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Summary

  1. Ji So-Yun goal wins it for Chelsea
  2. Chelsea win Women's FA Cup for the first time
  3. A Women's FA Cup record crowd of 30,710 at Wembley
  4. Chelsea & England striker Eniola Aluko named player of the match

Live Reporting

By Andrew Aloia

All times stated are UK

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  1. History makers

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Chelsea win their first FA Cup

    But the moment belongs to Chelsea as they collect their first major piece of silverware.

    Oh, and what a way to do it in front of a record attendance for the first Women's FA Cup final to be held at Wembley.

    This is us signing off on an historic day that English football will never forget.

    Thanks for joining us.

  2. Post update

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    Well, that is just about it from us today.

    Don't forget to frequent the BBC Sport website and tune in to BBC 5 live Sports Extra and BBC local radio to follow our women's football coverage.

    Today was all about the Women's FA Cup, but there is the very big matter of Chelsea now going on a serious hunt for a domestic treble with the Women's Super League One title race wide open and the Continental Cup still in its early stages.

    Notts County go away beaten finalists on a milestone day in the nation's capital, but they will quickly turn attentions to league action as Bristol Academy visit Meadow Lane on Wednesday.

  3. Post update

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    Chelsea Ladies forward Gemma Davison told BBC One:

    "We just made history so we are absolutely buzzing. Holding this for the first time in a Chelsea shirt, I'm really proud to be part of it.

    "This is the first cup they have won and that is me included in it.

    "I'm happy for all the girls that are here and who have been part of disappointment, especially last year (when they failed to win the league on the final day)."

  4. Post update

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    Chelsea lift Women's FA Cup

    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "Joy for Chelsea, as their wait for a trophy comes to an end, and on today's performance, they fully deserve it.

    "Ji So-Yun may have got the winning goal but it was Eniola Aluko who won this match with a superb, individual performance."

    To relive the action, take a read of Tom's match report.

  5. Post update

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    Rachel Brown-Finnis

    Former England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 Live

    "They showed strength, resilience and everything you need to be an FA Cup final-winning team. What an occasion. It wasn't a bad match but Chelsea came out on top and deservedly so."

  6. Post update

    FT: Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Chelsea manager Emma Hayes told BBC One:

    "We work hard as coaches for days like today. I could not ask to be part of a better organisation or to have a better staff, they have worked their socks off for three and a half years.

    "We have a group of players that not only commit to everything we do, but tell you what they were never going to be on the losing team today. I knew that from the opening whistle. I'm incredibly proud of them.

    "I actually enjoyed every minute of it."

    Emma Hayes
  7. Chelsea lift the cup

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "Now a nine-time FA Cup winner, Katie Chapman makes the iconic walk up the 107 steps to lead Chelsea to where they will collect the trophy. What a moment for the Blues."

    Katie Chapman lifts the FA Cup for Chelsea
  8. Post update

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    Chelsea striker Eniola Aluko tells BBC One:

    "The overwhelming emotion right now is just relief. It has been a long time coming.

    "After coming so close last season (to the WSL 1 title) everyone has talked about it, will Chelsea do it? How will we play under pressure? But we certainly played under pressure.

    "We were disciplined and got the win. This is history in the making I couldn't be more proud of this group of players."

  9. Post update

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    The Chelsea players celebrate

    Chelsea captain Katie Chapman told BBC Radio 5 Live: "It was always going to be a hard game and we managed to hang on. Everyone wants to play in an FA Cup final and at Wembley it's a dream come true. We've got a great bunch of players and I'll be happy to lead them up there to lift the trophy."

  10. Post update

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    Ji So-Yun, known as Chelsea's 'little magician' writes her place in English football history for the 37th minute winner.

    It was a bit of a messy finish from a classy player. But they all count. And this one certainly does.

    Ji celebrates
  11. BreakingCHELSEA WIN WOMEN'S FA CUP

    FT: Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Chelsea Ladies make history, collecting their first piece of silverware in the first Women's FA Cup final to be hosted at Wembley.

    Chelsea celebrate
  12. Post update

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    The Chelsea bench cannot sit still as they will the final whistle to come.

  13. Post update

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    We are ticking down the seconds to a Chelsea win in Women's FA Cup final.

  14. Post update

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    The nervous buzz fills the stadium as full-time approaches.

    Emma Hayes looks on nervously
  15. Added time

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    And three minutes of added time to come.

