Women’s FA Cup Third Round Draw

27th November 2023

Cheltenham Town Ladies FC have been handed a home tie in the Third Round of the Adobe Women’s FA Cup.

Following a dramatic comeback against Exeter City Women, Cheltenham will play host to FA Women’s Champioship outfit, Reading Women, on Sunday December 10 (2:00pm Kick off).

The Royals reached the Quarter Finals last season, losing out to eventual winners, Chelsea Women 3-1 after passing Leicester City Women and Tottenham Hotspur Women on penalties in the Fourth and Fifth Round respectively.

After starting in the Second Qualifying Round, Cheltenham last reached the Third Round in 2020-21, beating Brislington, Portishead, and Exeter City before losing to Portsmouth, who were then disqualified for fielding an ineligible player. The Robinesses would go on to lose 2-1 in extra time against Gillingham Women.

Reading currently sit in 10th in the Women’s Championship, with 10 games played.

The Adobe Women’s FA Cup Third Round draw in full:

Rugby Borough Women v Sheffield United Women

Newcastle United Women v Stoke City Women

Coundon Court v Burnley Women

Chester-le-Street Town Ladies v Derby County Women

Sunderland Women v Durham Cestria Ladies

Milton Keynes Dons Women v Birmingham City Women

Darwen Women v Blackburn Rovers Women

Nottingham Forest Women v Boldmere St. Michaels

West Bromwich Albion Women v Durham Women

Hull City Ladies v Wolverhampton Wanderers Women

Crystal Palace Women v Chatham Town Women

Southampton Women’s FC or Maidenhead United v Watford Women

London City Lionesses v Billericay Town

Cheltenham Town Ladies v Reading Women

Luton Town Ladies v Bristol Rovers Women or Keynsham Town Ladies

Portsmouth Women v Southampton FC Women

Plymouth Argyle Women v Oxford United Women

Ipswich Town Ladies v Lewes Women

Moneyfields Women v Millwall Lionesses LFC

AFC Bournemouth Women v Charlton Athletic Women

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