Following the pausing of the 2020-21 Vitality Women’s FA Cup during the period of the government imposed national lockdown, we're pleased to confirm the rearranged dates for the first three rounds of the competition proper.
There are still four third round qualifying matches to be completed ahead of the first round proper, which has 12 ties.
Clubs from the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier and Southern Premier are due to enter in the second round proper, before those from the Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship enter the competition in the fourth round proper on 31 January 2021.
The revised dates are as follows:-
Third Round Qualifying - Sunday 6 December 2020
First Round Proper - Sunday 13 December 2020
Second Round Proper - Sunday 3 January 2021
Third Round Proper - Sunday 17 January 2021
The remaining rounds of the competition are unchanged and will be played on the following dates.
Fourth Round Proper - Sunday 31 January 2021
Fifth Round Proper - Sunday 28 February 2021
Quarter-Final - Sunday 21 March 2021
Semi-Final - Sunday 18 April 2021
Final - Saturday 22 May 2021 (Wembley Stadium connected by EE)