FA Girls’ Youth Cup: Saints land knockout blow on Gunners

Southampton beat Girls' Cup holders
Southampton, who eliminated Arsenal, pictured when recently supporting #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. (Photo: Marin Heath) 

Both the FA Girls’ Cup and Plate holders have been beaten as Southampton accounted for Arsenal and Liverpool defeated Doncaster Rovers Belles.

Results for October 19


Leeds United 2-2 Derby County (Leeds won 7-6 on pens)
Leicester City 5-0 Blackburn Rovers
Durham 0-5 Manchester City
Sunderland & Gateshead 0-1 Everton
Chelsea 4-0 West Bromwich Albion
Aston Villa 0-3 Birmingham City
Southampton 3-1 Arsenal
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-4 Milton Keynes Dons

Leeds United U-16s won on sudden-death penalties
Leeds United U-16s won on sudden-death penalties against Derby County. (Photo: Annette Valentine)


Nottingham Forest 3-3 Stoke City (Stoke won 3-1 on pens)
York City 0-9 Manchester United
Sheffield United 4-1 Teesside Sport
Liverpool 3-0 Doncaster Rovers Belles
Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0 Millwall Lionesses
Essex FA 2-3 Bristol City
Gillingham P-P Charlton Athletic
Oxford United 0-1 Reading

MK Dons weer 4-0 winners at Wolves.
MK Dons were 4-0 winners at Wolves. (Photo: Sarah Lewis)

Leeds United edged through to the Cup quarter-finals with a victory on sudden death penalties over Derby County.

Stoke City also won a shoot-out in the Plate after a 3-3 tie at Nottingham Forest.

Runners-up last season, Chelsea progressed with a 4-0 result over West Brom.

Liverpool eliminated Plate holders Doncaster with a goal apiece from Lucy Fazackerley, Annie Hutchings and Lucy Parry.

Manchester United stormed through with all nine goals of the game at York City.

FA Girls’ Youth Cup: Three teams go through on penalties

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