Second City FA Youth Cup meeting up for grabs

The FA Youth Cup.
The FA Youth Cup.

Blues take on Sheffield United this coming Tuesday 16 January at St. Andrew's (7pm kick-off).


Blues and Aston Villa will play each other in the fifth round of this season's FA Youth Cup if they can win their respective fourth round ties.

Blues take on Sheffield United this coming Tuesday 16 January at St. Andrew's (7pm kick-off), and as many supporters as possible are being urged to come along to provide their backing for the boys.

The FA Youth Cup is the premier footballing competition for young players in England.

Admission to the tie is priced at just £4 for adults and £2 for concessions.

Steve Spooner's Blues youngsters reached this stage of the competition with a deserved 2-1 away victory at Bristol City, courtesy of goals from Tommy Anderson and Nick Okoro.

They will be looking to go at least one better than last season when they were knocked out in a fourth round meeting by eventual winners Chelsea

Meanwhile, Villa are also in action on Tuesday with an away trip to Bury.

The full FA Youth Cup fifth round draw is as follows...
1 Colchester United v Charlton Athletic or Reading or Milton Keynes Dons
2 Plymouth Argyle v Swansea City or Fulham
3 Bury or Aston Villa v Birmingham City or Sheffield United
4 Middlesbrough v Liverpool or Arsenal
5 Blackburn Rovers or Watford v Nottingham Forest or Leicester City
6 Norwich City or Derby County v Crystal Palace or Newcastle United
7 AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea or West Bromwich Albion or Tottenham Hotspur
8 Ipswich Town v Blackpool or Southampton or Dagenham & Redbridge