Match Preview: The Rookettes in Cup Action Sunday

Loughborough Foxes away, Sunday 14th February SSE Women’s FA Cup


The Rookettes travel to the Midlands on Sunday to face Loughborough Foxes Women & Girls FC. The club is an FA Charter Standard Club, operating teams at 5 age groups. The senior side currently play in the FA WPL North, having been crowned FA WPL Midlands Division One Champions last season, making a total of 4 promotions since being formed in July 2006.

After a thrilling 2-2 draw in Round 2, the Foxes beat Guiseley AFC Vixens 4-1 in the replay. Last time out they won the battle of the night-hunters, beating the Foxes of Leicester City WFC 3-1 to reach the County Cup Final. Loughborough currently lie 10th in the FA WPL North having taken 5 points from 13 matches so far this season. Recent form in all competitions: WWDLWW

Kick off at Loughborough University Stadium is scheduled for 2pm this Sunday. A small but perfectly-formed band of Rookettes fans will be making the trip. Live updates on twitter via @Rookmeister.


Author: stuartnoel

Nearly prize winning author of Passport to Football, Budget Airline Football and European Football - A Fans Guide.