  16. Post update

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Ji So-Yun puts her hands up to clap the fans as the goalscorer is replaced by Laura Coombs.

    Has the South Korea international scored the winner today?

  17. Post update

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    The noise is beginning to build at Wembley.

    Chelsea fans urging their side on to victory, while Notts County supporters try to lift their players to find that elusive equaliser.

  18. Post update

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    Rachel Brown-Finnis

    Former England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 Live

    "I thought Notts County might have something up their sleeve but they haven't come to the party today and they haven't managed to get through the Chelsea back line."

    Niamh Fahey
  19. Post update

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    Chelsea, just minutes away from winning this historic final at Wembley.

    The Women's FA Cup

    Notts County are beginning to show some desperation.

  20. Chance

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Route one football it is then. Fiona O'Sullivan is found in the box with a long ball, but she does not get enough on what presented itself as a free header.

  21. SUBSTITUTION

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    There is the last roll of the dice by Notts manager Rick Passmoor as he turns to Fiona O'Sullivan to replace Leanne Crichton.

    That screams 'go for glory' as the Republic of Ireland international knows how to net a goal or two.

  22. SUBSTITUTION

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Emma Hayes makes Chelsea's first change and it is Eniola Aluko who goes off for Ana Borges.

    Aluko gets applause for her sterling efforts today. Is Hayes looking just to keep fresh legs out there to close this one out now?

  23. Post update

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Sophie Barker

    Ex-Notts County Ladies midfielder on BBC Radio Nottingham

    "Notts have got to stop worrying about the threat that Chelsea carry. They have got to not worry about going 2-0 down but just try and get it back to 1-1."

  24. Post update

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    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC One

    Attendance

    "The attendance is so good for women's football and off the back of the World Cup, crowds and attendances have increased and people want to know about the women's game now."

  25. Show your support

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    Attendance statistic
  26. SUBSTITUTION

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Notts County make their second change as Aileen Whelan comes on for Dani Buet.

    Can Whelan produce something late? She has form, having scored an injury-time winner for Notts County in their Continental Tyres Cup group win over Birmingham City earlier this month.

  27. Miss

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Chelsea's Gilly Flaherty from five yards puts the ball over the bar and far away!

    Big chance to go two up has gone begging.

    And what can a chance in this game be without Eniola Aluko having something to do with it.

  28. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Robbie Cunningham on Twitter: "@EniAlu is absolutely the stand out player of this match so far by a country mile!! #FAWomensCup"

    LadiesPro Sports on Twitter: "@Official_NCLFC just need to find a playmaker linking midfield to the forwards. #WomensFACupFinal"

  29. Post update

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Eniola Aluko shows that she can do it all, getting back in defence to shepherd the ball over over the line with Notts County's Jess Clarke desperately trying to get in around her England strike partner.

  30. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "Notts County will have gained some confidence after having their first two real efforts on goal, but Davison and Aluko once again have reminded them of the danger they can pose at the other end.

    "You sense that Chelsea could have at least another goal in them."

  31. Post update

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    Alex Scott

    England and Arsenal Ladies defender on BBC Radio 5 Live

    "This is what I want to see. It all went a bit stale after the restart but both teams now look like they have a bit of buzz about them."

  32. Save

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    If there was any questions about Carly Telford's injured shoulder, she is answering them as she gets down neatly to parry an Eniola Aluko shot around the post.

  33. Post update

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Sophie Barker

    Ex-Notts County Ladies midfielder on BBC Radio Nottingham

    "It is more end to end now and there are more challenges. There might have been nerves to start with but Notts have to go for it now. They have to find a goal from somewhere."

  34. Post update

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    End-to-end we go.

    Eniola Aluko with that wicked turn of pace gets into the area, but Notts County's defence recovers as Gemma Davison shoots well over the bar.

    Eni Aluko
  35. Off the line

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    From the resulting corner Leanna Crichton has a header cleared off the line by Gemma Davison.

    Notts County piling the pressure on now.

  36. Close

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Desiree Scott, Notts County's Canada international, has a thunderous shot deflected wide after collecting the ball on the edge of the area after Chelsea clear a corner. They will have another chance to put the ball into the box...

  37. Post update

    Rachel Brown-Finnis

    Former England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 Live

    "Rick Passmoor has got an excellent track record on tactical substitutions and maybe Dunia Susi's introduction can shake things up against Chelsea this afternoon."

