Arsenal Women celebrate winning the Continental Cup in March Photo: Ian Walton Chelsea begin their attempt to wrest the Continental Cup from reigning holders Arsenal with a game against Brighton at Kingsmeadow on Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile Arsenal will be
Chelsea begin their attempt to wrest the Continental Cup from reigning holders Arsenal with a game against Brighton at Kingsmeadow on Sunday afternoon.
Meanwhile Arsenal will be playing London rivals West Ham.
There are 22 women’s clubs competing for the trophy, with Manchester City away to Birmingham, and new girls Manchester United facing Liverpool.
The competition is organised into groups, with the group stages playing out between now and December 13.
Chelsea Women are in a group with Palace, Spurs, London Bees and Yeovil as well as Brighton & Hove Albion.
The top two teams from each group will go through to the knock-out rounds. The quarter-finals are set for January 8/9, with the semi-finals starting on February 5.
The final has been pencilled in for Saturday February 23, depending on TV coverage.
Group One South fixtures
Sun 19 Aug Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion (2pm) at Kingsmeadow
Sun 19 Aug Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur (2pm) at Beckenham Town FC
Sun 19 Aug London Bees v Yeovil Town (2pm) at The Hive
Sun 26 Aug London Bees v Chelsea (2pm) at The Hive
Sun 26 Aug Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton & Hove Albion (1pm) at Cheshunt FC
Sun 26 Aug Yeovil Town v Crystal Palace (3pm) at Dorchester Town FC
Sun 16 Sep Brighton & Hove Albion v London Bees (2pm) at Crawley Town FC
Sun 16 Sep Crystal Palace v Chelsea (2pm) at Bromley FC
Sun 16 Sep Yeovil Town v Tottenham Hotspur (3pm) at Dorchester Town FC
Weds 5 Dec Chelsea v Yeovil Town (7.30pm) at Kingsmeadow
Weds 5 Dec Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace (7.45pm) at Crawley Town FC
Weds 5 Dec London Bees v Tottenham Hotspur (8pm), at The Hive
Weds 12 Dec Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea (7.30pm) at Cheshunt FC
Weds 12 Dec Yeovil Town v Brighton & Hove Albion (7.45pm) at Dorchester Town FC
Thurs 13 Dec Crystal Palace v London Bees (7.45pm) at Bromley FC
Tickets for Chelsea Women v Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday August 19 at 2pm are £3 adults, £1 juniors. Details at: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?agency=CLFC_PUBLIC&organ_val=51291&schedule=list&_ga=2.69078162.260045089.1508150524-1264053192.1487938627
The opening weekend’s fixtures in the Conti Cup