North West Women’s Regional Premier League Mossley Hill Ladies are in semi-final action against FA WASL Academy League side Liverpool Under 21s on Sunday.

Despite having a disappointing season so far, Mossley Hill have managed to grab a spot in the last four of the LCFA Women’s Senior Cup at home to a strong Liverpool side.

Mossley Hill received a bye in the quarter-finals after winning their last 16 game 2-1.

Mossley Hill Ladies will face Liverpool U21’s on Sunday / Photo by Nick Gerrard

Liverpool U21’s secured a huge 8-0 win in their quarter final clash against Warrington Wolves Foundation Women’s FC.

With no wins in the league so far, Mossley Hill hope to take the positives from their last cup game into Sunday’s match.

Niamh Ritchie for Mossley Hill Ladies / Photo by Nick Gerrard

Mossley faced their last opposition away at Alder Sports Club, but have the home advantage against Liverpool at Mossley Hill Athletics Club. Stand in captain Dannielle Loughlin said: “I’m feeling positive about it. It’s always great playing in the county cup as anything can happen, especially with us playing at home.

“Liverpool will be a young, fit and well organised team and if we can win our one-on-one battles, we will have a great chance.”

The home side will have to work hard to beat the talent of a young academy squad who are currently sitting sixth in their league.

Mossley striker Olivia Bancroft said: “Our teamwork and communication on the pitch will definitely help us out to get something from this game, we’ve had weak points in recent games so staying focused and working together will help.”

Olivia Bancroft for Mossley Hill Ladies / Photo by Nick Gerrard

The excitement of cup day is rising in the Mossley team with everyone eager to put in their best performances.

Bancroft is hoping for a cup final day: “It would me a lot to the team and it would be a great achievement for us especially because we’ve had a rocky start.”