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City learn FA Youth Cup quarter-final opponents

FORWARD MARCH: D'Margio Wright-Phillips in action during City's 2-1 FA Youth Cup fifth round win at Derby

FORWARD MARCH: D'Margio Wright-Phillips in action during City's 2-1 FA Youth Cup fifth round win at Derby

Manchester City Under-18s have been drawn away to AFC Bournemouth Under-18s in the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup.

Gareth Taylor’s side booked our place in the last eight of the tournament courtesy of last Thursday’s dramatic 2-1 fifth round victory away at Derby County Under-18s.

Bournemouth meanwhile confirmed their ticket into the quarter-finals after overcoming Aston Villa Under-18s 2-0 at the Vitality Stadium.

Prior to our victory at Derby, City have also overcome Clevedon Town Under-18s, recording a 4-0 win away at the non-league side in round three, before then despatching Nottingham Forest Under-18s 4-1 in the fourth round at the Academy Stadium.

Precise dates and kick-off times for the quarter-finals are yet to be confirmed.

Quarter-final draw

Leicester City v Watford or Ipswich

Arsenal or West Brom v Everton or Brighton

AFC Bournemouth v Manchester City

Preston or Bury v Liverpool or Wigan


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Taylor hails City's comeback kids

GAME OF PATIENCE: Gareth Taylor looks on at Pride Park

Gareth Taylor paid tribute to the heart and desire shown by Manchester City’s Under-18s after Thursday night’s battling 2-1 FA Youth Cup fifth round win away at Derby County.

Manchester City Under-18s boss hails attitude of his players after 10-man Blues stage stirring FA Youth Cup fightback to overcome Derby Counyt

Match Report

10-man City march on in FA Youth Cup

SQUAD GOALS: The young Blues celebrate our second of the night.

Ten-man Manchester City booked our place in the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup with a magnificent fifth round comeback win at Derby County

Match report...

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Big interview: Paul Lake on the FA Youth Cup

SUCCESS: Paul Lake says the FA Youth Cup carries huge prestige

Ahead of tonight’s FA Youth Cup match away at Derby County, we have delved into the archives to bring you this 2017 interview with Paul Lake.

Paul Lake on Manchester City's FA Youth Cup winning side of 1986 and the current academy setup