AMBROSE CHASING MORE CUP GLORY

Darren Ambrose is still buzzing from his wonder goal at Man Utd but he'll take a tap-in tonight.

Last Updated: 24/01/12 at 07:17

Darren Ambrose slams home at Old Trafford

Darren Ambrose slams home at Old Trafford

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Darren Ambrose is still buzzing from his wonder goal against Manchester United - but he would settle for a tap-in against semi-final opponents Cardiff if it fired Crystal Palace into the Carling Cup final.

The 27-year-old midfielder's stunning strike helped Palace pull off a major shock in November when they dumped the Red Devils out 2-1 in the quarter-finals.

Former United defender-turned-TV pundit Gary Neville claimed the 35-yarder was the best goal he had seen from a visiting team at Old Trafford in 20 years.

And Ambrose admitted: "After Gary Neville's comments I had about 100 texts from people telling me what he had said, so hopefully I can do it again.

"I didn't actually know how far I was out until I watched it back. I'm always looking to shoot, I love scoring goals, but if it was a one-yard tap-in I'd take that."

Ambrose, who was with the Eagles when they were in administration and on the brink of going out of business, is now 90 minutes from a Wembley meeting with either Manchester City or Liverpool.

Palace lead npower Championship rivals Cardiff 1-0 going into tonight's second leg, so they know a clean sheet in Wales will take them to a major final for the first time in more than 20 years.

But Ambrose warned: "If we go into the match with that attitude then we will get turned over.

"We played Cardiff two months ago and lost 2-0 and and if it is the same score they'll be through.

"We have to go in with the attitude that it is 0-0 and we need a goal. If we can score once then they will have to score at least three times over 120 minutes.

"If you can't enjoy games like this then you shouldn't be playing football. These are the games you dream of when you are growing up. Big nights like this in the semi-finals.

"We're not nervous at all. We are 90 minutes away from a big cup final but I think if everyone can go out there and enjoy themselves we'll be all right."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Capital One Cup Fixtures

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
19:45
Bournemth v Northamptn  
Brentford v Fulham  
Burnley v Sheff Wed  
Crewe v Bolton  
Derby v Charlton  
Gillingham v Newcastle  
Huddersfld v N Forest  
Leicester v Shrewsbury  
M'boro v Preston  
Millwall v Southampton  

Footer 365

Transfer News: Bruce confirms Hull are eying Vincent Aboubakar

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has revealed the club are considering a move for Lorient forward Vincent Aboubakar.

Premier League: Edin Dzeko signs new four-year Manchester City deal

Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester City.

Champions League: Callum McGregor on target in Celtic draw

Celtic claimed a 1-1 draw with Maribor in Slovenia in the first leg of their Champions League play-off clash.

Mail Box

So Long And Good Luck To Nani

A Mailbox that offers best wishes to a departing hero, defends Olivier Giroud, tells us to steady on over Calum Chambers and makes some amusing predictions...

Mailbox: Feeling Sorry For Poor TC23

If there's one loser in all the machinations at Man United, it's poor TC23. We have mercifully few mails on United, but lots on Arsenal and in particular Olivier Giroud...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property