FA announce plans to complete the 2019/20 Youth Cup

The FA plan to conclude the remaining three fixtures of the competition, which was suspended last season due to the coronavirus pandemic, with games across four days starting at the end of the month. All ties will be screened live on BT Sport 1 from the national football centre.

It means Ed Brand’s youngsters will have the opportunity to regain the trophy our Academy have held in seven of the past 10 seasons. Further information on player eligibility will be confirmed shortly. The full schedule is outlined below:

Friday 30 October 2020
FA Youth Cup semi-final
Blackburn Rovers v Manchester City, kick-off 5pm.
Chelsea v Manchester United 7:45pm

Monday 2 November 2020
FA Youth Cup final

Blackburn Rovers or Manchester City v Chelsea or Manchester United, kick-off 7:30pm