Womens Challenge Cup Final 2011

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Sheffield & Hallamshire FA Women’s Challenge Cup Final 2011

Sunday 20th March 2011, Kick Off 2pm

Bracken Moor, Stocksbridge

Admission £4.00, Concessions £2.00 (Over 65`s/U16`s)

Huddersfield Town Ladies v Rotherham United Ladies

Huddersfield Town Ladies take on Rotherham United Ladies in the final of the Sheffield & Hallamshire Women’s Challenge Cup Final. The final will be played on Sunday, 20th March 2011 at Bracken Moor, home of Stocksbridge Park Steels, 2PM Kick Off. The competition was created at the start of the 1999/00 season. This year’s final will mark the competitions 12th year. The competition will have a new champion this season as reigning champions Doncaster Rovers Belles failed to progress further than the first round. The competition continues to grow year on year with more teams entering to take part than ever before as the female game becomes more popular and is further developed at a regional and national level. Huddersfield Town Ladies are currently second in the North East Premier Division and are through to the quarter final stage of the league cup. The Huddersfield Town Ladies U 17’s team are unbeaten so far this season. Rotherham United Ladies currently play in the Women’s National League Northern Division, which is the second tier in the women’s competitive game. The team were finalists in the 2009/2010 cup competition but were beaten to the title by Doncaster Rovers Belles.

Route to the Final

Huddersfield Town Ladies

Round 1

Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 2 – 1 Sheffield Women’s FC

Round 2

Steel City Wanderers 0 – 5 Huddersfield Town Ladies

Quarter Final

Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 14– 0 Barugh Ladies FC

Semi Final

Keepmoat Stadium Ladies AFC 2 – 3 Huddersfield Town Ladies

Rotherham United Ladies

Round 1

Rotherham United Ladies 4 – 0 Barnsley Ladies FC

Round 2

Rotherham United Ladies 15 – 1 Chesterfield Ladies FC

Quarter Final

Rotherham United Ladies 4 – 0 Sheffield United Junior Blades FC

Semi Final

Rotherham United Ladies 3 – 1 Sheffield FC Ladies

Sheffield & Hallamshire FA Women’s Challenge Cup – Recent Winners

2009 – 10 Doncaster Rovers Belles 3 – 0 Rotherham United Ladies

2008 – 09 Doncaster Rovers Belles 5 – 0 Sheffield Wednesday Ladies

2007 – 08 Doncaster Rovers Belles 4 – 0 Sheffield Wednesday Ladies

2006 – 07 Sheffield Wednesday Ladies 1 – 0 Doncaster Rovers Belles

2005 – 06 Doncaster Rovers Belles 2 – 1 Sheffield Wednesday Ladies

Please contact Kate Evans – Marketing & Communications Officer for media accreditation to attend the Women’s Challenge Cup Final.

For all media enquiries regarding Sheffield & Hallamshire FA contact

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