Women's FA Cup quarter-finals: Arsenal v Tottenham to be shown live on BBC Four

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BBC Four will broadcast the Women's FA Cup quarterfinal between rivals in north London, Arsenal and Tottenham live on BBC Four.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the quarter-finals, semifinals and final of 2020-21 competition were moved back to this season.

Arsenal has won the Women's FA Cup 14 time, while Super League rivals Spurs never made it to the final.

The tie will take place at 19:15 BST on Wednesday 29 September.

The other games will be played the same night. WSL champions Chelsea will travel to Birmingham City while top-flight newcomers Leicester City will take on Manchester City.

Charlton Athletic, the Championship side, will be going to Brighton and Hove Albion.

The semi-finals will be held in October with the final at Wembley Stadium, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the competition, scheduled for 5 December.

The BBC broadcast Saturday's first ever live domestic women's league match on free-to-air TV in the UK. Manchester City defeated Everton 4-0 via BBC One.

800,000 was the peak audience for the Women’s Super League match. The average viewer watched 700,000. It was the most-watched programme on Saturday.

A total of 100,000 requests were made for streaming the game on BBC iPlayer. On Sunday night, an average audience 800,000 watched the Women's Football Show, which was broadcast on BBC One.

It's part of BBC's extensive coverage for the 2021-22 WSL Season, which includes 22 live matches across platforms as well as BBC Radio 5 Live commentary and highlights from the Women's Football Show at Sunday's end.

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