Sunday will be a historic day for Burnley FC Women as the side welcome Leicester City Women for the Fourth Round of the Women’s FA Cup.
The tie marks the furthest stage the Claret Women have ever reached in the competition and looks set to be quite the occasion as the team look to create some FA Cup magic against their higher seeded opponents.
Burnley FC Women’s Emily Wilkinson said: “Sunday should be a really special occasion for us as a team. We’ve put the performances in, in the first two rounds to get us to this stage. Leicester are the league above us but we think it’s a game which we can really compete in and we’ll give it a good go and prove to everyone why we’re where we are now.”
Burnley’s Melissa Brown added: “It’ll be a great spectacle for anyone to come and watch, to see a women’s Championship level team competing against us, and with a home advantage is obviously great for us.”
Kick-off is 1pm on Sunday 26th January and the game will take place at Padiham FC’s Ruby Civil Arena, 16 Well Street, Padiham, Burnley, BB12 8LE. Entrance is £3 for adults and £1 for under 16s.