The Scottish Women’s Premier League has been back in action for three weeks after being forced to stop for three months due to the pandemic. Here are the results you may have missed.
Celtic were able to secure a comfortable 5-1 victory over Spartans at Ainslie Park in Edinburgh in their first away fixture since the league returned at the start of April. Celtic players Chloe Craig, Sarah Ewens, Sarah Teegarden and Anna Filbey as well as Spartans player Alana Marshall all made the scoresheet for their clubs. Sarah Teegarden’s goal was a special one for her as it marked her first goal back after her return from a long-term injury.
Forfar Farmington drew 1-1 with Hearts in an unusual turn of events that seen Forfar’s goal keeper Lauren Perry score from her own box.
Hearts opened the score line in the 13th minute after Murron Cunningham’s free kick was met by Monica Forsyth who buried the ball behind the keeper. Lauren Perry’s outstanding free kick took place within the final minute of the match which seen hearts progress into seventh and Fofar Farmington sit in sixth.
Glasgow City were able to clinch a 8-0 victory over Motherwell at Broadwood stadium as their fight to achieve 14 League Titles in a row rages on as they move into first based on goal difference as they remain tied with Rangers with 27 points each. Players to make the scoresheet include Ode Fulutudilu who scored a hat trick, Aiofe Colivill who scored two goals within the first half, Lauren Davidson who scored two and Leanne Crichton. Sunday’s win is the first at home for Glasgow City, seen them score 18 goals in three games and secure their third win of 2021.
Rangers picked up a 1-0 victory over Hibernian due to Lizzie Arnott’s second half goal at Rangers’ Training Ground. The goal was Lizzie Arnott’s ninth goal this season and seen Rangers move down to second on the table on goal difference as they sit tied with Glasgow City as the race for the title rages on.