Molineux chosen as 23/24 Conti Cup Venue

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The Football Association [The FA] has today confirmed that Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Molineux Stadium will host the 2023/24 FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup Final.

The thirteenth Final of the competition will be played on Sunday 31 March 2024, kicking off at 3pm and broadcast live on the BBC.

Home to Wolves since 1889 and boasting a capacity of 32,050, the ground has previously played host to women’s international football with England lifting the Arnold Clark Trophy against Germany at the venue back in February 2021, and also for a Lionesses friendly fixture against Belgium in June 2022.

Last season’s FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup Final saw Arsenal secure a 3-1 win over Chelsea at Crystal Palace’s Selhurst Park in front of a record attendance of 19,010.

Nikki Doucet, Chief Executive Officer of the Barclays Women’s Super League and Barclays Women’s Championship said: “We’re thrilled to have secured Molineux as the venue for this season’s FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup Final.

“It is one of the country’s most iconic stadiums – one steeped in history – and will be a fantastic stage for one of the season’s showpiece moments.

“We’re very much looking forward to working with Wolves over the coming months ahead of what promises to be another exciting final.”

Matt Wild, General Manager of Football Operations at Wolverhampton Wanderers, said: “On the back of successfully hosting both England’s men’s and women’s fixtures across 2022, we’re delighted that The FA are choosing Molineux to host a cup final here in 2024.

“We attracted big crowds for those fixtures and, given the success of the Lionesses and Wolves Women in recent years, we’re hoping the people of Wolverhampton and further afield take the opportunity to watch a women’s cup final.”

Pete Robb, Marketing Director at Continental Tyres, added: “The 2023/24 Conti Cup campaign has been fantastic so far, with momentum building throughout the group stages.

“Today’s announcement will give fans and players a standout final to look forward to early next year, and as the women’s game goes from strength to strength, we are proud to be a part of it.”

The competition is currently nearing the conclusion of the group stages, with the quarter finals due to take place on February 7 and 8. Chelsea will enter at this stage due to their UEFA Women’s Champions League commitments.

Emma Hayes’ side will join the five group winners and two best runners-up in the final eight of the tournament. The semi-finals will then be held across March 6 and 7.

Tickets for the Final at Molineux are now on sale, with adult tickets from £15, concessions for £7 and kids for £5.

An Early Bird discount of 20% is also live, while groups of over nine people can take advantage of an additional discount.

Tickets are available to purchase HERE. Group bookings must be made over the phone at present by calling 0371 222 1877.

With thanks to the FA

 

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