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Archives: FA Cup

WATCH FA Cup Fifth Round Draw on Replay [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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You can watch the draw for the FA Cup Fifth Round on replay below. The draw streamed live from Wembley Stadium in England. The teams that were in the hat for the Fifth Round were as follows (the numbers for … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Stoke City FA Cup Fourth Round, Sunday: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The final two matches of the FA Cup Fourth Round remain today before the draw for the FA Cup Fifth Round is made (which World Soccer Talk will be bringing to you live immediately after the Chelsea-Stoke match). Which two … Continue reading

FA Cup Fourth Round, Saturday: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In the middle of a hectic January transfer window, the clubs throughout England and Wales are switching gears and participating today in the FA Cup Fourth Round. Based on the fixtures below, there’s the opportunity for quite a few upsets. … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET: Topics: Juan Mata & FA Cup With Special Guest Keith Costigan

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tonight’s show: Its the FA Cup! And Nick and Danny will chat with FOX Sports’ very own FA Cup analyst and on-air personality Keith Costigan @keithcostigan about this weekend’s matches. Plus of course we’ll continue to follow the Juan Mata … Continue reading

Coventry City Supporters Protest Against Club Playing Its Home Matches 35 Miles Away [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Coventry City supporters protested today during their FA Cup match to ask why the club plays its home matches 35 miles away from its former Ricoh Arena stadium. At around the 32nd minute mark, the away contingent of Coventry City … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Coventry (FA Cup) and Monchengladbach vs Bayern Munich (Bundesliga): Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Arsenal and Bayern Munich play this afternoon, although not against each other. We’ll have to wait until February 19th for those two European powerhouses to meet. Today, though, we have two important matches. Arsenal plays Coventry City in the FA … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Coventry: A Chance For Fringe Players to Shine?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Although Arsenal’s main priority this season will be the Premier League title, a good run in the FA Cup, where they’re listed as one of the favourites at Complete Betting, looks highly possible and would also serve as an added … Continue reading

Why It’s Time To Scrap Unwanted and Outdated FA Cup Replays

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Picture the scene: It’s FA Cup third round weekend and non-league Macclesfield Town are hosting Championship side Sheffield Wednesday. Steve Williams has just scored a lovely equalizing goal for the underdogs with 12 minutes to go, and a woefully out … Continue reading

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Manchester City vs Blackburn (FA Cup Third Round Replay): Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After Fulham defeated Norwich City in yesterday’s FA Cup Third Round replay, Manchester City will want to do the business against Blackburn today in order to help manager Manuel Pellegrini move towards winning all four pieces of silverware that are … Continue reading

Fulham vs Norwich City, FA Cup 3rd Round Replay: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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USMNT captain Clint Dempsey is on the bench today as Premier League teams Fulham face Norwich in the FA Cup Third Round replay to be played at Craven Cottage at 2:45pm ET. For viewers in the United States, the match … Continue reading

5 Changes To Make The FA Cup Viable Again

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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This past weekend’s FA Cup Third Round saw most Premier League and some Championship sides play with watered down teams. Not quite a “B” team in most cases, but teams where the principle of squad rotation was maximized. The FA … Continue reading

WATCH FA Cup Third Round Match Highlights Including Arsenal 2-0 Spurs [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It wasn’t the most memorable FA Cup Third Round weekend, but there were enough highlights and storylines to peak the interest of soccer fans around the globe. The FA pointed out today that the average attendance during the FA Cup … Continue reading

Was Sam Allardyce’s FA Cup Team Selection Career Suicide Or Pragmatism?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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West Ham United crashed out of the FA Cup with a 5-0 loss against Nottingham Forest on Sunday. Manager Sam Allardyce made the controversial decision to play a team made up largely of youth players. While some accomplished veterans like … Continue reading

FOX’s FA Cup Soccer Coverage Still Pales In Comparison To Competition

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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FOX had a mixed weekend covering the FA Cup, the first full-fledged weekend of soccer on the network’s channels since the shutdown of FOX Soccer in September. The wall-to-wall FA Cup coverage, that included FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 … Continue reading

WATCH Liverpool 2-0 Oldham Match Highlights; FA Cup Third Round [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Liverpool defeated Oldham Athletic today in the FA Cup Third Round to set up a Fourth Round match against either Bournemouth or Burton Albion. The FA Cup match between Liverpool-Oldham wasn’t shown on live television, so many Reds supporters missed … Continue reading

WATCH Manchester United Knocked Out of the FA Cup By Swansea City [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester United were knocked out of the FA Cup Third Round after losing 2-1 against Swansea City today in a demoralizing performance by the Red Devils. The defeat for United, their second in a row, will certainly pile the pressure … Continue reading

FA Cup Third Round, Sunday: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester United plays Swansea City in the final FA Cup match of the day. At Old Trafford, the starting line-ups are in: Manchester United: Lindegaard; Smalling, Evans, Ferdinand, Büttner; Valencia, Fletcher, Cleverley, Kagawa; Welbeck, Hernandez. Subs: De Gea, Fabio, Anderson, … Continue reading

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Draw for FA Cup Fourth Round Announced

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The draw for the FA Cup Fourth Round has been made today, which features several mouthwatering ties between Premier League sides and Football League teams. Sunderland vs Kidderminster or Peterborough Bolton Wanderers vs Cardiff City Southampton vs Yeovil Town Huddersfield … Continue reading