the real fa cup


Todays Papers

Today the tabloids ratcheted up the Grrrrrrrrr! Many hackneyed images of and references to war, conflict and the very English St George. The red tops have gone all Tony the Tiger and want us to put the Grrrr …

Did That Just Happen?

Brief musings on the Championship Play Off Final … It’s difficult to describe the emotions you encounter before, during and after a momentous game …

The Unwatchable Final

Can anyone except Chelsea and Portsmouth fans really be arsed to watch this year’s cup final, or even read a piece about whether anyone can really be arsed about this year’s cup final?

Yachtsmen Drown in Bay

No, I also can’t believe I had the gall to keep that appalling headline … THE FA Vase final was perhaps always going to be the most likely source of season finale for therealfacup

New Manager Saves River’s Day

Sitting in the bottom three, five games without a goal and a new manager – could River Plate take anything from a game with table-topping Godoy Cruz? Our bread and butter is, as I’m sure you’re aware by the name of the site, the FA Cup.

Ryman Tear Up

After last night’s games and with a few days left of the season, the Ryman Premier League has to be one of the most exciting in the country. It’s good for us, especially, as we’ve seen and/or grown fond of a number of the clubs in this league through the …

FA Cup Semi Finals Are Rubbish

FA Cup semi final musings. There’ll be no previews here, just musings, we just don’t give a shit about any of the teams, except Villa … but when was the last decent semi??

Kiwi Encounter

After a gruelling 6 months following the business end of the FA Cup, we needed a break so we removed ourselves from football and headed half way round the world. Actually, it was just a holiday. But never being able …

Chertsey 1 Whitley Bay 1

As I Tweeted after the game, this game annoyed me. Immensely. For several reasons. For several reasons. I wrote my original match report on the Sunday and it was, essentially, a hatchet job on the Chertsey fans. I thought better of publishing the match report and thought I’d give it a few …

And The Nominations Are:

Nominations for this season’s Real FA Cup Awards: Best Player, Best Game, Best Ground, Most Helpful Club, Team of The Tournament. Have your say here… Sign up if you need to, we won’t spam you.

Who Won The 2010 Real FA Cup?

In our eyes, the 2009/10 FA Cup is drawing to a close. The soulless big boys have now barged in to spoil the party and the pundits are slavering over an apparently corpse-like competition …

Notts Co .v. Forest Green

It’ll be winter, New Year in fact, we’ll be freeeezing. You folk have chosen to send us off to the north with a virst glass dicket do dottingham.

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