Women's football: Katie Bateman strikes for Leicester City Ladies
Leicester City Ladies continued their unbeaten run in all competitions with a win at Curzon Ashton.
They triumphed 2-1 and, as a result, moved up to fifth in the Midland Combination League with games in hand on all the teams above them.
Leicester took the lead in the first half when a long throw was forced over the line by Kayleigh Hillier.
Curzon equalised at the start of the second period but the visitors sealed the win when Linda Scott put Katie Bateman through to fire home.
Leicester's player of the match was Gemma Ball.
On Sunday, Leicester travel to face Loughborough Foxes in the League Cup.
Hollie Gunn and Jo Keatley fired hat-tricks as Syston Town recorded an emphatic 11-2 win over Melton Mowbray in the Leicestershire Women's Senior League.
Keatley started the ball rolling after 15 minutes and completed her treble before the break. Hollie Gunn made it 4-1 at the interval.
Syston continued to press and Sarah Wood blasted in the fifth.
Hollie Gunn added another couple to complete her hat-trick. Rachel Burton (2), Paige Gunn and Sophie Pickering made up the 11-goal tally.