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Archives: FA Cup

Newcastle Set to Sign France Defender Mathieu Debuchy From Lille: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

Newcastle United looks set to sign France defender Mathieu Debuchy, and the timing couldn’t be better. United is suffering from a horrible dip in form, and there are plenty of gaps in the back four. Debuchy should be a brilliant … Continue reading

“Football Is” – Budweiser UK

Posted on by Laurence McKenna


Martin Keown and Terry Venables Offer Their Football Inspirations

Posted on by Laurence McKenna

[youtube=] Martin Keown’s words about his hero. It’s always great to hear a star speak about their heros and their inspirations. What do they look for in a player? What drives them on and builds their personal drive is a … Continue reading

What Was Your First FA Cup Final and Your Lasting Memories From It?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Congratulations to Chelsea Football Club for winning the 2012 FA Cup Final after beating Liverpool 2-1 in 90 minutes. We now know who one of the teams will be in the 2012 Community Shield, and we’ll find out next Sunday … Continue reading

Liverpool vs Chelsea: FA Cup Final Preview and Videos

Posted on by Matt Jones

In case you hadn’t realized, there has been quite a noticeable rivalry developing between Liverpool and Chelsea over the last decade or so. If we are to look back at recent seasons then many of the most significant, if not … Continue reading

Chelsea Scores Second Goal Against Spurs In FA Cup Semi-Final; Did It Cross The Line Or Not? [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, Chelsea was awarded a second goal in controversial circumstances after referee Martin Atkinson ruled that the ball had crossed the line. However in the above video, you can … Continue reading

FA Cup Semi-Final Previews: Liverpool vs Everton, and Chelsea vs Tottenham

Posted on by Daniel Lofti

It would be hard to wish for a bigger and better duo of FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley this year with the prospect of Everton meeting Liverpool in a Merseyside derby, and Chelsea meeting Tottenham, in a London derby. Here’s … Continue reading

Premier League and FA Cup Sunday, Gameweek 29 and 6th Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Just like yesterday, today we have two FA Cup matches and two Premier League games. The action begins with the early kick-off at Molineux between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United (9:30am ET kickoff). The key to this match will be … Continue reading

Premier League and FA Cup Saturday, Gameweek 29 and 6th Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In gameweek 29 of the Premier League, we now have 10 games left in the Premier League. As Sir Alex Ferguson says, we’re entering ‘squeaky bum time,’ where the matches get harder for all clubs involved. The ones near the … Continue reading

FA Cup Sunday, 5th Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After yesterday’s shock results in the FA Cup with both Arsenal and Norwich being knocked out, we have a few potential upsets in the 5th Round of the FA Cup today. Plus we’ll learn later today who will play whom … Continue reading

FA Cup Saturday, 5th Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

We have five matches on the cards in the 5th Round of the FA Cup today, the tournament that was founded in 1871. Chelsea are at home to Birmingham City in the early kick-off at 7:30am ET/12:30pm GMT, which is … Continue reading

What Was The First English Football Match You Remember Watching On TV?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

httpv:// For some of us, this may be an easy answer. For others, it may be practically impossible to say. But what was the first English football match you remember watching on television? Living in Britain in the 1970s, football … Continue reading

Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United: England’s Best Two Clubs Give Us A Battle to Savor

Posted on by Bob Ruediger

Over the years there have been few events in sport that can rival the excitement of the FA Cup. This Manchester Derby was a perfect example of the magic that this tournament embodies. It was exciting for fans of both … Continue reading

FA Cup Preview: Manchester City vs Manchester United: Red Devils Look to Stake Revenge in Battle of Manchester

Posted on by Stephen OBrien

Almost 3 months have past since the ‘noisy neighbours’ and blue half of Manchester claimed the latest bragging rights of the city, as Roberto Mancini’s City thumped United 6-1 in their own backyard back in October. A much anticipated FA … Continue reading

If England Doesn’t Care About the FA Cup, Why Not Export Selected Matches Overseas?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

This morning I was listening to BBC Five Live commentator Alan Green complaining about poor attendances in this weekend’s FA Cup matches. The two examples he gave were the crowd of less than 15,000 for a west Midlands derby between … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Man United, 1999 FA Cup Semi-Final Replay: Friday Flashback Videos

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve had a new episode in our weekly series, Friday Flashback Videos. So since Arsenal will be playing Manchester United this Sunday in the Premier League, I thought it’d be worthwhile to go back … Continue reading

How Important is the FA Cup to You?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In Soccer America today, writer Paul Gardner argued that The FA Cup just ain’t what it used to be. While I agree with some of his points, I believe the magic of the FA Cup still exists based on Leyton … Continue reading

FA Cup Upsets and Cupsets #5: Crawley v Derby 2011

Posted on by Kristian Downer

After the dramatic FA Cup upsets on Saturday only the greediest football fan would have expected any further third round upsets to come. However Blue Square Premier side Crawley Town decided that they would usurp all that had proceeded them … Continue reading