Saints’ sniper earns player of week honour

first_imgThe Nelson Daily SportsSelkirk College forward Travis Herlein continues to be a force on the Saints, and for his scoring attributes, has now been recognized by the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League as Player of the Week.The former Golden Rocket sniper led the Saints offensive four goals during a recent road trip through the Thompson/Okanagan.
Herlein, 21, scored twice during Selkirk’s 8-5 loss to Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.The next night Herlein netted another pair, including goal number three that brought the Saints to within a goal in a 4-3 loss to the Okanagan Coyotes.Herlein now leads the Saints in scoring with six goals for eight points in 10 games.Herlein finished the 2009-10 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season with 23 goals and 20 assists.The Saints are idle until November 27th when the team travels to the Lower Mainland to face Trinity Western and the University of the Fraser Valley.  sports@thenelsondaily.comlast_img read more

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Former Neptune swimmer Jordan Andrusak verbally commits to NCAA university

first_imgAndrusak earned personal best in the 400m Individual Medley.At the SwimBC AAA Championships in March, Andrusak qualified for A finals in the 200m breaststroke and 200/400m Individual Medley, and B finals in the 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke, and 100m breaststroke.Andrusak was a star with the Neptunes Summer Swim Club before moving to Victoria in 2014 to pursue swimming.Andrusak was selected for Team BC for a third straight year, training out of Victoria Commonwealth Pool with Pacific Coast swimming Club.Andrusak is considered to be a mid-distance swimmer who specializes in the individual medley (200 IM and 400 IM) but also strong in individual events including breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle.The Neptunes recently completed a great season on the Kootenay Summer Swim Association circuit despite not having a home pool for training.Now that the NDCC Aquatic Centre has completed renovations, the Neptunes have already started its winter swim program.Bowling Green University, located 24 kilometers south of Toledo, Ohio, in Bowling Green, is a NCAA Division One member that competes in the Mid-American Conference. Former Nelson Neptune swimmer Jordan Andrusak is ready to take the next step in an exceptional career in the pool after making a verbal commitment to the NCAA.Andrusak, now swimming for Pacific Coast Swimming in Victoria, recently committed to Bowling Green State University for 2017-18.“Jordan made a great connection with [head coach] Matt [Ense] and his program and is looking forward to being a Falcon for the next four years,” said father Greg Andrusak.Andrusak specializes in IM and breaststroke, although she has a strong freestyle as well. At the Canadian Swimming Championships in Edmonton this past August, Andrusak competed in the 200m breaststroke, 200m butterfly, 200m Individual Medley, and 400m Individual Medley, qualifying for finals in all events except 200m butterfly.last_img read more

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Galway GAA Gaelic Football Results

first_imgSemi-Final Pairings:Tuam Stars v St. James and An Cheathru Rua v Bearna John Dunne CupBarna 1-16 Killannin 1-8St. James 1-13 Corofin 2-8Carna/Caiseal 1-14 Micheál Breathnach 1-10 Cahill CupWilliamstown 0-16 Clonbur 1-7Semi-final Pairings:Athenry v Oileain Arainn and Menlough v WilliamstownWest GPC:Minor League:St. Michaels 3-10 Leitir Mór 1-10North GPC:Minor League:Caltra 2-9 Menlough 1-7Cortoon Shamrocks 3-14 Kilconly 2-7Athenry 7-13 Loughrea 7-8Oranmore/Maree 7-13 St. Gabriels 0-9Dunmore McHales 2-16 Ballinasloe 3-7Headford 2-7 Milltown 2-7Connacht Minor League:Galway 0-13 Sligo 0-7Galway have won the 2017 Connacht Minor League – winning all five games withVictories over Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.Their next outing will be against Mayo in the Quarter Final of the Connacht Minor Championship on April 29th in Elvery’s McHale Park in Castlebar.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

