Foord drives Arsenal on in Women’s FA Cup

Gunners into the quarter-finals after win against Liverpool

Friday, 4th March — By Steve Barnett

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ARSENAL will host Championship side Coventry United in the quarter-finals of the Women’s FA Cup, while holders Chelsea will entertain Women’s Super League strugglers Birmingham City.

The Gunners took a giant step closer to winning the competition for the 15th time on Sunday with a comfortable victory over Liverpool at Prenton Park, home of Tranmere Rovers.

Caitlin Foord bagged a brace, while Katie McCabe and captain Kim Little were also on target as Jonas Eidevall’s side wrapped up a convincing 4-0 win.

Meanwhile, Chelsea, managed by former Parliament Hill School pupil Emma Hayes, enjoyed a Saturday stroll in their fifth-round match.

Pernille Harder scored two goals and created three more as the Blues beat 10-player Leicester City 7-0.

The quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of March 19-20.

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