  38. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "Notts County really have to find a way to change this game somehow, and quickly. They're simply not creating enough going forward. Can the introduction of Dunia Susi be their inspiration?"

    Chelsea and Notts County battle for the ball
  39. SUBSTITUTION

    Chelsea 1-0 Notts County

    Rick Passmoor goes to his bench looking to make a difference.

    The versatile Dunia Susi replaces Rachel Williams. It certainly can be viewed as an attacking move, but it is really like for like as Susi is not shy of getting on the score sheet.

  40. Post update

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    Amy Turner, who has only recently gone professional with Notts County, shows that she is made out of stern stuff as she holds off Drew Spence as she tries to muscle in on goal.

  41. Post update

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    Chelsea are showing great poise in the early minutes of the second-half, back-tracking comfortably in defence and knocking the ball around with confidence.

    They will make Notts County work as they chase this game.

  42. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "The Notts County players had a lengthy huddle there on the pitch before the re-start. They need to find some inspiration in this second half."

  43. Post update

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    Alex Greenwood wrestles possession in the middle of the park for Notts County under pressure from Gemma Davison.

    A pass down the left frees up Ellen White, but the England striker can only get a tame deflected cross into the box.

  44. KICK-OFF

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    Rick Passmoor

    And just as we go on about being suited and booted for the final, Notts County manager Rick Passmoor presents himself in a tracksuit pitch side.

    I do believe that means it's business time!

  45. Post update

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    England and Manchester City defender Lucy Bronze on BBC One: "As the game went on, Chelsea opened space for Eni Aluko and it was always going to be one of the front three who scored. But they are more aware of the attacking threat from Notts County, now."

  46. Post update

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    The teams are coming back onto the pitch with Chelsea leading the way. Plenty of intent in the eyes of Eniola Aluko and steely determination from Ji So-Yun.

    Notts County gather in a huddle. Captain Laura Bassett will deliver what she hopes to he the last powerful words before we get back underway.

  47. Suit up

    Chelsea v Notts County (15:00 BST)

    Rick Passmoor is your tracksuit manager in every sense of the word, hands-on, committed, hard working.

    He is not a man that is ever lost for words and he will have to be at his loquacious best as Notts County look to turn this around.

    Already today - and thanks to his mother up in Doncaster - we have seen a different side of Passmoor as he is suited and booted for the final.

    Rick Passmoor

    Before the final Passmoor told BBC Sport: "It's been dry-cleaned by my mother. I went around there and and she said 'what do I owe the honour for?'

    "So there you go, the suit will be worn. I would prefer to be in the tracksuit on pitch-side but the occasion deserves the suit.

    "The players deserve everything in terms of what this FA Cup is all about and what we want to ensure for the city of Nottingham, our supporters and in particular Ray Trew (chairman) and Luke Negus-Hill (CEO) who have backed us all the way, is to have a sense of pride of having Notts County Ladies on the hallowed turf. Let's make sure we bring that cup back."

  48. Hayes dreaming of being Hoddle

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    Emma Hayes

    Wembley and the glory of FA Cup have inspired children, players, coaches and managers for generations.

    Chelsea boss Emma Hayes told BBC London 94.9 this week that she dreamed of being Glenn Hoddle leading Tottenham out at Wembley when she was growing up.

    With the national stadium today hosting its first Women's FA Cup final, just how many youngsters, boys and girls, are going to want to emulate Hayes?

    Her Chelsea side are up here at half-time. Will see experience Wembley success like Hoddle did before her?

  49. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

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    Ohigho Musa on Twitter: Eni Aluko is more effective as a supporting striker with her powerful runs and dribbling skills."

    Tim Arstall on Twitter: "Eni Aluko looks like she was born to play football with that control. Beautiful goal."

  50. HALF-TIME

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "After a slightly tentative start, Chelsea are into their stride now in this final and the star of the show really has been Eniola Aluko.

    "The England striker was brilliant for a 10-minute spell and that has been the difference between the teams so far.

    "Notts County need a big half-time team talk from boss Rick Passmoor now."

  51. HALF-TIME

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    Ji So-Yun's has the honour of netting the first Women's FA Cup goal at Wembley Stadium.

    Her scrambled finish for Chelsea is all that separates these two sides.

    Notts County have 45 minutes to try deny Chelsea Ladies their first major piece of silverware and instead take it for themselves.

  52. Post update

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    Time and time again Gemma Davison is breaking down the right wing and asking major questions of this Notts County defence.

