FOOTBALL - Coventry City to play Manchester United in FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley - The Coventry Observer

FOOTBALL - Coventry City to play Manchester United in FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley

Coventry Editorial 17th Mar, 2024 Updated: 18th Mar, 2024   0

COVENTRY City will play Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.

The Sky Blues will make their second trip to Wembley in as many seasons to play 12-time winners Manchester United on either Saturday, April 20 or Sunday, April 21.

Coventry reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the first time in 37 years following a sensational 3-2 win against Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers in the quarter-finals.

Injury time goals from Haji Wright and Ellis Simms completed an extraordinary turnaround at Molineux after the latter opened the scoring.

That came after Simms scored a hat-trick in City’s 5-0 victory against non-league giant-killers Maidstone United in the previous round following wins against Oxford United and Sheffield Wednesday earlier in the competition.

Coventry are appearing in just their second FA Cup semi-final in the club’s history and first since the Sky Blues famously lifted the trophy in 1987.

Holders Manchester City will face Chelsea in the other semi-final.

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