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The top two teams in the table were not in action on Sunday but third placed Salford Sports were unable to make up ground as they went down to a 1-0 defeat at home to Middlesbrough, whose solitary strike came from Leanne Hawkswell.
Bradford City moved themselves to within two points of fifth placed Stockport County by beating them 2-1 with goals from Claire Fawcett and Mel Garside.
West Auckland Town are well on their way towards safety after they scored seven without reply away to Peterlee Town.
This Sunday, the main attention will be focused on the clash between Rochdale and Leeds City Vixens which could go a long way towards deciding the destination of the title.
League leaders Coventry City did not have a game on Sunday and they now head the table on goal difference after Derby County's 2-1 win against Radcliffe Olympic. Emily Jeffery grabbed the winning goal for Derby in the second minute of injury time, to add to Marie Wayne's earlier strike.
West Bromwich Albion held on to third place, thanks to a 2-1 victory over Leafield Athletic with a goal apiece from Hayley Phillipowsky and Natasha Baptiste.
Wolverhampton Wanderers meanwhile kept their title hopes alive as they won 4-2 away to Crewe Alexandra. After the first half finished goalless, Donna Arrowsmith gave Wolves the lead before Nicole Ledgister bagged a hat-trick in the last fifteen minutes. Michelle Saunders and Sophie Riley were on target for Crewe.
A 3-2 win at Loughborough Students has kept TNS & Shrewsbury Town well on course for a top five finish. Kim Bebbington bagged a double for TNS along with Sally Jones.
Leicester City moved themselves out of the bottom two and have their sights set on mid-table after running out 4-1 winners over Copsewood (Coventry).
South East Combination
Welwyn Garden City maintained their title challenge, thanks to a 3-0 victory away to Cambridge City. Dawn Mallett, Laveena Betts and Samantha Gillings all netted a goal apiece for the Bedfordshire side.
Lewes meanwhile saw their own hopes take a huge blow as they went down to a 2-1 defeat at home to Northampton Town, whose goals came from Lucy Bateman and Jade Linnell.
South West Combination
Plymouth Argyle continue to close in on the leaders and they trail Queen's Park Rangers by ten points, with four games in hand, following their 2-1 win away to Yeovil Town. Emily Mousley netted a brace for Argyle, with Yeovil replying through Anusia Rourke.
Forest Green Rovers are looking set to finish the season in fourth place after they defeated Oxford City 4-0.
Chesham Utd lifted themselves up into fifth after they came away from Swindon Town with a 1-0 victory.
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