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Scottish Women's Cup throws up trip to Stirling University for Sutherland in fourth round if they can make it past Falkirk


By Andrew Henderson

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Sutherland could face a trip to Stirling University if they make it into the fourth round of this season's Scottish Women's Cup.

Flying the flag for the Highlands and Islands as the last team standing in the competition, it would be the biggest game in their history against second tier opposition.

Sutherland had a strong 2021 season, and are still going in the Scottish Women's Cup. Picture: Gary Anthony
Sutherland had a strong 2021 season, and are still going in the Scottish Women's Cup. Picture: Gary Anthony

Stirling have generally struggled in the SWPL Two this season, sitting second bottom with four points from their eight matches, but they have played fewer games than anyone else in the competition to date.

However, Sutherland cannot get too far ahead of themselves as they are still due to play their third round tie against Championship South outfit Falkirk, which was postponed last Sunday.

They will be the underdogs against higher tier opposition, but after a successful 2021 will be trying to show that the magic of the cup is well and truly alive in the women's game too.

Sutherland defeated fellow Highlands and Islands League side Orkney 2–1 in the preliminary round, but were awarded their first and second round ties against Bishopton and Grampian by walkovers.


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