FA Cup Round-Up: Daggers edge thriller at Whitehawk
Dec17

FA Cup Round-Up: Daggers edge thriller at Whitehawk

Whitehawk’s FA Cup adventure came to an end in dramatic fashion as they were beaten 3-2, after extra time, by Dagenham & Redbridge. An upset looked to be on the cards when Danny Mills nodded the National League South side in front, but the League Two Daggers fought back through goals from Kyle Vassell and Josh Passley. It was a case of Déjà vu in stoppage time though as the Hawks replicated what they did in the first match...

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FA Cup Round-Up: Four non-league clubs in third round draw
Dec08

FA Cup Round-Up: Four non-league clubs in third round draw

Eastleigh are one of four non-league clubs in the FA Cup third round draw, but the only one to have definitely secured a tie in the next stage, after they knocked out Northern Premier League side Stourbridge 2-0. Second half goals from James Constable and Josh Payne secured the Hampshire side’s place in the third round for the first time. Whitehawk could also yet be in the third round for the first time after a late goal secured...

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FA Cup: Player, Team and Goal of the Round
Dec08

FA Cup: Player, Team and Goal of the Round

Player of the Round: Callum Harriott (Colchester United) The U’s narrowly avoided a shock exit at the hands of Altringham in the second round, and that was largely down to crucial goals from the former England Under-19 winger. On loan from Charlton, the wide man initially pulled Colchester back on level terms on 14 minutes with a goal that started with him winning the ball off Robins defender Scott Leather. Harriott then played a neat...

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Top 5: FA Cup second round performances
Dec08

Top 5: FA Cup second round performances

The FA Cup second round took place this weekend as 15 teams from across the country took a step closer to Wembley. Eastleigh from the National League were the only confirmed non-league side to progress, while Salford City, Whitehawk and Grimsby all face replays. Elsewhere, a few other clubs from outside the Football League put in heroic displays but ultimately fell just short. But who were the standout sides of the round? Here are our...

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Top 5: FA Cup second round performances
Dec07

Top 5: FA Cup second round performances

2. Whitehawk National League South side Whitehawk created drama thanks to substitute Jordan Rose’s 95th minute leveller to tie the game at 1-1 with Dagenham & Redbridge. The Daggers started the game superbly, as 40-year-old striker Jamie Cureton swept the ball home with a double nutmeg to send the home side into the ascendancy. However, the Hawks weren’t prepared to accept defeat as they mounted their comeback through Paul...

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FA Cup Second Round Preview: Salford eye a second Friday night upset
Dec04

FA Cup Second Round Preview: Salford eye a second Friday night upset

With the nights drawing in, the icy breeze whipping around the stands and the floodlights working overtime, England enters the depths of winter. Alongside the cold weather, the FA Cup takes centre stage through the winter months with the next three rounds all taking place before February. The First Round brought us more of the drama, excitement and bizarre stories that we have come to expect from the famous competition. From a fan...

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