Arsenal v Blackburn off as FA confirm decision to suspend matches

The FA Youth Cup will be suspended until the Covid lockdown ends later this year, given the worsening situation across the country.
Mazeed Ogungbo scores a winner for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)
The Athletic initially reported the FA Youth Cup would be suspended until the end of lockdown. It’s only a temporary suspension for now, though if and when it returns will obviously depend on how the Covid situation progresses.
The FA have since confirmed the report, adding that they’ll continue to review the situation and provide updates at the earliest opportunity.
Arsenal were set to play Blackburn Rovers in the fourth round of the competition on Wednesday 27th January. The Gunners saw off Rotherham United in the third round, with Charlie Patino scoring an excellent long-range effort.
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