Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri made 10 changes to the side that suffered a humiliating FA Cup exit to third tier Millwall on Saturday for the English champions Champions League last 16, first leg at Sevilla. Show More Summary
The FA Cup quarter-finals between Chelsea and Manchester United and Tottenham and Millwall will be broadcast live on BBC One.
His best moments Eden Hazard has issued what some might call a thinly veiled dig at former manager Jose Mourinho. As Chelsea and Manchester United prepare to square off in the FA Cup in March, and then meet in the Premier League again after that, the winger has been talking about getting back to his […]
Huddersfield 1 – Reading 0 After drawing 0-0 with Manchester City in the FA Cup on Saturday, Huddersfield again produced a big performance to secure a massive win. The result means that Huddersfield have a four point advantage in third over Reading in fourth. And, David Wagner’s side have a game in hand. Huddersfield’s win […]
Is Mesut Ozil injured? Reports emerged on Wednesday that Mesut Ozil did not miss the FA Cup tie at Sutton due to a holiday, but rather through injury. The Times claimed that Ozil “is suffering from back spasms and has been given some time off by Arsene Wenger.” Apparently, Ozil has been playing with a […]
England manager Gareth Southgate gives his top tips for five-a-side football, before the first round of the 2017 FA People's Cup.
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil In the build up to Arsenal’s FA Cup tie against Sutton United this week, it became apparent that Mesut Ozil wasn’t going to be involved. The German World Cup winner, who has attracted shedloads of criticism this season as he’s once again underperformed when the Gunners need him most, posted a couple […]
Sutton United manager Paul Doswell says the resignation of keeper Wayne Shaw has taken the gloss their FA Cup heroics.
One of the best things about the FA Cup is that it gives us the chance to see soccer superpowers take on minnows from the bottom of the English soccer pyramid. And when you get matchups like that, you never know what might happen. Just take a look at what happened on Monday, when perennial […]
Monday featured soccer’s feel-good underdog stories of the year in the FA Cup, when non-league team Sutton United took on Arsenal, one (...)
Wayne Shaw ‘leaves’ Sutton 45-year-old reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw was the star of the show during Sutton’s FA Cup clash with Arsenal last night despite not actually getting on the pitch. Shaw’s story had dominated the buildup, with papers and media outlets delighting in his unconventional style With his throwback physique, he is the classically prototypical […]
A gambling scandal has struck English soccer, and like most good scandals it involves pie. On Monday, Arsenal scored a 2-0 win over Sutton United in the fifth round of the FA Cup, the annual competition between teams from all levels of English soccer. It was an expected result: Arsenal is a traditional power, currently […]
Wayne Shaw eats a pie 45-year-old reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw was the star of the show during Sutton’s FA Cup clash with Arsenal last night despite not actually getting on the pitch. With his throwback physique, he is the classically prototypical non-league player, and he certainly lived up to that billing last night. Despite being […]
Wayne Shaw was hungry. So he ate a meat pie. Nothing wrong with that. Except that he’s a goalie for Sutton United and his team was playing Arsenal in an Football Assn. Cup match at the time. And that he knew a betting company had 8-1 odds that the 300-plus-pound goalie would grab a snack on the...
London (AFP) – Sutton United’s reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw is not only in hot water with his club but also it emerged on Tuesday with the Football Association for eating a pie in the final minutes of the FA Cup clash with Arsenal.Show More Summary
Pathetic smear campaign against Arsenal In the aftermath of the Sutton-Arsenal FA Cup tie, a pathetic smear campaign has started against the Gunners. Non league Sutton’s ground, the Borough Sports Ground, holds just over 5000 fans, and it’s fair to say the facilities are a long way from the standard at Premier League grounds. Before the […]
Large boy Wayne Shaw, the backup goalkeeper for fifth-division Sutton United, has inevitably become a meme over the course of his team’s cinderella run to the fifth round of the FA Cup, which pits teams from up and down the league pyramid, and leads to wonderful, silly matchups like yesterday: Big, bad Arsenal… Read more...
The FA Cup fifth-round replay between Manchester City and Huddersfield on Wednesday, 1 March will be shown live on BBC One.
Sutton United 0 – Arsenal 2 Non league club Sutton United saw their FA Cup dream end in the fifth round as they lost 2-0 at home to Arsenal. Arsene Wenger put out a relatively strong side for the cup tie, and goals in either half secured a safe passage through to the last eight. […]
The Gambling Commission is investigating whether there was a breach of betting regulations during Arsenal's FA Cup win over Sutton on Monday.