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Wolves face Watford in FA Cup semi-finals

By Tim Spiers | Wolves | Published:

Wolves have been drawn against Watford in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley next month.

Wolves are heading to Wembley

Wolves lost to Watford earlier this season, with the Hornets winning 2-0 at Molineux back in October.

However, after knocking out Manchester United on Saturday, Nuno Espirito Santo's side will be confident of reaching a first FA Cup final since 1960.

The two sides are currently seventh and eighth in the Premier League. The game – Wolves' first FA Cup semi-final since 1998 – is likely to be played on Sunday, April 7.

Manchester City face Brighton in the other semi-final and Pep Guardiola's team play Spurs in the Champions League on Tuesday, April 9, so their semi is to be played on Saturday.

The date, ticket allocation and kick-off time will be confirmed soon.

Wolves' last five trips to Wembley

December 2018, Premier League – Spurs 1 (Kane) Wolves 3 (Boly, Jimenez, Costa)

May 1988, Sherpa Van Trophy final – Wolves 2 (Mutch, Dennison) Burnley 0

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March 1980, League Cup final – Nottingham Forest 0 Wolves 1 (Gray)

March 1974, League Cup final – Manchester City 1 (Bell) Wolves 2 (Hibbitt, Richards)

May 1960, FA Cup final – Wolves 3 (McGrath OG, Deeley, 2) Blackburn 0

Wolves' last five FA Cup semi-finals

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April 1998, Villa Park – Wolves 0 Arsenal 1 (Wreh)

April 1981, Hillsborough – Spurs 2 (Archibald, Hoddle) Wolves 2 (Hibbitt, Carr). Replay, Highbury – Spurs 3 (Crooks, 2, Villa) Wolves 0

March 1979, Villa Park – Arsenal 2 (Stapleton, Sunderland) Wolves 0

April 1973, Maine Road – Wolves 0 Leeds 1 (Bremner)

March 1960, The Hawthorns – Wolves 1 (Deeley) Aston Villa 0

Tim Spiers

By Tim Spiers
@tim_spiers_Star

Writes about Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club for a living

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