Women's FA Cup: Holders Chelsea beat Doncaster to reach quarter-final

Karen Carney in action
Karen Carney joined Chelsea from Women's Super League One rivals Birmingham City this season

England international Karen Carney scored on her Chelsea debut to help the Women's FA Cup holders beat Doncaster 4-1 and progress to the quarter-finals.

Jess Sigsworth put the Belles ahead but a Leandra Little own goal, Carney's strike and goals from Ji So-Yun and Eniola Aluko saw Chelsea through.

Meanwhile, Rachel Yankey made her Notts County debut as last season's beaten finalists beat WSL 2 side Durham 3-1.

Arsenal beat Birmingham City 5-3 on penalties after the tie finished 1-1.

Jade Boho Sayo scored on her Reading bow as they overcame WSL 2 side Millwall 2-0, and Hannah George scored the only goal of the game as Aston Villa edged past Everton 1-0.

Brooke Chaplen scored both goals as Sunderland triumphed over Yeovil Town, while Samantha Conroy scored twice for Sporting Club Albion as they survived a fight back from Brighton to win 4-3 and progress as the only side from outside the WSL in the last eight.

On Saturday, Manchester City became the first side to go through to the quarter-finals after beating Liverpool 2-0.

Attention next turns to the league this week, with Chelsea again making the trip to Doncaster to begin their Women's Super League One defence on Thursday.

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