Chelsea draw Birmingham, Man City battle L/City
Chelsea will need to get past Birmingham City in the quarter-finals of the Women’s FA Cup if they are to stay on course for a domestic treble.
Although the 2020/21 campaign has ended, Emma Hayes and her side still have a chance of a domestic treble having already won the League Cup and the FA Women’s Super League.
Holders Manchester City will face newly-promoted Leicester City as they look to retain the trophy after they beat Everton 3-1 last November.
Arsenal who have won a record 14 titles are at home to Tottenham in a north London derby, while Brighton will play Charlton.
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The coronavirus pandemic meant the 2020/21 Women’s FA Cup had to be postponed during the second lockdown in England, due to the number of teams competing who did not meet the UK government’s criteria for elite professional sports teams. The tournament resumed in April.
All the quarter-final matches will be played on Wednesday, September 29.
Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals
Manchester City vs Leicester City
Birmingham City vs Chelsea
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Charlton Athletic
Source: Football News – Sporting Life
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