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FA Cup news from Wednesday, November 22, 2017

- On This Day in Football: Spurs demolish Wigan, Longest FA Cup tie in history - originally posted on Sportslens.comOn this day in 2009, Tottenham Hotspur recorded their record win in the Premier League by hammering Wigan Athletic 9-1 at White Hart Lane.Peter Crouch gave Spurs the lead in the ninth minute but Harry Redknapp’s side hardly created any further chances to double their lead in the first

FA Cup news from Monday, November 20, 2017

- On This Day in Football: Bournemouth striker sets Cup record, Socrates returns - originally posted on Sportslens.comOn this day in 1971, Third Division club Bournemouth thrashed Southern League side Margate 11-0 in the first round of the FA Cup with nine of the goals coming from Ted MacDougall.MacDougall scored five of his nine goals of the game in the first half which prompted Margate manager to

FA Cup news from Tuesday, November 14, 2017

- Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has opened up on his famous goal against Arsenal in the 1999 FA Cup semi-final replay, admitting that while he himself has no regrets about his eventual celebration, he did notice something interesting that no one else has picked up on in the last 18 years, as he revealed at a 'Class of 92' Q&A ?session.  It's one of the most famous goals scored in Manchester Un

FA Cup news from Friday, November 10, 2017

- FA Cup 2017-18: A chance for non-league sides to mix it with the big boys - originally posted on Sportslens.comMuch of modern football’s focus is on the glamour and big names in the Premier League and Champions League, with the amount of money in the professional game at eye-watering levels.The rise in popularity, both with fans and sponsors, has led to a perceived decrease in importance of the cu

FA Cup news from Monday, November 6, 2017

FA Cup news from Friday, November 3, 2017

- Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Unbeaten Manchester City’s season shows no sign of losing momentum with 15 wins from 16 in all competitions after Wednesday’s 4-2 Champions League victory at Napoli.City have not lost a competitive match anywhere since April, but that defeat came in the FA Cup semi-finals against Arsenal, the team who visit the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday.Mana

FA Cup news from Thursday, November 2, 2017

FA Cup news from Thursday, October 26, 2017

- On This Day in Football: The Football Association is formed - originally posted on Sportslens.com.embed-vidweb { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%;height: 0; overflow: hidden;max-width: 100%; }.embed-vidweb iframe, .embed-vidweb object, .embed-vidweb embed { position: absolute; top: 0;left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } On this day in 1863, representatives from eleven football clubs and

FA Cup news from Wednesday, October 18, 2017

- ?National League North side Chorley have taken to social media this week in a bid to find extra players who will be able to represent the club in a huge FA Cup first round tie against League One's Fleetwood Town early next month. From the sixth tier of English football, non-league Chorley began this season's FA Cup journey in the second qualifying round and so have already played four games in the