The FA Cup, also known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.
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Big guns all winners in FA Cup Round 3

London - Alvaro Morata scored twice as holders Chelsea began their FA Cup defence with a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in a match where a tearful Cesc Fabregas appeared to bid farewell to English football. The third round is the stage where top-flight ...

- Sport24


Fabregas says goodbyes as Chelsea advance in FA Cup

London - Cesc Fabregas might have played his last game not only for Chelsea but also in English football after bidding the team's fans an emotional farewell near the end of a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

- Sport24

Independent Online

Solskjaer's winning start at Man Utd continues in FA Cup

LONDON – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed a fifth successive win in as many games as interim manager of Manchester United when his side beat Reading 2-0 in the third round of the FA Cup at Old Trafford on Saturday. The former United striker had already ...

- Independent Online

FA Cup third round clockwatch live: Every goal from today's ties

Another year, another lengthy debate about the increasingly folkloric Magic of the FA Cup™. And it is a brand, in fact; one so attractive, somehow, that the FA managed to secure £820m for its overseas broadcasting rights. Good news? Not so much for ...


The Guardian


Solskjaer speaks ... and smiles. He's loving this life. “It's been a hectic couple of weeks, but it's been fantastic. It's great to be in a competition that you can win, it's a trophy we can go for. Most of these players have started a game in the last ...

- The Guardian


Llorente bags FA Cup treble as Spurs crush Tranmere

London - Tottenham swept into the FA Cup fourth round as Fernando Llorente hit a hat-trick and Serge Aurier struck twice in a 7-0 rout of fourth tier minnows Tranmere on Friday. There are 74 league places between the sides and Tottenham, third in the ...

- Sport24

FA Cup fixtures, live stream and TV info: Watch Manchester United-Reading ...

The 2018-19 FA Cup continues this weekend with the Third Round Proper, as the big boys from the Premier League enter the competition. There are 64 clubs remaining (20 from the Premier League and 24 from the EFL Championship), which means there ...


BBC Sport

FA Cup quiz: Can you name the 14 finalists who are yet to win?

For some clubs, the joy of winning the FA Cup is a familiar feeling. Take Arsenal and Manchester United, who have 25 wins between them. But fans of other sides can wait a lifetime, yearning for their team to win the cup, without their dreams ever ...

- BBC Sport

The Guardian

FA Cup third round: match previews

Such an outcome would serve as a further reminder of the troubles being endured by the four-times FA Cup winners and current Championship strugglers. They will hope for some respite against opponents who sit 15th in League One. Sachin Nakrani ...

- The Guardian

The Guardian (blog)

When FA Cup third-round ties could be settled with three replays in a week

As all and sundry debated José Mourinho's time at Manchester United, the FA announced that there will be no FA Cup fifth-round replays from this season onwards. I'm not sure there is any more space for the organising body to hammer another nail into ...

- The Guardian (blog)

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