Holders Arsenal, who have won the competition in each of the last two years, repeated their 11-1 league cup victory over Newquay, With Lianne Sanderson contributing four goals, with two each for Jayne Ludlow and Ciara Grant and singles for Gemma Davison and Rachel Yankey.

Mary Phillip added a penalty late on ensuring she grabbed her first goal for the club since joining four seasons ago.

Newquay however got a late consolation when Helen Wood also netted from the spot.

Arsenal beat Charlton 4-1 in last years final at Nottingham Forest who themselves were put out at after a 3-0 defeat to the hands of Fulham LFC.

Arsenal return to league action this Sunday with a away trip up to Leeds Utd, being the first time the two sides would have encountered each other this season.

Arsenal Ladies

1
Byrne
3
Tracy
6
White
22
Scott
23
Phillip
5
Flaherty
7
Grant
4
Ludlow 46
91
Sanderson
12
Davison 70
10
Carney

Substitutes

22
Spencer
18
Asante
11
Yankey 46
10
Smith 70
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7 Jan 2008