It was another exciting weekend in the FA Women’s Championship with some thrilling matches and standout performances. Gunners loanee, Freya Godfrey, emerged as a key player in Charlton Athletic’s 1-1 draw against Sunderland. Coming on as a substitute in the 70th minute, Godfrey made an immediate impact by winning the ball in the midfield. In the dying minutes of the game, she provided an assist to Tegan McGowan, who opened the scoring in the 90th minute.
Despite Sunderland equalizing in the 95th minute, Charlton Athletic remains in first place, level on points with Sunderland but with a superior goal difference. Just below Sunderland, Southampton claimed a thrilling victory against Crystal Palace, winning 4-3. Araya Dennis put up a commendable 87-minute performance for Crystal Palace, who are now one point behind Southampton in fourth place.
At the lower end of the table, Watford suffered a 3-1 defeat at home to Sheffield United. Laila Harbert came on as a substitute in the 54th minute for Watford. This loss has left Watford at the bottom of the division.
Men’s club football experienced a quiet week due to the November international break. However, Salah-Eddine Oulad M’Hand featured in the first half for FC Den Bosch as they lost 4-1 at home to SC Telstar, relegating them to the 19th position in the Eerste Divisie.
In Sky Bet League Two, Wrexham currently sits in fourth place with 33 points, trailing leaders Stockport County by seven points. Unfortunately, Wrexham faced a setback with a 2-0 defeat away to Accrington Stanley. Arthur Okonkwo, the promising young talent, played the full 90 minutes of the match.
Lastly, Eastbourne Borough endured a challenging evening with a 3-0 defeat at home to Tonbridge Angels. Billy Vigar showcased his skills by playing the full 90 minutes. Eastbourne Borough currently stands in the 18th position in the Vanarama National League South.
Several players remained unused substitutes or were not involved in matchday squads. Katie Reid represented Watford Women, while Kido Taylor-Hart was part of Bromley but did not participate in the match. Kaylan Marckese from Bristol City Women, Michelle Agyemang from Watford Women, Alex Kirk from Bromley, Mauro Bandeira from Colchester United, Brian Okonkwo from Leatherhead, and Henry Jeffcott from Derby County Under-21s were among those who didn’t make appearances.