FA Girls’ Youth Cup 1st Round Draw

Arsenal will begin their defence of the FA Girls’ Youth Cup at home to Reading on the morning of Saturday 21st October.

Arsenal v Reading
Aston Villa v Leicester City
Birmingham City v Derby County
Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea
Doncaster Rovers Belles v Manchester United
Essex v Millwall Lionesses
Everton v Wolves
Gillingham v Bristol City
MK Dons v Shrewsbury Town
Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers
Nottingham Forest v Liverpool
Sheffield United v York City Foundation
Southampton v Oxford United
Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland v Durham
Teesside Sport v Leeds United

(Ties to be played on Saturday 21st October, 11am kick-offs)

The Royals were involved in one of just two preliminary round ties, winning 4-0 at Charlton Athletic.

Durham will be away to Sunderland, having dismissed Boston United 8-2 last weekend.

Millwall Lionesses, who lost last season’s final on penalties, go again with an away trip to Essex.

Manchester United, still without a senior female side, take their U-16s to Doncaster Rovers Belles.

Photo – The FA via Getty Images

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