2011–12 FA Women's Cup

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2011–12 FA Women's Cup
Country  England
 Wales
Teams 276
Champions Birmingham City LFC
Runners-up Chelsea L.F.C.

The 2011–12 FA Women's Cup is the 41st season of the association football knockout competition.[1] 276 clubs competed for the years trophy.[2] The winners will not qualify for the UEFA Women's Champions League.[3] The current holders are now Birmingham City LFC. They beat Chelsea 3–2 in a penalty shootout after a 2–2 draw in the final at Ashton Gate.[1]

Teams[edit]

Round Clubs
remaining
Clubs
involved
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Leagues entering at this round[4]
First Round Qualifying 276 180 0 180
Second Round Qualifying 186 104 90 14
Third Round Qualifying 134 96 52 44 Northern Combination WFL/Midland Combination WFL/South West Combination WFL/South East Combination WFL
First Round Proper 86 48 48 0
Second Round Proper 62 44 24 20 FA WPL Northern/Southern Divisions
Third Round Proper 40 32 22 10 FA WPL National Division
Fourth Round Proper 24 16 16 0
Fifth Round Proper 16 16 8 8 FA Women's Super League
Sixth Round Proper (QF) 8 8 8 0
Semi-Final 4 4 4 0
Final 2 2 2 0

Calendar[edit]

Round Main date Prize money[5]
First Round Qualifying Sunday, 2 October 2011 £125
Second Round Qualifying Sunday, 23 October 2011 £175
Third Round Qualifying Sunday, 13 November 2011 £225
First Round Proper Sunday, 11 December 2011 £250
Second Round Proper Sunday, 8 January 2012 £300
Third Round Proper Sunday, 5 February 2012 £400
Fourth Round Proper Sunday, 26 February 2012 £500
Fifth Round Proper Sunday, 11 March 2012 £600
Sixth Round Proper (QF) Sunday, 25 March 2012 £1,000
Semi-Final Sunday, 15 April 2012 £2,000
Final Sunday, 26 May 2012 £2,000/£5,000

First Round Proper Results[edit]

Sheffield United Community LFC 0 – 1 Middlesbrough LFC 8 January 2012 at Thornaby FC [6]

California Ladies 0 – 8 Durham Wildcats LFC 8 January 2012 at Spennymoor Town FC

Blackpool Wren Rovers LFC 3 – 2 Mossley Hill LFC 8 January 2012 at Mossley Hill Athletics Club, Liverpool

Liverpool Feds LFC 1 – 3 Sheffield Wednesday LFC 18 December 2011 at Herron Eccles Playing Field, Liverpool

Stockport County LFC 2 – 3 South Durham & Cestria LFC 11 December 2011 at Woodley Sports FC

Bradford City LFC 3 – 2 Newcastle United LFC 11 December 2011 at Thackley FC

Crusaders LFC 0 – 3 Coventry Sphinx LFC 11 December 2011 at Cadbury Athletic FC

Loughborough Foxes LFC 3 – 0 Radcliffe Olympic LFC 11 December 2011 at Loughborough Dynamo FC

AFC Trinity LFC 2 – 5 Leicester City LFC 11 December 2011 at Nether Heyford Playing Fields

Loughborough Students LFC 5 – 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers LFC 11 December 2011 at Loughborough University, Holywell 5

Copsewood LFC 3 – 6 Stoke City LFC 11 December 2011 at Coventry Copsewood FC

MSA LFC 2 – 1 Westfield LFC 11 December 2011 at Douglas Eyre Sports Ground, Walthamstow

Norwich City LFC 0 – 3 Denham United LFC 11 December 2011 at Norwich United FC

C&K Basildon LFC 0 – 3 Lewes LFC 11 December 2011 at Selex Sports & Leisure Club, Basildon

Ebbsfleet United LFC 1 – 5 Havant & Waterlooville LFC 11 December 2011 at Ebbsfleet United FC

Crawley Wasps LFC W – W Ipswich Town LFC 11 December 2011 walkover for Crawley Wasps

Cambridge Women's 2 – 5 Oxford United LFC 11 December 2011 at The Cambridge Football Stadium

