Women's football round-up: Belles' stadium return while Bentley and Rossington reach cup finals

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​Doncaster Rovers Belles play the first of three successive home games when they face Chester-le-Street Town at the Eco-Power Stadium on Saturday (6pm).

The game follows Doncaster Rovers’ League Two clash with Forest Green Rovers.

Belles are then in Eco-Power action against Durham Cestria on Easter Sunday before a rearranged game against Hull City at Thorne on Wednesday, April 3.

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With Belles realistically safe from relegation, the remaining games in the FA Women’s National League Division One North offer the chance to push for a top half of the table placing in the final table.

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Currently seventh, Belles are four points behind Leeds United who have three games in hand.

Meanwhile, Belles’ Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Women’s Cup Final has been scheduled for Sunday, April 28, at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium (7.30pm).

The two local teams in Sheffield & Hallamshire County Women’s League Division One have the chance to finish the season with silverware under their belts.

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AFC Bentley won 5-3 at Sheffield Wednesday in the League Cup semi-final. Goals from Gemma Harte (2), Jenna Cresswell, Becky Kendell and Jodie Shakespeare booked the clash against Brunsmeer Athletic who currently top the table with a 100 per cent record from 12 games.

Rossington Main booked their place in the Shield final, where they will play Chesterfield Women’s Development, with a 3-2 home win over Maltby Juniors thanks to goals from Verity Cooper, Kat Cunliffe and Skye Hart.