Newcastle United Women handed blockbuster FA Cup tie away to Manchester United as Durham draw Man City

Newcastle United Women will face Super League side Manchester United in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Newcastle United Women have been handed a blockbuster FA Cup fourth round draw away to Manchester United.

Becky Langley’s side overcame league rivals Stoke City on Sunday in a 5-0 demolition at the Gateshead International Stadium to hand them the chance of drawing a Women’s Super League side - which is what happened.

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This will be the first time the two sides have ever met in the Women’s game as Man United were only formed back in 2018, whereas the Lady Magpies have only become a professional full-time outfit this season.

It’s a dream tie for Newcastle, who have big ambitions of becoming a WSL side themselves in a few years, so this will be a huge test to see just how far away they are from that standard.

After their third round victory, Langley wasn’t giving much away as to who she wished to dra but pitting her wits against Marc Skinner and his Man United stars will be something she’ll revel in.

Man United boast international superstars such as Mary Earps, Ella Toone, Geyse and Maya le Tissier, although they will be in for a tough battle against an unbeaten Newcastle side.

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Indeed, Newcastle haven’t lost a competitive game in over a year with their last defeat coming on December 11, 2022.

While claiming a major scalp is enough motivation for the Lasses, they would also receive £54,000 if they were to progress to the next round, while a defeat would land them a cool £15,000.

This tie is set to take place on January 14 at Man United’s home ground, Leigh Sports Village.

The rest of the draw is as follows:

Derby County v Leicester City

Sunderland v Southampton

Burnley v Birmingham City

London City Lionesses v Moneyfields

Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United

Chelsea v West Ham United

Crystal Palace v Blackburn Rovers

Reading v Hull City or Wolverhampton Wanderers

Arsenal v Watford

Luton Town or Keynsham Town v Brighton & Hove Albion

Plymouth Argyle v Nottingham Forest

Ipswich Town or Lewes v Charlton Athletic

Bristol City v Liverpool

Durham v Manchester City