Bracknell Town LFC 0 – 5 Enfield Town LFC 11 December 2011 at Bracknell Town FC

Chichester City LFC 5 – 2 Peterborough Sports LFC 11 December 2011 at Chichester City FC

Billericay Town LFC 3 – 6 Peterborough Northern Star LFC 11 December 2011 at Billericay Town FC

Shanklin LFC 3 – 1 Boscombe Albion LFC 11 December 2011 at County Ground, Shanklin

Newquay LFC 2 – 2 Larkhall Athletic LFC 11 December 2011 Larkhall Athletic won 7–6 on PKs – at Newquay FC

Forest Green Rovers LFC 5 – 1 Weymouth LFC_ 11 December 2011 at Slimbridge FC

Swindon Town LFC 2 – 1 Exeter City LFC 11 December 2011 at Weirfield, Devizes Road, Swindon

Second Round Proper Results[edit]

Lowest team remaining at start of round – Durham Wildcats LFC (3rd place Durham WFL level 7 of pyramid)[6]

South Durham & Cestria LFC 0 – 3 Bradford City LFC 8 January 2012 at Darlington Railway Athletic FC

Larkhall Athletic LFC 2 – 1 Shanklin LFC 8 January 2012 at Larkhall Athletic FC

Preston North End LFC 7 – 3 Stoke City LFC 8 January 2012 at Bamber Bridge FC

Rochdale LFC 1 – 2 Blackburn Rovers LFC 8 January 2012 at Chadderton FC

Leicester City LFC 2 – 1 Loughborough Students LFC 8 January 2012 at Aylestone Park FC

Derby County LFC 3 – 1 Loughborough Foxes LFC 8 January 2012 at Borrowash Victoria FC

Leicester City WFC 0 – 1 Sporting Club Albion LFC 8 January 2012 at Leicestershire & Rutland County FA, Holmes Park

Coventry Sphinx LFC 0 – 1 Peterborough Northern Star LFC 8 January 2012 at Coventry Sphinx FC

Crawley Wasps LFC 0 – 0 MSA LFC 8 January 2012 MSA won 3–0 on PKs – at The Sports Ground, Bolney Road, Horsham

Oxford United LFC 2 – 0 Lewes LFC 8 January 2012 at Oxford United Academy, Roman Way, Oxford

Enfield Town LFC 1 – 1 Queens Park Rangers LFC 8 January 2012 Enfield Town won 4–3 on PKs – at Enfield Town FC

Gillingham LFC 3 – 0 Colchester United LFC 8 January 2012 at Chatham Town FC

Brighton & Hove Albion LFC 2 – 1 Millwall Lionesses LFC 8 January 2012 at Withdean Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur LFC 7 – 0 Denham United LFC 8 January 2012 at Harlow Town FC

Chichester City LFC 0 – 3 West Ham United LFC 8 January 2012 at Chichester City FC

Havant & Waterlooville LFC 3 – 2 Plymouth Argyle LFC 8 January 2012 at Havant & Waterlooville FC

Keynsham Town LFC 7 – 1 Swindon Town LFC 8 January 2012 at Keynsham Town FC

Portsmouth LFC 4 – 1 Forest Green Rovers LFC 8 January 2012 at Moneyfields FC

Manchester City LFC 9 – 1 Leeds City Vixens LFC 8 January 2012 at The Regional Athletics Arena, Rowsley Street, Manchester

Blackpool Wren Rovers 3 – 4 Rotherham United 15 January 2012 at Blackpool Rovers FC

Sheffield FC Ladies 10 – 0 Middlesbrough at Sheffield FC 22 January 2012

Sheffield Wednesday LFC 1 – 3 Durham Wildcats at Retford United FC 22 January 2012

Third Round Proper Draw[edit]

The lowest team remaining in the competition at the start of the round are: Durham Wildcats LFC
All matches scheduled for Sunday, 5 February 2012 at 2pm. After a complete postponement due to snow on the 5th 12 of the 16 fixtures were again postponed due to snow on the 12th. The remaining fixtures are rescheduled for 19 February.

