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2022 FA Cup third round preview

Though the Premier League takes a backseat for a fortnight, English football keeps coming thick and fast in early January. The third round of the FA Cup is set to get underway as we take a look at the best English sides to feature in the competition over the next five days. If you are looking to bet on the FA Cup and are wondering what is the bet365 bonus code, we’ve got you covered. Before betting, you should read…
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5 best football matches to watch this weekend

The domestic football season is drawing to its close and Euro 2020 is just around the corner. Before that though, several titles, cups and relegations have to be sorted out and some of the most important fixtures make up part of an exciting round of games this weekend. Here are our top five football matches to watch: FA Cup Final Chelsea face Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in Saturday’s FA Cup final. Both teams were in action midweek looking to…
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FA Cup fifth round thrills, spills and upsets

Think English football, the first thing you think of is the FA Cup. First played during the 1871-72 First Division season, the FA Cup is one of the most talked-about and excitable competitions in the world and is England’s most prestigious trophy. There have been some fantastic FA Cup fifth round games from over the years, and, even at this early stage, Manchester City are once more favourites to retain the trophy with odds of 15/8 whilst lagging behind are…
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Fourth round FA Cup classics: upsetting the applecart

The FA Cup is English football’s most prestigious trophy; first played during the 1871-72 season, the competition often throws up something special each year as Premier League sides mix it with lower league - and sometimes, non-league - clubs in a bid to walk out at Wembley. This season's FA Cup see’s Man City as 13/8 favourites with online casinos and betting sites, followed by Liverpool who are 7/1. Here are some of the greatest FA Cup fourth round upsets…
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FA Cup 2018/19: 4 top talking points about football’s greatest knockout competition

The long road to the FA Cup Final at Wembley gets underway on August 11 when 368 non-league clubs kick-off this season’s competition. A total of 736 clubs have entered the 2018/19 FA Cup, although only a handful hold a realistic chance of lifting the famous trophy next May. Eighteen clubs will make their FA Cup debuts this term, with all of them entering the competition in its preliminary stage. Read on as we look at some of the main…
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Manchester United: Destined for FA Cup glory this season?

With Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal out of this year’s FA Cup, the onus will be on Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United to go on and win England’s oldest club competition. Antonio Conte’s side, Premier League champions less than one year ago, face Leicester City in the quarterfinals whilst Spurs travel to fellow top-flight outfit Swansea City. But it could be United, 12-time winners of this competition, who go on to lift the famous trophy at Wembley Stadium this…
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Burnley’s Unwavering Loyalty Paying Unprecedented Dividends

Most of the dissatisfaction and disillusionment with modern day football is down to the lack of loyalty and commitment to one particular club. After a player or manager enjoys a bit of success there is the inevitable approach from admiring suitors that would like that form replicated at their clubs. Most of the time wanted players or managers will move on as the lure of more money is too great to refuse. The tables can be turned as well, when…
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Premier League and FA Cup in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts which this week includes the four games in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup as well as four games in the Premier League and recognition for a rare feat in League One. Sadly but almost inevitably, Lincoln City’s remarkable run in the FA Cup came to an end with their first visit to Arsenal since October 1914. The National League leaders were the first non-league side to…
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FA Cup 5th round blog

King George V was on the throne, HH Asquith was Prime Minister, Babe Ruth signed his first Minor League baseball contract, Charlie Chaplin introduced his tramp character in his second movie, the outbreak of the First World War was only five months away and Southern League Queens Park Rangers knocked Second Division Birmingham out of the FA Cup at St Andrew’s. (more…)
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