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City learn UWCL Round of 16 opponents

TOGETHER: The starting XI...

TOGETHER: The starting XI...

City will face LSK Kvinner in the Women's Champions League Round of 16.

Nick Cushing's side will travel to Norway on 8/9 November before welcoming their opponents to the Academy Stadium on 15/16 November.

A first league title in the 2016 season, which was accompanied by a Continental Tyres Cup and a Champions League debut, clinched the Blues’ second qualification to the competition.

The Blues reached the semi-finals in their maiden campaign, defeating Zvezda PermBrondby IF and Fortuna Hjorring before falling to eventual competition winners Lyon. To reach this stage of this year's competition, they triumphed 6-0 on aggregate against SKN St Polten.

HIGH TEN: Abi McManus and Jill Scott celebrate together

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This is LSK's fourth appearance in the Champions League. The Norwegians have reached the Round of 16 once before in their best performance in the competition.

They defeated Brondby IF 3-1 on aggregate in the last round.

The quarter and semi-final draws will be conducted on Friday 24 November, before the competition then breaks to line up with the men's game, resuming in March for the quarter-finals (21 or 22 and 28 or 29).

The semi-finals will be played on 21 and 22 April (first leg) and 28 and 29 April 2018 (second leg).

The final will be held at the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine on Thursday 24 May 2018.

Ticket information will be revealed in due course.

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Man City Women Official Sister Clubs

SPECIAL MOMENT: Steph Houghton leads the team out with a mascot

City are delighted to welcome their Official Sister Clubs to the Academy Stadium for the Blues’ home games of the 2017/18 season.

Over the summer, grassroots football clubs were invited to become an Official Sister Club with the league champions with six sides having already signed up.

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Parris pleased with progression

PARRIS LIFE: Nikita Parris has scored three goals in three games

Nikita Parris believes City have what it takes to lift the Champions League trophy in 2017/18.

The Blues sailed into the Round of 16 with a 6-0 aggregate victory over Austrian outfit SKN St Polten at the Academy Stadium, thanks to goals from Parris, Jill Scott and Mel Lawley.

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City reach UWCL last 16

HIGH TEN: Abi McManus and Jill Scott celebrate together

City progressed to the Champions League Round of 16 with a 6-0 aggregate victory over SKN St Polten.

Nikita Parris' third goal in three games, Jill Scott’s third of the season and Mel Lawley's first of the campaign handed the Blues a comfortable second leg triumph to secure progression, with Nick Cushing’s side having claimed a 3-0 win in Austria last Wednesday.