Download now. City’s players go up to collect their medals. Women's FA Cup final: Everton's Valerie Gauvin - the 'old school English number nine' from Reunion By Tom Garry BBC Sport Last updated on 30 October 2020 30 October 2020 . 55 mins: City hit the post! Their goalkeeper MacIver certainly deserved better after producing not so much a string of saves as an entire repertoire of miracles. Worth sharing? Magill turns 25 today. Everton Women reached their first FA Cup final since 2014 on Wednesday by overcoming Birmingham City 3-0 in the semi-final. 5. The 2019 final saw City run out 3-0 winners over West Ham United, in a year when they also won the League Cup, but they want an even bigger haul of silverware this time around. Taylor's side will have former defender Esme Morgan and England winger Chloe Kelly both eligible for selection, despite them both having played for Everton earlier in the 2019-20 competition. 115 mins: Now Kelly goes down and soaks up some more seconds by calling the physios into action. I thought we prepared really well for it. Just super proud of the players and this gives us a platform to build on. The Vitality Women's FA Cup rules. I feel a whole mixture of emotions today. Even when they got back to 1-1 it still felt comfortable, and felt that with the half-an-hour in extra time if we keep sticking to our principles we’ll be OK. "We had to think on our feet quickly in terms of arranging their timetable, but it was great to have them back, and what you want is everybody knocking on the door, in terms of being ready, fit and available to play in this game. Extra-time goals from Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie seal a second consecutive Vitality Women's FA Cup triumph for City Super-subs Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie fired Manchester City to their second consecutive Vitality Women’s FA Cup title after a thrilling final against Everton at Wembley. Bronze crosses from the right, and Kelly ghosts infield off the left but lifts her half-volley over the bar from 15 yards! It’s do or die. 59 mins: Another save! Goals in the second half of … Everton and Manchester City meet at Wembley Stadium today in the re-scheduled 2019-20 FA Cup Final. It was tough on Everton, but ultimately not unfair. Everton 1-2 Manchester City (Stanway, 111 mins). 76 mins: Everton’s first change sees Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah come on for Raso. Holding champions Manchester City set out to keep hold of their crown against a resilient Everton. First of all, immensely proud of the players. Women's FA Cup final: Everton 1-3 Manchester City – as it happened Full-time: Everton 1-3 Manchester City Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie scored in … What a breathless end to the match! Everton face Manchester City in the Women's FA Cup final at Wembley - watch live BBC One coverage and follow radio and text commentary. http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=mancity Will City retain the FA CUP? 65 mins: City get a great chance to counter-attack, but the pass through to Lavelle is delayed so long she’s several yards offside by the time it arrives. With the players we’ve brought in, I think this is just the start for us. A corner from the right is headed out to Egurrola, whose own header was on its way into the net when Roebuck reaches out a hand to push it over! Egurrola wins the header, but it goes a yard wide! A very good final.” It has indeed been a fine match and improved gradually towards a thrilling period of stoppage time. Jonathan Liew has filed his match report from Wembley: Finally, after 110 minutes of the thickest tension, gravity and reality collided. The 2019/20 competition marks the 50th edition of the tournament. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. Also, Poppy Pattinson has replaced Sevecke. It’s a decent delivery, but hits a defender and loops into Roebuck’s hands. Read the programme. "[In recent years], it's City winning trophies, Arsenal winning trophies, Chelsea winning trophies. “Great spirit, attitude and no little amount of skill too. 99 mins: The only thing slowing it down are the injuries, which continue to be regular. 53 mins: Gauvin is still going, if no longer at full capacity. 109 mins: Everton pass the ball around the defence for a bit, ending a prolonged spell of midfield chaos when it seemed every touch went to a player from the other side. 80 mins: Everton are a little prone to giving the ball away with poor passes inside their own half, and one of those leads to Stanway shooting just wide from 20 yards. I Dislike This Un-Dislike 0 Please Login to Vote. Everton and holders Manchester City will contest the 50th Women's FA Cup final on Sunday, live on BBC One. Everton’s Hayley Raso is challenged by Manchester City’s Lucy Bronze in the Women’s FA Cup final at Wembley. EVERTON star Maeva Clemaron believes their incredible run to the FA Cup final might be inspiring the men’s team. 63 mins: City make the day’s first substitution, bringing Georgia Stanway on for Ellen White. The coronation of Manchester City as winners of the 50th women’s FA Cup had long felt pre-ordained, perhaps even inevitable. The game will be played without any fans at Wembley, amid ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, as the delayed 2019-20 competition reaches a conclusion. Read about our approach to external linking. Houghton heads