MILDENHALL Town will have to defeat holders AFC Sudbury if they are to reach the Suffolk Boys’ Under-18 Midweek Cup Final for the first time.
The two Academy sides were paired together in Thursday night’s draw, which took place as the four quarter-final ties were being played.
All four matches were won by the away sides – Mildenhall coming out on top 4-2 at Haverhill Rovers and AFC Sudbury easing to a 6-1 success at Kirkley & Pakefield.
Walsham-le-Willows remain on course to reach their second Suffolk Boys’ Under-18 Midweek Cup Final in the space of three years.
The 2017 runners-up – Walsham lost 5-2 to AFC Sudbury – were 5-0 winners away to Needham Market.
They will now face Felixstowe & Walton United in the last four, after the Seasiders won a penalty shoot-out 4-3 to edge past Framlingham Town following a 1-1 draw.
The semi-final draw was made on the Thursday Night Sports Social on BBC Radio Suffolk. Presenters Graeme Mac (left) and David Mann (right) are pictured above after the draw was made.
Suffolk Boys’ Under-18 Midweek Cup Quarter-Finals: Framlingham Town 1 Felixstowe & Walton Utd 1 – Felixstowe & Walton Utd won 4-3 on pens, Haverhill Rovers 2 Mildenhall Town 4, Kirkley & Pakefield 1 AFC Sudbury 6, Needham Market 0 Walsham-le-Willows 5.
Suffolk Boys’ Under-18 Midweek Cup Semi-Final Draw: AFC Sudbury v Mildenhall Town, Walsham-le-Willows v Felixstowe & Walton Utd. Ties to be played at neutral venues in the week commencing March 18th 2019, kick-offs 7.45pm.