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Summary

  1. Arsenal win 14th Women's FA Cup trophy
  2. Dan Carter's fine solo effort wins it for Gunners
  3. Women's FA Cup final record crowd of 32,912 at Wembley

Live Reporting

By Tom Garry

All times stated are UK

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  1. Arsenal win the cup again

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Arsenal Ladies celebrate Women's FA Cup final win

    So, thanks for joining us, on the day when Arsenal Ladies won the Women's FA Cup for a record 14th time.

    Young England forward Dan Carter's first-half curler was enough for the Gunners to deservedly beat the 2015 winners Chelsea, in front of a new competition record crowd of 32,912.

    You can read Owen Phillips' full report from Wembley here.

    We hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend - the Arsenal team certainly will do! Good bye.

  2. Arsenal win 14th Women's FA Cup

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

  3. More reaction

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Arsenal and England defender Casey Stoney: "It's probably the greatest moment in my career. 

    "I'm so proud of my team today, we stepped up and we won it. 

    "We got our tactics spot-on and we deserved to win it today."

  4. Adding to the trophy cabinet

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Remember this from earlier? Spot the difference?

    14 FA Cup trophies in the space of 23 years is pretty good going.

  5. Cup win a springboard for Arsenal?

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Arsenal and England winger on loan at Notts County Rachel Yankey on Match of the Day:

    "This means everything, it's personal pride for the players.

    "I speak to the girls and they know they haven't been up to standard this season and this is where they could kick on."

  6. Smith achieves lifelong ambiiton

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Arsenal's Kelly Smith in action

    Arsenal club captain Kelly Smith told Match of the Day: "The team were outstanding today, from the first minute to the last minute we really turned up.

    "We wanted the cup back and we're really pleased with how the performance went.

    "This is the cup that we all want to be involved in and an occasion like this is an unreal experience and one I'll cherish for the rest of my life."

  7. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Woop indeed for the Gunners. However, if you are a Chelsea fan, then it was not the finest of afternoons.

  8. 'Curl it like Carter'

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    After 'Bend it like Beckham' - Match of the Day pundit Rachel Brown-Finnis proposes 'Curl it like Carter', in honour Dan Carter's superb winning goal.

    Very fitting, I'd say.

  9. 'Wembley is red', says Gunners boss Losa

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Arsenal Ladies boss Pedro Martinez Losa

    Arsenal manager Pedro Martinez Losa: "Wembley is red!

    "I think our players deserve it for all the effort. They work hard every day and the secret is the team, they stuck together in the difficult moments.

    "We had the confidence to play on this big pitch, played good football and then we won. 

    "We had more opportunities, especially in the first half where we could have scored more goals. 

    "Chelsea were better in the second half, but I think that we deserved to win."

  10. CHAMPAGNE MOMENT

    Arsenal lift the Women's FA Cup

    Arsenal lift Women's FA Cup trophy at Wembley

    Kelly Smith and Alex Scott raise the Women's FA Cup aloft for Arsenal Ladies, under the Wembley arch!

  11. History for the Gunners

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Now the Arsenal players head up the steps to receive the trophy.

    They may be the record 14-time winners but this is the first time the club has lifted the Women's FA Cup at Wembley - and that will make this win arguably the most special in their entire history.

  12. Commiserations Chelsea

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea's Hedvig Lindahl and Millie Bright after their Women's FA Cup final loss at Wembley

    The 2015 winners of the cup collect their runners-up medals, on the famous balcony at Wembley.

    To say they look disappointed is a huge understatement.

  13. Carter's dreams come true

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Arsenal goalscorer and Player of the Match Dan Carter:

    "That goal has to be up there as one of the best of my career .

    "To get the winner at Wembley is something I've always dreamt of. It's amazing. I'm over the moon.

    "Today hopefully kick-starts our season now."

  14. Losa picks the right team, gets the right result

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Sue Smith

    Former England forward on BBC Two

    "Arsenal have shown exactly what they can do. 

    "If Pedro Martinez Losa picks the right team, he gets his tactics right - which he has done today - and the players give everything, they can still beat the best.

    "Chelsea didn't have the quality going forward and that's something I've not said about Chelsea all season."

  15. Arsenal win their 14th Women's FA Cup

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

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    Video caption: Dan Carter curls Arsenal opener

    Relive the moment of Dan Carter magic that won the 46th Women's FA Cup final.

    With a touch of fine control on the left, courage to go it alone into the box and a sweet finish, the England international scores the goal that proved the difference.

  16. Arsenal win the Women's FA Cup

    FT: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal of Arsenal celebrates as Danielle Carter of Arsenal

    Arsenal's joy is clear to see. The players celebrate. Manager Pedro Martinez Losa punches the air too. They are delighted.

    And you have to say, they deserved to win today. They were the better side and could have scored three or four goals.

  17. FULL-TIME

    Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    That's it! Arsenal win the 2016 Women's FA Cup. The holders have been beaten.

  18. Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea are running out of time and they have lost the ball.

    Surely Arsenal are now going to win their 14th Women's FA Cup?

  19. Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea win a corner through Gemma Davison but the delivery goes over everybody.

    Then Eniola Aluko's deep cross can't quite be turned towards goal by Niamh Fahey's outstretched leg.

  20. Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

    Gemma Davison creates an opening with some magic for Chelsea, skipping into the box, but her shot is blocked and it bounces up for Fran Kirby, who volleys just wide.

    We are into four minutes of stoppage time.