FA Girls’ Cup & Plate: Sunderland beat Liverpool on pens

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Sunderland eliminated Liverpool from the Plate on penalties. (Photo: Colin Lock)

The FA Girls’ Youth Cup and Plate quarter-finalists were confirmed, Sunderland being one of the latter after knocking out Liverpool.

FA Girls’ Youth Cup 2nd Round

Durham 1-3 Doncaster Rovers Belles
Manchester United 3-1 Blackburn Rovers
Reading 1-3 Chelsea
Teesside Sport 1-4 Sheffield United
Arsenal 14-1 Milton Keynes Dons
Aston Villa 6-1 West Bromwich Albion

Abigail Coley, Emmie King and substitute Brooke Johnson-Rolfe got the goals for Doncaster Rovers Belles in a 3-1 win at Durham.

Manchester United beat Blackburn Rovers by the same scoreline, Scarlett Hill, Lois Cartmell and sub Tamira Livingston on target for the Reds.

It was also 3-1 in Chelsea’s favour at Reading, while Sheffield United went in 3-0 up at the break on the way to a 4-1 result at Teesside Sport and Arsenal put 14 past MK Dons.

Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion both received byes to the quarter-finals.

FA Girls’ Youth Plate 1st Round

Bristol City v Wolverhampton Wanderers (result tbc)
Charlton Athletic 2-1 Birmingham City
Everton 3-4 Leeds United
Liverpool 0-0 Sunderland (Sunderland won on pens)
Oxford United 3-0 Southampton
Derby County 1-8 Stoke City

Sunderland won on penalties at Liverpool after the tie remained deadlocked at 0-0, with the hosts having Maddie Robinson sent-off on 47 minutes.

Leeds United edged a seven-goal thriller at Everton.

Charlton Athletic substitute Amelia Woodgate found the net in a 2-1 victory over Birmingham City, Oxford United’s Mimi Hodges came off the bench to add to Lucy Trinder’s double in a 3-0 defeat of Southampton.

Stoke City stung Derby County 8-1 away from home, while Essex RTC and York City were given byes to the last eight.

Nottingham Forest up to second in FA Women’s National League

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