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#FA Cup

# fa-cup - Today’s News

Will Walcott start and 4 more talking points ahead of the FA Cup final

Have Arsenal regressed this season and will Tim use his tactics? The big questions ahead of this weekend’s showpiece event.

# fa-cup - Yesterday’s News

Where are they now? The Man United team that SOMEHOW lost the 1995 FA Cup final

The game turned out to be the final competitive appearance for two of the club’s high-profile players, Paul Ince and Mark Hughes.

Power ranking the 6 best FA Cup finals of all time

Aston Villa take on Arsenal in this weekend’s game, but which was the best one ever?

There was some great news for Shay Given’s chances of starring in the FA Cup final today

The Donegal goalkeeper was back training for Aston Villa ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Arsenal.

# fa-cup - Sunday 17 May, 2015

‘I can’t believe somebody didn’t think — what if we lose this final?’

Simon Hughes chats to The42 about his new book documenting Liverpool in the 90s, ‘Men in White Suits’.

# fa-cup - Monday 20 April, 2015

Here’s why Spurs might end up cheering on bitter rivals Arsenal in the FA Cup final

The Gunners are set to do battle with Aston Villa at Wembley on 30 May.

Rodgers insists Gerrard was ‘excellent,’ questions Liverpool’s mental strength

Aston Villa ran out 2-1 winners to reach the FA Cup final on Sunday.

‘The ball is a friend of his’ – Sherwood heaps praise on Grealish after Wembley display

The Ireland U21 international produced a performance beyond his years during the FA Cup semi-final.

# fa-cup - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Jamie Carragher took a very unsubtle pop at Raheem Sterling after Liverpool’s loss today

Liverpool were knocked out of the FA Cup by Aston Villa and Carra wasn’t happy.

As it happened: Aston Villa v Liverpool, FA Cup

We were at Wembley Stadium to see if Tim Sherwood can guide his team to an unlikely final.

Rodgers: Manchester City are ’20 years’ behind Liverpool

The Northern Irishman believes that only Manchester United sit on par with the Reds, suggesting that Raheem Sterling would be taking a step down if he left Anfield.

# fa-cup - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Goalkeeping blunder spares Arsenal’s blushes as holders avoid upset at Wembley

Reading’s Adam Federici won’t want to see this again.

FA drop Reading mascot for today’s semi-final because he wants Arsenal to win

The 10-year-old has been removed from the role in order to protect him from booing Royals fans.

# fa-cup - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Mario Balotelli proves illness after Robbie Savage jibe

The Italy international was branded as being “pathetic” for complaining of feeling unwell.

# fa-cup - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Moment of brilliance from Coutinho books Liverpool a date at Wembley

The Reds will face Aston Villa in the last four after a 1-0 win over Blackburn tonight.

As it happened: Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool, FA Cup

The Reds were at Ewood Park for a quarter-final replay with the Championship outfit.

# 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?

The hardest Manchester United-Arsenal quiz ever

Or at least today.

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.

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