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Archives: FA Cup

Bert Trautmann: Farewell Manchester City Legend

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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When goalkeeper Bert Trautmann signed for Manchester City in 1949, 20,000 people demonstrated against the signing of a former German paratrooper. When Trautmann would retire in 1964 after 545 appearances for the Blues, his name was sung along with Bill … Continue reading

Arsenal’s New Away Shirt Connects Me to 1979′s FA Cup Final Triumph Against Man Utd

Posted on by Jon Shay

The unveiling of Arsenal’s new away-kit brought to mind the away-kits of the 1970′s, specifically those worn in the 1979 FA Cup, a glorious 3-2 victory over Manchester United. The new away-kit features the same (or similar) bright yellow and … Continue reading

Wigan Players Celebrate FA Cup Final Victory; Plus Behind-The-Scenes Player Tunnel Footage [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Many people thought that Roberto Martinez was mad last summer when he reportedly passed up the opportunity to manage Liverpool or Aston Villa, but decided to stay with Wigan Athletic instead. But the sacrifice by him certainly paid off today. … Continue reading

Post-Match Interviews With FA Cup Final Winners Martinez, Watson, McManaman & Others

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Congratulations to Wigan Athletic, the club, players and supporters on a historic FA Cup Final victory against Manchester City. Here are several post match interviews with Wigan manager Roberto Martinez, goal-scorer Ben Watson, Callum McManaman and others. Post-match interview with … Continue reading

Wigan 1-0 Manchester City; Ben Watson Scores Gamewinner: Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In one of the greatest upsets in FA Cup Final history, Wigan Athletic’s Ben Watson will go down in the history books as the goalscorer who headed the ball into the back of the net to beat Manchester City one-nil … Continue reading

Wigan Athletic Win FA Cup Final After Stunning Victory Against Manchester City

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In one of the biggest shocks in FA Cup Final history, Wigan Athletic defeated Manchester City 1-0 today at London’s Wembley Stadium. With minutes to go before the full-time whistle blew, Wigan substitute Ben Watson came up for a corner … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic, 2013 FA Cup Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The 2012-13 FA Cup Final, one of the most prestigious days on the English football calendar, kicks off today live from Wembley Stadium in London. The match features David versus Goliath. Wigan Athletic are in their first major final against … Continue reading

FA Cup Final Preview: Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In today’s FA Cup Final between Manchester City vs Wigan Athletic (Noon ET on FOX network), it’s a clash between two clubs desperate to win the trophy for completely different reasons. Building up to the suspense of this year’s final, … Continue reading

John Motson Relives His Favorite FA Cup Finals at Wembley [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Famous BBC commentator John Motson walks through his memories of his favorite FA Cup Finals at Wembley Stadium. During the four minute video, Motson discusses the 1981 FA Cup Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City, and that goal by … Continue reading

The FA Cup Final’s Greatest Goals [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Watch some of the best FA Cup Final goals from over the years — everything from Charlie George’s goal for Arsenal in 1971, Denis Law for Manchester United in 1963, Stuart Pearce for Nottingham Forest in 1991, Ricky Villa for Tottenham in … Continue reading

If You Live in Indianapolis or Hartford and Want to Watch the FA Cup Final Live, You’re Screwed

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The FA Cup Final is being shown nationwide throughout the United States for the first-time ever on free-to-air national television. Except if you live in Indianapolis or Hartford. The TV coverage begins tomorrow at Noon ET on FOX. However, two … Continue reading

FA Cup Final Gives Roberto Martinez A Chance to Shine For Everton And Other Suitors

Posted on by Abe Asher

On Saturday, Wigan will contest their first ever FA Cup Final at Wembley. The game will provide a pleasant distraction from the club’s increasingly dire fight against relegation – a fight which Wigan has won the last three years by … Continue reading

Wigan Need to Prioritize Premier League Survival Over FA Cup Final Trophy

Posted on by Josh Harris

The Premier League season just wouldn’t feel right if Wigan Athletic weren’t in a relegation scrap with just two games remaining. Last season, Roberto Martinez’s men turned up the heat towards the final month or so, steering the Latics up … Continue reading

QPR Likely To Be Stuck With Their Overpaid Failures If They Are Relegated: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

If they’re relegated? They mean when they’re relegated, right? Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: QPR likely to be stuck with their overpaid failures if they are relegated — The Guardian Millwall fans’ Wembley riot fuelled by cocaine — The Mirror … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Chelsea, FA Cup Semi-Final Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City played Chelsea today in an incredibly entertaining FA Cup Semi-Final at Wembley with both teams literally fighting for a chance to win a berth in the FA Cup Final. Here are the highlights from Sunday, April 14, 2013: … Continue reading

Sergio Aguero Could Face Retrospective FA Action After Horror Tackle On David Luiz [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Expect Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero to receive a retrospective fine and possible suspension from The FA after referee Chris Foy and his match officials missed a two-footed horror tackle by Aguero on Luiz in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final at … Continue reading

Demba Ba Scores a Sensational Goal Against Manchester City in FA Cup Semi-Final [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Demba Ba scored a sensational goal against Manchester City today in the FA Cup Semi-Final at Wembley Stadium. The goal helped bring Chelsea back into the match to make it 2-1 to Manchester City after earlier goals from Samir Nasri … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Manchester City, FA Cup Semi-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Will it be Chelsea or Manchester City that will book a place in the FA Cup Final against Wigan Athletic? Chelsea takes on Manchester City today at Wembley in a match where David Silva is out injured, which could have … Continue reading