ESPN – Villa deserve their day in FA Cup sun, but City must be ruthless

Napoli manager Rafael Benitez says he's fully focused on doing well with the club, and denies any offer from Manchester City. When Aston Villa fans emptied out onto the Villa Park pitch in celebration after an unexceptional FA Cup quarterfinal defeat of local rivals West Brom, some laughed at their over-exuberance. When the same Villa side then disposed of favourites Liverpool in the semifinals to seal a place in the Wembley final, the watching world continued to poke fun as some of their fans burst into spontaneous fits of tears. But Man City fans know exactly how they are feeling in Birmingham at the moment. Their own…

ESPN – Aston Villa’s FA Cup dream becoming reality as they book place in the final

ESPN FC's Tommy Smyth recaps Aston Villa's come-from-behind victory against Liverpool to book their place in the FA Cup final. Iain Macintosh goes to Wembley to take in Aston Villa vs. Liverpool as the Wembley Dreams series nears its conclusion as the final two sides are now set. “Where is it? Where is it?” asked the little boy in the Aston Villa shirt, his nose pressed against the window of the train carriage. “It's over there!” his dad exclaimed, nudging him in the ribs and pointing to the other side of the train. In a fraction of a second, the little boy is across the carriage, his hands thumping against the glass,…