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Three things we learned from Arsenal’s historic FA Cup win over Chelsea.

In what was an enthralling end to end FA Cup tie, it was Arsenal who prevailed over Chelsea with a 2-1 win at Wembley. The emphatic win means Arsenal have won 13 FA Cups in their history, with 7 of them orchestrated from the hands of Arsène Wenger. Read More »

Former Chelsea man Petr Cech is vital for Arsenal this weekend

Petr Cech

Arsenal take on Chelsea this weekend in the FA Cup with Arsene Wenger’s men desperate to cap their disappointing season off with a victory and some silverware. Wenger will be calling on the experience of Petr Cech to help secure this. Read More »

FA Cup Semi-Final review

FA Cup semi-finals

This is what the FA Cup is all about. These two semi-finals reminded everyone that the value of the FA Cup to the big sides hasn’t dwindled. In both the FA Cup semi-finals over the weekend, all four sides put their best foot forward in spite of their Premier League positions. This was certainly a weekend for the neutrals. Read More »

Defeat to Manchester City shows why Middlesbrough are in real trouble

On Saturday Middlesbrough was knocked out of the FA Cup at the Riverside by Manchester City, but the nature of the defeat is what will leave the Teesside faithful worried that Aitor Karanka cannot turn their fortunes around. Read More »

Despite defeat, Manchester United deserve credit for performance at Stamford Bridge

The FA Cup quarterfinal game against Chelsea really couldn’t have come on a tougher day for Jose Mourinho and his men. The ban to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and injuries to Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial meant United had just one fit striker for the tie at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

FA Cup: A look ahead to the quarter-finals

A place at Wembley is at stake for the eight clubs left standing in this season’s FA Cup. The quarter-finals take place over the next several days and will witness non-league side, Lincoln City make the journey to the Emirates, as well as the collision between two powerhouses of English football, Chelsea and Manchester United. Read More »

Could Lincoln City Cause One of The Biggest Upsets in English Football?

This weekend we will see the mighty brutes of Arsenal take on little old Lincoln City in the FA Cup quarter-final. Lincoln became the first Non-League club to reach the quarter-finals since 1914. An impressive feat alone. Arsenal have experience and they’ve won the FA Cup 12 times in their history. Read More »

Can fixture congestion actually be beneficial?

The generally accepted consensus in football is that fewer fixtures is always of benefit. It’s partly behind the calls for England to introduce a winter break and it’s why many teams choose to play ‘weakened’ sides in cup matches, either to give players a rest or because they don’t really mind going out of the cup as they can focus ... Read More »

Huddersfield’s slice of the Premier League pie; FA Cup Replay at the Etihad

The West Yorkshire side is riding high in the Championship but may be destined for a post-season playoff competition with three more experienced clubs. Huddersfield, however, can get a flavour of the Premier League as they visit the Etihad for an FA Cup Fifth Round Replay. Read More »

FA Cup Fifth Round: Who did Arsenal really beat?

Arsenal successfully navigated the fifth round of the FA Cup by picking up a comfortable 2-0 victory over Sutton United. But who did Arsenal really beat? Who is Sutton United and how large is the gap between them and the famed pride of London, Arsenal?  Read More »

Irrepressible Ibrahimovic continues to show fellow pros that there is life after 30

Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued his scintillating goalscoring form against Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers on Sunday afternoon, as the 35-year-old’s sumptuous second-half finish sealed Manchester United’s passage to the quarter-finals of the Emirates FA Cup. Read More »

Sutton United’s ‘roll poly goalie’ could be in serious trouble after Arsenal loss

FA Cup semi-final

Well, unfortunately, Sutton United’s dream run in the FA Cup is over. The non-league side didn’t embarrass themselves in the 2-0 loss at home to Arsenal, but the game itself was seen a side-note after some sideline antics from the man they call the ‘roly poly goalie’. Read More »

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