The 1976 WFA Cup Final was the 6th final of the FA Women's Cup, England's primary cup competition for women's football teams. It was the sixth final to be held under the direct control of Women's Football Association (WFA).[1] Southampton Women's F.C. and Queen's Park Rangers L.F.C. contested the match at the Eyrie, the former home of Bedford Town on 25 April 1976. The match ended 2–1 in favour of Southampton.[2][3]

1976 WFA Cup Final
Event1975–76 WFA Cup
Date25 April 1976
VenueThe Eyrie, Bedford
RefereeJohn Hunting

Match details Edit

Southampton Women2–1 (a.e.t.)Queen's Park Rangers
M. Kirkland  
The Eyrie, Bedford
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: John Hunting
GK 1   Sue Buckett (c)
DF 2   Beverley Gain
DF 3   Maggie Pearce
DF 4   Ann Squires
DF 5   Linda Coffin
MF 6   Grace Cesareo
MF 7   Lynda Hale
MF 8   Pauline Dickie
MF 9   Pat Davies
FW 10   Hilary Carter
FW 11   Pat Chapman
FW 12   Cathy Bennett
GK 13   Heather Kirkland
FW 14   Julie Bevis
  Noel Coffin[4]
GK 1   Pat Cavanagh
DF 2   Cora Francis
DF 3   Pauline Gardner
DF 4   Paddy McGroarty (c)
DF 5   Maggie Flanagan
MF 6   Joan Clements
MF 7   Sandra Choat
MF 8   Judith Orsmond
MF 9   Carrie Staley
FW 10   Josie Lee
FW 11   Hazel Ross
FW 12   Jackie Green
13   Janet Brownbill
14   Sue Francis
  Sav Ramayon

References Edit

  1. ^ Association, The Football. "Women's FA Cup Final history".
  2. ^ Pathé, British. "United Kingdom: Southampton With Mitre Challenge Trophy, Women's Equivalent Of Football Association Cup, By Beating Queens Park Rangers Women Two-One".
  3. ^ Slegg, Chris; Gregory, Patricia (May 6, 2021). A History of the Women's FA Cup Final. The History Press. ISBN 9780750997713 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "The Original Cup Giants".

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