About The Women's FA Cup

About the Women's FA Cup

The Football Association Women's Challenge Cup Competition, now known as the Women’s FA Cup, began in 1970 and is the largest and most prestigious domestic knockout competition within the women’s game.

Clubs are eligible to enter the competition provided they compete in the top division of a women’s County League or higher and c260 clubs entered annually.

In 2015, The Final was played at Wembley Stadium for the first time reflecting the incredible growth in interest in the women’s game, attracting a record crowd of 30,710. In the 2016 Final Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 to further consolidate their position as the most successful club in the competition, lifting the trophy for a record 14th time in front of another record crowd of 32,912 and two million views at home on the BBC.

For information on The Women's FA Cup prize fund, click here.