County Cup Round-Up: Ashford Town (Middx) cause upset

Brentford beat LFA Dynamoes in the Capital Junior Cup
Brentford ‘B’ team’s Lillie Elsbury and Eleanor Kelly of LFA Dynamos, who won the Capital Junior Cup tie 2-1. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

Ashford Town (Middlesex) were one of two Regional League teams to defeat FAWNL sides in Women’s County Cup ties on Sunday.

The London & South East League leaders were 2-1 winners away to AFC Wimbledon in the Capital Senior Cup quarter-finals. They have been rewarded with a home semi-final tie against Charlton Athletic U-21s, who were 2-0 winners at New London Lionesses.

Dulwich Hamlet defeated Crystal Palace Development 1-0 and will now visit Hounslow or Fulham in the other half of the last-four draw.

Wallsend BC of the North East Region won 4-2 at FAWNL newcomers Alnwick Town to reach the Northumberland Cup Final, where they will meet Newcastle United or West Allotment Celtic.

Maidenhead United went out of the Berks & Bucks Cup 4-1 at Reading, Stoke City needed an extra-time Becky Knight goal to win 1-0 in the Staffordshire Cup semi-final at Sporting Khalsa, whose Chloe Handy sustained a fractured ankle.

Sheffield & Hallamshire Cup - Handsworth Development 3, Oughtibridge 4
Oughtibridge hat-trick hero Millie Kenyon (in blue). (Photo: Julian Barker)

Oughtibridge reached the quarter-finals of the Sheffield & Hallamshire Cup when edging a seven-goal thriller with Handsworth DS.

Swindon Town comfortably won the Wiltshire Cup with an 11-2 victory over Warminster Town in the final.

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