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Manchester United

FA exploit fans for cup final

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Manchester United booked a place in the FA Cup final after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.

The most expensive tickets cost £80, then £65, then £45 and £30 for the cheapest. Sitting in the singing section behind the goal, I paid £65, and had every intention for requesting tickets for the same area given how great the atmosphere was there.

FA Cup 5th Round Draw: United will face Huddersfield or Birmingham away

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Following Manchester United's 4-0 win over Yeovil on Friday night, we've been drawn against Huddersfield or Birmingham in the fifth round.

The other draws:
Sheffield Wednesday vs Notts County/Swansea
West Brom vs Southampton
Chelsea vs Hull
Leicester vs Sheffield United
Millwall/Rochdale vs Newport/Spurs
Brighton vs Coventry
Wigan vs City

Watch the draw

FA Cup 4th Round Draw – Manchester United will face Yeovil

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United fancied to start FA Cup campaign with a bang

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Manchester United set off on the road to Wembley on Friday when they host Derby County in the third round of the FA Cup.

United have faced Derby twice in the competition in the last decade, winning 4-1 and 3-1, and they are big favourites to see off the Championship side this weekend.

Jose Mourinho will be without at least nine players for the tie, so the likes of Sergio Romero, Daley Blind, Matteo Darmian, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Scott McTominay are all expected to start at Old Trafford.

Mourinho: I have no words for United’s incredible fans

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Manchester United booked their place at the second Wembley final in nine months after getting past Hull in the League Cup semi-final.

United didn't play well and lost on the night but the 2-0 cushion from the first leg at Old Trafford saw us through. Jose Mourinho is pleased with the outcome even if he's not impressed with the performance.

VIDEO: Rashford and Lingard celebrate at the final whistle

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Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard celebrate together after Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the FA Cup final.

VIDEO: Players singing United chants in the dressing room

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After beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in the FA Cup final, Manchester United players celebrated in the dressing room by singing a few chants.

Lingard: It’s a massive feeling

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Jesse Lingard, who is a lifelong Manchester United fan and joined the club when he was seven, has spoken about how it felt to score the winning goal in the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

"It was a massive feeling. To win it is great and ending the season on a high with my family and friends watching in the crowd.

De Gea: We are really, really happy to win FA Cup for the fans

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Following Manchester United's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final, David de Gea has insisted this trophy is for the fans.

"[It was tough] with ten players and with [other] difficult moments, but we fought until the end and we never surrendered.

We are Manchester United, we are one of the best clubs in the world and we have won the FA Cup for all the fans.

Martin: A misunderstanding lead to me scoring Wembley winner

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Lee Martin scored the winning goal in the 1990 FA Cup final when Manchester United played Crystal Palace, following a 3-3 draw which forced a replay.

This trophy was Sir Alex Ferguson's with the club, and as United attempt to win their first trophy post-Ferguson, Martin has revealed how he ended up being in the position to score.

LvG: It will be difficult to pick FA Cup squad

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Following Manchester United's 3-1 win over Bournemouth, Louis van Gaal has spoken about how difficult it will be to name his starting XI, and those on the bench, for the cup final on Saturday.

I think that these are big decisions because everybody wants to play in the final and everybody knows that.

De Gea: It’s incredible when the fans chant my name

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Ahead of Manchester United's game against Everton today in the FA Cup semi-final, David de Gea has reflected on a previous game against the Merseyside club.

In October 2014, De Gea had arguably his best performance for United, pulling off numerous incredible saves, as well as denying Leighton Baines from the penalty spot.

De Gea: We want to win the FA Cup for the fans 

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Ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup semi-final against Everton, David de Gea has spoken about the determination the team have to win this competition.

It's going to be a very tough game for us. We're talking about a semi-final and the teams left in the competition have all knocked out decent sides.

LvG: United think top four is more important than FA Cup

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Louis van Gaal believes that winning the FA Cup won't make up for Manchester United finishing fifth this season, with us currently sitting just outside the top four, two points behind Manchester City and four points behind Arsenal.

I think it is always a success when you win the title.

LvG: We are very close to FA Cup success

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Following Manchester United's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, Louis van Gaal was looking ahead to this weekend's FA Cup semi-final against Everton.

Everton are going through a bad patch at the moment, and last night lost 4-0 to Liverpool, Ramiero Funes Mori getting sent off and therefore absent for Wembley on Saturday.

Club provides free travel to Wembley after FA disrespect fans

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Manchester United booked their place in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley after beating West Ham away. The FA scheduled this semi-final for 5.30pm on Saturday April 23rd, despite Network Rail informing the FA that there would not be any trains running after the game to take our fans back home to Manchester.

Carrick: Last Everton semi-final was the “one that got away”

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Manchester United have booked their place in the FA Cup semi final for the first time since 2009. Just like that occasion, United will face Everton again.

The game finished 0-0 and went to extra-time and penalties, although United were denied a stonewall second half penalty when Phil Jagielka brought down Danny Welbeck.

LvG: I can’t wait to get to Wembley

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Following Manchester United's 2-1 win against West Ham, booking our place in the FA Cup semi-final against Everton, Louis van Gaal has spoken about his happiness at being able to go to Wembley.

