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Antonio Conte says he is a “serial winner” who “can’t change” as he led Chelsea to FA Cup success in what surely will be his final match in charge of Chelsea. Speculation has been rife all season that Conte will be axed as head coach in the next week. The Italian won the Premier League [...]

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, [...]

Arsenal Want Wenger Banned For FA Cup Tie

Arsenal are trying to have Arsene Wenger’s misconduct charge dealt with speedily so Sunday’s FA Cup tie at Nottingham Forest is included in any ban. The Gunners manager has until 6pm on Friday to respond to an FA charge over his foul-mouthed dressing-room rant at referee Mike Dean on Sunday. The official had awarded West [...]

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte felt the reason that his side did not win the FA Cup on Sunday was because of referee Anthony Taylor decision to allow Arsenal’s opener to stand. Aaron Ramsey scored 12 minutes from time to win the FA Cup final for Arsenal in a pulsating 2-1 victory at Wembley on Saturday. [...]

Arsene Wenger praised National League side Sutton United following the ‘quality’ display they put in against Arsenal on Monday evening. The non-league club were beaten 2-0 by the Gunners in the fifth round of the FA Cup, Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott scoring in each half to set up a quarter-final clash against another non-league [...]

When he signed for Manchester United on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain last summer all the so-called football experts unanimously called Zlatan Ibrahimović a wasted signing. That the then 34-year-old striker was past his prime and that he would struggle to get 10 goals in the best league in the world. Yet here we [...]

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was at a loss to explain his sides performance in the shock 2-1 FA Cup defeat to Wolves at Anfield. With a must-win match against Chelsea coming up on Tuesday, Klopp made nine changes to the side that got knocked out of the League Cup in midweek. But his new look [...]

Danny Welbeck Knocks United Out Of FA Cup

Danny Welbeck claimed revenge for his departure from Manchester United by scoring the winner as holders Arsenal reached the English FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 away victory on Monday. The Manchester-born United academy graduate, who joined the club at the age of eight, left in a £16m deal last September after being told by [...]

Man United and Sunderland Progress In FA Cup

Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo and James Wilson as scored as Manchester United beat fourth-tier Cambridge United 3-0 in their FA Cup fourth-round replay. But the game could have turned out so different if Tom Elliott’s shot in the first minute had found the back of the net instead of David De Gea’s right hand post. [...]

Arsenal and Everton Advance In FA Cup

Arsenal set up an FA Cup quarter-final meeting with Everton after beating Liverpool 2-1 in a feisty fifth-round match at the Emirates Stadium. Liverpool had trounced Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield in the Premier League last weekend, but the London club took revenge through goals in each half by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Lukas Podolski. Steven Gerrard [...]