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City learn FA Cup fifth round fate

CELEBRATION: Claire Emslie takes the plaudits.

CELEBRATION: Claire Emslie takes the plaudits.

Manchester City will play Birmingham City Ladies in the fifth round of the Women’s FA Cup.

City have been drawn away and will travel to the Damson Park on Sunday 18 February 2018.

Nick Cushing’s side sealed a place in the fifth round with a 2-0 win away at Brighton and Hove Albion, courtesy of Claire Emslie and Izzy Christiansen’s goals.

The Midlands outfit also progressed via an away win, after German midfielder Marisa Ewers curled one into the top corner to beat Reading 1-0.

Victory in the fifth round would see City, the cup holders, reach the quarter-finals of the competition for the fourth successive year.

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Emslie eyeing Wembley dream

WING PLAY: Claire Emslie has quickly become an integral part of Nick Cushing's side

Claire Emslie says she hopes to follow in her teammates footsteps by stepping out at Wembley in the FA Cup final.

The winger, who helped City to the fifth round of the competition with a goal in Sunday’s 2-0 victory at Brighton and Hove Albion is yet to taste success in a major tournament.

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Holders secure FA Cup progression

BUSY IZZY: Izzy Christiansen celebrates her opener in the FA Cup trip to Brighton

City’s defence of the FA Cup kicked off in style, as the holders claimed a 2-0 triumph at Brighton and Hove Albion.

Izzy Christiansen’s 12th goal of the season and a second half Claire Emslie strike separated the sides at Culver Road, as the holders visited Hope Powell’s WSL 2 outfit in our third game in a week.

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Stokes: Brighton will be tough after Chelsea clash

PREVIEW: Stokes shares her thoughts ahead of City's FA Cup clash.

Demi Stokes believes that City’s upcoming clash against Brighton will be difficult after a hard-fought 0-0 draw to Chelsea at Kingsmeadow on Thursday.

Demi Stokes previews City's upcoming clash v Brighton...