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Sunday, 17 February, 2002, 19:18 GMT
Belles upset Arsenal
Karen Burke in action for England against Scotland
England's Burke scored Doncaster Belles' winner
By BBC Sport Online's Tony Leighton Treble-winning Arsenal's monopoly of league and cups came to an end as they suffered a surprise FA Cup defeat at Doncaster Belles.

A month after losing their Premier League Cup crown through a semi-final defeat by Fulham, the Gunners' hold on the FA Cup was also ended as Belles beat them 2-1 in the quarter-finals.

Arsenal had won six games in succession against their old rivals, but goals by Jody Handley and Karen Burke gave Donny a deserved measure of revenge.

The Belles will visit Tranmere Rovers in the semi-finals, a hat-trick by striker Jodie Taylor having inspired Rovers to a 6-1 victory over Northern Division side Oldham Curzon.

Fulham are already through to the semis but will not know the identity of their opponents until the quarter-final between Garswood Saints and Charlton Athletic is played.

The Addicks are set to visit Garswood after the Saints beat Enfield 3-2 in their delayed fifth round tie.

Charlton have climbed two places to third in the Women's Premier League table with a 2-1 victory over Everton.

FA Cup Quarter-finals

Doncaster Belles 2-1 Arsenal

Striker Handley produced a starring performance as well as the opening goal in a joyously celebrated Donny victory.

A tremendous Handley solo effort set the home side on the road to victory in the 17th minute.

England winger Burke doubled the advantage with a 20-yard strike on the half-hour, but Marieanne Spacey pulled a goal back with a close-range shot five minutes after the break.

The Gunners then pushed for an equaliser in a 15-minute spell of concerted pressure, but the Belles regained control to run out deserving winners.

Tranmere Rovers 6-1 Oldham Curzon

Rovers ran a one-sided contest from start to finish, Nicky Maylett's consolation goal for the visitors not arriving until seven minutes from time.

Two Kelly Burns goals and a Nicky McLeod strike put the home side well in command before Taylor's second-half hat-trick underlined the National Division team's supremacy.

FA Cup Round Five

Garswood Saints 3-2 Enfield

A last minute goal by Andy Bell gave Northern Division Garswood their narrow win against the side currently leading the South East Combination.

The Saints had to twice come from behind, Lisa Bostock and Vicky Johnson hitting equalisers before Bell clinched victory.

Revised semi-final draw:

Fulham v Garswood Saints or Charlton Athletic
Tranmere Rovers v Doncaster Belles

National Division

Charlton Athletic 2-1 Everton

Emma Whitter grabbed a late winner to take Charlton on to level points with second placed Doncaster Belles in the National Division table.

Leanne Duffy had headed Everton into a 48th-minute lead, but Jo Broadhurst volleyed the 62nd minute equaliser then Whitter struck home a glorious 20-yarder 14 minutes from time to win the match.

Leeds United 1-2 Southampton Saints

Kate Wilding capped an excellent Saints fightback with a 60th-minute winner which eased the South coast side's relegation fears.

Tanya Panesar had given the high-riding home side a 12th-minute, lead but Saints struck back inside two minutes through Corinne Yorston.

Wilding's winner has lifted Saints only one place in the table but, more importantly, they are now six points clear of the relegation zone.

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