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Arsenal Ladies in the FA Cup

FA Women's Cup Winners 2013

Arsenal Ladies take on Everton Ladies in the FA Women's Cup final at stadiummk on Sunday afternoon.

It will be the club's 14th appearance in the showpiece and they will be looking to win the competition for the 13th time.

We take a look back at the previous 12 finals where the Gunners have emerged victorious.

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 1993Arsenal 3-0 Doncaster BellesThe club's first win in the competition was 21 years ago when goals from Michelle Curley, Naz Ball and Debbie Bampton saw off Doncaster Belles at the Manor Ground in Oxford. It was a springboard for future success as Arsenal went on to complete a league and cup double that season before retaining their league crown the following year.  

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 1993

FA Women's Cup Winners 1993

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 1995Arsenal 3-2 LiverpoolArsenal sealed their second FA Cup victory two years later after a thrilling contest against the Reds at Prenton Park.

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 1995

FA Women's Cup Winners 1995

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 1998Arsenal 3-2 CroydonAnother entertaining final saw the Gunners edge out London rivals Croydon at the New Den. A penalty from Joanne Broadhurst gave Croydon an early lead but Marieanne Spacey and a young Rachel Yankey turned the tie in Arsenal's favour with strikes either side of half-time. Hope Powell put Croydon back on terms but Kelley Few popped up with a dramatic winner in stoppage time. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 1998

FA Women's Cup Winners 1998

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 1999Arsenal 2-0 Southampton SaintsArsenal retained the trophy for the first time in 1999 after a comfortable 2-0 win over Southampton Saints at The Valley. A Sharon Hayes own goal sent the Gunners ahead on 15 minutes and Clare Wheatley added the second four minutes before half-time.  

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 1999

FA Women's Cup Winners 1999

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2001Arsenal 1-0 FulhamAngela Banks' 51st-minute winner sealed Arsenal's fifth FA Cup trophy in front of more than 13,000 fans at Selhurst Park. Vic Akers' side went on to win a domestic treble that season by winning the Women's Premier League and the League Cup.

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2001

FA Women's Cup Winners 2001

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2004Arsenal 3-0 Charlton AthleticThe Gunners had to wait three more years to lift the FA Cup for the sixth time. A Julie Fleeting hat-trick inspired the Gunners to a 3-0 win against Charlton at Loftus Road. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2004

FA Women's Cup Winners 2004

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2006Arsenal 5-0 Leeds UnitedArsenal thrashed Leeds United at the New Den to claim their seventh win in the competition in 2006. A Lucy Ward own goal set Arsenal on their way after just three minutes and two goals in as many minutes from Julie Fleeting and Rachel Yankey sent the Gunners further clear before half-time. Kelly Smith's penalty and a late strike from Lianne Sanderson capped off a comprehensive victory for Vic Akers' side. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2006

FA Women's Cup Winners 2006

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2007Arsenal 4-1 Chartlton AthleticArsenal retained the FA Cup for the second time in their history after they came from behind to beat Charlton 4-1 at the City Ground. Katie Holtham gave the Addicks a surprise lead in the second minute but Kelly Smith fired Arsenal back on terms five minutes later. Jayne Ludlow struck a brace before half-time to put the Gunners in command and Smith added her second to seal the win late on. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2007

FA Women's Cup Winners 2007

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2008Arsenal 4-1 Leeds UnitedA record crowd of 24,582 witnessed Arsenal lift the FA Cup for a third successive year and become the most successful side in the competition's history. Arsenal were dominant from start to finish but didn't take the lead until the 53rd minute when Kelly Smith prodded home from close range. Jayne Ludlow guided home Arsenal's second before Lianne Sanderson ended the contest before the hour mark. Jess Clarke pulled a goal back for Leeds but Smith restored Arsenal's three-goal cushion with 10 minutes remaining. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2008

FA Women's Cup Winners 2008

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2009Arsenal 2-1 SunderlandThe Gunners clinched an incredible fourth straight victory in the competition after a win over Sunderland at Pride Park. Katie Chapman fired Arsenal ahead in the 32nd minute but the Gunners had to wait until the 90th minute to see off the Black Cats when Kim Little rounded the keeper and slotted into an empty net. Kelly McDougall netted a consolation for Sunderland in stoppage time but it didn't take the gloss off a memorable day for Vic Akers in his last season in charge of the Ladies. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2009

FA Women's Cup Winners 2009

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2011Arsenal 2-0 Bristol AcademyKim Little starred again as Arsenal bought the trophy back to north London for the 11th time after a 2-0 win against Bristol Academy. The Scotland international weaved her way through the Vixens defence to put Arsenal ahead in the 15th minute before Julie Fleeting's powerful header sealed victory at the Ricoh Arena. 

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2011

FA Women's Cup Winners 2011

 

FA WOMEN'S CUP FINAL 2013Arsenal 3-0 Bristol AcademyThe Gunners' 12th win in the competition came last season with Bristol Academy again the victims of a rampant Arsenal side. Steph Houghton's header gave Arsenal the perfect start and further strikes from Jordan Nobbs and Ellen White in the second half secured Shelley Kerr's first trophy at the club.

 

FA Women's Cup Winners 2013

FA Women's Cup Winners 2013