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#FA Cup

# fa-cup - Sunday 22 February, 2015

It’s Sunday so here’s 9 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

# fa-cup - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Did Wayne Rooney apologise for his FA Cup dive?

Thorsten Stuckmann has claimed the striker apologised to him afterwards.

# fa-cup - Monday 16 February, 2015

Roy Hodgson really went out of his way to say that Wayne Rooney did NOT dive tonight On The Fence This post contains videos

Roy Hodgson really went out of his way to say that Wayne Rooney did NOT dive tonight

The England boss was on the BBC panel and did in fact mince his words.

Man United set up quarter-final meeting with Gunners after early scare at Preston

Scott Laird had put the home side in front two minutes after half-time but goals from Herrera, Fellaini Rooney sealed the victory.

‘I must have been aiming for someone in the crowd’ – Corkman’s dream FA Cup run continues

Billy Clarke’s deflected shot gave Bradford City the lead in yesterday’s win against Sunderland.

As it happened: Preston North End v Manchester United, FA Cup fifth round

Louis van Gaal’s men were away to League One opposition in tonight’s tie.

If Man United beat Preston they will host a familiar enemy in the FA Cup quarter-final

Can Preston spoil the potential clash of the big guns?

# fa-cup - Sunday 15 February, 2015

5 talking points from the weekend’s FA Cup fifth round ties

Two more Premier League sides fell to lower league opposition as Arsenal and Liverpool secured their passage through.

Giroud bags two goals in as many minutes to send FA Cup holders Arsenal through On The Double This post contains videos

Giroud bags two goals in as many minutes to send FA Cup holders Arsenal through

The Gunners saw off Middlesbrough to book their place in tomorrow’s quarter-final draw.

John O’Shea scores own goal as Bradford add Sunderland to their giant-slaying list

The Bantams booked their place in tomorrow’s quarter-final draw with another impressive display.

Wenger jumps to Van Gaal’s defence over ‘long ball’ furore

He does suggest that LVG did not need to go ‘full Rafa’ however.

‘Penny has dropped’ for Balotelli says Rodgers

The Liverpool boss believes Mario Balotelli is finally hitting his stride.

# fa-cup - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Liverpool come from behind to push past Palace and into the last eight

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored in the second half after Fraizer Campbell had put the hosts in front.

As it happened: Crystal Palace v Liverpool, FA Cup

We were at Selhurst Park to see if the hosts could cause a shock and make it through to the quarter-finals.

King hat-trick sends Stoke crashing out, Baggies thrash West Ham and The Yak is back FA Cup This post contains videos

King hat-trick sends Stoke crashing out, Baggies thrash West Ham and The Yak is back

Two Championship sides and one from the Premier League progressed to the quarter-finals this afternoon.

It’s FA Cup weekend and here are five talking points to digest before the action

Liverpool’s Selhurst demons, United’s tactical conundrum and what will change at Villa?

# fa-cup - Thursday 5 February, 2015

‘We showed brilliant character’ – Rodgers delighted with Liverpool’s FA Cup progression

The manager saw his side score two late goals to beat Bolton Wanderers.

# fa-cup - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Gearóid Morrissey is still on a high after last night’s ‘surreal’ debut at Old Trafford

The 23-year-old from Cork made a dream start to his Cambridge career at the home of Manchester United.

As it happened: Bolton v Liverpool, FA Cup replay

Bolton met Liverpool once again, after the sides drew their initial encounter.

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool going all out for FA Cup win

After missing out on a League Cup final berth, the Reds have another chance of reaching Wembley but they must overcome Bolton Wanderers in their fourth-round replay.

Cambridge United manager expects big things from Gearoid Morrissey after Old Trafford debut

Gearoid Morrissey was close to starting against Manchester United, revealed Richard Money.

‘Sturridge goal encapsulated everything that Liverpool have been missing’ – Phil Thompson

The ex-Reds caretaker manager is optimistic after a goalscoring return for their top striker.

# fa-cup - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Manchester United, Sunderland and Preston have all progressed to the FA Cup fifth round

Sunderland and Preston had to come from behind but it was easy for United.

As it happened: Manchester United v Cambridge United, FA Cup replay

It’s the Dion Dublin Derby. And we went minute-by-minute.

# fa-cup - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Dubliner Mark Yeates: Mourinho’s visit to our dressing room shows the class of the man

The Bradford City midfielder believes Premier League opponents won’t fancy playing on their pitch.

# fa-cup - Monday 26 January, 2015

Remember Peter Kay’s ‘John Smith’ volley? Bojan just gave us that in goal form

You can leave all the jokes about Bojan doing it on a wet night in Rochdale right here.

Power ranking the 8 biggest-ever FA Cup upsets

There were some shocks at the weekend but do any make it into our all-time list?

Arsenal, Man United and Liverpool all avoid each other in FA Cup fifth round draw

The holders face Middlesbrough while Liverpool will meet Crystal Palace and Man United are away to Preston or Sheffield United if they both come through their replays.

Even Google Dictionary is taking sly digs at Tottenham’s dodgy defence

Someone at the company is an Arsenal fan, it seems.

Mourinho: I refused to speak to Chelsea players after Bradford defeat

The Blues were humiliated by their League One opponents at Stamford Bridge.

# fa-cup - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Walcott and Ozil on target as Cup holders Arsenal hold off Brighton

The 3-2 victory was the Gunners’ fourth straight win and booked their place in the last 16.

At last! Aston Villa have scored a goal…and it’s a screamer

New signing Carles Gil is the man to have made the breakthrough.

Shane Long is on the mend after suffering rib injury during FA Cup clash

The attacker is facing close to a month in the treatment room.

Liverpool’s draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million

The individual almost pulled off an unlikely coup from an initial £10 bet.

# fa-cup - Saturday 24 January, 2015

‘It is a disgrace we were knocked out’ – Mourinho ‘ashamed’ of players

A 4-2 FA Cup defeat to Bradford City has prompted the Chelsea boss to criticise his team.

Inspired Bogdan keeps Liverpool at bay as Bolton earn replay on day of upsets

Brendan Rodgers’ side were unable to break down a resolute Trotters rearguard.

As it happened: Liverpool v Bolton, FA Cup

We were at Anfield for today’s late kick-off as the Championship side tried to create another upset on a hugely dramatic day.

Chamakh and Sanogo combine to stun Southampton as Long fractures rib

Alan Pardew has now won all four games as Palace boss.

Dubliner Mark Yeates scores as Bradford pull off remarkable comeback at Chelsea

Pre-match, Jose Mourinho said it would be a ‘disgrace’ if his side lost to the Bantams.

Man City dumped out by Boro on a crazy day for FA Cup upsets

Patrick Bamford and Kike were the goalscorers as the Championship club eliminated the Premier League champions.

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