FA Girls’ Youth Cup and Plate finalists confirmed

Last season's FA Girls' Cup runners-up Chelsea are back in the final
Runners-up in last season’s FA Girls’ Cup, Chelsea have again won through to the final. (Photo: Kate Green for The FA)

The FA Girls’ Youth U-16 finals will see Chelsea and Southampton contest the Cup, while Bristol City and Manchester United play for the Plate.

FA Girls’ Cup semi-finals

Chelsea 2-0 Everton
Southampton 3-0 Leicester City

FA Girls’ Plate semi-finals

Liverpool 0-0 Bristol City (4-5 on pens)
Manchester United 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Rebecca Teale and Emma Thompson were the scorers as Chelsea eliminated Everton 2-0 in the Cup.

Southampton, who knocked out holders Arsenal back in the second round, scored three goals without reply against Leicester City in the other Cup semi-final.

The Plate tie between Liverpool and Bristol City produced no goals and had to be decided on penalties, as the Robins edged through 5-4 in the shoot-out.

Manchester United join them in the final after a 2-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion.

ESFA Schools’ Football Week starts 3 February

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