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Women’s FA Cup Semi-finals Will be Shown on BBC

Manchester City will visit Leicester City in a quarter-final tie.

The Football Association has confirmed in an official press release to FA Women’s Super League Full-Time that Holders, Manchester City will this weekend visit Leicester City in a quarter-final tie and that Vitality Women’s FA Cup semi-final ties will follow just a few days later as the competition is brought towards a conclusion following a six-month delay due to the Coronavirus pandemic. All matches will be screened live on the BBC.

The quarter-final ties will Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur contest a North London derby, while Everton take on Chelsea at Goodison Park and Brighton & Hove Albion face Birmingham City.

The draw for the semi-finals has already been made, providing the following line-up

  • Wednesday, 30 September: Brighton or Birmingham City v Everton or Chelsea [19:15, BBC Four & BBC iPlayer].
  • Thurs, 1 October - Leicester City or Manchester City v Arsenal or Tottenham [1915, BBC Two & BBC iPlayer

It is also definite that semi-final ties will be broadcast live on the BBC, allowing all supporters to cheer on their respective sides to a potential Wembley final in November. The first semi-final will be screened live on BBC Four at 7:15pm (UK) on Wednesday 30 September while the second tie will be broadcast live on BBC Two exactly 24 hours later. And the final is set to take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 1 November.

At this stage, it is unknown whether any fans will be permitted to attend.

In Manchester City, we are a proven side and are equal to the task of advancing in this competition.