The draw for the third round of the SSE Women’s FA Cup was made yesterday.
The draw took place at Park Hall Academy School in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, and was conducted by Year 12 pupils Felicity Barnes and Millie Hall.
The girls were ably assisted by Birmingham City stars Ellen White and Hayley Ladd, who spent the morning at the school, taking part in a Q&A and then joining in with a training session.
The 12 ties will take place on Sunday 7 January.
Each winning club will receive £1,000 from The FA prize fund and a place in round four – the stage at which FA WSL clubs enter the competition.
Third round draw:
Cardiff City v Burnley
Fylde Ladies v Plymouth Argyle
Keynsham Town v Brislington
Huddersfield Town v Lewes
Leicester City v Bradford City
Newcastle United v The New Saints
Blackburn Rovers v Portsmouth
Derby County v Brighouse Town or Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ipswich Town v Charlton Athletic
Crystal Palace v Coventry United
Middlesbrough v Liverpool Marshalls Feds
Chichester City v Luton Town
This season’s SSE Women’s FA Cup Final will take place at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 5 May, tickets are available to purchase from thefa.com/tickets. Tickets are priced at just £15 for adults while kids go free.
Report courtesy of The FA