FA CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAW: Manchester City v United, Bolton v Stoke

13 March 2011 06:56
Manchester United have been handed an FA Cup semi-final showdown with fierce rivals Manchester City.

United, who comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday evening, were drawn against the winners of the sixth-round tie between City and Reading.

City eventually triumphed 1-0 over the Royals on Sunday afternoon thanks to Micah Richards' second-half header, securing the Manchester derby date at Wembley.

Roo beauty: United booked their place in the last four with a 2-0 win over Arsenal on Saturday evening

Stoke sealed their first FA Cup semi-final in 39 years after they edged past West Ham 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium.

The Potters will play Bolton who beat Carling Cup holders Birmingham in a thrilling encounter at St Andrews on Saturday.

FA CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAW Manchester City v Manchester United

Bolton Wanderers v Stoke City

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

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Source: Daily_Mail