Women’s FA Cup final between Man United and Chelsea sets new world record for attendance
Women's football just keeps getting bigger and bigger and we couldn't be more chuffed.
History was made this weekend as the 2023 year’s Women’s FA Cup final has set a new record for attendance at a women’s football match. You love to see it.
Manchester United faced off against Chelsea in the Women’s FA Cup in front of a sold-out Wembley crowd but our fellow Mancs sadly didn’t manage to secure victory, with the Londoners lifting the trophy thanks to a single goal from Sam Kerr.
Nevertheless, with fans of both teams turning up in their droves — 77,390 of them, to be specific — the day was still a special one for everyone involved as they managed to set a new world record attendance for a women’s domestic match.
Get in there.
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It’s wonderful to see how quickly the women’s game is growing, especially after the incredible and inspiring success of the Lionesses winning the Euros last summer.
As for Man United Women, they may have missed on winning their first-ever FA Cup final but they are still well and truly on the verge of a first Women’s Super League trophy, currently sitting top of the table on 50 points in one of the tightest title races for some time.
However, both Chelsea and Arsenal are right on their tails and boasting a game in hand, with the reigning WSL champions and 2023 FA Cup winners just a point behind them.
With just a handful of games left, who’s going to take it? You can watch the highlights of Chelsea Women vs Manchester United Women down below:
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Featured Image — Vitality Women’s FA Cup (via Twitter)