Barnet FC’s The Hive to Host 2013 FA WSL Continental Cup Final

September 4, 2013

The Football Association (FA) has revealed Barnet FC’s The Hive will be the location for the 2013 FA WSL Continental Cup Final.

The final takes place on Friday 4th October between Arsenal and Lincoln with kick-off at 7.30pm.

The Chairman of Barnet FC, Anthony Kleanthous, said: “We have a very proud history of women’s football here at Barnet FC and we are delighted to be hosting the FA WSL Continental Cup Final for the second season in a row, and this year at the new stadium, The Hive. The final is the show-piece event in the FA WSL calendar and we are all looking forward to a thrilling match between two of the best teams in the country. We hope football fans will come out in force to enjoy fantastic football and a great family occasion.”

Laura Hardy, sponsorship manager at Continental Tyres, added: “Our sponsorship of women’s football in England really typifies our commitment to both elite and grassroots football. We are extremely proud to support the women’s game at the highest level with the FA WSL Continental Cup and also to support and encourage girls to get involved in the sport with The FA Girls’ Football Festivals in association with Continental Tyres. There has never been a more exciting time for women’s football and we are thrilled to sponsor what is fast becoming one of the highlights of the sporting calendar.”

The FA WSL Continental Cup Final promises to be a spectacular finish to another massive year for the women’s game, which has seen continued growth in participation levels, unprecedented media coverage and growing crowds at club matches throughout the FA WSL season.