Football Daily: March 14

Published Add your comment

Football News

Manchester United and Manchester City will lock horns in the FA Cup semi-final after the great rivals booked their places at Wembley with quarter-final wins over Arsenal and Reading respectively.

Goals from Fabio Da Silva and Wayne Rooney were enough to see United past the Gunners at Old Trafford, while a header from Micah Richard's downed a spirited Reading. United will be hoping to silence their 'noisy neighbours' in pursuit of a record 12th FA Cup, with City chasing their first trophy since 1976

In the weekend's other FA Cup ties, a stoppage time winner from Lee Chung-Yong gave Bolton victory over Birmingham and Stoke beat West Ham 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium. The Trotters and the Potters will now face each other in the semi-final on the weekend of April 16th/17th.

Despite crashing out of a second cup competition in the space of four days, Arsenal were buoyed by the return of Aaron Ramsey after a horrific leg-break left him sidelined for almost a year. However, the Gunners will now be without Johan Djourou for the remainder of the season after the defender suffered a dislocated shoulder against United.

In transfer news, reports claim Manchester United are monitoring Atletico Madrid goalkeeper David de Gea, while Chelsea are chasing AC Milan's veteran midfielder Massimo Ambrosini.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
FA Cup

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again