The FA Cup makes an appearance at a kids’ football tournament, the kids attention span wanders and parents take the Under 10s section far too seriously. Alan Fisher gets it off his chest …
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“Ladies and Gentlemen, yesterday at Wembley we might have lost the Cup but you the Liverpool people have won everything. You have won the admiration of the policemen in London and you have won the admiration of the public in London.”
Arsenal 2 Huddersfield 1 – Arse! Indeed. Having outplayed their betters for about 20 minutes in the lead up to their goal, Huddersfield then went into their shell. We snuck in through the back door to see what happened.
The FA Cup: An erudite essay about one man’s modern, painful ambivalence towards the oldest knockout tournament in the world – and how it can’t be revived. By Mark Finnigan, a supporter who’s no longer convinced by the Cup but knows full well he should be.
The FA Cup has lost many of its traditions over the last 20 years but there is one that remains and gives the old competition a real boost compared to League games.
One half of therealfacup finds that access to vast sums of money doesn’t necessarily mean good football.
A book landed at the premises of therealfacup. It was about the FA Cup. FA Cup finals of the ’70s to be precise. Leeds, Sunderland, Arsenal, Southampton and Ipswich et al. We ran our eye over it and this is what we thought.
This is less of a fictitious match review and more of a comment on how the big four are a closed shop for young lower league talent.
FA Cup winner, Ossie Ardiles will be at Hertford Town on Friday, along with the coveted jug itself.