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No Wembley privileges for Spurs if they reach FA Cup semifinals - report

Tottenham Hotspur will not receive any home team privileges should they reach the FA Cup semifinals at Wembley, Press Association Sport has reported.

Spurs are playing their home matches at the national stadium while a new 61,559-capacity ground is built to replace White Hart Lane.

They face League One Rochdale in an FA Cup fifth-round replay at Wembley on Feb. 28 after a 2-2 draw at Spotland.

Should Spurs progress to the quarterfinal, they would face a tie at either Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea -- and if they went on to win that fixture, they would play at Wembley in the semifinal.

Wembley has hosted FA Cup semifinals since 2008 and remains a neutral venue for the competition.

Should Spurs make the last four, Press Association Sport reported that they would be given no home team privileges such as choice of dressing rooms or which end of Wembley would be allocated for their supporters.

Those would be determined by the Football Association in consultation with the relevant authorities.

Each club that reaches the FA Cup semifinals will be guaranteed at least £450,000 from the competition prize fund, with the winners of each tie receiving £900,000.


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