If Chelsea can beat Charlton in the Women’s FA Cup 4th round clash at The Oakwood on Sunday afternoon, they’ll be in Monday evening’s draw, writes Jane Grove. The draw for the Women’s FA Cup 5th round will take place at 6.40pm on Monday January 27, live on Sportsday on the BBC News Channel, with
If Chelsea can beat Charlton in the Women’s FA Cup 4th round clash at The Oakwood on Sunday afternoon, they’ll be in Monday evening’s draw, writes Jane Grove.
The draw for the Women’s FA Cup 5th round will take place at 6.40pm on Monday January 27, live on Sportsday on the BBC News Channel, with the balls picked by Sue Smith and Rachel Brown-Finnis.
The 5th round games will take place on Sunday February 16, with home advantage going to the first of each pairing drawn.
Sunday’s 4th round clash at Charlton will be a very special day for Addicks’ midfielder Charlie Estcourt, who spent four years at Chelsea’s academy.
“We’re playing under no pressure,” said the 21-year-old. “We’re the underdog in the game, so hopefully we can just go out and show them what we can do.
“Having the fans there and creating an atmosphere will really help us push on in the game. Obviously it will be a tough game, but to have more fans out there supporting us will be really helpful.”
She is looking forward to seeing some familiar faces from her former club, especially Sophie Ingle, who she plays alongside in the Wales international team. “It’s always nice to play against, and see, some familiar faces, so yeah, it will be good to see them,” said Estcourt.
There are still more than 450 tickets available to buy online, £10 adults £5 concs, via the Charlton website.
This season’s Women’s FA Cup final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Saturday May 9. Tickets are now on sale: https://ticketing.thefa.com/. Up to two children per booking can go free of charge with adult tickets priced at £15. Adult group tickets are £7.50 each.
The numbers to watch out for on Monday’s draw:
1 WEST HAM UNITED OR ARSENAL
2 MANCHESTER UNITED OR MANCHESTER CITY
3 LEWES OR BILLERICAY TOWN
4 CHARLTON ATHLETIC OR CHELSEA
5 EVERTON OR LONDON BEES
6 BURNLEY OR LEICESTER CITY
7 SHEFFIELD UNITED OR BIRMINGHAM CITY
8 LONDON CITY LIONESSES OR READING
9 BRISTOL CITY OR DURHAM
10 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR OR BARNSLEY
11 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN OR IPSWICH TOWN
12 SOUTHAMPTON FC WOMEN OR COVENTRY UNITED
13 SOUTHAMPTON WOMEN’S FC OR CRYSTAL PALACE
14 SUNDERLAND OR WATFORD
15 LIVERPOOL OR BLACKBURN ROVERS
16 ASTON VILLA OR BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION