sees off United

Guiseley Vixens thrashed Rotherham United 7-2 in the third qualifying round of the Women's FA Cup, with braces from Sarah Danby and Emily Scott, who was later carried off with an injury.

Wednesday, 12th October 2016, 5:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:27 pm
Guiseley goalscorer Emily Scott.

There were similar fortunes for Leeds LFC and Brighouse Town, with Jasmine Saxton’s brace helping Leeds thrash South Park Rangers 6-1, while goals from Charlotte Proud and Jodie Redgrave earned Brighouse a 2-1 win against Stockport County.

Farsley Celtic and Ossett Albion were not so lucky however, as the Celts suffered a 4-2 home loss to Merseyrail Bootle, while Nikki Swift scored Albion’s only goal in a heavy 7-1 defeat to Hartlepool United.

In the West Riding County Premier Division, league leaders Leeds Medic & Dentists made it four wins from four by beating Ossett Town 1sts 4-1. This was also the scoreline in two other games, as Brighouse Athletic 1sts dispatched winless Bradford Park Avenue 4-1, while Hemsworth gained a 4-1 win over struggling Battyeford Belles 1sts. It was a closer affair in the game between Silsden AFC and Hepworth United, where a second-half goal proved crucial for Hepworth, who won the game 2-1.

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Farsley Celtic Reserves were dismantled 7-0 by Bradford City A in the West Riding First Division, with league leaders Yorkshire Amateur beating Brighouse Town Development 4-0 through a Lindsey Hopton brace. Promotion hopefuls Wetherby Athletic edged out Republica Internationale 3-2.

There were better fortunes for Farsley Celtic in the West Riding Second Divison however, as their Development squad crushed Silsden Development 8-1. Dewsbury Rangers also netted eight goals in their 8-2 win over Amaranth, while Crossley won two on the bounce by beating Boroughbridge 4-0. League leaders Skipton Town also kept their 100 per cent record intact, overcoming Clifton Rangers 3-1.

Ripon City Panthers maintained their unbeaten start in the West Riding Third Division, being pushed to a 4-3 win over Lower Hopton, with West Leeds enjoying a more comfortable 6-2 victory against Farsley Celtic A.