New sponsor will help Burnley Ladies

Burnley FC Ladies will be the beneficiaries of a ground-breaking cash injection in to women’s football in England after the FA announced SSE will be the new sponsors of the FA Cup.
Rachel Brown-FinnisRachel Brown-Finnis
Rachel Brown-Finnis

The final of the competition will now take place at Wembley Stadium for the first time on August 1st.

A seven-figure sum will be committed to the women’s game, ring-fencing funding to create a UK-wide programme of girls-only football activity.

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More than 100 girls aged seven to 11 from schools across the country were invited to Wembley for a coaching session, a stadium tour and a Q&A with senior players, including Burnley-born former England keeper Rachel Brown-Finnis.

Energy providers SSE are the new title sponsors of the SSE Women’s FA Cup, investing in the provision and profile of girls and Women’s football as part of ground-breaking four-year deal.