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DCMS announces pilot events at Wembley and in Barclays FA Women's Super League

Wednesday 26 Aug 2020
This year's Non-League Finals Day is now scheduled for September

We can confirm that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport [DCMS] has announced that games in the Barclays FA Women's Super League, Buildbase FA Trophy and Buildbase FA Vase are among latest batch of sporting events that will be used to pilot the safe return of spectators.

West Ham United's game against Arsenal at on Sunday 13 September at Dagenham & Redbridge's Victoria Road ground and the previously-postponed 2019-20 Non-League Finals Day – now due to take place at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Sunday 27 September – will be open to a limited numbers of spectators. 

For further information, please visit the DCMS website.

With the date for Non-League Finals Day now confirmed, both Buildbase FA Vase semi-final ties and the Buildbase FA Trophy semi-final tie between Concord Rangers and Halesowen Town will be played at 3pm on Saturday 5 September 2020.

They will all be one-legged affairs as follows:-

Consett v Bitton (at Consett AFC)

Corinthian v Hebburn Town (at Corinthian FC)

Concord Rangers v Halesowen Town (at Concord Rangers FC)

The Buildbase FA Trophy semi-final tie between Harrogate Town and Notts County is still to be confirmed.


By FA Staff