    Hannah Blundell swings the ball into the box and Drew Spence tries something a little spectacular with a half-hearted overhead that trickles out of play.

  53. Post update

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    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC One

    "You can ask if it's luck that it lands at your feet or say it's that you're a clever instinctive player. I think it's more the latter."

  54. YELLOW CARD

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    Chelsea captain Katie Chapman is the first to go into the book.

    Casual as you like, she stopped Dani Buet from getting away. Tactical foul, but not the best timing as she will have to be careful after the break.

  55. Post update

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    Rachel Brown-Finnis

    Former England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 Live

    "It's been all Chelsea this last 10 minutes and no question, the goal was going to come on that left hand side. Notts County need to regroup because they've been on the back foot for the past few minutes."

  56. GOAL (Ji)

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    Ji So-Yun scores

    In a flurry of activity, Gemma Davison goes close with a volley from a tight angle.

    And just as it looked like a major chance had gone begging, Chelsea take the lead through Ji So-Yun, who pokes the ball over the line after initially being stopped by Notts County goalkeeper Carly Telford.

    The architect of Chelsea's surge into the lead has been Eniola Aluko.

  57. Save

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    Eniola Aluko gets her foot well and truly behind that one.

    The England striker did well to make space and got plenty of power on the shot, but it was straight at Carly Telford in Notts County's goal.

  58. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "That was a brilliant ball forward from Gemma Davison and Eni Aluko almost took full advantage. That's an example of the threat Chelsea pose going forward.

    "Notts, after a promising start, have gone a little quiet. Can they get England striker Ellen White into the game more?"

  59. Post update

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    Hedvig Lindahl strolls out to the edge of her area to meet a clearance from Notts County.

    That would just about sum up all the Chelsea goalkeeper has had to do so far. The Magpies, while willing to be patient with their build up, are yet to rattle Chelsea's nerves.

  60. Chance

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    Eni Aluko

    That will go down as the first real chance of the game.

    Eniola Aluko's pace is enough to meet a Gemma Davison pass and to get around Notts County goalkeeper Carly Telford. But the ball runs long and is fired into the side netting from a tight angle on the left.

  61. Post update

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    Dani Buet has broken free a few times down the middle now for Notts County. She has a good turn of pace and is freeing up players out wide.

    The midfielder spent eight years with Chelsea, so knows her opposition better than anyone out there.

  62. Post update

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    Rachel Brown-Finnis

    Former England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 Live

    "What I cannot wait to see is what Notts County have up their sleeves in terms of set pieces. I believe they've got one codenamed 'Dave' which I expect to see today."

  63. Post update

    Chelsea 0-0 Notts County

    Things are getting physical out there. Gilly Flaherty brought Rachel Williams down and was on hand to clear the danger when the ball was put into the box.

    At the other end it is Gemma Davison who throws her body into a challenge and gives away the foul.

    Chelsea are quick on the counter with Eniola Aluko making progress down the left wing.

  64. Post update

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    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC One

    "The first 15 minutes has been a little bit scrappy, and that's nerves. It's a massive occasion and neither team has got into their passing game."

    Chelsea v Notts County
  65. Post update

    Chelsea 0-0 Notts County

    Ji So-Yun with her back to goal and just on the edge of the area. That spells real danger for Notts County.

    But Magpies captain Laura Bassett stays composed and intercepts Ji's audacious little flick attempt on the spin.

  66. Post update

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    Gemma Davison lashes the ball into the side netting.

    When you need someone to be a menace, good chance it is going to be Davison making noise. She scored twice on her league debut for Chelsea this season and that was enough to get the better of Notts on the opening day of the season.

  67. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

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    Winton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium

    Winton Wanderers on Twitter: "Our Winton Wanderers U11 girls travelled from Salford today to be at the #WomensFACup."

  68. Post update

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    From a corner Chelsea don't trouble Notts County, but from deep Claire Rafferty sends the ball high and long. Now in normal circumstances, it would mean nothing but it did call on Carly Telford to come out and collect.

    Considering goalkeeper Telford is just back from a shoulder injury, testing her fitness is not a bad idea.

  69. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "Chelsea haven't really got going yet and Notts County are seeing a fair amount of the ball.

    "Perhaps there are some nerves among the Blues players. They'll want to get the ball out wide to use the pace of Gemma Davison and Eni Aluko more as this game goes on."

