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April 1, 2019

Fans to see VAR incidents at FA Cup semi-finals – claim

Fans will get to see replays of VAR incidents inside an English football stadium for the first time during this weekend’s FA Cup semi-finals. It means Wolves and Watford supporters on Sunday, as well as those watching the Manchester City v Brighton tie on Saturday, will get to see the same images as the VAR officials, report Sky Sports News. The FA will extend their present VAR trial, allowing fans at the two Wembley showpiece events the chance to see replays of the most significant incidents referred to the Video Assistant Referee. Clubs in England are presently banned from showing…

Wolves will be at full strength against United – Nuno

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo will unleash his full-strength team against Manchester United tomorrow – despite the FA Cup semi-final looming at the weekend. Nuno’s side host United at Molineux in the Premier League before turning their attentions to the Cup, where they face Watford at Wembley on Sunday. Nuno rested 15-goal top scorer Raul Jimenez and wing back Matt Doherty for Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Burnley, while centre back Ryan Bennett was suspended. But all three are available tonight and Nuno insisted Wolves will show their full hand. “You always consider the best options for each game. Always full…

More Wembley tickets available for Wolves fans

Wolves have secured an additional 1,300 tickets for Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final against Watford at Wembley. The extra seats will initially be made available to supporters on the waiting list tomorrow, from 10am to 11.30am. After 11.30am, an online queue will form until noon, with any remaining tickets made available to season ticket holders or members with 100 points or more who are yet to purchase. The additional tickets made available fit into the category one price range, so are priced at £80 for adults and £70 for concessions (over-65s, 18 to 21-year-olds and Under-18s). Supporters can purchase tickets online…

Nuno: Wolves focusing on Wembley instead of United would be a ‘big mistake’

Nuno Espirito Santo has warned it would be a ‘big mistake’ for Wolves to be distracted by their FA Cup semi-final as they prepare to face Manchester United tomorrow. Wolves host United with fans already eagerly awaiting the weekend and the club’s first semi-final since 1998 when they play Watford at Wembley on Sunday. But head coach Nuno believes anything other than total focus on United would be folly as they look to bounce back after Saturday’s  2-0 defeat at Burnley. “The reality is this: We have a game tomorrow and we have a game on Sunday,” said Nuno. “Of…

Doherty: Wembley is not distracting Wolves

Matt Doherty insists the FA Cup semi-final is not distracting Wolves from the Premier League. Wolves were below par as they returned from international duty to a 2-0 defeat at Burnley on Saturday and they face Manchester United at Molineux tomorrow night. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have won just one of their last six league games and the fans are all gearing up for Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final against Watford at Wembley. Doherty denies any focus on Wembley is having an effect on the team however. “We don’t get distracted at all. We’re not even thinking about next week,” said…

United set for treble boost for Wolves trip

Manchester United look set for a treble boost for their trip to Wolves tomorrow night. Centre back Victor Lindelof and strikers Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku could all return at Molineux, but the Reds will still be without four players. Lukaku has recovered from a foot injury. The Belgian striker has not played since the 2-0 defeat at Arsenal on March 10. Martial will be available despite picking up a knock during Saturday’s 2-1 win over Watford. “Anthony will be fine, he’s going to be OK,” boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told www.mufc.com. “Victor is not injured but he’s had some…