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English FA Cup

Hull and Charlton reach FA Cup quarters after replays

Hull City's David Meyler challenges Brighton Hove Albion's Leonardo Ulloa. Photo: Reuters

Hull City booked an FA Cup quarter-final with Premier League rivals Sunderland after seeing off second-tier Brighton 2-1 in a fifth round replay on Monday.

Tuesday, 25 February, 2014, 9:54am

Arsene Wenger blasts 'silly and disrespectful' Jose Mourinho

Lukas Podolski puts Arsenal 2-0 up against Liverpool in the FA Cup. Photo: EPA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger continued the war of words with Jose Mourinho on Sunday, calling the Chelsea coach’s criticism of him 48 hours earlier “silly disrespectful remarks”.

On Friday, Mourinho dubbed the Frenchman “a specialist in failure” for going almost nine years without winning a trophy.

17 Feb 2014 - 10:33am

Sheffield United dump Fulham out of FA Cup

Shaun Miller celebrates his winner. Photo: AFP

Third-tier Sheffield United scored in the last minute of extra time to dump sorry Premier League strugglers Fulham out of the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory on Tuesday.

The fourth-round replay at a rain-soaked Craven Cottage was almost completely devoid of goalmouth incident and looked destined for penalties until Shaun Miller snatched a dramatic winner in the 120th minute.

5 Feb 2014 - 9:47am

Sergio Aguero saves Manchester City in FA Cup

Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring against Watford. Photo: AFP

Manager wanted to change entire team at half-time against Watford

26 Jan 2014 - 9:27pm

Mancini criticises Manchester City bosses over doubts about his future

Roberto Mancini

City's loss means the club will end the season without a significant trophy for the first time in three years and is likely to intensify speculation about Mancini's job security in the British press.

13 May 2013 - 3:52am

Whelan calls on Wigan to repeat FA upset to rescue Premier League hopes

Wigan Athletic players hold aloft their Spanish manager Roberto Martinez after winning the English FA Cup final match against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. Photo: AFP

Wigan owner Dave Whelan celebrated his moment of FA Cup final redemption by challenging his team to follow their stunning victory over Manchester City by upsetting the odds again with another great escape in the Premier League.

13 May 2013 - 3:52am

Manchester City hope win will be start of power shift

Roberto Mancini

At the end of a week dominated by Alex Ferguson's shock retirement as Manchester United manager, Manchester City will seek to drag the spotlight back to the blue half of the city by beating Wigan Athletic in today's FA Cup final.

11 May 2013 - 5:05am

Chelsea aim to lift gloom from FA Cup exit against Fulham

Chelsea's manager Rafael Benitez. Photo: AFP

The Wembley loss to Roberto Mancini's side means the Blues have missed out on seven of the eight trophies available to them this season and places more pressure on their efforts to qualify for the Champions League.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:18am

FA Cup finalists stage league dress rehearsal

Manchester City's Gareth Barry is looking to celebrate against Wigan Athletic. Photo: Reuters

Manchester City and Wigan will stage a dress rehearsal for next month’s FA Cup final at Eastlands on Wednesday with both sides looking for points for very different reason. Wigan and City will meet at Wembley after the Latics beat Championship side Millwall and Roberto Mancini’s men overcame Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-finals over the weekend.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:16am

Hooligans run riot at top European soccer fixtures

Nuremberg fans during the match in Munich - fierce clashes with Bayern supporters before kick-off led to 61 arrests. Photo: AFP

Tear gas, stun grenades and knuckle-dusters provided a grim, bloody backdrop as hooliganism returned to haunt Europe's top leagues at the weekend.

From London's showpiece Wembley Stadium to Munich's glittering Allianz Arena and at the 2004 Olympic Stadium in Athens, fans fought hit-and-run battles with riot police.

16 Apr 2013 - 5:04am

Kompany rejects 'salvation' talk

Chelsea's Fernando Torres stretches for the ball with Manchester City's Vincent Kompany and Pablo Zabaleta in pursuit during their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium. City won 2-1 to reach the final. Photo: EPA

City defeated Chelsea 2-1 in the semi-finals to reach their second final in three years, two years on from the 2011 success against Stoke City that ended the club's 35-year trophy drought.

16 Apr 2013 - 5:04am

Wigan's Roberto Martinez warns on FA Cup heroics

Wigan Athletic players celebrate the Callum McManaman goal that guaranteed them a spot in the FA Cup final. Photo: AFP

Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has told his players that their exploits in the FA Cup would count for nothing if they did not avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Goals from Shaun Maloney and Callum McManaman gave Wigan a 2-0 win over Millwall to send the side from northwest England into their first FA Cup final.

15 Apr 2013 - 4:55am

Millwall fans who shamed Wembley in bloody fight face life bans, club says

A Millwall fan holds up a scarf in the stands before the start of their FA Cup semi-final match against Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium. A bloody fight that broke out afterwards caused children to cry. Photo: AP

Eleven people were arrested after violent scuffles broke out towards the end of their 2-0 defeat by Wigan Athletic. Police wielding batons eventually brought the disorder under control, and the Metropolitan Police said four officers had sustained "minor injuries".

15 Apr 2013 - 5:40am

Chelsea and Manchester City seek FA Cup glory

Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez

Manchester City and Chelsea will both seek to transform underwhelming domestic seasons when the two Premier League heavyweights clash in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley Stadium.

14 Apr 2013 - 4:44am

Chelsea and Manchester United face testing FA Cup date

Sunderland's Titus Bramble (centre) and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie (left) during their Premier League football match on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Both sides were in Premier League action on Saturday, giving them little time to prepare for an encounter that carries with it the tantalising prize of a semi-final date with Manchester City at Wembley Stadium.

1 Apr 2013 - 3:22am