LONDON, England, June 12, 2020 (SNN247.com) – The world’s oldest and prestigious football competition The Football Association has finalized the last eight teams on Wednesday in a draw to fight for The Emirates FA Cup 2020.
The defending champion Manchester City will face New Castle United at their backyard for a semi-final berth. The Football Association was founded in 1871 and it is considered one of the most prestigious competitions in England.
Sheffield United will host the most successful club in FA Cup history, the Arsenal, who won the 13 FA Cup titles, in the quarter-final. Norwich City, who won the nail-biter against the Spurs at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on a penalty shoot-out, will host Manchester United who defeated Derby in their last match.
Chelsea will face Leicester City at their backyard in the quarter-final. The final of The Emirates FA Cup 2020 is provisionally scheduled for August 1, 2020.
Heads Up FA Cup
In a recent development, it is also announced to rename this year title to the Heads Up FA Cup.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman, and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, added: “Emirates has a long-standing partnership with the FA and the utmost respect for The Duke of Cambridge and his mission to destigmatize mental health through the Heads Up campaign.
“We’re happy and honored to donate our use of the FA Cup title, and use this platform to raise awareness for such an important cause. With the challenges that the world is facing this year, it’s more relevant than ever for us to use our global reach to inform and unite people around mental wellbeing.”
Followings are the details of The Emirates FA Cup 2020 draw:
- Sheffield United vs Arsenal
- Newcastle United vs Manchester United
- Norwich City vs Manchester United
- Leicester City vs Chelsea
The schedule including date and time of the quarter-finals will be announced later.