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Everton Ladies need winning attitude - Mo Marley

FA Tesco Women's Cup Final
Venue: City Ground, Nottingham Date: Monday, 3 May 2010 Kick-off: 1500 BST Coverage: Full match commentary online and updates on BBC Radio Merseyside 95.8 FM, 1485 MW and DAB

Mo Marley
Marley's side won the Premier League Cup final in 2008

Everton Ladies manager Mo Marley says her side are confident of a win against rivals Arsenal in the FA Women's Cup final on Monday.

Only the best will be good enough for the Blues manager, whose side lost 1-0 to Charlton Athletic in 2005.

"In the past it was all about getting to these major competitions," Marley told BBC Radio Merseyside.

"But now with the status that we've got and the players that we've got it's about coming away and winning it."

She continued: "Anything less will be a disappointment. We're used to coming second now, what we've got to do to progress and move on is make sure that we come first.

"We've got to the semi-final on numerous occasions but haven't got to the final since 2005 so we'll base it on what we've experienced previously. We'll take all the positives and negatives into the game and I'm sure we'll be prepared for it."

The final will take place at Nottingham Forest's City Ground for the fourth year in succession.

Marley said the tie is her team's chance to prove they can be the best in the country.

"I think we're going into this game confident," she said. "I've seen the pitch at Forest, I've seen the stadium it's amazing.

"There's no excuses for poor quality. We've been the only team to compete regularly with Arsenal, now it's about on the day who wants to win the most."

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see also
Underdogs Leeds lift League Cup
11 Feb 10 |  Women
Everton stun Gunners to win cup
28 Feb 08 |  Women
Charlton Women 1-0 Everton Ladies
02 May 05 |  Women

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