Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Arsenal Women To Face Sp*rs In FA Cup Quarter-Final If They Beat Lewes

Arsenal Women have been drawn to play at home to Sp*rs in the quarter-final of the Women’s FA Cup, provided they defeat Lewes at home on Sunday. The original 5th round tie with Lewes was scheduled to be played last Sunday, but was postponed due to Storm Dennis.

The tie will now be played this Sunday at Meadow Park. Should they win, they will face Tott*nham at Meadow Park on Sunday, 15th March, after they beat Coventry on Monday evening. We will have some bonus content ahead of Sunday’s tie with Lewes for you on Arseblog News on Thursday, as well as the usual match preview and exclusive player reaction after the match.

Full draw
Crystal Palace / Brighton & Hove Albion v Birmingham City
Everton v Chelsea
Arsenal / Lewes v Tott*nham Hotspur
Leicester City / Reading v Manchester City

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Christopher Humphrey

Good draw and a guarantee that we don’t have to face Spud’s best player. Our Mitch!

canon fodder

We haven’t been brilliant in our last three games; to the point that the league is now out of our hands. Beating Spurs on the way to winning the cup will be some sort of redemption.

Christopher Humphrey

It’s all subjective but I thought we played well against Citeh in the cup semi, made a couple of basic defensive errors & missed a host of chances in the league game & showed a lot of grit last Thursday to edge passed a resilient Liverpool. Despite the injuries I feel this group will come out with a couple of trophies.

Peter Story Teller

Disagree entirely. The results look disappointing but we played City off their park and should have won that game but for a couple of mistakes. Then we put in one of our best performances against Chelsea in recent years but Manu looking straight into the sun meant we gave them a two goal head start. It was always going to be tough from then on. Finally, great character and determination to overcome two defensive errors and grab a third on a cold February evening against Liverpool who have proved in WSL that they do not ship goals. There are still… Read more »

Pete Plum

Hope we can see this lot at the big ground soon

Christopher Humphrey

You can see “this lot” at a “big ground” on the 29th February v Chelski in the WSL Continental League Cup final kicks off 5.30pm at Nottingham Forest’s City Ground 30,000 capacity. Big enough?
Otherwise, if the girls make it through, there is always Wembley 9th May for the Womens FA Cup final. Should be a few seats available!

Peter Story Teller

Well if you can get 60,000 mates together for each match I’m sure the girls would play their home games at the Emirates. Until then the Boreham Wood ground has a great pitch, look what Liverpool are expected to play on, and with the stands right at pitch side is ideal when the gate is only a couple of thousand.
Otherwise, take up Chris H’s suggestion and we’ll see you in Nottingham and Wembley!

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