FA Cup

  • 183 days ago

    Grealish and Given start for Villa

    Republic of Ireland veteran Shay Given won his fitness race to start in goal for Aston Villa in today’s FA Cup final against Arsenal.

  • 183 days ago

    Six things Aston Villa need to do to beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final

    Do Villa have what it takes to hurt the Gunners?

  • 257 days ago

    Reading FC on their way to Wembley after beating Bradford

    Reading outclassed 10-man Bradford in their FA Cup quarter-final replay to set up a Wembley semi-final date against holders Arsenal.

  • 264 days ago

    Liverpool and Arsenal avoid each other in FA Cup draw

    Holders Arsenal will face either Bradford or Reading in the FA Cup semi-finals having won their sixth-round tie at Manchester United this evening.

  • 560 days ago

    Wenger: Cup win is 'turning point'

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes their FA Cup final victory over Hull could be a turning point for his side after the Gunners finally ended their long wait for silverware.

  • 560 days ago

    Gunners' trophy drought finally over

    Arsenal 3 Hull City 2 (aet)
    Arsenal came from 2-0 down to win a dramatic FA Cup final 3-2 with a goal from Aaron Ramsey in extra-time to end their nine-year wait for a trophy.

  • 563 days ago

    Arsenal hoping for return of injured pair for final

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Thomas Vermaelen will be assessed ahead of Arsenal’s FA Cup final clash with Hull.

  • 595 days ago

    Fabianski repays Wenger faith as Arsenal win penalty shootout

    Stand-in goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski was the hero as his two saves in a penalty shoot-out helped Arsenal beat holders Wigan at Wembley to reach their first FA Cup final since 2005.

  • 597 days ago

    Cup offers Wenger chance for turnaround in fortunes

    Arsene Wenger has a special relationship with the FA Cup having won the trophy four times as Arsenal manager and you get the feeling that his next victory could be a defining moment in the club’s history.

  • 672 days ago

    Horrific Oveido leg break overshadows Everton win

    Stevenage 0 Everton 4
    Everton cruised into the fifth round of the FA Cup, but their victory against Stevenage was overshadowed by a horrific injury to Bryan Oviedo, who was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg.

  • 673 days ago

    Aguero hat-trick helps City come from behind

    Man City 4 Watford 2
    Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City staged a dramatic second-half fightback to avoid an FA Cup shock with a 4-2 win over Championship Watford.

  • 692 days ago

    Chelsea win tinged by Ramires 'diving' booking

    Derby 0 Chelsea 2
    John Obi Mikel was an unlikely goalscorer to set Chelsea on their way to a 2-0 FA Cup third-round win at Derby which featured another diving incident.

  • 693 days ago

    Liverpool advance with brace over Oldham

    Liverpool 2 Oldham 0
    Much-maligned forward Iago Aspas scored his first Liverpool goal to help his club into the fourth round of the FA Cup but it was far from an easy 2-0 victory over Oldham.

  • 693 days ago

    Reid goal nail in the coffin for Big Sam as Forest rout Hammers

    Sam Allardyce faces fresh questions over his future as West Ham manager as an unrecognisable side were routed by second-tier Nottingham Forest in the third round of the FA Cup.

  • 693 days ago

    Blades revel in Villa Cup upset

    Paul Lambert’s pre-match insistence that the days of FA Cup romance are dead and gone were exploded at Villa Park after goals from Jamie Murphy and Ryan Flynn gave League One Sheffield United a famous third round win.

  • 694 days ago

    Second-string City held for draw in Cup clash

    Blackburn 1 Manchester City 1
    Ten-man Manchester City were forced to settle for a replay after Scott Dann’s goal secured a 1-1 draw for Blackburn in their FA Cup third-round clash at Ewood Park.

  • 931 days ago

    No passion from City, says Zabaleta

    Defender Pablo Zabaleta highlighted a lack of passion and desire in the Manchester City side after their shock FA Cup final loss to Wigan.

  • 931 days ago

    Whelan: Roberto likely to stay on

    Wigan chairman Dave Whelan thinks FA Cup-winning manager Roberto Martinez will still be at the club next season.

  • 931 days ago

    Wigan upset the odds with FA Cup win

    Manchester City 0 Wigan Athletic 1
    Ben Watson’s last-minute header gave Wigan the FA Cup for the first time in their history as they provided one of the competition’s great upsets by beating Manchester City at Wembley.

  • 958 days ago

    City to face Wigan in FA Cup final

    Chelsea 1 Manchester City 2
    Sergio Aguero provided a Jekyll and Hyde contribution to Manchester City’s FA Cup semi-final triumph over Chelsea.

