FA Cup


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FA Cup

(in England) n
1. (Soccer) an annual knockout competition for a silver trophy, open to all member teams of the Football Association
2. (Soccer) the trophy itself
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And I seriously doubt whether you would find a single Wigan supporter who would trade that FA Cup success to still be scrabbling around in the lower reaches of the top flight.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding falls on the same day as the FA Cup Finals and Prince William is expected to attend both events.
ALAN Shearer believes Newcastle United fans have been 'starved' of an FA Cup run for too long but Rafa Benitez could soon change that.
15 years (between 1891 League Championship and 1906 FA Cup) 9 years (between 1906 FA Cup and 1915 League Championship) 13 years (between 1915 League Championship and 1928 League Championship) 4 years (between 1928 League Championship and 1932 League Championship); 6 years (between 1933 FA Cup and 1939 League Championship) 24 years (between 1939 League Championship and 1963 League Championship) 3 years (between 1963 League Championship and 1966 FA Cup) 4 years (between 1966 FA Cup and 1970 League Championship) 14 years (between 1970 League Championship and 1984 FA Cup) 2 years (between 1985 League Championship/European Cup-Winners' Cup and 1987 League Championship) 8 years (between 1987 League Championship and 1995 FA Cup); 23 years and counting (from 1995 FA Cup to date)
THREE Huddersfield Town FA Cup final programmes, which cost a total of one shilling and threepence new - nearly 8p in modern money - sold for PS1,170 at an auction.
GARY MILLS said his Wrexham side must do a professional job to earn progress in the FA Cup after landing an away tie at Stamford AFC in the fourth qualifying round of the famous competition.
That day in an FA Cup third-round tie at Nottingham Forest they scored once but it was enough for them to win.
Emirates and the FA Cup elevated the excitement for the tournament with the unveiling of an Emirates FA Cup themed Airbus A380 aircraft.
MOVES to rebrand the FA Cup as the Emirates FA Cup have been criticised for abandoning the tradition of the world's oldest knockout football competition.
THE FA Cup could define the season for Manchester United F.