FA Cup Third Round Replays Round-Up: Liverpool and Tottenham ease through
Jan21

FA Cup Third Round Replays Round-Up: Liverpool and Tottenham ease through

Liverpool, Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion all advanced to the Fourth Round of the FA Cup after seeing off their lower league competitors in replays after being held at the first time of asking. Following the 2-2 draw at St James’ Park, around 6,000 Exeter City fans made the long trip to Anfield hoping to see their side pull off what would have been one of the biggest ever cup shocks, but the Grecians found themselves a...

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Top 5: Potential FA Cup Fourth Round ties
Jan12

Top 5: Potential FA Cup Fourth Round ties

After a Third Round that saw very few upsets occur, the big-name players in the FA Cup were all in the bag when the draw for the Fourth Round of the competition was made on Monday evening. Sixteen ties were set up, however at this point there are only five games where the two sides who will play each other have been confirmed. With ten replays, along with the postponed game between Newport and Blackburn, set to be played out from the...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams
Jan11

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams

The FA Cup third round took place this weekend as 22 teams from across the country took a step closer to Wembley. As 44 clubs from the Premier League and the Championship joined the competition, only 16 of them progressed? But who were the standout sides of the round? Here’s Shoot’s Top 5 FA Cup team performances….. 5. Bristol City (Championship) Despite being in the Championship relegation zone, Bristol City came within a minute of...

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FA Cup Third Round Round-Up: Oxford stun Swansea
Jan11

FA Cup Third Round Round-Up: Oxford stun Swansea

Oxford United pulled of the shock of the FA Cup third round with a 3-2 win over Swansea City at the Kassam Stadium. Jefferson Montero put the Premier League visitors ahead with a well taken finish, but a Liam Sercombe penalty and Kemar Roofe brace put the League Two high-flyers in control. Bafetimbi Gomis pulled one back fro Alan Curtis’ side but it wasn’t enough to stop the U’s progressing to the fourth round for...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams
Jan10

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams

2. Eastleigh (National League Premier) Already bottom of the Championship, Bolton Wanderers came within three minutes of being dumped out of the FA Cup by National League side Eastleigh. The non-leaguers led due to Dorian Dervite’s own goal just after half time, as the Frenchman turned the ball past his goalkeeper despite being under little pressure. Wanderers were at full strength, except for Mark Davies and Zach Clough, who the...

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Top 5: Potential FA Cup Fourth Round ties

3) Eastleigh vs Leeds United The romance of the FA Cup has always been about looking for the underdogs to cause an upset against the bigger clubs. With Eastleigh being the only remaining Non-League side in the competition, they will be the side everyone is pulling for to get through in their replay with Bolton at the Macron Stadium next week. The Spitfires came narrowly close to causing an upset the first time of asking, and a win...

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