Women's football: Arsenal reach FA Cup semi-finals

By Tony Leighton Women's football correspondent

Scotland midfielder Kim Little hit the winner as FA Women's Cup holders Arsenal moved into the semi-finals with a 2-1 victory over Everton.

Bristol Academy won 3-0 against Northern Division Blackburn Rovers to reach the last four.

Birmingham City had the biggest win of the four quarter-finals, beating Premier League leaders Sunderland 4-0.

And Chelsea's 2-0 victory at Doncaster Belles means that all four semi-finalists will be Super League clubs.

Arsenal 2-1 Everton

An excellent 58th-minute cross by left-winger Rachel Yankey set up her England team-mate Ellen White to head the opening goal.

Little doubled the lead six minutes later, sweeping past two defenders before sending a low cross-shot just inside the far post.

Michelle Hinnigan pulled a goal back when she scrambled the ball home five minutes from time, but the visitors were unable to force an equaliser.

Bristol Academy 3-0 Blackburn Rovers

Academy, beaten by the Gunners in last year's final, went ahead after just seven minutes, Michelle Green striking home a rebound after her initial effort had been blocked.

Spanish international Laura del Rio hit a lucky second goal when her 24th minute cross hit the far post to bounce into the net.

Natasha Harding ended any hopes of the Northern Division club progressing when she turned Corinne Yorston's 54th minute free-kick into the net.

Birmingham 4-0 Sunderland

Kerys Harrop bagged a brace as Blues breezed into the last four, opening the scoring from Jodie Taylor's 22nd minute cross.

Then, two minutes later, Taylor was on target from Karen Carney's cross.

Harrop hit her second goal of the afternoon three minutes before the interval following good work by Rachel Williams.

And Eni Aluko, with her first goal since returning to Blues from her spell in America, completed the scoring seven minutes from time.

Doncaster Belles 0-2 Chelsea

Gemma Bonner celebrated her first England call-up with the opening goal in Chelsea's win.

The 19-year-old defender will be in the squad that travels to Croatia for next Saturday's Euro 2013 qualifier.

Also in the squad is Bonner's club colleague Dunia Susi, back at Chelsea from Birmingham, and it was Susi who wrapped up victory nine minutes from time.