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Chelsea defender Cahill desperate to banish Bolton Wembley nightmare

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is desperate to banish last season's FA Cup semifinal memories.

Cahill was part of the Bolton Wanderers team thrashed 5-0 by Stoke City.

Cahill, 26, said: "If we had lost 1-0, I would have been gutted. But the way we lost made it hurt even more.

"It was a disaster result. Not a great memory. You are so close and you want to make the final. You are ­within touching distance. It hurt me for a while but it made me stronger.

"And when I was there at Wembley to watch the final as a young Aston Villa player we lost to Chelsea, too.

"In fact, that is the only final I have been to."

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