FA announce plans to resume FA Youth cup competition

Chelsea’s Under-18s progressed into the fourth round of this season’s competition by defeating Barnsley 8-1 in December. Our next opponents will be the winners of Cambridge United versus AFC Fylde, a tie which was postponed upon the competition’s suspension.

The statement from the FA reads:

We confirm that The FA Youth Cup shall recommence following its temporary suspension due to COVID-19 restrictions, in consultation with the relevant stakeholders, as follows:-

Revised Schedule

Third Round Proper 12 outstanding matches to be played by Saturday 20 March
Fourth Round Proper To be played by Saturday 3 April
Fifth Round Proper To be played by Saturday 17 April
Quarter Final To be played by Saturday 1 May
Semi Final To be played by Saturday 15 May
Final To be played by Saturday 29 May

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