Straight Outta Cobham: A show about Chelsea

Can Chelsea get the better of wounded Man City in FA Cup semi?

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Episode notes

Double trouble semi-final Saturday...

Matt Davies-Adams is joined by The Athletic's Chelsea experts Liam Twomey and Simon Johnson to tease ahead to Saturday evening's FA Cup semi-final showdown with Manchester City at Wembley.

We ponder whether now's the perfect time to play Pep's side after their dramatic UCL defeat by Real Madrid, how we see the team lining up - and the realistic chances of progressing to another final.

There's also a potentially season defining semi-final for CFCW to look forward to - heading out to Barcelona on Saturday afternoon in the first leg of their Champions League tie. The Athletic's women's football writer Charlotte Harpur joins us to look back on the important 3-0 win over Aston Villa in the WSL on Wednesday night and how that sets things up for this unenviably tricky tie against the Spanish giants.

There's our obligatory Thursday quiz - and a bonus bit of audio as we hear a snippet from Simon's interview with Chelsea loanee Alex Matos - currently plying his trade at Huddersfield and relishing the challenge of keeping Town in the Championship amid a feisty relegation battle.

We'll be back on Monday to reflect on the weekend's SF showdowns AND look ahead to Tuesday night's trip to The Emirates...

HOST: Matt Davies-Adams

WITH: Liam Twomey & Simon Johnson

PRODUCER: Lucy Oliva

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