FA Cup Semi final Draw released

FA Cup Semi final Draw

The journey to Wemble Glory is coming to an end after 100 days plus of no FA cup matchs as FA Cup Semi final Draw are out to night as Chelsea to Play Man United, Arsenal to Face winner between Newcastle vs Man city to nigth.

Manchester United sealed their place in the last four on Saturday when they won 2-1 away at Norwich after extra time, as Harry Maguire struck with two minutes left to play against the hosts, who went down to 10 men late in the second half.

Chelsea went through with a narrow score line, too, as Ross Barkley was on target in the 63rd minute to secure a 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

News report from Arsenal TV “We have been drawn against the winner of Newcastle United v Manchester City in the semi-finals of the Emirates FA Cup.

Having beaten Sheffield United 2-1 on Sunday afternoon, we will now go to Wembley behind closed doors to take on one of our fellow Premier League sides on the weekend of Saturday, July 18.”

The Heads Up FA Cup final, which a number of our first-team stars helped to launch this month. The FA Cup final is scheduled to be played at Wembley on August 1.

Facts About FA Cup Semi final Draws

The FA Cup in England is the oldest football competition in the world and this season it is into its 139th season.
Teams from the 10th level of the English football pyramid right up to the Premier League compete and it will see a total of 735 teams take part. Here are the

Teams with Highest FA Cup Semi Final Appearance

Team Appearances Won Lost
Arsenal  30  21  9
Aston Villa  21  11  10
Barnsley  3  2  1
Blackburn Rovers  18  8  10
Bolton Wanderers  14  7  7

Burnley   8   3   5

Chelsea  24  14  10
Derby County  13  4  9
Everton  26  13  13
Fulham  6  1  5
Huddersfield Town  7  5  2
Hull City  2  1  1
Leeds United  8  4  4
Leicester City  7  4  3
Liverpool  24  14  10
Luton Town  4  1  3
Manchester City  15  12  3
Manchester United  30  21  9
Newcastle United  17  13  4
Norwich City  3  0  3
Nottingham Forest  12  3  9
Notts County  5  2  3
Preston North End  10  7  3
Queen’s Park  12  3  2  1

Winner-takes-all knockout games mean there is always a chance of a ‘giant killing’ and there have been plenty of those moments over the years, contributing to the magic of the cup .


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