FA Cup semi-final times confirmed for Wembley

Thursday 19 Mar 2015
The FA Cup trophy
FA Cup holders Arsenal will kick off this season’s semi-final weekend at Wembley Stadium connected by EE – on BBC One next month.

The Gunners face Reading from the Championship on Saturday 18 April with the tie kicking off at 5.20pm.

Reading v Arsenal

The FA Cup semi-final
5.20pm Saturday 18 April
Wembley Stadium connected by EE
Live on BBC One

Danny Welbeck scored the winner as Arsenal beat Manchester United 2-1 in the sixth round at Old Trafford to cement a semi-final return to Wembley for Arsene Wenger’s side.

Reading clinched their first FA Cup semi-final place since 1927 when they beat Bradford City 3-0 at the Madejski Stadium last Monday.

On Sunday 19 April Aston Villa take on either Liverpool at 3pm on BT Sport 1.

Villa have won the FA Cup on seven occasions and played in the very last final at old Wembley in 2000 when they were beaten 1-0 by Chelsea.

Aston Villa v Liverpool 

The FA Cup semi-final
3pm Sunday 19 April
Wembley Stadium connected by EE
Live on BT Sport

There will be four ticket prices for this season’s FA Cup semi-finals, starting at £33 and progressing to £43, £53 and £63 across the two ties with a £10 reduction for concessions as per each club’s own rules.

Reading, Arsenal and Aston Villa, as confirmed semi-finalists, will receive the initial club ticket allocation of 31,500.

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By FA Staff