#ContiCup: Vicarage Road announced as venue for the final

Watford FC will host the Conti Cup Final
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The 2020/21 FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup Final will be hosted by Watford FC at Vicarage Road Stadium on Sunday 14 March.

The tenth final in the competition’s history will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 with the kick-off time to be announced in due course.

Kelly Simmons, FA director of the women’s professional game, said: “Watford are a club known for being at the heart of their community and we are really looking forward to working with their staff to put on a memorable match.

“The Final is one of the showpiece fixtures in the women’s football calendar and we hope fans across the country will tune in and help us mark the occasion.”

The finalists are yet to be decided with the semi-finals scheduled for a mid-week double-deader on Wednesday 3 February.

Holders Chelsea will host West Ham in the 5pm kick-off as they bid to make their second League Cup Final in as many years while Bristol City and Leicester City will go head to head at 7.30pm for the chance to play in their first.

The Blues will be looking to reach their second League Cup Final in a row, while West Ham, Bristol City and Leicester City will all be looking to reach their first.

Both semi-finals will be streamed live on The FA Player.

Scott Duxbury, Watford FC chairman & CEO, added: “It’s a great privilege to accept The FA’s invitation to host a significant women’s cup final at our ground.

“We’re sure our well-appointed ground and award-winning playing surface will help add the finishing touches to a prestigious occasion and we look forward to welcoming the finalists to Vicarage Road Stadium.”

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