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Ramsey has not featured since the December 26th victory over West Ham after suffering a thigh strain

Millwall manager Kenny Jackett

Wolves job suits Kenny Jackett after Millwall resignation

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The Latics face Manchester City at Wembley next month

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Rafa Benitez was once the master of beating Chelsea in semi-finals, like in 2005 against Jose Mourinho’s men. Now he must lead them through the last four of the FA Cup and Europa League

FA Cup semi-finals: Rafa Benitez senses cup glory but keeps Chelsea's champagne on ice

Manager seeks a happy ending with a trophy win for his troubled time at Stamford Bridge

Reading manager Nigel Adkins is looking for his first points since taking charge

Premier League: Reading v Liverpool match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Madejski

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Roberto Mancini leaves Old Trafford with a smile on his face after victory over United

Manchester United warned that Manchester City are 'not going away'

David Platt sounds warning after reigning champions won 2-1 at Old Trafford last night

Roberto Martinez

Premier League survival is more important than FA Cup glory admits Wigan owner Dave Whelan

The Latics play Millwall at Wembley on Saturday

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