There may be a number of empty seats at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, but Watford are doing their bit to fill the stadium to the brim.

The Hornets are driving to get 9000 away fans to the game, which is their first FA Cup quarter-final since 2007.

Almost 7000 away fans have already bought tickets, which go on general sale at 4 pm on Thursday, so you can expect to see a bright and noisy following in the Clock End. In order to boost the number of travelling fans, Watford are putting on 20 official club coaches, now sold out, at just £1 per person.

The gesture is an excellent one and they will hope it drives the side on to success. It comes at the same time as great news for all Premier League away fans, as a cap on away ticket prices was announced on Wednesday.

Hopefully, it doesn’t inspire the Hornets to victory, but you have to applaud the club-funded initiative to get as many people as possible to the game. Many Arsenal fans are boycotting the match as they don’t want to further fund the £3m fee given to Stan Kroenke last year, meaning lots of tickets are available online via the ticket exchange.