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#FA Cup

# fa-cup - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Alleged racial abuse of Cup hero mars historic Reading victory

Reading winger Garath McCleary was allegedly racially abused by a fan during Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final win over Bradford City.

# fa-cup - Monday 16 March, 2015

Reading are in the FA Cup semi-final after a resounding win tonight

Steve Clarke’s Championship side had been held to a goalless draw by their third tier opponents in the first meeting at Valley Parade.

# fa-cup - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Police investigate alleged racist tweet directed at Danny Welbeck

Striker scored winning goal in FA Cup clash against Manchester United, his former club, on Monday night.

A little-known TV rule means Liverpool’s FA Cup replay can’t be played for quite a while

The might of UEFA is to blame for the long delay.

Di Maria needs to get smart says Van Gaal

The Manchester United manager has criticised his winger after he was dismissed in the FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Arsenal.

# fa-cup - Monday 9 March, 2015

4 talking points after Arsenal’s FA Cup raid at Old Trafford

The Gunners were 2-1 winners against Manchester United tonight.

The semi-final draw has been made and we could be in for a cracking FA Cup final

Liverpool and Arsenal is one potential final match-up.

Welbeck sends 10-man United packing as Arsenal book their semi-final spot

The Gunners ended Louis van Gaal’s FA Cup hopes at Old Trafford tonight.

As it happened: Manchester United v Arsenal, FA Cup

The old rivals clash at Old Trafford with a place in the FA Cup semi-final at stake.

5 talking points ahead of Manchester United v Arsenal

Is it time for Angel di Maria to be dropped?

Balotelli an ‘absolute waste of time’ – Lawrenson

The Italy international has now gone five competitive matches without scoring.

# fa-cup - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Van Gaal: Top four more important than FA Cup success

The Dutchman says securing Champions League football for next season remains his primary goal.

Liverpool frustrated by a plucky and resolute Blackburn at Anfield

The Cup quarter-final finished scoreless as the Championship side put together a dogged display.

As it happened: Liverpool v Blackburn, FA Cup

We were at Anfield to see if Brendan Rodgers’ side could continue their excellent form and qualify for a Wembley semi-final.

‘People were biting me on the pitch, it was scary’

West Brom have accepted Villa’s apology for the chaotic scenes at their ground.

The linesman did his best Usain Bolt impression after the Villa-West Brom game yesterday

Swift action needed to be taken, and one of the assistant referees seemed particularly aware of the urgency required.

# fa-cup - Saturday 7 March, 2015

The Hurri-Kane’s 25th and 26th goals of the season blow QPR away

Tottenham were 2-1 winners in the only Premier League game of the day.

5 talking points ahead of the upcoming Premier League and FA Cup action

Arsenal take on Man United and Liverpool versus Blackburn are among the intriguing ties talking place.

# 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.

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