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#Magic of the Cup

# magic-of-the-cup - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dundalk and Cork City avoid each other in FAI Cup semi-final draw for fourth consecutive year

Dundalk have been drawn at home to UCD, while Cork City will face the winners of Derry and Bohemians.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 25 August, 2018

McGlade and O'Reilly steer Longford into FAI Cup quarter-finals as Shelbourne bow out

Neale Fenn’s side booked their place in the last eight with a comfortable 2-0 win against Shelbourne.

# magic-of-the-cup - Friday 10 August, 2018

FAI Cup wins for St Pat's and Bohemians while Hoops' 31-year search continues after early exit

It was a busy night of action in the opening round of the FAI Cup.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'This saves our season' - Cahill relief as Chelsea win FA Cup to end campaign on a high

Chelsea defeated Man United in the FA Cup final on Saturday to end a disappointing season on a high.

Chelsea claim FA Cup at Wembley thanks to decisive Hazard penalty

Eden Hazard’s penalty in the first half handed Chelsea the FA Cup for an eighth time.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Rochdale force FA Cup replay at Wembley with dramatic stoppage-time equaliser

Steve Davies scored in injury time to force an FA Cup replay against Tottenham on Sunday.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 6 January, 2018

FA Cup heroics deliver Fleetwood star Neal free pizzas for a year

The goalkeeper kept a clean sheet against Leicester, and the club’s sponsors delivered on their promise.

Irish duo score a brace each as Preston and Millwall progress in FA Cup

There were goals aplenty for Irish internationals in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

# magic-of-the-cup - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Bristol City dump Man United out of Carabao Cup with dramatic injury-time winner

Korey Smith scored a last minute winner to dump Jose Mourinho’s side out and set up a semi-final meeting with Man City.

# magic-of-the-cup - Friday 8 September, 2017

Dylan Connolly's strike the pick of the bunch as Dundalk's FAI Cup pedigree continues

Stephen Kenny’s side breezed past local rivals Drogheda to seal a place in the final-four.

Brandon Miele hits a hat-trick but Rovers are pushed hard by spirited Bluebell side

The game was put out of sight once the Leinster Senior League side were reduced to 10 men.

Limerick hit Galway on the double to reach FAI Cup semi-final

Goals from Rodrigo Tosi and Shane Duggan saw Limerick run out deserved winners.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'When football is all you know, coming out of it is like leaving school. You've got no qualifications.'

Sligo native Barry Cogan played for Millwall in the 2004 FA Cup final but it’s been quite the journey ever since.

# magic-of-the-cup - Friday 25 August, 2017

Cork City run riot and put a magnificent seven past Roddy Collins' hapless Athlone Town

Elsewhere, there was a huge shock as Bluebell United knocked out Pat Devlin’s First Division side Cabinteely.

# magic-of-the-cup - Monday 20 February, 2017

'I followed my dreams to the Premier League. He followed his to the burger van'

Wayne Shaw made headlines by eating a pie on live TV.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Non-league Lincoln do the unthinkable with 89th-minute winner to reach FA Cup quarter-finals

The Imps got the better of Premier League side Burnley thanks to a late header from Sean Raggett.

# magic-of-the-cup - Friday 8 January, 2016

All the goals from Liverpool's entertaining FA Cup draw with Exeter

It finished 2-2 at St James Park.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 19 April, 2015

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.

# magic-of-the-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.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 25 January, 2015

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.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 24 January, 2015

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.

Van Gaal turns the blame on the pitch, the referee and everything else in Cambridge

Turns out the odds were against the 2-9 favourites.

# magic-of-the-cup - Friday 23 January, 2015

Money's men force unlikely FA Cup replay with Manchester United

The magic of the cup, eh?

Man Utd's expected line-up tonight cost £235.5m, Cambridge's didn't cost a penny

Nine of the home side’s predicted team tonight were free transfers while two players came through their academy.

# magic-of-the-cup - Thursday 15 January, 2015

# magic-of-the-cup - Monday 5 January, 2015

Man United face Cambridge and the rest of the FA Cup's fourth round draw

The Us are the lowest ranked side remaining in the competition.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 4 January, 2015

'I don't want the lads having selfies with Wayne Rooney,' says Yeovil boss

Manchester United travel to the League One side in the third round of the FA Cup this afternoon.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 3 January, 2015

How much does it cost to pee in the shower at Blyth Spartans?

This is what they mean by the magic of the FA Cup.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Rodallega to the rescue as Fulham draw with 10-man Blades

Chris Porter had put the League One side ahead at Bramall Lane but they will have to do it all again.

# magic-of-the-cup - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

VIDEO: Ireland's Cillian Sheridan grabs winner in Cypriot cup tie

Cavan’s favourite footballer celebrated his first home goal in typically laid back fashion.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Watch: Andy Reid completes Forest's FA Cup rout against West Ham

The Dubliner has also committed to a new contract at the City Ground.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Blades cut Villa out of FA Cup with spectacular late goal

Ryan Flynn’s brilliant 81st minute strike gave Sheffield United a third round shock.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 11 May, 2013

SHOCK! FA Cup glory for Wigan with 91st minute goal Magic Of The Cup This post contains videos

SHOCK! FA Cup glory for Wigan with 91st minute goal

Here’s all the big moments from a famous FA Cup final upset.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Another trophyless season? Arsenal out of the FA Cup after Kazim-Richards bags Rovers winner Magic Of The Cup This post contains videos

Another trophyless season? Arsenal out of the FA Cup after Kazim-Richards bags Rovers winner

Boos rang around the Emirates Stadium at the final whistle this afternoon.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Upset ahoy! Luton cause biggest FA Cup shock in 24 years

A Scott Rendell goal earned the Hatters an historic win over a team 85 places higher than them.

As they happened: FA Cup fourth round ties

Would there be any giant-killing this afternoon?

5 FA Cup ties to look out for this weekend

It’s another cup weekend in England and the Premier League’s top four are all looking to avoid upsets.

# magic-of-the-cup - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Here's the FA Cup fourth round draw

Check out who your club has been paired with.

# magic-of-the-cup - Saturday 28 April, 2012

This is how it feels to be Quevilly: French minnows take centre stage

The eyes of French football will be on Paris this evening as third-tier Quevilly take on Lyon in the Coupe de France final.

# magic-of-the-cup - Friday 27 January, 2012

Duffy waits on FA Cup call from Moyes

An injury crisis in the Everton defence could see Shane Duffy handed his FA Cup debut against Fulham tonight.