Scottish Women's Premier League Cup

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Scottish Women's Premier League Cup
Organising body Scottish Women's Football
Founded2002
RegionScotland
Current champions Hibernian (6th title)
Most successful club(s)Hibernian
Glasgow City (6 titles)

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The competition was launched in 2002 along with the Scottish Women's Premier League. Since 2009, women's football in Scotland has adopted a summer season which now runs from March to November each year, which is why the competition is now played in a single calendar year. [1]

Format

Up to 2015 eight of the twelve Premier League teams are drawn to play in the first round. The four winners and the other four teams then play in the quarter-finals. All matches are played over one leg. [2]

All teams from the Premier League's two divisions take part in the cup. It's a knock-out tournament from the start. [3]

Past winners

Previous winners are:

See also

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