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IRFU To Honour Womens Players from 1993 – 2006 This Afternoon

first_imgAudio Playerhttps://galwayfm.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SUSAN-CARTY-WOMENS-RUGBY-CAPS.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. The following Connacht players who will be receiving their first official cap from the IRFU today are…. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Galwegians RFCStephanie Dowling FolanSue RamsbottomCorinthians RFCRochelle Howell CawleyCarmel MurphyToni BrennanYvie Comer (Yvonne)Celine QuinnMary O’LaughlinMaeve QuirkeJen O’LearyCorrib RFCEmer FlynnCreggs RFCFiona DevaneyMary GrehanJacinta GibbonsClare WallPaula KeaneSligo RFCAnne O’TooleTherese Cosgrovecenter_img Susan Carty, who led the initiative with Mary Quinn, Spoke to John Mulligan following the announcement. The Irish Rugby Football Union are to present over 100 female players, who played in competitive Test fixtures between 1993 and 2006, with an international cap.This initiative arises from the strategic review currently being undertaken by the IRFU, led by Mary Quinn and Susan Carty.Having compiled a list of all those who represented the Ireland Women in World Rugby-approved Test matches, before the IWRFU was integrated with the IRFU, the Union will now cap those who played for Ireland from the first fixture, which took place against Scotland on February 14, 1993, to the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2006, when caps were presented by the IRFU for the first time.IRFU President Philip Orr will present the caps during the Ireland v Scotland team dinner following Ireland’s final home match of the Women’s Six Nations campaign at Donnybrook this afternoon.last_img read more

