All posts tagged "The FA Cup"

  • 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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  • Manchester United only show weakness and ineptitude by disregarding the cups

    In many ways, winning the FA Cup used to be even bigger than winning the league. Winning the FA Cup signaled you were a top club – one of the best. But as of late, the FA...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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  • 9 Years later – Arsenal v Hull City MOTD preview

    Later today, Arsenal will take on Hull City in the FA Cup final at Wembley. There seems to be a sense of “Do or Die” for Arsenal, who are looking to end their trophy drought 9 years...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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  • Arsenal plan possible FA Cup final victory parade

    Arsenal have already made arrangements for a victory parade following their FA Cup final against Hull City should they win the match, which would mean finally winning their first piece of silverware since 2005. Although when they won...

    • Posted May 5, 2014
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  • MOTD- Wigan 1-1 Arsenal (2-4 pens)

    Arsenal are in their first cup final for four years, with perhaps their best chance yet to end their run of nearly nine years without silverware. Yet cries of “Wenger out” are still coming thick and fast...

    • Posted April 12, 2014
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  • MOTD- Manchester City 1-2 Wigan Athletic

    By the time Manchester City realized that a chance to become FA Cup favorites and possibly revenge themselves for their loss in last season’s final to Wigan Athletic last season was slipping away from them it was...

    • Posted March 9, 2014
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  • MOTD 2- Chelsea 4-0 Tottenham Hotspur

    It wasn’t as much of a one-sided match that a 4-0 scoreline would suggest, rather a game in which Tottenham Hotspur’s defensive lapses gifted Chelsea momentum, and eventually goals that would spring Chelsea seven points clear at...

    • Posted March 8, 2014
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  • MOTD- Arsenal 4-1 Everton

    Just the fact that Arsenal have a win on their backs as they enter a grueling run-in to the season should have made manager Arsene Wenger breath a huge sigh of relief, but to progress to the...

    • Posted March 8, 2014
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  • MOTD- Chelsea 1-0 Stoke City

    However much the 1-0 scoreline suggests that Chelsea suffered from the sale of Juan Mata to Manchester United and barely capsized Stoke City in the FA Cup fifth round, it couldn’t have been any more of a...

    • Posted January 26, 2014
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  • MOTD- Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

    The only possible upside that Manchester United can draw from the loss is that they no longer have to face those irksome midweek cup matches that seem to always sneak into a club’s scheduled at the worst...

    • Posted January 5, 2014
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