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Birmingham City's UEFA Women's Champions League semi final first leg against Tyreso FF will be staged at Solihull Moors' Autotech Stadium on Saturday 19 April (2pm kick off).
The occasion will be a chance to showcase the Blues' new permanent home ahead of an exciting era for the Second City's top female side.
Having successfully staged the Round of 16 and quarter-final home legs at St Andrew's, every effort was made to return to the stadium for the final four clash. However, UEFA's fixture scheduling across the Easter weekend and in such close proximity to the men's side's crucial Sky Bet Championship fixture at home to Blackburn Rovers on Monday 21st April, unfortunately made it difficult to host the tie at St. Andrew's.
UEFA granted dispensation to hold the fixture at St Andrew's on the evening of Friday 18th April, however this date was deemed unsuitable for Tyreso FF.
With the men's fixtures being the priority at this vital stage of the season, a Saturday match wouldn't have allowed enough turnaround time to sufficiently prepare the St Andrew's playing surface ahead of the visit of Blackburn, especially ahead of three home games in the space of eight days.
Permission was granted to hold the historic occasion at Solihull Moors' Autotech Stadium, thus adding another significant chapter to Blues Ladies' homecoming.
Tickets, due on sale from 9am on Tuesday (8th April), will cost £6 for adults (£5 for 2013-14 season ticket holders) and £3 for under-16s (£2 for 2013-14 season ticket holders).
Having beaten Finnish side PK-35 Vantaa, Russian's FK Zorkiy and fellow FA Women's Super League outfit Arsenal, Swedes Tyreso will be the next challenge of what has been a memorable and remarkable run for David Parker's side.
Following the semi final first leg at the Autotech Stadium, Blues will travel to Tyreso's Tyresövallen stadium on Sunday 27th April (1.45pm kick off) for the second leg.
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