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
Sheffield FC Ladies
Sunderland AFC Ladies
Group Two North
Birmingham City Ladies
Doncaster Rovers Belles
Manchester City Women
Oxford United Women
Group One South
Reading FC Women
Group Two South
Brighton & Hove Albion Women
Bristol City Women
Tottenham Hotspur Ladies
Yeovil Town Ladies
For a full list of fixtures for FA WSL 1 and Continental Tyres Cup please visit: http://sunderland.fawsl.com/matches.html#HsIyLsIma...
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.