Date for Women’s FA Cup first-round tie announced

By SFC Media time Thu 19 Nov AFC Bournemouth CST vs Saints
Photo by Isabelle Field

Southampton FC Women’s visit to AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust in the first-round of the Vitality Women’s FA Cup will be played on 13th December.

Saints booked their place in the first-round proper of the competition with two emphatic results in qualifying.

The first round of qualifying saw a trip to Helston Athletic in Cornwall, with Marieanne Spacey-Cale’s side coming away 11-0 winners.

Next up was a visit to Somerset and Ilminster Town, with the side scoring four without reply.

Their first-round proper will also see the side head on the road, with AFC Bournemouth CST the hosts.

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Saints celebrate scoring against Ilminster Town in the previous round (Photo: Tim Badger)

Their first-round proper will also see the side head on the road, with AFC Bournemouth CST the hosts.

AFC Bournemouth saw off Buckland Athletic in the previous round 3-1, as they now look to avenge their previous meeting with Saints in last year’s Hampshire Cup.

In front of a record crowd of 832 at Snows Stadium, Saints triumphed 7-1 last November as five different players got on the scoresheet.

Further details of 13th December’s rearranged tie will be announced in due course.

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