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Bould's young Gunners reach final of the FA Youth Cup

PUBLISHED: 10:38 23 April 2009 | UPDATED: 16:07 07 September 2010

Arsenal reached their first FA Youth Cup final for eight years after scoring four times in just over half an hour against Manchester City on Wednesday night to win 6-2 on aggregate. Steve Bould s side, roared on by a healthy Emirates crowd of nearly 10,00

Arsenal reached their first FA Youth Cup final for eight years after scoring four times in just over half an hour against Manchester City on Wednesday night to win 6-2 on aggregate.

Steve Bould's side, roared on by a healthy Emirates crowd of nearly 10,000, added to their 2-1 first leg lead after just 33 seconds of the first whistle when Sanchez Watt slotted home.

Jack Wilshere added a second from the penalty spot after City keeper Joe Clegg felled Watt and Manchester-born Kyle Bartley quickly made it 3-0. Watt added his second just two minutes later as Arsenal threatend a cricket score, before City hit a consolation on the stroke of half time through Ahmad Benali. The Gunners cruised through the second half to win 4-1 on the night. They play the winners of tonight's (Friday) semi-final between Liverpool and Birmingham at Anfield. Liverpool lead 3-0 from the first leg.

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