The best weekend of the season is among us, as the third round of the FA Cup arrives and with it the hopes and dreams of sixty-four teams across England’s top four leagues and beyond. To celebrate this season’s competition, we’re looking back on some of the great cup ties from years gone by. Not […]Read More FA Cup Flashback: To Have and To Havant (2007/08)
“And now Biggins is away! Franks in the middle…Cowler…now Buzaglo! That’s his hat-trick! And that is brilliant stuff by Tim Buzaglo.” Arsenal were unbeaten and top of the First Division, Iron Maiden were Top of the Pops, and Watford manager Javi Gracia was a fresh-faced youngster making his way with Athletic Bilbao’s B-Team the last […]Read More Play Your Cards Right: Woking Look to Summon the Spirit of Buzaglo.
With no non-league participants left in the FA Cup at the Third Round stage for the first time since 1951, it falls to the teams in League Two that have fought their way through the first two rounds to sprinkle a bit of that cliched magic on the cup this season. Former winners Coventry City, […]Read More The Exiles on Main Street
Last weekend’s FA Cup Second Round fixtures saw the hopes of a famous cup run ended for seven of the ten remaining non-league teams. Oxford City, Maidstone United, Boreham Wood, Gateshead, Guiseley, Leatherhead, and Slough Town were all knocked out by their illustrious opponents, but three sides managed to secure a replay and get into […]Read More Bulls On Parade