League and Place of Home Team Home Team Visiting Team League and Place of Away Team
Southwest Region WFL Premier #1 Larkhall Athletic LFC Tottenham Hotspur LFC FA WPL Southern #6
FA WPL Southern #4 Brighton & Hove Albion Havant & Waterlooville LFC South West Combination WFL #3
FA WPL National #3 Charlton Athletic Bradford City Northern Combination WFL #3
South East Combination WFL #3 Enfield Town LFC MSA LFC London and South East Div 1 #7
FA WPL Southern #3 Portsmouth Sheffield FC Ladies FA WPL Northern #4
FA WPL National #10 Watford Leeds United FA WPL National #2
FA WPL National #6 Aston Villa Coventry City FA WPL National #5
FA WPL Northern #5 Derby County West Ham United FA WPL Southern #2
FA WPL National #1 Sunderland Rotherham United FA WPL Northern #9
FA WPL National #9 Nottingham Forest Blackburn Rovers FA WPL Northern #6
FA WPL National #4 Barnet Ladies Peterborough Northern Star LFC East Midlands WFL Premier #3
FA WPL Northern #3 Sporting Club Albion LFC Reading FC Women FA WPL National #7

Third Round Proper Results[edit]

Keynsham Town LFC 4 – 1 Gillingham LFC at Keynsham Town FC 12 February 2012

Leicester City LFC 1 – 2 Cardiff City LFC at Alystone Park FC 12 February 2012

Manchester City LFC 4 – 1 Oxford United at The Regional Athletics Arena, Rowsley Street 12 February 2012

Durham Wildcats LFC 0 – 2 Preston North End LFC at Spennymoor Town FC 12 February 2012

Portsmouth LFC 1 – 3 Sheffield FC Ladies at Portsmouth FC 19 February 2012

Brighton & Hove Albion LFC 4 – 2 Haven't & Waterloo LFC at Brighton & Hove Albion FC 19 February 2012

Charlton Athletic LFC 3 – 1 Bradford City LFC at Charlton Athletic FC 19 February 2012

Enfield Town LFC 2 – 0 MSA LFC at Enfield Town FC 19 February 2012

Larkhall Athletic LFC 1 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur LFC at Larkhall Atletic FC 19 February 2012 Larkhall wins 4–2 on PKs

Watford LFC 1 – 6 Leeds United LFC at Watford FC 19 February 2012

Aston Villa LFC 0 – 2 Coventry City LFC at Aston Villa FC 19 February 2012

Derby County LFC 4 – 2 West Ham United LFC at Derby County FC 19 February 2012

Sunderland WFC 8 – 0 Rotherdam United LFC at Sunderland FC 19 February 2012

Barnet FC Ladies 8 – 0 Peterborough Northern Star LFC at Barnet FC 19 February 2012

Nottingham Forest LFC 0 – 3 Blackburn Rovers LFC at Nottingham Forest FC 19 February 2012

Sporting Club Albion LFC 3 – 0 Reading FC Women at Albion FC 19 February 2012

Fourth Round Proper Draw[edit]

The lowest team remaining in the competition is: Larkhall Athletic LFC 2nd Place South West Premier Division (Level 5 of pyramid)
All matches scheduled for Sunday, 26 February 2012 at 2pm GST.

League and Place of Home Team Home Team Visiting Team League and Place of Away Team
FA WPL National #4 Barnet FC Ladies Sporting Club Albion LFC FA WPL Northern #3
FA WPL Southern #4 Brighton & Hove Albion LFC Larkhall Athletic LFC Southwest Region WFL Premier #2
FA WPL National #3 Charlton Athletic LFC Derby County LFC FA WPL Northern #5
FA WPL National #8 Cardiff City LFC Sunderland WFC FA WPL National #1
FA WPL National #5 Coventry City LFC Leeds United LFC FA WPL National #2
FA WPL Northern #6 Preston North End LFC Blackburn Rovers LFC FA WPL Northern #7
South East Combination WFL #3 Enfield Town LFC Manchester City LFC FA WPL Northern #2
FA WPL Southern #7 Keynsham Town LFC Sheffield FC Ladies FA WPL Northern #4

Fourth Round Proper Results[edit]

