Archives: FA Cup

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna Set for Exit as Arsène Wenger Plans Shake-Up: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna set for exit as Arsène Wenger plans shake-up — The Guardian Video :: Luis Suarez’ 2nd Free Kick Goal Against Zenit – Europa League — The Original Winger Brendan Rodgers … Continue reading

FIFA Confirms Goal-Line Technology Will be Used at Next Summer’s World Cup in Brazil: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA is finally making a positive step in the game with the announcement that they will have goal-line technology in place for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil. “After a successful implementation of Goal-Line Technology (GLT) at the FIFA Club … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Reading, FA Cup 5th Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s FA Cup 5th round match between Manchester United and Reading will be a keen test for the Royals to see if they can turn on their incredible comebacks away from their home ground, Madejski Stadium. Sir Alex Ferguson is … Continue reading

Arsenal Back Arsene Wenger With £70m to Spend in Summer: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It’s hard to believe whether there’s a grain of truth in the story or not, but The Telegraph‘s Jeremy Wilson reports on the back page of tomorrow’s newspaper that Arsenal will hand manager Arsene Wenger a £70 million sum to spend … Continue reading

Chelsea v Brentford Preview: Chelsea Should Finish the Job Second Time Round

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea v Brentford FA Cup Stamford Bridge, London Sunday 17 February, 2013 12:00 GMT Chelsea will be looking to complete the job over League One side Brentford after securing a draw in the first game which forced this replay. Brentford … Continue reading

The Race for Europe: Which EPL Clubs Will Qualify for the Champions League?

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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As it the Premier League table stands at the moment, Manchester United are looking set to snatch back the trophy from the blue half of Manchester. Twelve points clear with 12 matches to play is a rather large hurdle, but … Continue reading

How a Mansfield Town Scarf Caused a Stir in a Man United Home

Posted on by Dean Stell
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Given Oldham Athletic’s triumph over the mighty Liverpool FC this past weekend, this story needs to be told. A few weeks ago, I enjoyed the 3rd round of the FA Cup. The highlight of the weekend was watching Mansfield Town … Continue reading

Stoke’s Glenn Whelan to Escape Punishment After Reckless Tackle in FA Cup Against Manchester City: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Stoke City footballer Glenn Whelan will escape retrospective punishment from the FA despite his reckless tackle against Manchester City’s Javi Garcia in the FA Cup this past weekend. Referee Howard Webb saw the foul, which is a key development. According … Continue reading

FA Cup Sunday, Fourth Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After yesterday’s entertaining day in the FA Cup where we saw the first non-league team in 24 years to defeat a top flight English football side (Luton beating Norwich) as well as an entertaining match between Brighton and Arsenal, we … Continue reading

Liverpool Agree £8.5 Fee for Internazionale Midfielder Philippe Coutinho: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Liverpool FC have agreed an £8.5 fee for Inter Milan midfielder Philippe Coutinho. The Reds have been chasing his signature for a few weeks now, and it looks like a deal is close to being signed with the midfielder scheduled … Continue reading

FA Cup Saturday, Fourth Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After Millwall beat Aston Villa in the FA Cup yesterday, what shocks — if any — can we expect to see today? Depending on weather conditions, we may have five FA Cup matches on TV/Internet today for viewers in the … Continue reading

Southampton FC Bans Reporters From Talking to Fans Outside Ground: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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There are several major stories breaking in England today including the confirmation that Manchester United have signed Wilfried Zaha, who will return to Crystal Palace on loan for the remainder of the season as well as the news that Newcastle … Continue reading

Michu Signs Extension to Swansea Contract That Ties Him to the Club Until 2016: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Swansea have slammed the door shut on any transfer speculation about signing of the season Michu leaving South Wales. The Welsh club and the Spanish attacking midfielder have signed a contract extension to keep him at the Liberty Stadium until … Continue reading

Man United vs West Ham, Arsenal vs Swansea & Chelsea vs Southampton: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After yesterday’s FA Cup matches where Sunderland were knocked out of the competition by Championship side Bolton while other Premier League clubs advanced to the fourth round, today’s FA Cup replay matches are a different matter entirely. For one, both … Continue reading

3rd Round FA Cup Replays Featuring Fulham, QPR, Stoke, Wigan, WBA and Sunderland: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Six Premier League sides are in action today as each of them have another chance to qualify for the fourth round of the FA Cup. Each team has a FA Cup third round replay in their path. Today’s FA Cup … Continue reading

FOX’s Coverage of West Ham-Man Utd FA Cup Match Nets 887k Viewers

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX’s live coverage of the FA Cup third round match between West Ham United and Manchester United on Saturday, January 5 2013 posted a 0.6/1 household rating/share with a viewing audience of 887,000. The match was televised live on the … Continue reading

Cheltenham vs Everton, FA Cup Third Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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League Two side Cheltenham Town face Everton tonight in the last FA Cup match of the weekend. The game will be beamed live on television across the world from Whaddon Road, the quaint ground on the edge of the Cotswolds … Continue reading

ESPN Makes Wrong Decision to Reprimand Jon Champion Over Luis Suarez Handball Incident

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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When we watch our English football games, we want to hear qualified commentators and opinionated co-commentators who aren’t too afraid to tell us what they think. Otherwise what we would end up with are sanitized broadcasts that are politically correct … Continue reading