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Motorsport Ireland Round Up

first_imgLAOIS RALLYSPORT CLUB HEARTLANDS MINI STAGES RALLY AT PORT LAOISE (ROUND 3 OF COLTON MOTORS MIDLANDS EAST CHAMPIONSHIP):1 Jonathan Pringle/Paul Sheridan (Escort) 50m 17s,2 Enda O’Brien/John Butler (Escort) 50m 21s,3 Alan Smyth/Mac Kierans (Lancer Evo 10) 50m 40s,4 David Condell/George Condell (Escort) 51m 08s,5 Chris Armstrong/Keith Moriarty (Escort) 51m 20s,6 Leon Galvin/Ger Foley (Escort) 53m 21s,7 Jason Roche/John McCarthy (Escort) 54m 12s,8 Brian O’Keeffe/Sean Hayde (Lancer Evo 9 Gp N) 54m 31s,9 Alan Atcheson/Thomas Wedlock (Fiesta) 54m 36s,10 Eamonn McGuigan/Micheal Moran (Escort) 54m 56s.Juniors: 1 Michael Cunniffe/Barry Talt (Peugeot 106) 91m 21s. THE TRAILER COMPANY FIESTA ST RACE 2 (13 laps):1 Graham McDonnell 15m 25.78s, 58.11 mph,2 Barry McHenry 15m 27.24s,3 John Denning 15m 29.02s,4 Michael Cullen,5 Paul Swords,6 Neil McMullen.Fastest lap: Denning 1m 08.023s, 60.84 mph. Lee Newsome and Colm Blackburn had another of their close duels in the first Formula Vee Championship race until mechanical problems forced Dubliner Blackburn to retire, but he got his revenge in race two with a clear win, while Newcome couldn’t repeat his earlier victory, finishing fourth. BOSS IRELAND FORMULA LIBRE RACE 2 (17 laps):1 Sylvie Mullins (Dallara Honda F305) 15m 50.31s, 74.03 mph,2 Paul O’Connell (Dallara F302) 15m 51.00s,3 Keith Sheehan (Dallara F301) 16m 28.41s,4 John Stewart (Mygale M12) 16 laps.Fastest lap: Mullins 54.947s, 75.32 mph. YOKOHAMA OPEN ENDURANCE RACE (49 laps):1 Eoin Murray/Niall Murray (Seat Supercopa) 50m 11.26s, 67.34 mph,2 Rod McGovern (Seat Supercopa) 50m 26.52s,3 Shane Murphy (Seat Supercopa) 50m 40.36s,4 Barry English (Seat Supercopa),5 Damien Smith/John Murphy (Global Light/Locost-Honda),6 Niall McFadden (Fiesta ST).Fastest lap: Sam Mansfield (Radical SR8) 56.966s, 72.65 mph. FORMULA VEE B & C RACE 2 (12 laps):1 Luke O’Faolain (Sheane) 12m 50.74s, 64.43 mph,2 Gavin Buckley (Sheane) 12m 53.60s,3 Ken Browne (Sheane) 12m 54.24s,4 Tim Murray (Leastone),5 Justin Gray (Sheane),6 Nick Mulhall (Sheane).Fastest lap: O’Faolain 1m 03.016s, 65.67 mph. SELCO.IE FORMULA VEE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE 1 (15 laps):1 Lee Newsome (Sheane) 15m 52.05s, 65.20 mph,2 Jimmy Furlong (Sheane) 15m 57.28s,3 Anthony Cross (Sheane) 15m 57.69s,4 Gavin Buckley (Sheane),5 Luke O’Faolain (Sheane),6 Jack Byrne (Sheane).Fastest lap: Colm Blackburn (Leastone) 1m 02.374s, 66.35 mph. PATCH TYRE EQUIPMENT FIESTA ZETEC RACE 2 (13 laps):1 Owen Purcell 15m 54.65s, 56.35 mph,2 William Kellett 15m 56.61s,3 Mark Johnston 16m 08.70s,4 Colin Murray,5 Lloyd Murphy,6 Sean Woods.Fastest lap: Purcell 1m 12.663s, 56.95 mph. Brothers Eoin and Niall Murray, both former Young Driver of the Year Award winners, shared a Seat Leon to top place in the Open Endurance Race, finishing 15 seconds clear of runner up Rod McGovern in a similar car after almost an hour’s racing.No fewer than six other drivers also managed to claim two victories over the weekend, with David Parks, Owen Purcell, Jackie Cochrane, Robert Savage, Cameron Fenton and Greg Kelly remaining unbeaten in their respective races.The Cavan-Monaghan combination of Jonathan Pringle and Paul Sheridan took top place ahead of last year’s winners Enda O’Brien and John Butler in the Laois Heartlands Mini Stages Rally at Portlaoise, with just four seconds separating their Ford Escorts at the finish.MOTOR ENTHUSIASTS’ CLUB RACE MEETING AT MONDELLO PARK:BOSS IRELAND FORMULA LIBRE RACE 1 (16 laps):1 Sylvie Mullins (Dallara Honda F305) 15m 18.77s, 72.07 mph,2 Paul O’Connell (Dallara F302) 15m 19.29s,3 John Stewart (Mygale M12) 15 laps.Fastest lap: Mullins 54.581s, 75.82 mph. FORMULA SHEANE RACE 2 (16 laps):1 David Parks 15m 46.21s, 69.98 mph,2 Richard Kearney 15m 47.70s,3 Brian Hearty 15m 57.35s,4 James Sunderland,5 Leslie Shaw,6 James Jones.Fastest Lap: Parks 58.665s, 70.54 mph. THE TRAILER COMPANY FIESTA ST RACE 1 (14 laps):1 Michael Cullen 15m 54.57s, 60.69 mph,2 Darragh McMullen 15m 55.12s,3 Dave Maguire 15m 55.52s,4 Trevor Farrar,5 Barry McHenry,6 Graham McDonnell.Fastest lap: Maguire 1m 07.628s, 61.19 mph. FORMULA VEE B & C RACE 1 (14 laps):1 Gavin Buckley (Sheane) 14m 59.47s, 64.41 mph,2 Shane McBride (Sheane) 15m 07.87s,3 Mark Miller (Leastone) 15m 09.49s,4 Ken Browne (Sheane),5 Jack Byrne (Sheane),6 Justin Gray (Sheane).Fastest lap: Buckley 1m 03.389s, 65.29 mph. PIRELLI SUPERCAR RACE 1 (12 laps):1 Cameron Fenton 15m 26.68s, 53.59 mph,2 