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The Rare Phenomena of Local Derbies in FA Cup Finals

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The league season is over. And with no World Cup or European Championship to look forward this summer, we’ve only really got two major games left of 2016/17: The Champions League Final and Saturday’s big showdown, the FA Cup Final. This year’s big domestic cup face-off is between two London teams, Premier League champions Chelsea […]

Six Of The Biggest FA Cup Mismatches Ever

Steve Charnock
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Arsenal fans aren’t best pleased at the moment, are they? If you listened to them in the week – following their second 5-1 drubbing by Bayern Munich in as many weeks – the message was clear… ‘The club’s being destroyed’. Quite how fans of Charlton, Coventry, Blackpool, Leyton Orient or Blackburn might react to such […]

Football Clubs You Never Knew Had Won The FA Cup

Steve Charnock
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It’s FA Cup weekend again, as plenty of teams gear up to try and squeak through to the fifth round of this year’s competition. Who’s going to win this year’s trophy? Well, more than likely it’ll be one of your usual suspects again: Chelsea, City, United, Liverpool, Spurs or Arsenal. They all, rather obviously, lead […]

FA Cup Third Round Draw

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The mostĀ famous draw in club football throws up more Giant-Killing potential. The Third Round draw of the FA Cup has been made, but which club do you think will deliver the biggest upset in a competition known globally for its giant-killing reputation? Vote below… Exeter City will host Liverpool in one of the stand-out ties. […]