Arsenal, Barnet, Bristol, and Liverpool advance to FA Cup semfinals
The FA Cup semifinalists are set after this afternoon’s Sixth Round games. Barnet continued its recent run of victories, this time taking out West Ham, 3-2. Barnet beat Birmingham City in the fifth round and earlier this week beat Nottingham Forest to win the Premier League Cup. Also in Sunday’s FA Cup Sixth Round, Arsenal needed extra time to beat Sunderland, 3-2; Bristol Academy edged Milwall Lionesses LFC, 2-1; and Liverpool topped Doncaster, 3-0.
In Liverpool’s win over Doncaster, Welsh striker Cheryl Foster scored twice, while midfielder Kelly Jones added the other goal. Rachel Furness and Stephanie Bannon scored for Sunderland, but it was Arsenal’s
Stacy Sowden scored early for Barnet before West Ham’s Gemma Shepherd and Joanne Woodgates pulled West Ham ahead, 2-1. Barnet’s Jess Trimnell evened it up for Barnet with a late goal, and then with time running down, Zoe Lance netted the game-winner for Barnet.