FA Cup semi-final draw to take place during half-time of Manchester City’s clash with Newcastle

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FA Cup semi-final draw to take place during half-time of Manchester City’s clash with Newcastle

The FA Cup semi-final draw set to take place during the half-time interval of City’s quarter final clash with Newcastle.

The English domestic competition is set to take place this Saturday and Sunday after a three month break due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The competition was suspended while at the quarter final stage with eight teams still battling to win the domestic cup.

FA Cup resumes
Eight teams are still in contention to win the world’s oldest club competition

Norwich will entertain Manchester United at Carrow Road on Saturday evening. Tim Krul’s penalty heroics knocked out Tottenham Hotspurs in the competition.

Sheffield United host struggling Arsenal, Leicester take on Chelsea while Newcastle United will be looking to shock Pep Guardiola’s side.

FA CEO Mark Bullingham stated:

‘We are pleased to agree the provisional restart date for the 2019-20 Emirates FA Cup.

‘The competition has been an integral part of the English football calendar for nearly 150 years, and we’d like to thank the Premier League executive and clubs for their support in scheduling the remaining matches during this unprecedented time.

‘This has been a difficult period for many people and, while this is a positive step, the restart date is dependent on all safety measures being met. The health and wellbeing of players, staff and supporters remains our priority.’

FA Cup resumes
Manchester City will be looking to defend the trophy by getting past a spirited Newcastle side