The FAWSL returned to a sunshine-filled Hive in North London as Tottenham hosted Reading. Both sides were coming into this game on the backs of defeats in the league cup mid-week and both knowing they had a big shot to get points on the board.
This 2019/20 Vitality FA Women’s Cup Final understandably had a totally different feel to it. Wembley Way was without its throng of fans and the expectant buzz. Wembley echoed with the emptiness; the sounds focused on the discussions of players and coaches as the teams warmed up.
Spurs kicked off their Continental Cup campaign on Wednesday against Championship side, London City Lionesses. They secured their first win of the season in a routine victory that saw them put four past the visitors.
A dreary day awaited West Ham and Reading as they lined up to face eachother in Dagenham. A tough contest was expected between these two who have historically had some intriguing battles on the pitch.
Sunday’s match up between Brighton and Birminghm was everything you could have wanted from an FA Cup fixture – a non-stop quality display with drama at both ends, both teams giving it their all and a penalty shootout to decide the winner.