Cardiff City LFC 0 – 7 Sunderland WFC at Cardiff International Sports Stadium 26 February 2012

Barnet FC Ladies 3–0 Sporting Club Albion LFC at Barnet FC 26 February 2012

Brighton & Hove Albion LFC 3–0 Larkhall Athletic LFC at Withdean Stadium 26 February 2012

Enfield Town LFC 0–2 Manchester City LFC at Enfield Town FC 26 February 2012

Charlton Athletic LFC 2–0 Derby County LFC at Thamesmead Town FC 26 February 2012

Coventry City LFC 1–2 Leeds United LFC at Bedworth United FC 26 February 2012

Keynsham Town LFC 5–2 Sheffield FC Ladies at Keynsham Town FC 26 February 2012

Preston North End LFC 0–2 Blackburn Rovers LFC at Bamber Bridge FC 26 February 2012

Fifth Round Proper Draw[edit]

The lowest teams remaining in the competition are: Keynsham Town LFC 7th Place FA Women's Southern Division and Blackburn Rovers LFC 7th Place FA Women's Northern Division (Level 3 of pyramid)
All matches scheduled for Sunday, 11 March 2012 at 2pm GST.

League and Place of Home Team Home Team Visiting Team League and Place of Away Team
FA WPL Southern #7 Keynsham Town LFC Sunderland WFC FA WPL National #1
FA WSL #5 Bristol Academy WFC Leeds United LFC FA WPL National #2
FA WPL National #4 Barnet FC Ladies Doncaster Rovers Belles LFC FA WSL #7
FA WPL National #3 Charlton Athletic LFC Blackburn Rovers LFC FA WPL Northern #7
FA WSL #4 Lincoln Ladies F.C. Arsenal LFC FA WSL #1
FA WSL #2 Birmingham City LFC Liverpool LFC FA WSL #8
FA WPL Northern #2 Manchester City LFC Everton LFC FA WSL #3
FA WSL #6 Chelsea LFC Brighton & Hove Albion LFC FA WPL Southern #4

Fifth Round Proper Results[edit]

Keynsham Town LFC 1 – 5 Sunderland WFC at Keynsham Town FC 11 March 2012

Bristol Academy WFC 3 – 0 Leeds United LFC at Bristol Academy WFC 11 March 2012

Barnet FC Ladies FC 1 – 2 (AET) Doncaster Rovers Belles LFC at Barnet FC 11 March 2012

Charlton Athletic LFC 1–5 Blackburn Rovers LFC at Thamesmead Town FC 11 March 2012

Lincoln Ladies FC 0–1 Arsenal LFC at Lincoln United FC 11 March 2012

Birmingham City LFC 3–0 Liverpool LFC at Stratford Town FC 11 March 2012

Manchester City LFC 1–5 Everton LFC at Cheadle Town FC 11 March 2012

Chelsea LFC 3–0 Brighton & Hove Albion LFC at Staines Town FC 11 March 2012

Sixth Round Proper[edit]

The lowest team remaining in the competition is: Blackburn Rovers LFC 7th Place FA Women's Northern Division (Level 3 of pyramid)

Semi-Finals[edit]

Final Matchup[edit]

26 May 2012
12:15 BST
Birmingham City 2 – 2
(a.e.t.)
Chelsea
Williams Goal 90+1'
Carney Goal 112'
(Report) Lander Goal 70'
Longhurst Goal 101'
  Penalties  
Williams Penalty missed
Unitt Penalty scored
Taylor Penalty scored
Carney Penalty scored
3–2 Penalty scored Sherwood
Penalty missed Spence
Penalty missed Rafferty
Penalty scored Buet
Penalty missed Bonner
Ashton Gate, Bristol
Attendance: 8,723
Referee: Natalie Walker (Lancashire)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About the FA Women's Cup". thefa.com. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "FA.com Early rounds Drawn". thefa.com. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Champions League for Birmingham City". shekicks.net. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "FA Womens Cup Exemptions 2011–12". thefa.com. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Prize Fund Payments". thefa.com. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "The FA Women's Cup Results". thefa.com. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Cup final day of destiny for female referee". Lancashire Evening Post. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 

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