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Manchester United discover their opponents for the fourth round of the FA Cup

Ah, we do love the FA Cup. Manchester United lifted the oldest trophy in the game last season, thanks to an absolute stunner from local lad Jesse Lingard in the final. The Red Devils also kicked off their 2016/17 campaign in style, beating Reading 4-0 at Old Trafford.

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Player Ratings: Manchester United 4-0 Reading FC – Rooney equals scoring record

Sergio Romero – Literally had nothing to do throughout. Marshalled his back four well though. 6/10

Ashley Young – Had a fairly quiet one. Defensively he looked pretty solid. 5/10

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Confirmed Starting XI: Manchester United vs Reading FC – Rooney starts

Manchester United kick off their FA Cup campaign shortly, as Jose Mourinho plays host to Jaap Stam’s Reading FC side in the third round of the competition. Let’s not forget that the Red Devils will be looking to defend the title they won in dramatic fashion last May.

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Manchester United handed home tie in the FA Cup Third Round

Manchester United’s FA Cup glory seems a long time ago already, despite the trophy only being lifted just over six months ago now. That match was Louis van Gaal’s in charge of the Red Devils, and now Jose Mourinho has been handed his first FA Cup assignment – and he’ll pit his wits against a former United hero in the opposing dugout.

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Player Ratings: Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United (AET)

David de Gea – De Gea made some key saves at vital moments to keep United in control. 7/10

Antonio Valencia – Did well defensively keeping Bolasie quiet, and was a real threat going forward at times. 8/10

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Pictures: Manchester United squad in training ahead of FA Cup final

Manchester United Football Club are preparing for their biggest game of the season by far, as Louis van Gaal’s side take on Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Silverware is on the line, so the lads will be looking forward to this one more than most games.

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Manchester United to put on FREE travel for fans attending FA Cup final

Manchester United made it to the FA Cup final for the first time in nine seasons thanks to a 2-1 victory over Everton at the weekend, and the fans have another trip to Wembley to make; but this time to cheer their team on to win silverware.

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Player Ratings: Everton 1-2 Manchester United – Fantastic Fellaini

David de Gea – Made an outstanding penalty save to keep United in front at the time. Plenty of heroics in the second half too. 9/10

Timothy Fosu-Mensah – Looked nervy at times, but improved as the game went on. Subbed off for his own good. 6/10

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Confirmed Starting XI: Everton vs Manchester United – Schneiderlin benched

Manchester United are all set for their FA Cup semi-final against Everton, and the teams are in. Louis van Gaal loves a surprise, and once again it looks as though the Iron Tulip has pulled another couple of rabbits out of the hat with his team selection…

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Predicted Starting XI: Everton vs Manchester United (FA Cup Semi-Final)

Manchester United’s biggest game over the last couple of seasons is almost upon us, with Louis van Gaal leading his side out at Wembley Stadium for the first time. The FA Cup hasn’t been won by Manchester United in twelve years, and this represents a real opportunity.

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