FOOTBALL: FA Women’s Cup Final 2013 – Arsenal v Bristol Academy – Live on BBC Two

May 20, 2013

Women’s football’s showpiece match of the season takes place at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium as Arsenal Ladies take on Bristol Academy in the 2013 FA Women’s Cup Final.

This year marks 20 years since the Football Association took over the running of the women’s game and the 2013 final will be staged at the home of Doncaster Rovers Belles, one of women’s football’s most famous clubs, who won the first Women’s Cup under the FA’s auspices in 1994.

The match also returns to terrestrial television for the first time since 2009 as BBC Two and BBC Two HD screens live coverage on Sunday, May 26, signalling the start of an amazing summer of women’s football with the UEFA Women’s Euro 2013 finals following in July.

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FOOTBALL: BBC to screen England Women’s Euro 2013 qualifier

September 12, 2012

England Women’s vital Euro 2013 qualifier against Croatia will be broadcast live on the BBC.

Maintaining the momentum of a sensational year of sport, and following on from the high-profile Olympic campaign for the Team GB women’s team, the match at Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium will be shown live on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website on Wednesday, September 19.

A win will take Hope Powell’s team to the top of their group and secure automatic qualification for the European Championship next year in Sweden.

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