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Five-star Stoke into final

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Stoke roared into their first FA Cup final after producing arguably the greatest performance in their history to crush Bolton 5-0 at Wembley.

The Potters belied their reputation as a long-ball team with a thrilling display of attacking football, becoming the first team for 72 years to win a semi-final by a five-goal margin and setting up a May 14 clash with Manchester City.

Matthew Etherington, Robert Huth, Kenwyne Jones and a brace from Jonathan Walters scored past a Bolton side who simply fell to pieces trying to reach the final three months after the death of the legendary Nat Lofthouse.

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Nat Lofthouse
Stoke City
Football
Manchester City
Robert Huth
Bolton Wanderers
Kenwyne Jones
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Matthew Etherington
Jonathan Walters
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