9 Mar 2009

Everton into Cup semi-finals

8:02 am on 9 March 2009

Everton have reached the English football FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since winning the competition in 1995 when they came from behind to beat Middlesbrough 2-1 at Goodison Park.

Arsenal set up a quarter-final against Hull City when they cruised past Championship (second division) side Burnley 3-nil in a delayed fifth-round match at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal and Hull will meet as they bid to join Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton in the last four.

In the semi-finals Arsenal or Hull will play Chelsea and Manchester United will play Everton.