The group stage fixtures of the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup have been revealed, with ten Round 1 games kicking-off the competition across 11-12 October 2023.
The draw promises excitement across all five groups, with 2022-23 semi-finalists Manchester City and West Ham taking on Everton and Charlton Athletic respectively in the first round of their campaign, while newly-promoted Watford take on locals London City Lionesses.
Pete Robb, Marketing Director at Continental Tyres, said: “At Continental Tyres we are proud of our long association with women’s football, now in its 13th year, and look forward to continuing our support of the Continental Tyres League Cup, which promises some thrilling match ups from the group draw.
“This season represents another marquee year for the women’s game, and with top-flight women’s football throughout the league, we’ll be joining the fans in supporting another exciting cup season.”
The full FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup 23-24 fixtures are as follows:
Round 1 (11-12 October)
Group A: Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers; Durham v Sheffield United
Group B: Everton v Manchester City; Leicester City v Liverpool
Group C: Lewes v Crystal Palace; London City Lionesses v Watford
Group D: Bristol City v Southampton; Tottenham Hotspur v Reading
Group E: Birmingham City v Brighton & Hove Albion; West Ham United v Charlton Athletic
Round 2 (8-9 November)
Group A: Sheffield United v Aston Villa; Sunderland v Durham
Round 3 (22-23 November)
Group A: Durham v Blackburn Rovers; Sheffield United v Sunderland
Group B: Liverpool v Everton; Manchester City v Leicester City
Group C: Crystal Palace v Watford; Lewes v London City Lionesses
Group D: Southampton v Reading; Tottenham Hotspur v Bristol City
Group E: Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham United; Charlton Athletic v Birmingham City
Round 4 (13-14 December)
Group A: Aston Villa v Durham; Blackburn Rovers v Sunderland
Round 5 (24-25 January)
Group A: Blackburn Rovers v Sheffield United; Sunderland v Aston Villa
Group B: Leicester City v Everton; Manchester City v Liverpool
Group C: London City Lionesses v Crystal Palace; Watford v Lewes
Group D: Reading v Bristol City
Group D: Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur
Group E: Birmingham City v West Ham United; Charlton Athletic v Brighton & Hove Albion
The group stages of the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup will run from 11-12 October 2023 through to 24-25 January 2024, with the quarter-finals scheduled for 7-8 February 2024, the semi-finals for 6-7 March 2024, and the Final on 31 March 2024.