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EFL Cup: Unlucky Bastards Hull City Drawn Against All-Conquering Newcastle

Newcastle won’t play Liverpool, Man United, Arsenal, or Southampton in the quarterfinals of the EFL Cup, but instead will travel to Hull City.

Safe to say, I’m pretty confident about this one. 311 more words

2 - 0 ? We've never messed that up before

Good day to you all. Or bad day, depending if you’re stuck at work in boredom. After the midweek disappointment (if not surprise) of being knocked out of the EFL Cup it’s back to business this weekend as Town travel to Griffin Park to face Brentford. 1,347 more words

Ipswich Town

Manchester United Statement On Sacked Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal is to leave Manchester United, with immediate effect.
Executive vice chairman Ed
Woodward said: “I would like to
thank Louis and his staff for their excellent work in the past two years culminating in winning a… 79 more words


Not You Again! – The Longest Tie of the F.A. Cup Proper

Originally published November 2014


With the replays of the first round proper of the F.A. Cup being played this week, and following on from our piece on the much replayed tie between Sheffield Wednesday and Arsenal in the 1978-79 season, it brought to mind an even longer tie back in 1955, one oft related to me by my late father-in-law. 1,907 more words

In The Stand Sports

Cardiff City's F.A. Cup Triumph

Today, 23rd April, sees the anniversary of Cardiff City’s historic victory over Arsenal in the 1927 F.A. Cup Final.


The History of Sport - 1901

Some of the main events in sport in 1901:

Football – FA Cup final – Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 Sheffield United at Crystal Palace, London (replay following 2–2 draw at Crystal Palace).   189 more words

Sports History

Bilic's bravado brings in new Hammers era

When West Ham swapped Sam Allardyce for former Hammer Slaven Bilic it signalled a change in philosophy but also represented great risk. Allardyce’s West Ham never played the most attractive football but it was mightily effective – a trademark of the former Bolton boss. 750 more words