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Plans revealed to complete FA Cup

Plans have been finalised to complete this season's FA Cup.

The Cup quarter-finals have been rescheduled for the weekend of June 27-28, with the final having been rescheduled for August 1.

FA chief executive Mark Bullingham has cautioned that the dates are "dependent on all safety measures being met".

He added: "The health and wellbeing of players, staff and supporters remains our priority.

"The competition has been an integral part of the English football calendar for nearly 150 years, and we would like to thank the Premier League executive and clubs for their support in scheduling the remaining matches during this unprecedented time."

Under the new, revised schedule, the semi-finals have been rescheduled for July 11-12.

One club still involved in the FA Cup is Manchester United, and their defender Luke Shaw recently admitted he was excited to return to training.

He shared: "It has been great fun getting back to work and getting closer to team training.

"Of course, it's been different because of all the new rules and regulations we've had to learn to work with, and we're still social distancing from one another all the time, but it's been so nice to be back in the same surroundings as everyone else.

"We've been split into different groups in different time slots - half of us in the morning, half in the afternoon - so I've mostly just been seeing people that I've been in the same time session as.

"Each group trains maybe 15 or 20 minutes after each other and that gives us the chance to have a little chat and see how everyone else is.

"It's nice to see the players and staff; everyone's looking really good from what I've seen. A lot of good has come from this week."

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