John Cardoo 15m 30.59s,3 Alan Watkins 15m 34.49s,4 Gary Corcoran,5 Ray Finnegan.Fastest lap: Fenton 1m 01.358s, 67.45 mph. HISTORIC RACE 1 (14 laps):1 Jackie Cochrane (Sunbeam Tiger) 15m 34.80s, 61.98 mph,2 Steve Griffin (MG Midget) 15m 38.49s,3 Michael Doyle (Lotus Elan) 15m 53.10s,4 Tommy Doherty (Ford Capri),5 Clive Brandon (Lotus 47),6 Wolfgang Schnittger (MG Midget).Fastest lap: Cochrane 1m 03.782s, 64.88 mph. PATCH TYRE EQUIPMENT FIESTA ZETEC RACE 1 (13 laps):1 Owen Purcell 15m 54.55s, 56.36 mph,2 Colin Murray 15m 59.76s,3 Darren Lawler 16m 00.51s,4 Sean Woods,5 Denis McCrudden,6 William Kellett.Fastest lap: Purcell 1m 12.587s, 57.01 mph. The 2018 Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Zetec Championship reached its half way point as the championship raced on the reversed Mondello Park National Track today. The budget saloon racing series served up some quality racing with series leader Owen Purcell made to work hard for two wins which have extended his advantage at the head of the field.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emailcenter_img FORMULA SHEANE RACE 1 (16 laps):1 David Parks 15m 45.95s, 70.00 mph,2 Brian Hearty 15m 48.72s,3 Richard Kearney 16m 06.72s,4 James Sunderland,5 Keith Stafford,6 Leslie Shaw.Fastest Lap: Parks 58.592s, 70.63 mph. INTERMEDIATES:1 Niall Murray,2 Eoin Murray (Starlet) 414.7s,3 Jay Donegan (Starlet) 431.7s. PTG IRISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP RACE 1 (12 laps):1 Robert Savage (Honda Integra) 15m 47.55s, 52.41 mph,2 Eric Carroll (Honda Integra) 15m 47.92s,3 Garreth Hayden (Honda Integra) 15m 49.49s,4 Gareth Jennings (Honda Integra),5 Pa Hudson (Honda Integra),6 Philip Burdock (VW Golf).Fastest lap: Carroll 1m 02.480s, 66.23 mph. TRIALS DRIVERS’ CLUB JAMES PRINGLE MEMORIAL AUTOTEST AT SANDYFORD, DUBLIN:Overall: 1 Eddie Peterson (Mini) 375.5s,2 Richard Meeke (Starlet) 384.0s,3 Niall Murray (Starlet) 387.6s,4 John Nolan (Starlet) 389.9s,5 Mark Doran (Escort) 391.7s,6 Piers MacFheorais (Mazda MX5) 392.9s. JAMES PRINGLE TROPHY (NOVICES):1 Rod McGovern (Starlet) 438.4s,2 Dave Campion (Starlet) 508.2s. Despite only driving his newly acquired Formula 3 Dallara for the first time, Clare driver Sylvie Mullins scored a double in the two fastest races of the weekend at the MEC two day meeting at Mondello Park. The former Irish Hillclimb champion narrowly beat his Limerick rival Paul O’Connell in both races, with less than a second between them at the finish each time. STRYKER RACE 1 (15 laps):1 Greg Kelly 16m 01.06s, 64.59 mph,2 Andrew D’Alton 16m 04.98s,3 Paul Yeomans 16m 05.61s,4 Bill Griffin,5 David Reynolds,6 Robert Griffin.Fastest lap: Kelly 1m 02.971s, 65.72 mph. HISTORIC RACE 2 (12 laps):1 Jackie Cochrane (Sunbeam Tiger) 13m 32.38s, 61.13 mph,2 Steve Griffin (MG Midget) 13m 37.45s,3 Michael Doyle (Lotus Elan) 13m 40.56s,4 Tommy Doherty (Ford Capri),5 Clive Brandon (Lotus 47),6 Wolfgang Schnittger (MG Midget).Fastest lap: Cochrane 1m 04.304s, 64.36 mph. PTG IRISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP RACE 2 (15 laps):1 Robert Savage (Honda Integra) 16m 14.22s, 64.38 mph,2 Garreth Hayden (Honda Integra) 16m 17.33s,3 Eric Carroll (Honda Integra) 16m 19.82s,4 Gareth Jennings (Honda Integra),5 Philip Burdock (VW Golf).Fastest lap: Savage 1m 03.008s, 65.68 mph. The 2018 Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Zetec Championship reached its half way point as the championship raced on the reversed Mondello Park National Track today. The budget saloon racing series served up some quality racing with series leader Owen Purcell made to work hard for two wins which have extended his advantage at the head of the field. BEGINNERS:1 Eric Byrne (Starlet) 455.5s,2 Aoife Ryan (Starlet) 490.8s,3 Christopher Byrne (Yaris) 503.9s. PIRELLI SUPERCAR RACE 2 (15 laps):1 Cameron Fenton 15m 35.94s, 66.32 mph,2 John Cardoo 15m 46.45s,3 Alan Watkins 16m 00.35s,4 Gary Corcoran,5 Charlie Linnane,6 Ray Finnegan.Fastest lap: Fenton 1m 01.763s, 67.00 mph. STRYKER RACE 2 (13 laps):1 Greg Kelly 15m 28.14s, 57.96 mph,2 Bill Griffin 15m 30.66s,3 Nicole Drought 15m 31.65s,4 Paul Yeomans,5 Andrew D’Alton,6 David Reynolds.Fastest lap: Kelly 1m 03.220s, 65.46 mph. SELCO.IE FORMULA VEE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE 2 (15 laps):1 Colm Blackburn (Leastone) 15m 44.25s, 65.74 mph,2 Anthony Cross (Sheane) 15m 50.01s,3 Jimmy Furlong (Sheane) 15m 53.06s,4 Lee Newsome (Sheane),5 Jack Byrne (Sheane),6 Gavin Buckley (Sheane).Fastest lap: Newsome 1m 01.955s, 66.80 mph.last_img read more

