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Hammers reach Wembley

West Ham are into the Women’s FA Cup final for the first time ever having landed a  sudden-death shootout victory over Reading at Adams Park.

Reading took the lead in normal time via Rachel Furness’ powerful header but Alisha Lehmann prodded West Ham level.

The BBC reports Reading’s Fara Williams – hit both the in the first half and the post with a penalty before firing a gilt-edged chance wide in injury time.

After extra time produced no further goals, Cho So-Hyun scored the winning spot-kick to send West Ham to Wembley.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!" Follow on Twitter @hughsouthon