Everton beat Birmingham to reach final

Simone Magill scores
Northern Ireland forward Simone Magill’s goal was her fourth in her past five games for club and country

Everton produced another strong performance and continued their winning run by overcoming Birmingham City to reach the Women’s FA Cup final.

Northern Ireland forward Simone Magill lashed in just before half-time and Denmark’s Nicoline Sorensen doubled the visitors’ lead after the break.

France striker Valerie Gauvin added a third late on for the dominant Toffees.

Everton will face either holders Manchester City or 14-time winners Arsenal at Wembley on 1 November.

More to follow.


B’ham City Women

  • 1Hampton
  • 3ScottBooked at 29mins
  • 30Lawley
  • 4Corsie
  • 25Holloway
  • 19WhippSubstituted forScofieldat 64′minutes
  • 8Green
  • 10MurrayBooked at 69mins
  • 2Mayling
  • 18Walker
  • 14KellySubstituted forGrantat 64′minutes


  • 7Napier
  • 11Grant
  • 20McCarron
  • 22Scofield
  • 23Toussaint

Everton Women

  • 1MacIver
  • 2Wold
  • 20Finnigan
  • 22Sevecke
  • 3Turner
  • 21ClemaronSubstituted forGauvinat 74′minutes
  • 17GrahamSubstituted forEgurrolaat 90+1′minutes
  • 8ChristiansenSubstituted forStringerat 90+1′minutes
  • 7Boye-Hlorkah
  • 10MagillSubstituted forPikeat 74′minutes
  • 14SørensenSubstituted forRasoat 66′minutes


  • 12Egurrola
  • 13Stringer
  • 15Pike
  • 16Raso
  • 19Gauvin
  • 23Korpela
  • 30Pattinson

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