Tag: FA Cup

FA Cup Bore Draws

For one of the greatest club competitions in the world, to have two 0-0 draws in the quarter final stages isn’t quite what a global audience would have expected. It’s more a case of teams desire to not lose being greater than their desire to win! Blackburn parked the proverbial bus against Liverpool to earn […]

No Major FA Cups So Far

The first weekend of January means FA Cup 3rd round time and the introduction of the big boys. The chance for the small clubs to become a giant killer and pull off one of those infamous cupsets*. The chance for someone to make a name for themselves, suddenly become wanted by all clubs, get bought […]

Roll On The FA Cup

The draw for the 3rd round of the FA Cup was made this weekend and there wasn’t really any great ties thrown up. Liverpool face a banana skin (and other football clich├ęs) in an away tie against either Lincoln City or Mansfield Town, and there are 4 all Premier League ties including holders Chelsea at […]

The Usual Cupsets

The big guns joined ‘the greatest club competition in the world’ this weekend and it brought the anticipated cup upsets football fans wanted. Except if you happened to be a fan of one of those teams knocked out! Biggest giant-killers this time round were Stevenage who totally outplayed the Geordies and beat them 3-1. They’ve […]