FA Cup draw results: Arsenal, Liverpool, Aston Villa learn their semifinal fates


The semifinals draw for the 2014-15 FA Cup has been made, and the final-four matchups the weekend of April 18 and 19 at Wembley Stadium have been announced.

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The winner of Reading and Bradford City’s quarterfinal replay (Monday, March 16) will face 11-time winners and current FA Cup holders Arsenal.

Aston Villa will face the winner of Blackburn Rovers and Liverpool’s quarterfinal replay (Wednesday, March 18).

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The semifinals draw sets up the potential for a mouth-watering finals matchup between Arsenal and Liverpool, which would be Steven Gerrard’s final game for Liverpool, the only club he’s ever played for during his legendary 17-year career, before joining the LA Galaxy in the summer.

FA Cup QF replays schedule

Reading vs. Bradford City (Monday, March 16, 4 pm ET)
Blackburn Rovers vs. Liverpool (Wednesday, March 18, 3:45 pm ET)

FA Cup semifinals schedule

Reading/Bradford City vs. Arsenal
Aston Villa vs. Blackburn Rovers/Liverpool