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VENUE CONFIRMED: Watford FC to host Women’s League Cup Final in March 

 Published on: 28th January 2021   |   By: Geraint Roberts   |   Category: Watford FC

The FA have announced that Watford FC will host The FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup Final on Sunday, March 14 at Vicarage Road.

The final will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 and will be the 10th in the competition’s history, with the first taking place in 2011. Kick-off time for this year’s final will be announced in due course.

Holders Chelsea will be looking to reach their second League Cup Final in a row, while West Ham United, Bristol City and Leicester City will be looking to reach their first.

Kelly Simmons, FA director of The Women’s Professional Game, said: “We are delighted to confirm Vicarage Road as the host of the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup Final. 

“Watford are a club known for being at the heart of their community and we are really looking forward to working with their staff to put on a memorable match. The Final is one of the showpiece fixtures in the women’s football calendar and we hope fans across the country will tune in and help us mark the occasion.”

Scott Duxbury, Watford FC chairman and CEO, said: “It’s a great privilege to accept The FA’s invitation to host a significant women’s cup Final at our ground.

“We’re sure our well-appointed ground and award-winning playing surface will help add the finishing touches to a prestigious occasion and we look forward to welcoming the finalists to Vicarage Road Stadium.”

He added: “We’ve made no secret of our ambitions for our women’s team, so it’ll be great for us to host a standard of match which, over time, we hope we might be able to compete in ourselves.”

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