It's a difficult place to come – they haven't lost here since August; it was difficult because they have beaten all the top teams here.

Would you rather FA Cup win or LvG sacked?

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Manchester United now find themselves in the FA Cup semi-finals after the 2-1 win against West Ham last night.

There has been some suggestions in the media that if Louis van Gaal either finishes in the top four or wins the FA Cup, the decision will be made to keep him for the third and final year on his contract.

Bilic: We deserved to lose against “fresher” United

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Following West Ham's 2-1 defeat at home against Manchester United, Slaven Bilic has conceded that the best team won.

West Ham played at home against Arsenal on Saturday with a 12.45pm kick-off, while United travelled down to London for a Sunday kick-off at 4pm.

Despite a lack of travel and longer to recover, Bilic said that United looked fresher than West Ham.

LvG: This was a fantastic night

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Following Manchester United's 2-1 win over West Ham in the FA Cup quarter-final replay, Louis van Gaal has spoken of his happiness.

Van Gaal was on his feet for both United goals, scored by Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini, but singled out David de Gea for praise, who made a couple of great stops.

Match day

STATS: Spurs vs United

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STATS: United vs Brighton

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Huddersfield vs United

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Romero, Young, Lindelof, Smalling, Shaw, Matic, Carrick, McTominay, Mata, Lukaku, Alexis.

Subs: Pereira, Bailly, Darmian, Gomes, Hamilton, Lingard, Martial.

STATS: United vs Derby

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Swansea vs United

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Romero, Blind, Lindelof, Smalling, Darmian, Tuanzebe, McTominay, Herrera, Lingard, Rashford, Martial.

Subs: Pereira, Jones, Shaw, Matic, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Lukaku.

STATS: Swansea vs United

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Southampton 

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VIDEO: Pogba sends United to Wembley

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Paul Pogba levels! Are Hull's Wembley dreams over? SS1 now. https://t.co/ZLZQaidXGe

- Sky Football ⚽️ (@SkyFootball) January 26, 2017


CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Hull vs United 

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De Gea, Darmian, Jones, Smalling, Rojo, Carrick, Herrera, Lingard, Pogba, Rashford, Ibrahimovic.

Subs: Romero, Fosu-Mensah, Shaw, Fellaini, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rooney

VIDEO: Carrick, Herrera and Rashford goals vs Northampton

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GOAL! Northampton 0-1 Manchester United (Carrick) More here: https://t.co/gGdfh2OWAm pic.twitter.com/uEdF6JVGTs

- Sky Football ⚽️ (@SkyFootball) September 21, 2016

Ander Herrera's goal vs Northampton #MUFC pic.

VIDEO: Extended highlights of United’s win against Everton

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Highlights of Manchester United's 2-1 win over Everton at Wembley on Saturday.

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Preview: Man United’s FA Cup clash against Brighton

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Whilst Manchester United's Premier League exploits have captured our attention recently, it's perhaps the FA Cup that could give Jose Mourinho's team their best chance of silverware in the 2017/18 season.

Manchester United face a thrilling quarter-final clash with Brighton at Old Trafford on Saturdayafter beating Huddersfield in the last round, it's clear that United will be keen to continue their strong form and book a place in the FA Cup semi-finals.

De Gea: We will fight to win the FA Cup

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Ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday, David de Gea has claimed this has been the best season of his career in terms of his form, and if United lift the trophy, it will be a good season for the team too.

"It's been the best season of my career. I'm in great shape physically and mentally I'm very focused.

Blind: It was amazing to celebrate at Wembley with the fans

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Ahead of the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace on Saturday, Daley Blind has talked about his desire to win the competition.

United booked their place in the final in dramatic fashion when Anthony Martial scored an injury time winner against Everton, which provoked the players to jump in to the crowd and celebrate, which Blind had never done before.

Herrera: This club has something special

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Ahead of the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, Ander Herrera has spoken about his hopes of lifting the trophy.

Herrera is likely to lose his place in the starting team to Marouane Fellaini, who is returning from suspension. However, when Herrera came on as a substitute in the semi-final, he played the ball through to Anthony Martial to score the winner.

Clattenburg to referee the FA Cup final

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It has been confirmed today that Mark Clattenburg will be the referee for the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace.

Clattenburg was the subject of a banner made up by our fans when they returned to Stamford Bridge, following a refereeing display between United and Chelsea which saw us win 3-2, after Branislav Ivanovic and Fernando Torres were both sent off.

The Rest

FA CUP DRAW: United to face Wigan

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The FA Cup draw for the fourth round was held this evening. United will play Wigan at Old Trafford.

Tottenham vs Wycombe
Derby vs Leicester
Oxford United vs Newcastle/Birmingham
AFC Wimbledone/Sutton United vs Leeds/Cambridge
Plymouth/Liverpool vs Wolves
Southampton/Norwich vs Arsenal
Lincoln/Ipswich vs Brighton and Hove Albion
Chelsea vs Brentford
Millwall vs Watford
Rochdale vs Huddersfield
Burnley/Sunderland vs Fleetwood/Bristol City
Blackburn vs Barnsley/Blackpool
Fulham vs Hull
Middlesbrough vs Accrington Stanley
Crystal Palace/Bolton vs Manchester City