WOMEN'S CHALLENGE CUP MATCH REPORT
Stoke City have won the Staffordshire FA Women's Challenge Cup for the 12th consecutive time after a dramatic 3-3 draw with Sporting Khalsa at Stafford Town's Evans Park.
The match was eventually decided by a penalty shootout after finishing 3-3 in normal time, which Stoke City won 4-3.
Stoke City started brightly and hit the crossbar after just 5 minutes. Bramford's shot from the edge of the box lacked enough dip to creep under the bar.
Sporting Khalsa took the lead after just ten minutes when Woolston finished off a lovely cross from the left wing. Khalsa then hit the crossbar with a curling left-footed effort from the edge of the box.
Stoke City leveled things up just before the half-hour mark when Holder finished off a freekick from close range. They then took the lead just two minutes later when Delle glided through the Khalsa defense and placed the ball into the bottom corner.
Khalsa hit back on 58 minutes when Owen hit a powerful shot which gave Hobson in the Stoke goal no chance. Stoke re-gained the lead with just ten minutes to go when Wilshaw finished from close range.
Khalsa hit back with just two minutes of time added on, when Woolston volleyed the ball in off the bar to make it 3-3. The game went to a penalty shootout, and Stoke City came out on top, winning 4-3.
Player of The Match: Rebecca Green (Sporting Khalsa)