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All Ireland U20 football championship – Galway first team into semi-finals

first_imgLEINSTER: Dublin v Laois (final) Friday, July 19th 7.30pm TullamoreULSTER: Derry v Tyrone (final) next Sunday 6pm Athletic GroundsMUNSTER: Kerry v Limerick (semi final) tonight 7pm Tralee; Cork v Waterford (semi final) tomorrow night 7pm Clonakilty; Final July 18thprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email CONNACHT: Galway (champions) After their 0-16 to 0-10 win over Mayo last night in Tuam Stadium, Galway became the first team through to the All Ireland U20 football championship semi-finals, where they await the winners of the Leinster final between Laois and Dublin. On the other side of the draw, the Munster semi-finals are being played over the next two nights, with the Ulster final between Derry and Tyrone fixed for next Sunday evening at 6pm. Both All Ireland semi-finals are on Saturday, July 27th.last_img read more

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Leafs back on winning track

first_imgFriday, in Chase, the Leafs failed to hold a 5-3 lead as the Heat scored twice in the third period to force overtime.Shawn Campbell, Kalem Hanlon, Tyler Nypower, Easton Jolie and David Sanchez scored for Nelson. Logan Wullum added two assists for Nelson.Evan Vinterlik led Chase with a pair of goals with singles going to Cam Watson, Cody Allen and Gavin Mattey.Chase outshot Nelson 43-39.Nelson returns to the NDCC Arena Saturday to host the Fernie Ghostriders at 7 p.m.Nitehawks skipper Terry Jones closes in on 1,000 winsBeaver Valley head coach Terry Jones, closing in 1,000 wins in the KIJHL, is going to have to wait a few more games to reach the milestone.The 52-year-old skipper, with 998 wins — 759 regular season and 239 playoff victories — saw the Hawks lost 2-1 to Kimberley Friday before playing Castlegar to a 3-3 tie Saturday.Beaver Valley hosts Spokane Tuesday at the Hawks’ Nest and Grand Forks Saturday.Under the guidance of Jones, the Beaver Valley teams have won 11 Neil Murdoch Division titles, eight KIJHL championships, four Cyclone Taylor Cups, and a Keystone Cup. Nelson Leafs snapped a four-game winless streak Saturday in 100 Mile House by stopping the hometown Wranglers 3-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.Friday, in Chase, Nelson played the Heat to a 5-5 tie.The three-point road trip keeps Nelson on top of the Murdoch Division, eight points ahead of second-place Beaver Valley Nitehawks.Easton Jolie scored twice for the Leafs while Reid Vulcano, an affiliate call-up from Pursuit of Excellence in Kelowna, added a single.Hunter Young, playing his second game with the Leafs, lost a shutout bid late in the third period when Harley Bootsma scored on the power play. Nelson outshot the Wranglers 36-30. Young earned Nelson’s Firefighter of the Game honour.The Leafs played Saturday’s game minus a few players. Missing from the roster were Ryan Piva, Kaleb Comishin, Shawn Campbell, Dylan Rantucci, Scott Lancaster, Tyson Soobotin, Brady Miller and Caiden Kreitz.last_img read more

