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Five Of The Most Shocking Upsets In FA Cup History

As League Two Newport County look to cause one of the biggest FA Cup shockers in history, Pundit Arena takes a look at five of the most surprising upsets the competition has ever seen. 5) Wigan 1-0 Manchester City – FA Cup Final 2013 The most recent of our five shockers, Newport’s opponents this evening, Manchester City, were odds on …

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Brighton Ban Three Fans For Life After West Brom Trouble

Brighton have banned three fans for life after they were involved in serious crowd trouble at the FA Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion. The three individuals have had their season tickets cancelled with immediate effect following the incidents before and during the 0-0 fourth round draw at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. West Brom fans, a female crowd doctor …

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Holders Chelsea Draw Man Utd In Pick Of FA Cup Fifth Round Clashes

Defending champions Chelsea will host Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup, while fourth-division side Newport County could meet Manchester City. United defeated Arsenal in the fourth round last week to record an eighth straight victory under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but face another tough tie after Monday’s draw paired them with Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea. Welsh …

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More Penalty Woes For Spurs As They Exit Second Cup Competition

Tottenham Hotspur suffered their second defeat in English knockout football to a London rival in a matter of days as they lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Connor Wickham gave the unfancied Eagles, 29 points adrift of Spurs in the Premier League, a ninth-minute lead before a penalty by former Tottenham …

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Millwall Promise Life Bans For Fans Guilty Of Racist Chanting

Millwall have said they will ban for life any supporters found guilty of racist chanting during a win over Everton Saturday as the Football Association launched their own inquiry into a video published online. English second-tier club Millwall knocked Premier League side Everton out of the FA Cup with a dramatic 3-2 victory. But there was crowd trouble outside The …

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Eight Wins In A Row As Man United Prevail At The Emirates

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United passed another difficult test in North London tonight. Despite their run of wins, a tie at Wembley versus Tottenham earlier this month was heralded as their first true test. They came through that with a victory, and did likewise tonight in the red half of North London. Romelu Lukaku was back in the starting line-up, …

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Solskjaer: Pogba Is Man United Captaincy Material

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Paul Pogba has the qualities to be captain of Manchester United, according to caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen a dramatic return to form for the World Cup winner. The France midfielder was told in September by then-manager Jose Mourinho that he would never captain the club again, days after an apparent disagreement over tactics. Mourinho denied at …

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Emery: Solskjaer Has Made United A “Very Dangerous” Side

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made Manchester United a much more dangerous team since taking over from Jose Mourinho. Emery’s side host United in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday and the Spaniard expects a stern test from Solskjaer’s revitalised team. Arsenal drew 2-2 with United at Old Trafford in the Premier League last month, …

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Arsenal Host Manchester United In FA Cup Fourth Round

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The fourth round draw of the FA Cup has been made.  Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Wolves at Molineux was the final game of this weekend’s action and they have been rewarded for their efforts as they will now face Shrewsbury or Stoke. The tie of the round is undoubtedly the clash between Arsenal and Manchester United. FA Cup Fourth Round …

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Irishman Scores Winner As Newport Dump Leicester Out Of FA Cup

There were extraordinary scenes at Rodney Parade as Newport County pulled off the biggest upset of the FA Cup so far. The League Two side have unceremoniously dumped 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City out of the competition after a 2-1 win that follows similar upsets from the likes of Barnet and Oldham. The likes of Shinji Okazaki, Marc Albrighton …

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FA Cup: Morata Helps Holders Chelsea Through As Gills Upset Cardiff

Alvaro Morata scored twice as holders Chelsea began their FA Cup defence with a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in a match where a tearful Cesc Fabregas appeared to bid farewell to English football. The third round is the stage where top-flight clubs enter the world’s oldest senior knockout football tournament and has traditionally been associated with upsets. But after …

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