Vitality #WomensFACup: Bridgwater United knock out Crystal Palace

Stourbridge bowed out of the Cup to Sheffield United.
West Midlands League side Stourbridge bowed out of the Cup to Sheffield United. (Photo:

Bridgwater United caused a Vitality Women’s FA Cup 3rd Round upset by eliminating Crystal Palace.

FAWNL side Bridgwater defeated Championship visitors Crystal Palace after Laura Holden scored on half-time following a spillage by the Eagles’ keeper.

Southampton FC won after extra-time at Portsmouth before the pair meet again in the league at Fratton Park on Wednesday, Lincoln also needed the additional half-hour to see off Northampton Town.

Emily Scarr made the breakthrough on 65 minutes as Sunderland edged past hosts Brighouse Town.

Bristol City went through 5-0 at home to Lewes but there was a long delay for an injury to the Rooks’ Kallie Balfour, who was stretchered off.

Newcastle United went through 3-0 at Chorley.
Newcastle United on the attack at Chorley, (@MunroSportsPics)

3rd Round Results

AFC Wimbledon 0-2 Ipswich Town (Att: 405)
Ashford Town (Middx) 1-6 London City Lionesses (Att: 74)
Bridgwater United 1-0 Crystal Palace
Brighouse Town 0-1 Sunderland (Att: 212)
Bristol City 5-0 Lewes
Burnley 0-4 Liverpool

Burnley bow out of FA Cup to Liverpool
Liverpool’s Niamh Fahey is challenged by Evie Priestley of Burnley. (Photo: George Wood/Getty Images)

Chesham United 0-10 Billericay Town
Chorley 0-3 Newcastle United (Att: 110)
Gillingham P-P Charlton Athletic
Huddersfield Town 5-1 Loughborough Lightning
Leeds United 0-6 Durham (Att: 131)
Lincoln City 4-2 (aet) Northampton Town
Liverpool Feds 0-1 Blackburn Rovers

Billericay Town hit double figures
Billericay’s Kerry Stimson and Gemma Fraser of Chesham. (Photo:

Plymouth Argyle 5-0 Clapton (Att: 231)
Portsmouth 1-2 (aet) Southampton FC
Southampton Women’s FC P-P Exeter City
Stoke City 1-2 Nottingham Forest
Stourbridge 0-3 Sheffield United (Att: 402)
Watford 0-4 Coventry United
West Bromwich Albion 5-1 Long Eaton United (Att: 72)

Bristol City beat Lewes in the WFA Cup
Bristol City’s Abi Harrison shoots during the win over Lewes. (Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The Fourth Round sees the WSL teams enter and the draw will be made on Monday 13 December and broadcast live on TalkSPORT at 7pm.

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