  70. Post update

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    Notts County midfielder Leanne Crichton tries to link up with Rachel Williams by slipping a nice ball into the box. However, the Scotland international was a bit overzealous.

    Chelsea's defence are dealing with everything with ease, but how long will it be before their attacking force comes down on the Magpies?

  71. Post update

    Chelsea 0-0 Notts County

    Notts County goalkeeper Carly Telford has got her hands on the ball twice, but Chelsea are not making any threatening inroads.

    Carly Telford sign at Wembley

    The Magpies have poked and prodded though the middle and searched for spaces down the flanks. They certainly look keen to get to grips with the occasion in a hurry.

  72. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

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    Duncan Moris on Twitter: "Impressed at the turnout! Hoping for a good match and a Notts County win so Laura Bassett gets to lift the trophy."

    Gabriel Cancello on Twitter: "Chelsea look strong, but I'm rooting for County. Big risk with no back up keeper though."

    Hearnsolo on Twitter: "Women's FA Cup. Live on BBC. Being played (at last) for the first time at Wembley. You just got awesome, Saturday."

  73. The expert picks

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    With the game still goalless, here's how the pundits think it will go:

    Ex-England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis: "If I had to put money on this game, I think it's going to be tight, but I'd have to go with Notts County."

    England and Arsenal defender Alex Scott: "I think Chelsea will come out winners. They have players such as Eniola Aluko and Ji So-Yun, so they can find that extra edge and score goals."

    Ex-England and Doncaster forward Sue Smith: "Neither team are in the greatest form at the moment. I'm going to go for Notts County and I think it's going to be 2-1."

  74. Post update

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    Chelsea defender Claire Rafferty makes sure that she introduces herself to as many Notts County players as she can.

    She took down Rachel Williams for the free-kick and just bundled Jess Clarke over for good measure.

  75. Post update

    Chelsea 0-0 Notts County

    Notts County getting a good feel for the ball here and Rachel Williams wins a free kick on the left. Danger for Chelsea to defend early on.

    However, Alex Greenwood puts a little too much on the and no harm done.

  76. KICK-OFF

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    And we are all systems go at Wembley Stadium as Chelsea kick-off.

    At the end of today's match there will be a new name on the Women's FA Cup trophy.

    Kick off at Wembley
  77. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "As the teams were read out, the loudest cheer by far was for Laura Bassett."

    Bassett, you might remember, scored the own goal that resulted in England losing to Japan in the World Cup semi-final.

    Laura Bassett
  78. Team news reminder

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    In case you missed it earlier, here's a reminder about how our two finalists line up.

    Chelsea Ladies: Lindahl; Blundell, Flaherty, Fahey, C Rafferty; Chapman (c), Bright, Spence; Davison, Ji So-Yun, Aluko.

    Substitutes: Hourihan, Borges, Coombs, Brett, Banusic.

    Notts County Ladies: Telford, Greenwood, Buet, Clarke, Williams, White, Scott, Walton, Turner, Crichton, Bassett.

    Substitutes: Susi, O'Sullivan, Plumptre, A. Whelan, O'Neill

  79. Post update

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    Everyone stands for the national anthem.

    Players stand for the national anthem

    The look of real concentration and determination on the faces of all the players as the TV camera pans across both teams.

  80. And they walk out onto the pitch

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    Laura Bassett leads Notts County out onto the Wembley Stadium pitch and Katie Chapman wears the captain's arm-band for Chelsea.

    They stand in a line. What an historic moment this is as they get red carpet treatment onto the most hallowed of English football turf.

  81. Biggest game in Chelsea Ladies history

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    England striker Eniola Aluko knows what it takes to win an FA Cup final, having picked up the famous bit of silverware with Charlton and Birmingham City.

    She now hopes to shine for Chelsea Ladies on what she has described the biggest day in their history.

    Eniola Aluko Chelsea Ladies
  82. Reluctant icon ready to make history

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    Laura Bassett

    Laura Bassett leads Notts County onto the Wembley turf intent on making history.

    After scoring the own goal that ended England's hopes of winning the Women's World Cup, she said she would "prefer no-one to know my name".

    But she is back on centre stage and admits that being the first woman to lift the FA Cup trophy at Wembley would be a seminal moment in the women's game.

    "It would be an iconic picture, but that is not my motivation," the 31-year-old told BBC Sport.

    Her team-mates might say otherwise, with goalkeeper Carly Telford wanting to bring "gold" back for Bass.

