Soccer manager vaping on sideline captures what the FA Cup is about

As the Premier League gets richer and richer and becomes more of a worldwide league, the FA Cup still has an innocence to it. The tournament which includes anyone from amateur pub teams to the Premier League best, gives us a chance to go back to a time of horrible playing conditions, stadiums with basic […]

Crystal Palace’s history in the FA Cup Final

If history matters, the FA Cup Final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace (Saturday, 12:30 p.m. ET, FOX) will be a walk-over. The Red Devils have won this competition 11 times while appearing in 19 finals. Crystal Palace, on the other hand, can’t quite match that level of achievement. Palace, in fact, has only appeared […]

Manchester United’s history in the FA Cup Final

On Saturday, Manchester United and Crystal Palace will meet at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup Final. For United, it will be their 19th appearance in the final, a competition they have won 11 times prior. With a victory over Palace, they will draw level with Arsenal, last year’s winners, for the most in English football […]

Manchester United and Crystal Palace face off for the FA Cup

Twenty-six years ago, Crystal Palace took on Manchester United in the FA Cup final. On Saturday, the same two teams will meet again (12:30 p.m. ET, FOX) for the right to lift one of the most prestigious domestic cups in world soccer. Alan Pardew is a common thread. He played for Palace that season, and […]

Video: Theo Walcott follows Giroud brace with brace of his own

It’s no secret Arsenal have been struggling for form recently. Part of that issue is that they haven’t been able to get consistent goalscoring from any of their stars recently. Danny Welbeck’s return from injury has provided a small spark, but it’s also caused a shift in Arsenal’s team, which has resulted in Theo Walcott […]

Video: Olivier Giroud gives Arsenal the lead over Hull City

It’s been a tough stretch recently for Arsenal. They’ve taken just 10 of their last 27 points in the league, and have likely fallen out of the title race. Over in the Champions League their situation isn’t looking good either, as they lost 2-0 at home to Barcelona and their only chance of advancing would […]

Video: Juan Mata scores on controversial free kick

Manchester United unveiled a new controversial free kick style in their 5th round FA Cup match against Shrewsbury. The style sees two people standing over the ball, with three other players standing in between the wall and the goalkeeper in an offside position. At the last possible second those three players try run and get […]

Video: Chris Smalling gives Manchester United the lead

The first 35 or so minutes of Manchester United’s 5th round FA Cup tie against Shrewbury Town was looking like any other typical Manchester United match. United possessed the ball and possessed the ball some more. Eventually they would stop possessing the ball long enough to send a 25 yard shot 30 yards wide or […]