VAR Steals The Show In The Wembley Snow As Llorente Grabs First English Hat-Trick

Let’s take a look back at some of the main causes of discussion from yesterday evening’s Emirates FA Cup Fifth-Round Proper Replay between Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur and Keith Hill’s Rochdale at Wembley Stadium, as Spurs sailed to a place in the quarter-finals. Llorente Nets First Hat-Trick In England While the Lilywhites would need to […]

Ayew And Dyer On Target For Swans As Carvalhal Comes Back To Haunt Wednesday In FA Cup Replay

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from yesterday’s evening’s Emirates FA Cup Fifth-Round Proper replay between Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea City and Jos Luhukay’s Sheffield Wednesday at the Liberty Stadium, as Carvalhal tasted sweet victory against his former club. Ayew Opens Scoring For Triumphant Hosts Explosive striker Jordan Ayew is […]

Magic Of The FA Cup Shines At Spotland As Late Davies Foils Lilywhites

Let’s take a look at some of the main causes of discussion from Sunday’s Emirates FA Cup Fifth-Round clash between Keith Hill’s Rochdale and Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur at Spotland on Sunday afternoon, as both teams produced late drama in a thriller of an encounter. Magic Of The FA Cup Alive At Spotland With no […]

The White Horse Final

“Me and my dad walked of the train and up towards Wembley when we saw the masses of people. It was almost impossible to move forward and my dad didn’t take it so seriously that we didn’t have any tickets. He just said, “Let’s see if we can get into the game”. And then by […]

When Stereotypes Ruled the World

Chelsea v Leeds United. F.A. Cup Final and F.A. Cup final replay. April 1970. The 1970 F.A. Cup final and the subsequent replay was a classic encounter in every sense of the word. It brought together two of England’s top sides, Chelsea and Leeds United, whose intense dislike of each other was well known and […]

A Gentlemen’s Game Played By Gentlemen: An interview with the writer of a new play about the birth of the FA Cup

You’ve all heard the clichĂ©d quote “Football is a gentleman’s game played by hooligans. On the other hand, Rugby is a hooligan’s game played by gentleman” but, a new play about the 1879 F.A. Cup claims that it used to be the other way around. “People always think of Football as a working class sport […]

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