Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal vs Reading fixture clash with Chelsea vs Manchester United questioned by Arsene Wenger

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Steve Clarke has expressed 'deep regret' at his sacking by West Brom, claiming he had 'unfinished business' at the Hawthorns

Reading vs Arsenal: Steve Clarke worried about month break if Royals beat Gunners

Reading's season finishes on 2 May - the FA Cup final is 30 May

Mario Balotelli posted this picture in response to criticism from Robbie Savage

Mario Balotelli fires back at Robbie Savage with thermometer picture after missing Liverpool vs Blackburn with illness

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Liverpool players celebrate Philippe Coutinho's winner

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Philippe Coutinho finds the bottom corner to book Liverpool's place in the semis

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Daniel Sturridge leads the line for Liverpool

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Liverpool travel to Ewood Park for quarter-final replay

Brendan Rodgers reacts during Liverpool's defeat to Arsenal

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Steve Cotterill, the Bristol City manager, is drenched in champagne after Sunday’s victory at Wembley
A view of Wembley Stadium

FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal will CLASH with Chelsea vs Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday 18 April

Premier League game starts 10 minutes later than FA Cup semi-final

The FA Cup trophy
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Reading pitch invader performs multiple penalty area front-flips in candidate for best worst invasion of all time

A fan ran on to the pitch during the 3-0 FA Cup victory over Bradford on Monday night

The FA Cup trophy
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Graham Taylor pictured during his time as England manager
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England manager Roy Hodgson (L) poses with former England managers (L-R) Graham Taylor, Terry Venables, Fabio Capello and Sven-Goran Eriksson
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Jose Mourinho shakes hands with his father, Mourinho Felix, during the former’s days as Porto coach
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