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Hosts hoping for Wembley visit: take two

Tottenham Hotspur welcome Bolton Wanderers for the re-arranged FA Cup quarter final encounter at White Hart Lane with a semi-final place against Chelsea at stake.

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Tottenham Hotspur welcome Bolton Wanderers for the re-arranged FA Cup quarter final encounter at White Hart Lane with a semi-final place against Chelsea at stake.

The original tie was stopped after 41 minutes when Trotters midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch following a cardiac arrest with referee Howard Webb opting to call the game off following the incident.

Thankfully, Muamba is making good progress in his recovery after spending 10 successive days at the London Chest Hospital.

Both teams will be sporting ‘Get Well Soon Fabrice’ t-shirts, of which each shirt will be signed by the respective player and auctioned via the Spurs eBay site with the funds raised distributed equally between the London Chest Hospital, the London Ambulance Service, the British Heart Foundation, Pan Africa Heart Foundation and Cardiac Risk in the Young (C.R.Y).

Manager Harry Redknapp is expected to name a changed squad following the 0-0 draw with Chelsea on Saturday as he looks to rest players ahead of the game with Swansea City on Sunday.

Aaron Lennon is still a week off full fitness, according to the player himself via his official Twitter account, but Redknapp will be hoping to get some minutes under the winger’s belt.

Meanwhile, Ledley King could play a part after sitting out the stalemate with the Blues over the weekend which could see William Gallas drop to the bench.

Michael Dawson (ankle and knee) and Tom Huddlestone are the only long-term absentees and will miss the remainder of the season.

Possible starting XI

Cudicini; Walker, Nelsen, King, Rose; Kranjcar, Sandro, Livermore, Bale; Saha, Defoe

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