the corner goalwards, and MacIver tips it onto the post! Extra time was maybe one-sided but we still created chances, we still pushed hard right up until the final kick of the ball. The last time Everton won the prestigious competition, Natasha Dowie was scoring the go-ahead goal in the 119th minute to break the hearts of Arsenal players and fans alike. GOAL! 2020 Women's FA Cup Final. Now Everton nearly score! In never-before-seen circumstances, the players laced up their boots in preparation for the first of two FA Cup finals this season. EVERTON star Maeva Clemaron believes their incredible run to the FA Cup final might be inspiring the men’s team. Egurrola now goes off, and Abbey-Leigh Stringer comes on. 90+6 mins: Not like that! Listen to the audiobook of his memoir as read by the man himself, Watch live on BBC One, the BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & app, Everton beat Championship side London Bees, top-flight Bristol City and Women's Super League champions Chelsea to reach the semi-finals, before a, Manchester City's run started with a 3-2 win at local rivals Manchester United in January, before they eased past lower-tier Ipswich Town, won 2-1 at Championship club Leicester City and then earned a, Read more: Man City's Kelly ready to face Everton, Meet Valerie Gauvin - the 'old school English number nine' from Reunion, Sunday's final comes five days after England were originally scheduled to face Germany away on Tuesday, but that friendly was called off after a member of the Lionesses' backroom staff, The Premiership review, a Six Nations preview and Eddie Jones, All you need to know as the US election day nears. The club started life as Hoylake WFC in 1983. Players seem to be going down all over the place, so this could well be extended. 17:18pm, Sun 01 Nov 2020 Created with sketchtool. Key Information. 69 mins: Kelly gets a bit of space on the right for City, but instead of looking for a better-placed teammate she slashes a shot well wide. First published on Sun 1 Nov 2020 13.30 GMT. City don’t seem inclined to let them have so much as a kick. But not until Georgia Stanway managed to squeeze the ball under the body of Sandy MacIver, with City’s 26th shot of the match, did it feel certain. Gauvin heads in the resulting corner! The first, in the 1970-71 season, saw Southampton beat Stewarton Thistle 4-1, with Southampton going on to win eight of the first 11 cups. The showpiece event will be the 27th to be played directly under the auspices of the Football Association (FA). "We were fortunate in so much as we got the England girls back, a day or two earlier than we anticipated due to the circumstances," Taylor added. 90 mins: Chance for City! “Watched a few - too many - games this weekend and this has been the most enjoyable to watch by a distance,” writes Tony Reekie. And then an incredible save from MacIver! I’m super proud but the word is relieved. They had scrapped and fought and poured every last ounce of themselves into this contest. Expand. Everton play on, and Sorensen’s cross from the right was dipping in before Roebuck tipped it over, though it clipped the bar on its way! Half time in extra time: Everton 1-1 Manchester City! The France international, 27, is looking to add a trophy to Toffees' unbeaten start to the WSL season when they take on Manchester City in today’s FA Cup final. Because of Covid there’s nobody to present them with their rewards, they just help themselves out of a box. The Gunners had won all 10 of their previous FA Women's Cup Final appearances, though this was the first time Harvey has taken charge of the side. Lavelle plays in Weir, whose cross-shot hits the inside of the far post and rebounds to Kelly, who tries to thump it into the back of the net but finds MacIver, back on her feet and sprinting across goal, in the way! It eventually resumed at the quarter-final stage in September, after the start of the 2020-21 WSL campaign. Available for everyone, funded by readers. 83 mins: Now Egurrola is down after a crunching challenge from Park. Everton 1-3 Manchester City (Beckie, 120+2 mins), GOAL! Six months after the original date for the final, Willie Kirk’s Toffees will be looking to dethrone Gareth Taylor’s defending champions in what would be their first FA Cup triumph in a decade. 120+1 mins: There will be two minutes of stoppage time. Stokes gets to the byline and pulls back to Weir, who lifts a first-time shot over the bar from eight yards! Picture: John Sibley - Pool/Getty Images Source:Getty Images 104 mins: City hog the ball and keep Everton inside their defensive third, but they can’t create anything and eventually Stanway has a pot-shot from 15 yards that deflects wide. Manchester City have won the FA Cup! They had dragged themselves impressively back into the game courtesy of Valérie Gauvin’s header on the hour. Extra time it is! It came back the following year to beat Friends of Fulham3–2. The 2020 Women's FA Cup Final (known as the SSE Women's FA Cup Final for sponsorship reasons ) will be the 50th final of the Women's FA Cup, England's primary cup competition for women's football teams. 81 mins: Now Stanway is booked, for a foul on Rikke Sevecke. Everton 1-1 Manchester City (Gauvin, 60 mins). In 1987–88, it came to prominence winning the North West League and reaching the 1988 Women's FA Cup final, losing to Doncaster Belles 3–1. 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