FA Cup

Man Utd book FA Cup semifinal spot after all hell breaks loose at Old Trafford

MANCHESTER, England - Bruno Fernandes scored twice to put Manchester United into the FA Cup semifinals with a drama-filled 3-1 win over Fulham who had two players and manager Marco Silva sent off on Sunday.

Fulham appeared to be heading for their first FA Cup semifinal appearance since 2002 after Aleksandar Mitrović opened the scoring in the 50th minute.

Meet Evan FerGOATson, the 18-year-old phenom who's here to save Ireland

Goalscoring has been an awfully bleak exercise for the Republic of Ireland since all-time leading scorer Robbie Keane announced his international retirement in 2016. The team only scored seven goals in nine matches during a failed qualifying cycle for Euro 2020, and things didn't get much better on the road to Qatar where Ireland only scored 11 in eight games (the majority coming against Luxembourg and Azerbaijan).

4th-tier Grimsby Town dump Southampton out of FA Cup with a bit of the dark arts

If you're a Liverpool or Chelsea supporter disappointed with the season, just remember it could always be a lot, lot worse — you could be a Southampton fan.

The Saints are at the bottom of the Premier League table with only 18 points from 24 matches. They had Nathan Jones as manager for three months. They somehow managed to reach the Carabao Cup semifinals before losing to Newcastle, but the lasting memory there is Jacob Murphy waving off Duje Ćaleta-Car after the defender's red card.

USMNT player rankings from Leeds USA vs. Fulhamerica FA Cup clash

Fulham defeated Leeds United 2-0 in the FA Cup on Tuesday to advance to the last eight of the tournament. The match saw five different United States men’s national team players involved. Here’s how they performed.

USMNT rankings for Fulham vs. Leeds United

Antonee Robinson and Tim Ream started in defense for Fulham while Tyler Adams and Weston McKennie lined up in the Leeds midfield. Brenden Aaronson came on as a substitute in the 74th minute.

Sheffield Utd's Billy Sharp is now the central villain of Welcome to Wrexham Season 2

Wrexham's Cinderella journey through the FA Cup ended cruelly Tuesday with a missed penalty and goals conceded in the 94th and 96th minutes to Sheffield United. But the bigger story was Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp becoming the first person to openly admit a genuine dislike for Wrexham and its FX television series. 

Wrexham’s FA Cup journey ends with a defensive blunder of epic proportions in 94th minute

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s Wrexham FC saw the clock strike midnight on their Cinderella-run in the FA Cup on Tuesday. Sheffield United defeated the fifth-tier lovable Welsh side 3-1 in the 4th Round Replays.

On Jan. 29 these two sides — who sit three leagues apart in the English football pyramid — played to a thrilling 3-3 draw that saw a 95th minute equalizer from Sheffield United to force the replay.

Wrexham's potential FA Cup round of 16 opponent: Spurs

Non-league Wrexham could face a dream tie at home to eight-time winners Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup fifth round if they can get past Sheffield United in a replay, while Manchester City will travel to Championship (second-tier) side Bristol City.

Wrexham, owned by Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, played out a thrilling 3-3 draw with visiting Sheffield United on Sunday. The National League (fifth-tier) leaders were only denied a famous victory over the Championship side by a 95th-minute equalizer, forcing a replay scheduled for next month.

Minutes from spot in FA Cup last-16, Wrexham concede cruel equalizer in batshit crazy 3-3 draw

Wrexham's magical run in the FA Cup isn't over yet after the fifth-tier side almost stunned a Sheffield United team that's targeting a return to the Premier League before settling for a bonkers 3-3 draw on Sunday, forcing a fourth round replay at Bramall Lane.

With Manchester City and Arsenal playing their fixture Friday, this felt like the weekend's biggest cup match: It was a sellout crowd of over 10,000 at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground, Ryan Reynolds was in attendance and so was the BBC team with Alan Shearer and Gary Lineker.  

Defending champs Liverpool knocked out of FA Cup with Brighton's wonder goal at 90+2'

BRIGHTON, England - Holders Liverpool were knocked out of the FA Cup after losing 2-1 at Brighton & Hove Albion in the fourth round on Sunday as Kaoru Mitoma struck the winning goal in stoppage time.

Harvey Elliott put Liverpool ahead, Lewis Dunk equalized before halftime and the score stayed at 1-1 until Mitoma found the net in the 92nd minute with a fine finish.

Jesse Marsch’s job at Leeds lives to see another day after 5-2 obliteration of Cardiff City in FA Cup

American manager Jesse Marsch is on the hot seat with Leeds United after a disappointing first half of the 2022-23 season. Wednesday’s FA Cup replay vs. Championship outfit Cardiff City was a big one for Marsch.

Defeat wasn’t an option. His team answered the call with a magnificent 5-2 victory.

Marsch’s side entered the FA Cup match on a 7-game winless streak and had narrowly forced the replay with Cardiff City after a 2-2 comeback draw.

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