West Brom midfielder Darren Fletcher targets Wembley cup glory

West Brom midfielder Darren Fletcher

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West Brom midfielder Darren Fletcher believes his side can win the FA Cup this season ahead of their fourth-round replay with Peterborough on Wednesday night.

The Baggies head into the match on a poor run of form, as they have only won two of their last 12 Premier league matches and they now sit just six points above the drop zone following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to fellow strugglers Newcastle.

Albion twice surrendered the lead against League One Posh during their first FA Cup clash at the Hawthorns, but Fletcher remains confident they can progress to the last 16 of the competition and beyond.

The Scot said: “Our target is to get to Wembley. At that stage anything can happen.

“This is a massive game for us. The players are desperate to stay in the cup. We know our form hasn’t been great in the league but we want a big cup run.”

Fletcher won the FA Cup with Manchester United back in 2004 and he has also lost two finals during his time with the Red Devils.

He added: “The FA Cup means a lot to me. It was the very first trophy I won. I’ve had the disappointment of losing two finals – we battered Arsenal in 2005 but lost on penalties and then we played in a dull final against Chelsea where we lost by the odd goal.”

West Brom are the favourites to win Wednesday’s replay at 2.05, the Posh are available at 3.75 and the draw is priced at 3.50.

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