Manchester United secured a unique double on Sunday as both of their senior sides enjoyed victories over Burnley. The men’s side won 3-1 at Old Trafford, with Mason Greenwood scoring a brace and Edinson Cavani getting a late winner.
The result sees United open up a nine-point gap to fifth placed Chelsea as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side look to cement a top-four finish.
Earlier in the day, the women’s side enjoyed a comfortable 6-0 win over the Clarets in their FA Cup Fourth Round tie, with five different players getting on the scoresheet to set up a Fifth Round meeting with Championship winners Leicester City.
Manchester City’s Women had an even bigger FA Cup win as they beat Aston Villa 8-0 and will now face West Ham. However, their men’s side saw their own FA Cup hopes ended in the semi finals as they were beaten 1-0 by Chelsea.
Rochdale and Wigan boosted their League One survival hopes with crucial wins. Rochdale beat Accrington 3-1 with Conor Shaughnessy sealing the win in added time. Wigan made it three straight wins by beating 10-man Crewe 2-0.
Wigan remain 20th, but have opened up a four point gap between themselves and the relegation zone with four games to play. Rochdale have moved off the bottom of the table and are five points behind Wigan with a game in hand.
In League Two, Bolton suffered a shock defeat to bottom side Grimsby, who took the lead after just 32 seconds. They remain in the third and final automatic promotion place with four games to play, but are now just one point ahead of Morecambe, who saw off a late rally from Oldham to win 4-3.
Salford played out a 0-0 draw with fellow promotion chasers Tranmere. The result sees Salford drop to 11th in the table with five games remaining, but such is the congested nature of the promotion battle in the fourth tier that they are still only three points off the play-offs.