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Villa Take On Chelsea In The FA Cup Semi Final

Here we go again! Wembley for Villa.

This time in the FA Cup semi finals (what a rip off eh, semi finals at Wembley... hey ho, that is modern football for you)

The draw has been made and Villa face Chelsea.

That leaves Spurs/Fulham to play Portsmouth.

Could have been kinder I guess but to be the best you have to beat the best.

The ties will be played on Saturday 10 and 11 April.

Ticket allocation and sale information will no doubt follow shortly from the club. The ticket nightmare returns. Same as I said last time when people asked me. 'No, I can't'




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The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 7 2010

Time: 6:10PM

Your Comments

Very tough game, would rather have portsmouth but owell we beat em in the league and we can beat em at wembley its not at stanford bridge so there beatable as teams includin us have proved.
p.villa
:((((
JT_daniel
lol - see you at Wembley folks - get that second mortgage boys!
merlin
we raise our game for the big ones, we have a decent enough recent record against them as well. bring it on...! Now for the ticket nightmare!
The Fear
I'd rather Chelsea than Spurs, we know we can take these boys
PTP
I'd rather Chelsea than Spurs, we know we can take these boys
PTP
Thought you were going to get a pasting judging by your first half no-show, but well played in turning it around - cracking cup tie, and although I'm kind of rooting for Pompey (purely sentimental reasons) I reckon you're in with a good shout for the final. With any luck it might distract you in the pursuit of 4th place too! ;)
fifthcolumnblue
Thought you were going to get a pasting judging by your first half no-show, but well played in turning it around - cracking cup tie, and although I'm kind of rooting for Pompey (purely sentimental reasons) I reckon you're in with a good shout for the final. With any luck it might distract you in the pursuit of 4th place too! ;)
fifthcolumnblue
be an interesting one merlin, out of interest, who was the last team you wanted to draw in the semi's.... surely us?
The Fear
be an interesting one merlin, out of interest, who was the last team you wanted to draw in the semi's.... surely us?
The Fear
No feckin Spurs, the great unwashed from N17! We used to have the Indian sign on them but no longer and considering most of the others in my office support them - life can be hell :-)
merlin
No feckin Spurs, the great unwashed from N17! We used to have the Indian sign on them but no longer and considering most of the others in my office support them - life can be hell :-)
merlin
ah yes a local (sort of) derby. Who is your real local derby? difficult with so many london teams there! Should be a good semi, we have a decent chance I think, we are decent against you boys and it suits us to not be favourites
The Fear
ah yes a local (sort of) derby. Who is your real local derby? difficult with so many london teams there! Should be a good semi, we have a decent chance I think, we are decent against you boys and it suits us to not be favourites
The Fear
i go to lanzerottie on the 10th!
Tr1dent
real local derby is Fulham a two mile walk down the Fulham road and through Bishops Park!
merlin
real local derby is Fulham a two mile walk down the Fulham road and through Bishops Park!
merlin
Would have preferred to meet them in the final, so it's not to be, so lets get it out of the way in the semi.
leerj0
Would have preferred to meet them in the final, so it's not to be, so lets get it out of the way in the semi.
leerj0
Merlin, could you do us a few sandwiches please? No cheese for me and Fear
trekker
Merlin, could you do us a few sandwiches please? No cheese for me and Fear
trekker
When is it decided to be 10th or 11th?? REALLY need the game to be the Saturday - otherwise I wont be going!!!
deano.avfc
When is it decided to be 10th or 11th?? REALLY need the game to be the Saturday - otherwise I wont be going!!!
deano.avfc
Please letthe match be Saturday. Thirty of us flying to Las Vegas for a 50th party on Sunday. About twenty Villa fans in party of which ten of us are seasom ticket holders.
krfeskivilla
Please letthe match be Saturday. Thirty of us flying to Las Vegas for a 50th party on Sunday. About twenty Villa fans in party of which ten of us are seasom ticket holders.
krfeskivilla
Whats the bet that Heskey will start and J.C will be on the bench .
Doug4ever
2 losses at Wembley in 1 season await...
WhiteHartSpur
2 losses at Wembley in 1 season await...
WhiteHartSpur
only 1 for the spuds
Doug4ever
Thats if the Spuds even make it to Wembley........agent Shorey to put them out!!
deano.avfc
Thats if the Spuds even make it to Wembley........agent Shorey to put them out!!
deano.avfc
lol, agent Shorey!

it seems to be a very busy weekend for people, I need the game to be on the Saturday, I'm getting married on the Sunday, don't think my missis would be impressed with me popping out to watch the villa! So please everyone think positive thoughts for a Saturday game!
davidsands1982
lol, agent Shorey!

it seems to be a very busy weekend for people, I need the game to be on the Saturday, I'm getting married on the Sunday, don't think my missis would be impressed with me popping out to watch the villa! So please everyone think positive thoughts for a Saturday game!
davidsands1982
WhiteHartLoseuuuurrr (it was a stretch but I think I made it, eh? eh? eh?)
benji_starsky_avfc
WhiteHartLoseuuuurrr (it was a stretch but I think I made it, eh? eh? eh?)
benji_starsky_avfc
Basically got my wembley ticket already, i go Fa cup semi fina and final every year whoever it is who plays as my friends mom works for Eon and she gets 2 tickerts for the semi final and final.
p.villa
Hope they dont deano .
Doug4ever
Hope they dont deano .
Doug4ever
 

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