All posts tagged "The FA Cup"

  • MOTD: Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool

    When Liverpool last travelled to Selhurst Park they reached their lowest point this season, both figuratively and literally, ending the weekend twelfth in the Premier League. Palace’s counter-attacking play tore Liverpool’s defense apart, with The Eagles registering...

    • Posted February 14, 2015
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  • MOTD: Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Liverpool

    If not for an impressive late comeback, Liverpool would have felt very hard done by. Over the two matches of their FA Cup tie, they had forty-seven shots — twenty on target — while Bolton Wanderers only...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • MOTD: Manchester United 3-0 Cambridge United

    The fall back down to earth will be a long one for Cambridge United. Only here at Old Trafford were they given a glimpse of Manchester United at their best, where the Theater of Dreams offered a...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • How to spot magic of the FA Cup

    The extent of Liam Hughes’ professional career, from the limited information about it on the internet, reaches League Two side Cambridge United and non-league outfit Corby Town. In stark contrast, that of Daley Blind ranges from Ajax...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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  • MOTD: Brighton & Hove Albion 2-3 Arsenal

    View image | gettyimages.com How had Arsenal lost control of this match twice? Twice when they looked to have put the result to bed Brighton came back out of nowhere, and on a weekend of giant killings...

    • Posted January 25, 2015
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  • MOTD: Liverpool 0-0 Bolton Wanderers

    Such is the magic of the FA Cup that, if there are any more upsets, the final thirty-two will lack any big clubs left to knock out at all.  The Premier League’s top three are all out...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • MOTD: Cambridge United 0-0 Manchester United

    In November 2012, a young, newly-minted professional footballer Liam Hughes was loaned out to non-league outfit Corby Town after struggling to break into Cambridge United’s starting eleven.  At the same time, Daley Blind was in the middle...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • MOTD: West Ham United 2-2 Everton (9-8 pens)

    Considering of everything that had come before, it is almost impossible to think how confident West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian must have been to take his gloves off before slotting home the winning penalty in an FA...

    • Posted January 13, 2015
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 2-0 Hull City

    The date January 4th has again served as a bellwether of Arsene Wenger’s success in the transfer market the previous summer. One year ago today it was Mesut Ozil making his FA Cup debut, which has largely...

    • Posted January 4, 2015
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  • Five English cup upsets in recent memory

    The Football League Cup was founded in the shadow of the FA Cup in the 1960s, when its competitor was at its peak, as a consolation for the teams knocked out of the FA Cup. Back then,...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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