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Leicester City Win FA Cup For First Time

Youri Tielemans produced one of the great FA Cup final goals to give Leicester City the trophy for the first time in their history with victory over Chelsea at Wembley. The Belgian settled a closely contested encounter with a spectacular right-foot drive that flew beyond Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga into the top corner from 25 [...]

Manchester United Reach FA Cup Semi-Finals

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Harry Maguire scored in extra-time winner as a poor Manchester United beat 10-man Norwich 2-1 to book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals. With penalties looming, the United captain broke the Canaries’ resistance with a drilled close-range effort with two minutes remaining at Carrow Road. Odion Ighalo had given United the lead early in [...]

Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp was forced to defend his team-selection on Tuesday night as Liverpool’s dream of a historic Treble was dashed by Chelsea. Adrian’s calamitous error gifted Willian the opener before Ross Barkley’s marvellous solo effort booked Frank Lampard side’s place in the FA Cup quarter-finals. Klopp made seven changes from the side that lost to [...]

Jurgen Klopp

Absent Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was “delighted” as the youngest team in the club’s history beat Shrewsbury to reach the FA Cup fifth round. Klopp decided to miss the fourth-round replay because it fell during the Premier League’s winter break. A Reds side with an average age of 19 years and 102 days set up [...]

Fenway Sports Back Klopp FA Cup Decision

Jurgen Klopp Liverpool Manager

Jurgen Klopp has the full backing of the Liverpool hierarchy over his plan to stay away from his club’s FA Cup fourth-round replay with Shrewsbury. Klopp said after Sunday’s 2-2 draw at the New Meadow that none of his first-team squad would be involved in next week’s game, which will be on either 4 or [...]

Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has said he will not take charge of the FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury, with Neil Critchley leading a youth side instead. The Premier League Champions-Elect were expected to dominate at New Meadow, despite Klopp making 11 changes, but it proved to be the youngsters—and stand-in goalkeeper Adrian—who impressed the most. Shrewsbury will [...]

Solskjaer Defiant After FA Cup Win

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hit out at critics who he accused of wanting his team to fail following Manchester United’s 6-0 FA Cup thrashing of Tranmere Rovers on Sunday. United enjoyed a welcome return to form against lower-league opposition following back-to-back Premier League defeats at the hands of Liverpool and Burnley. Harry Maguire, Diogo Dalot, Jesse [...]

Ole: We Took A Big Step Backwards Today

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United had taken a ‘big step backwards’ as they crashed out of the FA Cup at Wolves on Saturday night. Second-half goals from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota clinched a famous 2-1 win to put Wolves into the semis for the first time in 21 years at a jubilant Molineux. [...]

Pochettino: Winning Trophies Not Important

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says the winning a domestic trophy will not help Spurs reach the “last level” after seeing his team knocked out of a second domestic cup competition in four days. A side sporting seven changes from the Carabao Cup semi-final defeat by Chelsea on Thursday was knocked out of the FA Cup [...]

Arsene Wenger angrily blamed his players for Arsenal’s FA Cup defeat by Nottingham Forest, admitting the Championship side were better in every area. Wenger made nine changes to his team but insisted it contained enough quality to beat Forest and reserved criticism for his senior players. ‘We were not good enough anywhere, not up front, [...]