    Oh, and if the weekend was not already big enough, Bassett celebrates her 32nd birthday on Sunday.

  83. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

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    Twin sisters Isobella and Sofia with father Steve

    Twin sisters Isobella and Sofia with father Steve. Favourite player they say is Eniola Aluko and they pick Chelsea to win 3-1 after quickly changing their minds from 100-0.

  84. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "Aside from the historic nature of this first Wembley final, this a massive day for both these clubs, both of whom have never won a major trophy before.

    "Arguably, there is more pressure on Chelsea, especially considering how close they were to winning the league title last season.

    "Emma Hayes' side are absolutely desperate for silverware, and with the calibre of their squad, they are expected to start delivering soon."

  85. Watch the game live

    Chelsea v Notts County (15:00 BST)

    BBC Coverage

    As well as following our live text coverage this afternoon, you can also watch the game unfold here by clicking on the live coverage tab or on BBC One. The television coverage, presented by Jacqui Oatley, is starting right now.

    You can also listen to the game on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Nottingham, BBC London 94.9 and BBC World Service.

  86. Firing for every round

    Chelsea v Notts County (15:00 BST)

    Ellen White Notts County

    England striker Ellen White has scored for Notts County in every round of the Women's FA Cup on the way to Wembley.

    Her effort against Tottenham in the fifth round was particularly special as it marked her return after an 11-month injury lay-off.

    From there, White quickly rejoined the England ranks and was part of the Lionesses bronze-medal-winning side. Now that is how you do a comeback.

  87. Chelsea's 'little magician'

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    Doncaster Rovers Belles forward Sue Smith on one to watch from Chelsea:

    "For Chelsea, I think Ji So-Yun. I just think she's class, she's a great player.

    "If you give her time and space on the ball she's going to make something happen, she's so dangerous going forward."

    Ji So Yun
  88. Greenwood driven by final despair

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    Alex Greenwood up against Everton in the Women's FA Cup

    Notts County and England defender Alex Greenwood made it to this stage last season, losing to Arsenal with an Everton side that was eventually relegated from the top flight.

    The 21-year-old does not recall the experience fondly and it has certainly added fuel to an already emotion-charged occasion.

    Greenwood told BBC Sport: "It was devastating. I don't think I turned up to the game. For me personally, it is probably one the of the worst games that I've played.

    "As a team I don't think we were ready for an FA Cup final, in the WSL we were struggling and hadn't won a game. Ultimately that shattered Everton and that sent us down. Confidence-wise, it knocked a lot of players.

    "That is a memory and something I look back on and it motivates me. It makes me a better player. Even though it was a bad time and hard time it has made me better for the future."

    Greenwood's first meeting with Everton since her move was the Women's FA Cup semi-final, where she got to play at Goodison Park for the first time.

  89. From Bermondsey to Wembley

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    Katie Chapman

    School run... Check. World Cup bronze, eight Women's FA Cup winners medals... check... History maker at Wembley... check.

    Chelsea captain Katie Chapman has enjoyed a fantastic career to date. She gave BBC Sport exclusive insight it what it takes to juggle motherhood and football.

  90. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: The England fans band are at Wembley for the #WomensFACup final.

    England band
  91. Catch us if you can

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    Today's winners will be collecting the Women's FA Cup for the very first time.

    But they've got some catching up to do to match the competition's most successful club...

    Arsenal Ladies Women's FA Cup winners 2014
  92. 'Primitive' football to world-class stage

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    Southampton team after winning the first ever Women's FA Cup

    With history being made at Wembley today, it is hard not to get nostalgic about the old days of no nets and sheds.

    BBC Radio Solent and Tom Garry took a trip down memory lane with the side that reached 10 of the first 11 Women's FA Cup finals.

    And if they were not already engrained enough in the fabric of this competition, they recorded the biggest win in the final - 8-2 over QPR at Slough Town in 1978.

    Oh, and if anyone sees the original Women's FA Cup be sure to contact the National Football Museum as there is a bit of a treasure hunt going on there.

  93. 13 and definitely out

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    Let's rewind the clock to the very early stages of the competition.

    Going all the way back to 7 September, we had the biggest win in this season's competition. And it was Nettleham that got the better of 13-0 Arnold Town in the preliminary round.

    We will be coming at you with a nice selection of random Women's FA Cup facts today.

