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FA Cup: Man City face Brighton, Waterford take on Wolves in emirates semi-finals

Associated Press Monday, 18 March 2019, 00:03 Last update: about 4 months ago

Quadruple-chasing Manchester City face Brighton & Hove Albion in the semi-finals of the Emirates FA Cup after the draw was made on Sunday afternoon.

Both clubs had to come from 2-0 down in their quarter final ties, City edging Swansea 3-2 while Brighton squeezed past Millwall on penalties.

The second semi-final will be between 1984 Finalists Watford and Wolverhampton Wanderers, who defeated Manchester United to seal their place in the last four for the first time in 21 years.


The draw was conducted by Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink and Leon Osman, who have both played in FA Cup Finals, in 2008 and 2009 respectively.

Semi-final ties will take place at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 6 April and Sunday 7 April.

Winning clubs will receive £1.8m from The FA prize fund while the losers will pick up £900,000.

The Emirates FA Cup Final is scheduled for Saturday 18 May.

Semi-Final draw

1 Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers
2 Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion

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