Sunday, 13 March 2011

FA Cup Semi Final Draw

Manchester United - Manchester City/Reading
Stoke City - Bolton Wanderers

The draw for the FA Cup Semi Final has been made earlier today at around 16:00 PM. League leaders, Manchester United will have to face local Mancunian Rivals Manchester City at Wembley. Manchester city overcame Champtionship team Reading to book a place in the Semi's against United thanks to a goal from English defender Micah Richards. Where as Stoke, who have reached the semi final for the first time for nearly 40 years will be facing Bolton Wanderers. Bolton, who are are trying to win the trophy for the first time since 1958 in the year of club legend Nat Lofthouse beat Birmingham in the last round. The final back in 1958 was Bolton against Manchester United

The ties will be played on the 16th and 17th of April at Londons Wembley Stadium.