Aston Villa Women 0 1 Birmingham City Women: Claudia Walker scored the main objective as Birmingham City succeeded at Aston Villa in the clubs' first Women's Super League meeting.

Blues edged a frustrating derby when Walker terminated in off the underside of the bar on 72 minutes, after Lucy Whipp's cross had made the opening.

Stine Larsen went nearest for Villa, heading wide not long before the break.

Aston Villa Women 0 1 Birmingham City Women

However, it was a glad finish to the week for Blues, who had been hit by wounds and Covid-19 convention and limitations.

On Thursday, supervisor Carla Ward said they had just 10 fit players accessible and they wound up just naming two substitutes at Villa Park.

It was the principal game between the sides in the WSL following Villa's advancement to England's first class last season.

Aston Villa Women 0 1 Birmingham City Women

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Carlisle United 1 2 Cheltenham Town

Cheltenham returned to winning ways out and about with a success at Carlisle.

The Robins lost their last two group away games, yet triumph saw them jump the hosts and move into the programmed advancement places simultaneously.

Will Boyle opened the scoring in the fifteenth moment as he jumped on the finish of Ben Tozer's long toss to fire home his second objective in three class games.

Furthermore, Tozer won the guests a punishment when he was felled by Jon Mellish with Conor Thomas earnestly multiplying the lead.

Star striker Mellish packed away his eleventh objective in the same number of games to marginally offer some kind of reparation for his punishment indiscretion as he divided the shortfall in first-half stoppage time.

Cumbrians' objective guardian Paul Farman delivered a fine spare to keep out Alfie May's whirling exertion.

May botched the opportunity to take care of the game soon after the hour as his 20-yard strike flew simply wide.

Down the opposite end Scott Flinders denied the hosts a last-wheeze leveler with a direct clear spare toward keep Gavin Reilly out.


Danny Briggs: New Bears marking joins Adelaide Strikers for 2020-21 Big Bash

Warwickshire's new moderate left-arm spinner Danny Briggs has endorsed to play in this present winter's Big Bash League in Australia for Adelaide Strikers.

Britain T20 global Briggs, 29, who just joined the Bears from Sussex on 5 October, will head down under as expected for Adelaide's opener against Melbourne Renegades on 13 December.

Seven-times covered Briggs has twice won the T20 Blast with Hampshire.

He was additionally in the Sussex side beaten by Worcestershire in the 2018 last.

Warwickshire head of cricket Paul Farbrace stated: "Having individuals from our crew test themselves against a considerable lot of the world's best players, in chief competitions, is something that we uphold wholeheartedly.

"At the point when we marked Danny a month ago we were intensely of his record in the Blast - as the competition's driving wicket-taker - and how exceptionally considered he is inside the game.

"He actually has large desire to drive his way back into the England set-up. We need to give him each conceivable occasion to keep creating as a cricketer and to appreciate the greatest long periods of his vocation with Warwickshire."

The two-month long, eight-group Big Bash comprises of 14 qualifying games and is planned to end on 6 February.

- English players at the Big Bash

Briggs follows the lead of a line of individual English parts in heading for Australia, including his previous Sussex partner Phil Salt at Adelaide.

Surrey opener Jason Roy, Lancashire all-rounder Liam Livingstone and Nottinghamshire's Joe Clarke, as a substitution, have all joined Perth Scorchers.

Yorkshire wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has gone to Melbourne Stars, while Tykes partner Dawid Malan is setting out toward Hobart Hurricanes, to connect up with Surrey's Will Jacks, while another Surrey man Tom Curran is with Hampshire's James Vince at Sydney Sixers.

Notts opener Alex Hales has gone to Sydney Thunder to join Kent's Sam Billings, while Essex batsman Dan Lawrence has finished paperwork for Brisbane Heat, close by Somerset's Lewis Gregory.


Ollie Atkins: Gloucester sign Australian previous Exeter lock

Prevalence side Gloucester have marked previous Exeter Chiefs lock Ollie Atkins.

The Australian, 32, won a Premiership title in 2016-17 during a four-year remain at Exeter that finished in June 2019.

From that point forward Atkins played for French side Rouen, before a spell in his local Australia with Western Force.

"Ollie is a player that will bring us considerable Premiership experience and added solidarity to our subsequent column," said Gloucester's head working official Alex Brown.

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