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Leafs force deciding game in Murdoch Semi, bounce Braves 4-1

first_imgThe key to this win Nelson, first getting the lead, and then, having the best goalie in the KIJHL — Caiden Kreitz — play like the best goalie in the KIJHL.Wyatt scored twice in the final minutes of the opening period, the dagger, a power play marker, coming with 22 seconds remaining in the frame. Reid Wilson increase the lead to 3-0 in the second before Aaron Morris finally beat Kreitz in the Leaf nets.Wyatt then put the icing on the cake with an empty net goal in the third. Spokane had taken over the period firing 19 shots at Kreitz.Nelson, outshooting the Braves 43-38, finished one-for-three with the man advantage while the Leafs special teams kept Spokane scoreless in five power play opportunities.Emery Neilson, Tyler Nypower, Shawn Grobowsky, Tulsen Fawcet and Jack Karran each registered a point a Nelson lived to play another day.ICE CHIPS: Spokane started backup Ben Waslaski for the second straight game instead of Campbell Arnold in goal. . . .The last time Spokane advance out of the Murdoch Division Semi Finals was in 2010. . . . The last time a fourth-place team upset a Division winner came in 2014 when North Okanagan edged Summerland Steam in seven games. . . . The series winner meets Beaver Valley Nitehawks for the Murdoch Division Title. The Hawks swept Grand Forks Border Bruins 4-0. The Murdoch Division Champs proved their 70-point regular season was no fluke.Cole Wyatt scored three times to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 4-1 victory over the Spokane Braves in a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League elimination game Tuesday in the Lilac City. The win forces a Game seven Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.last_img read more

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Medal finish for Nelson’s Travis Hauck at Masters Worlds

first_imgAfter an amazing season on the trail, Travis Hauck of Nelson capped off his mountain bike season with a gold medal performance in the men’s 40-49 division at the Mont-Sainte-Anne UCI Masters Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec.Hauck, from Nelson, also won the bronze medal in the overall masters men’s category in the 60 kilometer race.last_img

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FA Cup semi-final dates revealed with Man Utd facing Spurs in late kick-off

first_imgMANCHESTER UNITED will face Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday April 21 at 5:15pm, the Football Association has announced.Chelsea and Southampton will clash the following day in a 3pm kick off.4 Tottenham will take on Manchester United in the first FA Cup semi-final on April 21Credit: Getty Images – GettyThe FA has also confirmed Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be in use in both matches.Spurs, who have been playing their home games at the national stadium this season, will be in the away dressing room as Jose Mourinho’s side were drawn at “home”.United will be looking for revenge after the North London side outclassed them at Wembley in the Premier League in January.Mauricio Pochettino’s side have won the trophy eight times with their last win back in 1991.Most read in FootballWHAT THE REFMMA fighter gets DQ’d in Abu Dhabi and tries to fight Brit ref Marc GoddardLIL ISSUEBoris Becker’s estranged wife begs his new girlfriend to ‘step away from my son’RETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraCHOPPER BOTHERJohn Terry ignores hol advice & travels to ‘off-limits’ Portugal by chopper4 Alvaro Morata scored for Chelsea in the quarter-final at LeicesterCredit: AP:Associated Press4 Mark Hughes will be in charge of Southampton against his former club ChelseaCredit: ReutersWhile United’s most recent triumph was under Louis van Gaal two seasons ago, in what was to be the Dutchman’s final game in charge.Chelsea squeezed past Leicester in the last round thanks to goals from Alvaro Morata and an extra-time winner from Pedro.As with Mourinho, the FA Cup is the final chance for Antonio Conte to get his hands on silverware this season.4 Jesse Lingard scored the United winner against Crystal Palace in 2016Credit: EPAThe Blues have won the trophy seven times , most recently in 2012 and lost to Arsenal in last year’s final.Southampton lifted the Cup in 1976 and are in the last four for the first time since 2003.Mark Hughes will be in the Saints’ dugout against Chelsea, who he helped win the FA Cup in 1997.Leicester 1-2 Chelsea (aet): Pedro scores winner in extra time to book FA Cup semi-final spot at Wembleylast_img read more

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