By Richard Cawley
Charlton Athletic Women warmed up for their FA WPL promotion decider against Blackburn Rovers by finishing their regulation campaign with a 4-1 victory over Chichester City Ladies.
Riteesh Mishra’s side were already guaranteed top spot in the Southern Division with two matches to spare – and will take on Blackburn, who were equally dominant in the Northern Division, with the victor claiming a Championship spot for next season.
Charlton ended up eight points clear of C&K Basildon Ladies with a whopping plus-85 goal difference.
Kit Graham struck twice for the Addicks with Charlotte Gurr also bagging a brace.
They face Blackburn at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane on Sunday in a winner-takes-all scenario in terms of promotion.
If the Addicks are unsuccessful then they would be forced to sweat on their application to join the Championship as part of a restructuring of the WSL.
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