Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

JASON Wilcox Is Backing City's

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

JASON Wilcox Is Backing City's

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- JASON Wilcox is backing City's youngsters to go all the way in this year's FA Youth Cup.

The Blues were beaten finalists in last season's competition, losing 5-2 on aggregate to Chelsea.

Monday's 2-0 win over Norwich puts the Under-18s into a semi- final against either Arsenal or Liverpool, while Chelsea could again make the final should they beat Blackburn.

Whichever opponents lie ahead, Wilcox is confident in his team as the competition reaches the two-legged stage.

"When you get to the semi-final stage, you know you're going to be coming up against a strong outfit," he said.

"Arsenal or Liverpool, we'll look forward to it. I don't think anybody will relish playing us.

"We'll watch them on Friday and whoever it is, it will be in a fantastic stadium - Anfield or the Emirates - and the lads are looking forward to it. …

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