Wednesday 16 August 2017

FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup Fixtures Announced

Sunderland Ladies will face Durham in Cup derby

Sunderland Ladies will face local rivals Durham Women in the group stages of the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup.

The four groups, two in the north and two in the south are made up as follows:

Group One North

Aston Villa Ladies

Durham Women

Liverpool Ladies

Sheffield FC Ladies

Sunderland AFC Ladies

Group Two North

Birmingham City Ladies

Doncaster Rovers Belles

Everton Ladies

Manchester City Women

Oxford United Women

Group One South

Arsenal Women

London Bees

Millwall Lionesses

Reading FC Women

Watford Ladies

Group Two South

Brighton & Hove Albion Women

Bristol City Women

Chelsea Ladies

Tottenham Hotspur Ladies

Yeovil Town Ladies

For a full list of fixtures for FA WSL 1 and Continental Tyres Cup please visit:

Teams will play each other once at the group stage with each game being played to a conclusion. If the result of a group match is a draw after 90 minutes then a penalty shootout will take place with points distributed as follows:

  • Teams will receive 3 points for winning a group game in 90 minutes
  • Teams will receive 2 points if a group game is tied after 90 minutes and they win the penalty shootout
  • Teams will receive 1 point if a group game is tied after 90 minutes and they lose the penalty shootout

The top two teams in each group progress to the quarter finals and further knockout stages.

For the first time in women’s football, this season’s FA WSL Continental Cup will be introducing the use of a fourth substitute that can be utilised during extra time of the knockout games if the match progresses beyond 90 minutes.

The Final is set to take place on the weekend of 10/11 March 2018.


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