Crystal Dunn could not have enjoyed a better debut for Chelsea Sunday. (Andy Mead/YCJ Photo)

Crystal Dunn and the Chelsea Ladies will play the Sunderland Ladies in the sixth round (quarterfinals) of the English Women’s FA Cup Sunday.

Chelsea will host its foes at Staines at 2 p.m. (London time).

The Rockville Centre, N.Y. native, who scored her goal in her debut, and her teammates reached the quarters via a 7-0 triumph over the Doncaster Rovers Belles last Sunday.

If the result go a certain way, three players with U.S. international experience could wind up tussling in the semifinals.

The Arsenal Ladies, who include former U.S. national team midfielder-forward Heather O’Reilly, will visit Birmingham in the next round.

The Manchester City Women, who boast U.S. international captain Carli Lloyd, the two-time FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year, take on the host Bristol City Women.

In the other quarterfinal, the Liverpool Ladies welcome the Notts County Ladies.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at