  • 959 days ago

    Fans arrested after Wembley disorder

    Ten fans were arrested this evening following sporadic disorder in the Millwall supporters’ area as the south London club lost their FA Cup semi-final against Wigan at Wembley.

  • 959 days ago

    Wigan Cup win marred by fan violence

    Millwall 0 Wigan 2
    Wigan reached the FA Cup final for the first time against the backdrop of disgraceful scenes of violence from some Millwall fans at Wembley.

  • 972 days ago

    No Rooney or van Persie for United cup clash

    Rio Ferdinand returned but Wayne Rooney was again absent as Manchester United prepared to take on FA Cup holders Chelsea in today’s quarter-final replay at Stamford Bridge.

  • 1015 days ago

    Benitez, Terry dismiss rift reports

    Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez and captain John Terry insisted their relationship is sound following the 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round replay defeat of Brentford at Stamford Bridge.

  • 1015 days ago

    City breeze past toothless Leeds

    Manchester City 4 Leeds 0
    Sergio Aguero struck twice as Manchester City kept their season alive by breezing into the FA Cup quarter-finals at the expense of Leeds.

  • 1015 days ago

    Blues blast four past Brentford

    Chelsea 4 Brentford 0
    Frank Lampard and John Terry scored in front of owner Roman Abramovich as holders Chelsea overcame stubborn Brentford in an FA Cup replay at Stamford Bridge to set up a fifth-round clash with Middlesbrough.

  • 1015 days ago

    Terry to start for Blues

    Chelsea v Brentford
    Captain John Terry started in central defence for holders Chelsea in the FA Cup fourth-round replay with Brentford at Stamford Bridge.

  • 1016 days ago

    Minnows Luton see Cup dreams shattered

    Luton 0 Millwall 3
    James Henry and Rob Hulse shattered Luton’s FA Cup dreams to send Millwall through to the last eight at Kenilworth Road.

  • 1036 days ago

    Redknapp furious with Cup flops

    QPR manager Harry Redknapp lambasted his players tonight after an embarrassing FA Cup defeat to third-tier MK Dons that further highlights their need for reinforcements.

  • 1036 days ago

    Fulham no trouble as Utd march on

    Manchester United 4 Fulham 1
    Wayne Rooney was stripped of penalty-taking duties by Manchester United but found the net anyway as they sauntered past Fulham to book an FA Cup fifth round place.

  • 1037 days ago

    Hunt scores on the double as Reading book fifth-round slot

    Reading 4 Sheffield United 0
    Noel Hunt notched two goals as Reading strolled into the last 16 of the FA Cup with a very comfortable win over Sheffield United.

  • 1037 days ago

    Non-league Luton provide Cup shock of the day

    Norwich 0 Luton 1
    Substitute Scott Rendell’s strike 10 minutes from time earned Luton victory over Norwich as a non-League side beat top-flight opposition in the FA Cup for the first time in 24 years.

  • 1037 days ago

    Everton's Cup campaign still on track

    Bolton 1 Everton 2
    Substitute Johnny Heitinga struck a dramatic injury time winner to mark David Moyes’ 500th game in charge of Everton in style and send him one step closer to claiming his first major piece of silverware.

  • 1037 days ago

    No fairytale for Macclesfield as Wigan safely through

    Macclesfield 0 Wigan 1 Wigan booked their place in the FA Cup fifth round thanks to Jordi Gomez’s early penalty which was enough to sink non-league Macclesfield at Moss Rose.

  • 1037 days ago

    Another bad day at the office for 'Arry

    QPR 2 MK Dons 4
    QPR’s atrocious season took an embarrassing turn for the worse today as MK Dons knocked the Premier League strugglers out of the FA Cup with alarming ease at Loftus Road.

  • 1037 days ago

    Walcott winner saves Gunner's blushes

    Brighton 2 Arsenal 3
    Theo Walcott came off the bench to net a late winner and fire Arsenal into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a thrilling victory at Brighton.

  • 1037 days ago

    Late Zabaleta strike sees City safely through

    Stoke City 0 Manchester City 1
    Pablo Zabaleta struck a late winner as Manchester City battled through to a place in the FA Cup fifth round at the expense of Stoke.

  • 1037 days ago

    Lambert's lament plays on as Villa shunted out of Cup

    Millwall 2 Aston Villa 1
    A fragile Aston Villa side were fed to the Lions in the fourth round of the FA Cup as they succumbed to a late John Marquis winner at Millwall.

