Jessica Naz strike secures Tottenham’s promotion to Women’s Super League after 1-1 draw at Aston Villa
- Jessica Naz’ early strike helped Tottenham earn a draw against Aston Villa
- The point moves Spurs Ladies four points clears of Durham in the Championship
- Tottenham will play in the Women’s Super League next season subject to meeting the FAWSL Licence criteria
Jessica Naz’s early strike earned Championship Tottenham a place in next season’s Women’s Super League courtesy of a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.
Naz curled the ball into the top corner from Coral-Jade Haines’ short free-kick to get her side off to the perfect start.
However, Amy West levelled within four minutes of the restart as Villa staged a fightback.
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⛔ @AshNev10 clearance
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Tottenham Hotspur Ladies have been promoted to the Women’s Super League
Haines rattled the crossbar with a 54th-minute volley as the visitors sought to restore their lead but the final whistle came as a relief, with the hosts pressing once again.
As a result of their draw, Spurs are four points clear of third-placed Durham with just a game each to play and they will be promoted subject to meeting the FAWSL Licence criteria.
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