  94. How Chelsea reached the final

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    Katie Chapman celebrates scoring against Arsenal

    Chelsea Ladies started their campaign with a thumping 6-0 win over WSL 2 side Watford in front of just 264 fans at Staines Town.

    Next up they knocked defending champions and 13-time winners Arsenal out at the quarter-final stage. A 1-0 home win against Manchester City earned them a spot in their second Women's FA Cup decider.

  95. How Notts County reached the final

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    Notts County players celebrate goal against Everton in Women's FA Cup semi-final

    Notts County really have eased through to this year's Women's FA Cup final, bagging 12 goals against three sides from outside the top flight.

    Chelsea are the first Women's Super League One outfit that the Lady Magpies face, having got past third-tier side Tottenham 4-0 in the fifth round before thumping WSL 2 outfit Aston Villa 5-1 in the quarter-finals.

    They earned a trip to Goodison Park for the last four where they were comfortable 3-0 winners against Everton - the side that had denied them a spot in the decider a year earlier.

  96. LINE-UPS

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    No surprise in Chelsea's line-up for this final as boss Emma Hayes sticks with the same starting XI and bench from their 2-1 home loss to Manchester City in the league six days ago.

    Chelsea lost that one late on and definitely grew throughout the match. It was their first home defeat since September 2013 and second loss on the spin in the league, but certainly there was no reason to change the world for this game.

    Chelsea Ladies: Lindahl; Blundell, Flaherty, Fahey, C Rafferty; Chapman (c), Bright, Spence; Davison, Ji So-Yun, Aluko.

    Substitutes: Hourihan, Borges, Coombs, Brett, Banusic.

  97. LINE-UPS

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    The first of this afternoon's team news is in. Carly Telford starts and is Notts County's only eligible goalkeeper for the Magpies today.

    The England keeper says she is "fit and ready" after returning from a dislocated shoulder, but Notts have had outfield players practicing in goal this week. If the worst does happen and Telford does hurt herself again then maybe we will see Rachel Williams take on the gloves. Yep, she would certainly love to play the hero by all accounts.

    Notts County Ladies: Telford, Greenwood, Buet, Clarke, Williams, White, Scott, Walton, Turner, Crichton, Bassett.

    Substitutes: Susi, O'Sullivan, Plumptre, A. Whelan, O'Neill

  98. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Kick-off is just over 45 minutes away. Nervous Notts and Chelsea fans? Or are you new to women's football off the back of the World Cup?

    Wherever and however you're following this afternoon's final we would love to hear from you.

    Join in by using #bbcfootball on Twitter.

  99. Post update

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    BBC Sport's Tom Garry at Wembley: "'Wembley Way' might differ significantly from the approach to Women's Super League grounds, but the atmosphere here remains the same, with absolutely no hostility. Thousands of families are enjoying a day out.

    "It has to be said that, as well as Notts and Chelsea fans, there are many fans here of other clubs too, proudly wearing their shirts, including some Arsenal, Barcelona and Doncaster Rovers Belles supporters.

    "28,500 tickets were sold before the day, and with tickets still on sale this afternoon, the Football Association are hoping to break the 30,000 mark."

  100. A milestone for women's football

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    Wembley Stadium

    Rachel Brown-Finnis, the former England goalkeeper and FA Cup winner with Everton, on the first Wembley final:

    "It's massive and it just shows how far women's football is evolving in this country, especially off the back of such a successful World Cup.

    "I think the women's game needed something like this to come around so quickly to keep the fans onside."

  101. Welcome

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    Welcome and thanks for joining us for this milestone day as eyes turn to Wembley for the first time for the Women's FA Cup.

    Wherever you are, sat on the couch at home, on a picnic in the park, or sat up in the famous national stadium, we will brining you updates as they happen here.

    As well as live text, video and audio on the BBC website you can tune in to BBC One to watch the live telecast or listen in to BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Nottingham, BBC London 94.9 or BBC World Service.

    In any and every way, we have you covered.

    Enjoy it, because it is bound to be an enthralling occasion.

  102. A long wait to walk to Wembley Way

    Wembley Way

    After 44 years, the Women's FA Cup arrives at the home of English football - Wembley.

    A new name will be engraved on the trophy with Chelsea and Notts County chasing their first major piece of silverware.

    Today a record crowd will descend on the national stadium for a game for the history books.

    Who will write a tale of glory and who will turn the page on despair?

    Millie Farrow
    Carly Telford