  • 1059 days ago

    Moyes poised to ring changes

    Everton manager David Moyes will try to freshen up his side for Monday’s FA Cup third-round tie at npower League Two club Cheltenham.

  • 1059 days ago

    Bent set to return for Villa

    Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is hoping to have a trio of players - including Darren Bent – back in contention for tomorrow’s FA Cup third-round clash with Ipswich.

  • 1059 days ago

    Ba set for Blues debut

    Demba Ba is poised to make his Chelsea debut in tomorrow’s FA Cup third-round tie at Southampton after completing his move from Newcastle.

  • 1059 days ago

    Assou-Ekotto set to return for Spurs

    Left-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto has overcome his knee injury and looks set to make his first Tottenham appearance in four months tomorrow against Coventry in the FA Cup.

  • 1059 days ago

    Defensive boost for United

    Phil Jones and Nemanja Vidic are set to bolster Manchester United’s defence for their FA Cup trip to West Ham.

  • 1302 days ago

    Drogba strike seals FA Cup win for Chelsea

    Chelsea 2 Liverpool 1
    Didier Drogba became the first man to score in four FA Cup finals as Chelsea overcame Liverpool at Wembley thanks to another massive goal-line controversy.

  • 1303 days ago

    Gerrard: FA Cup is special all over the world

    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard believes the importance of the FA Cup is highlighted by its global reach.

  • 1304 days ago

    Chelsea eye new stadium at power station site

    Chelsea today confirmed they had submitted a bid to acquire the Battersea Power Station site in order to build a new 60,000-seater stadium.

  • 1304 days ago

    Defensive duo remain sidelined for Chelsea

    Chelsea will still be without David Luiz and Gary Cahill for tomorrow’s FA Cup final against Liverpool.

  • 1322 days ago

    Carragher backs Cup hero Carroll

    Veteran Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher insists club-record signing Andy Carroll should not be judged on his transfer fee.

  • 1322 days ago

    Dalglish urges fans to keep the faith

    Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has urged the club’s supporters to keep their nerve as they plot a path back towards England’s elite.

  • 1322 days ago

    Adebayor rages at controversial goal

    Emmanuel Adebayor accused Martin Atkinson of ruining Tottenham’s FA Cup dreams and then claimed the lack of goal-line technology in football is “killing the game” after last night’s controversial semi-final defeat to Chelsea at Wembley.

  • 1323 days ago

    No rest for Chelsea stars

    Roberto Di Matteo has kept his promise to name his strongest XI as Chelsea look to book their place in the FA Cup final with a win over Tottenham at Wembley today.

  • 1324 days ago

    Carroll joy as Liverpool book final place

    Liverpool 2 Everton 1
    Liverpool's much-maligned record signing Andy Carroll went some way to justifying his huge price with the goal which put his side into their first FA Cup final since 2006 and ended the dreams of Everton in the all-Merseyside encounter at Wembley.

  • 1324 days ago

    Redemption for Carroll as Liverpool overcome local rivals

    Liverpool 2 Everton 1
    Andy Carroll went from zero to hero again today as Liverpool produced a second-half comeback to beat Everton and reach the FA Cup final.

  • 1324 days ago

    Big guns back for Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll all start Liverpool’s FA Cup semi-final against Everton today.

  • 1325 days ago

    Jones poised for action

    Goalkeeper Brad Jones is set to make his first start since December 2010 in Liverpool’s FA Cup semi-final against Everton.

  • 1328 days ago

    Tribute planned to mark Hillsborough anniversary

    A minute’s silence to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster will be held before both this weekend’s FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

  • 1341 days ago

    Redknapp keen to hold on to Nelsen

    Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp confirmed Ryan Nelsen would be offered a new contract following his key role in last night’s 3-1 FA Cup quarter-final victory over Bolton.

  • 1343 days ago

    O’Shea out for Sunderland

    Republic of Ireland and Sunderland defender John O’Shea is set to miss tomorrow night’s FA Cup quarter-final replay against Everton with a calf injury.

  • 1343 days ago

    Coleman out, Gibson in for Toffees

    Thigh-injury victim Seamus Coleman remains out for Everton ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final replay at Sunderland tomorrow.

  • 1348 days ago

    Bolton set for return to action

    Bolton have confirmed their scheduled Premier League meeting with Blackburn on Saturday will go ahead, as it was revealed Fabrice Muamba was “effectively dead” for 78 minutes following his cardiac arrest at Tottenham on Saturday.