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Bolton v Spurs set for Tuesday

March 21, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Bolton's FA Cup quarter-final against Tottenham has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 27 and will be shown live on ESPN UK from 1915 BST.

Tottenham players distraught Fabrice Muamba
PA PhotosSpurs and Bolton players were left distraught after Fabrice Muamba collapsed on Saturday

The first game was called off after Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch after 41 minutes.

He has been in hospital since Saturday but has shown signs of improvement and after further consultation with the player's family on Tuesday, manager Owen Coyle reported the overwhelming desire of his squad was to play.

The winner will go on to face Chelsea in the semi-final on April 15.