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Last Updated: Monday, 1 May 2006, 13:50 GMT 14:50 UK
Arsenal Ladies 5-0 Leeds Ladies
Arsenal ladies celebrate
Arsenal captain Faye White, left, leads the celebrations
A Rachel Yankey-inspired Arsenal eased to victory over Leeds at the New Den to secure their seventh FA Cup triumph.

Leeds got off to a disastrous start when Lucy Ward headed into her own net.

Julie Fleeting made it 2-0 when she latched onto Lianne Sanderson's slipped pass to finish coolly and then Yankey made it three with a 25-yard free-kick.

Leeds keeper Gemma Fay pulled off a series of saves, but Kelly Smith scored a penalty after Yankey had been felled and Lianne Sanderson wrapped it up.

In truth though, the Gunners should have doubled their winning margin after completely dominating the match from start to finish.

Somehow they failed to convert a number of second-half chances, the best of which fell to Kelly Smith, who turned Yankey's pass onto the post from 10 yards.

Otherwise, it was down to Leeds keeper Fay to keep the scoreline respectable.

First she did well to palm away a curled Yankey effort, before denying Fleeting from six yards and then Yankey again from an angle.

However, she could do nothing with Smith's low penalty after Yankey had been brought down by 16-year-old Jess Clarke, and Sanderson's 77th-minute solo goal put a seal on a comfortable afternoon.

Leeds' best chances fell to Karen Burke, but twice her speculative efforts from wide on the right failed to trouble the Arsenal goal.

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