Dates confirmed for Blackpool's FA Youth Cup semi-final ties against Arsenal

The dates for Blackpool's FA Youth Cup semi-final clashes against Arsenal have been confirmed.

Friday, 9th March 2018, 1:57 pm
Updated Friday, 9th March 2018, 3:00 pm
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The young Seasiders will welcome the Category One academy side to Bloomfield Road for the home leg on Tuesday, March 20.

Meanwhile the return leg will be held at The Emirates on Monday, April 16.

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Both fixtures will kick-off at 7pm.

Further details, including admission prices, will be announced next week.

It comes after John Murphy's side beat Blackburn Rovers 3-2 on Tuesday night to reach the last four of the competition.

Blackpool had already beaten the likes of Ipswich Town, West Ham United and Southampton to reach that stage.

Birmingham City take on current holders Chelsea in the other semi-final clash.