The Emirates FA Cup

Manchester United to host Brighton in Emirates FA Cup quarter final

Saturday 17 Feb 2018
The quarter final ties will take place over the weekend of 16-19 March

Manchester United will take on Brighton in the quarter final of the Emirates FA Cup after the draw was made on Saturday evening.

Jose Mourinho’s side will entertain the Seagulls in a repeat of the 1983 FA Cup Final.

There is another another all-Premier League clash in the last eight as seven-time winners Chelsea travel to Leicester City.

Emirates FA Cup
  • Quarter final draw
  • Ties to take place 16-19 March
  • Winning clubs will receive £360,000
Southampton will visit 2013 winners Wigan Athletic while Swansea City will host Tottenham Hotspur.

The last-eight line-up was laid out on BT Sport’s ‘FA Cup Tonight’ programme, following their live coverage Manchester United’s fifth round win over Huddersfield Town.

The draw was conducted by Michael Owen, who won The FA Cup with Liverpool in 2001, and former Newcastle United and Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given.

The quarter final ties will take place over the weekend of 16-19 March and each winning club will receive £360,000 from The FA prize fund.

Quarter final draw:

1 Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur
2 Manchester United v Brighton & Hove Albion
3 Leicester City v Chelsea
4 Wigan Athletic v Southampton

By FA Staff