2020-21 Women's FA Cup extra preliminary round & preliminary round draws released

Friday 21 Aug 2020
The 2020-21 Women's FA Cup Final is due to be held at Wembley on Saturday 22 May

The 2020-21 Women's FA Cup campaign will begin on Sunday 6 September, with the draws for the extra preliminary round and preliminary round now available.

The new season will overlap with the 2019-20 tournament, which has been on hold since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, with the Final currently scheduled for Saturday 31 October.

174 of the 376 sides accepted into the competition for the coming season will enter at the extra preliminary round, with the drawn fixtures available to read here.

The 87 victorious teams will take their places alongside another 109 new entrants in the preliminary round, which is due to be held on Sunday 20 September. The 23 clubs from the Barclays FA Women's Super League and FA Women's Championship join the competition from the fourth round proper in January.

For a full list of round dates from the 2020-21 Women's FA Cup campaign, click here.

By Jim Lucas