#WomensFACup: Road to Wembley begins this Sunday

Last season's finalists walk out at Wembley Stadium
Man City beat West Ham in the 2019 final. (Photo: Lynne Cameron for The FA)

Wembley Stadium is where it will end but this is where it starts, and one of the 20 clubs playing on Sunday – Notts County – have been represented at the final in recent years.


Washington v Redcar Town (Northumbria Centre)
Wakefield Trinity v Farsley Celtic (Hemsworth MW FC)
Mossley Hill v Burnley Belvedere (Mossley Hill Athletics Club)
Notts County v Cleethorpes Town (Ilkeston Town FC)
Port Vale v Lye Town (Bradeley Football Centre)
Corby Town v Bungay Town (Corby Town FC)
New London Lionesses v Comets (Brunel University Sports Park)
Bishop’s Stortford v Hartham United (Bishop’s Stortford FC)
Ashford Town (Middx) v Denham United (Ashford Town [Middx] FC)
Burgess Hill Town v Eastbourne United (Burgess Hill Town FC)

Notts County are one of the 20 teams starting the Women's FA Cup off this season.
Notts County are raring to go for their first competitive game of the season. (Photo: NCFCWomen)

Notts County, lost out to Chelsea in the 2015 final at Wembley and were closed down in 2017. Their reformed team,  now competing in the East Midlands League, take on Cleethorpes Town at the changed venue of Ilkeston Town for the right to visit Rise Park in the next round on 1st September.

Fulham were beaten by Arsenal in the 2001 final but dissolved in 2006 and the side now playing in the London & South East League await a visit from the winners of the tie between New London Lionesses and Comets.

Washington welcome Redcar Town with Lumley in line for the victors, either Wakefield Trinity or Farsley Celtic will go onto to play Thackley, while also in the north Mossley Hill meet Burnley Belvedere with he successful side then away to Curzon Ashton.

A couple of games in the midlands has Port Vale playing Lye Town with the prize of home advantage over Knowle, a result for Corby Town or Bungay will see them go to Riverside.

In the South East, Bishop’s Stortford host Hartham with St Albans laying in wait, Oxford City are up next for the winners of the the all Middlesex tie between Ashford Town and Denham, Burgess Hill Town tackle Eastbourne United with Saltdean United set to travel to the winning team.

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