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

FA GIRLS’ YOUTH CUP 2ND ROUND 

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)

FA GIRLS’ YOUTH PLATE 1ST ROUND 

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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