United eases past Reading in F.A. Cup

Soccer Jan 6, 2019

United eases past Reading in F.A. Cup

Alexis Sanchez was resting up in the Manchester United dugout moments after getting substituted when he got a tap on the arm. It was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, telling him to get out of the manager's seat and find another. There's no doubt who's the boss inside ...

Man United stops Tottenham to advance to final of F.A. Cup

Soccer Apr 22, 2018

Man United stops Tottenham to advance to final of F.A. Cup

A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More F.A. Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of soccer, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy. A 2-1 collapse to United at Wembley Stadium on Saturday ...

Cup glory gives Wenger respite

Soccer May 28, 2017

Cup glory gives Wenger respite

Removing the record seventh F.A. Cup winner's medal from his pocket, Arsene Wenger was gratified and yet apprehensive. "For once I have kept my medal," said the Arsenal manager, who usually gives them away to staff members. "So that means it's a special night for ...

Arsenal beats Manchester City to advance to F.A. Cup final

Soccer Apr 24, 2017

Arsenal beats Manchester City to advance to F.A. Cup final

Alexis Sanchez ensured Arsenal's stormy season will end with an F.A. Cup final after securing a 2-1 victory over Manchester City in extra time at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The Chilean striker struck in the 101st minute to secure an all-London May 27 final against ...

Non-league Lincoln reaches F.A. Cup quarterfinals

Soccer Feb 19, 2017

Non-league Lincoln reaches F.A. Cup quarterfinals

The players and coaches of non-league team Lincoln wandered the field, some singing and celebrating between themselves, some on their phones to family and friends, others just in shock at the size of their achievement. Behind one of the goals, the club's jubilant supporters belted ...

Liverpool advances in F.A. Cup

Soccer Jan 19, 2017

Liverpool advances in F.A. Cup

Liverpool managed to eliminate Plymouth on the second attempt in the F.A. Cup on Wednesday, edging past the fourth-tier club 1-0 to reach the fourth round. Liverpool's Brazilian duo combined for the goal with Lucas heading in from Philippe Coutinho's corner in the 18th minute ...

Soccer Jan 18, 2017

Lincoln, Sutton spring F.A. Cup surprises

Minor league sides Lincoln City and Sutton United produced a welcome shot in the arm for F.A. Cup romantics with surprise wins over two former holders in third-round replays on Tuesday. Lincoln's snug Sincil Bank stadium was heaving for the arrival of 1978 winner Ipswich ...