U18: FAYC SEMI-FINAL V LIVERPOOL: MATCH DAY BUILD-UP

Ipswich Town Under 18s take on Liverpool at Portman Road this evening, in the FA Youth Cup Semi-Final (Wednesday 12th May 2021, 6pm kick-off UK time).

Adem Atay’s side started this season’s competition in the 1st Round and have already seen off Southend United, Chelmsford City, Fulham, Swindon Town, Middlesbrough and Sheffield United on the way to the last four. The winners of tonight’s tie will be away from home in the Final, against either Aston Villa or West Bromwich Albion.

Tonight’s Match Sponsor is Magnus Group (magnusgroup.co.uk) and the Under 18s’ Team Sponsor is Britton Group. Although the fixture is being played behind closed doors due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic-related restrictions, the fixture will be broadcast to a national audience on BT Sport (coverage starts at 5.45pm) and the match will also be broadcast live on BBC Radio Suffolk. In additional, Blues fans in various countries/regions around the world can also watch the game live (see below). Here are a number of useful links relating to the game:

Town captain Fraser Alexander (sponsored by Newton Commercial Limited newtoncomm.co.uk) on this season’s FA Youth Cup Journey: https://www.itfc.co.uk/news/2021/may/fraser-alexander-on-youth-cup-semi-final/

Town centre-back Elkan Baggott (sponsored by ITFC Heritage Society) on the team spirit within the group: https://www.itfc.co.uk/news/2021/may/elkan-baggott-on-ipswichs-youth-cup-semi-final-with-liverpool/

How to follow the match live: https://www.itfc.co.uk/news/2021/may/how-to-watch-ipswich-towns-fa-youth-cup-semi-final-vs-liverpool/

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