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Everything You Need To Know About The Women's FA Cup Final

Chelsea beat Notts County 1-0 to win the Cup for the first time.

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This was the prize – the FA Cup. And the winner would get the honour of being the team to win the first Women's FA Cup final to be held at Wembley

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Neither team had ever won the FA Cup before, so a new name was guaranteed to be carved on the Cup.

Sadly, it all started with a bit of tragic news. The infamous England brass band had turned up to Wembley.

The @england band have arrived & are in full flow outside @wembleystadium ahead of The @SSE Women's @FA Cup Final

It meant the game could no longer be watched with sound on.

Fans in the stadium were invited to jump on the #FinalSelfie hashtag in the hope of being shown on the Wembley big screen.

#FinalSelfie , the mascots are ready!

Even the mascots got involved.

Here's five-year-old Emma's selfie – she even made her own t-shirt for the match!

Emma, 5, is enjoying her first trip to Wembley in a t-shirt she designed herself #FinalSelfie


The players jumped on the hashtag too...

Me and @FranKirbyy @wembleystadium #finalselfie Lets go Chelsea 🔵🔵⚽️⚽️

With the sun shining at Wembley, it was pretty much set up to be the perfect day out.

#finalselfie @wembleystadium with @lauracwinter. And #finaleverselfie!?


Going into half time, and Chelsea were still 1-0 up against Notts County, and people headed indoors to get away from the brass band.

Half time refreshments at @wembleystadium watching the @FA Cup final. #finalselfie #FACup

And with Chelsea putting in a brilliant first half display, their fans were confident for the second half.

#FinalSelfie Bring on the second half! #FaWomensCupFinal


As the official attendance flashed up in the 79th minute, it was confirmed to be a record attendance for a Women's FA Cup final.

Records tumbling in women's sport: 30,000+ @wembleystadium for @SSE Women's @FA Cup Final #WeCanPlay #WomenInSport

With a tense finish to the match, Chelsea managed to cling on, and you can see what it meant to them.

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes claimed she wasn't nervous at all, she told the BBC:

"I actually enjoyed every moment of it... the quality shone through."

Some are now predicting Chelsea to go on and become the dominant force on English women's football under Emma Hayes.

There was an obligatory John Terry joke, obviously.

Nice to see john terry on hand to lift the women's fa cup for Chelsea at Wembley

Though, sadly, he didn't actually turn up and celebrate in full kit.

Anyway, congratulations to Chelsea Ladies for lifting the FA Cup for the first time!

Congratulations to @ChelseaLFC on their @SSE women's @FA cup win! Commiserations to @Official_NCLFC #FAWomensCupFinal