Category Archives: FA Cup

The giant-killers are back in action and this is what makes the FA Cup extravaganza so enticing for soccer fans the world over – record books are shredded and the underdogs triumph over the Goliath. Without exception, the FA Cup Third Round saw several casualties. Evert on FC was the latest club to suffer an ignominious elimination after losing 1-0 to third division Old ham Athletic. Three other Premier League teams, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers, were also displaced by lower league opposition. Havant & Waterlooville, a minor league club, advanced into the fourth round after snatching a late 1-1 draw at third division leaders Swansea. No doubt the press will have a field day if this minnow clears all obstacles and progress to the FA Cup Finals. Fortunately, the Big Four are as yet unscathed – an outcome which can determine the glamor and viewership of the…

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