Derby County vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Derby County vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This was picked out as one of the stories of the FA Cup fifth round as soon as the draw was made. Manchester United will be up against their all time club leading scorer as they travel to Pride Park to face Wayne Rooney and Derby County. The player-coach will be determined to give a good showing of himself and prove that he remains able to make an impact at the highest level. Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be wanting …
Hull City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News & Key Players

Hull City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News & Key Players

Chelsea have a real chance to target the FA Cup as they have been drawn to face Championship opposition for a second successive round. They will travel to face Hull City on Saturday, in what will be a potentially tricky tie. The home side have a number of talented players, but they are unlikely to finish in the top six this season. This is their opportunity to prove themselves against a Premier League side and some will see it as a chance …
Middlesbrough vs Tottenham Preview

Middlesbrough vs Tottenham Preview

The beginning of the Jose Mourinho's reign at Tottenham has done little to dispel the discussion about his decline as a top level coach. They have been inconsistent and unconvincing, but this competition could breathe life into the club. The major reason why the Portuguese head coach was targeted was his superb record as a trophy winner. He has won everywhere he has managed and Spurs desperately need some silverware to christen the new stadium. They face a tricky away …
Leicester City vs Chelsea | FA Cup Preview

Leicester City vs Chelsea | FA Cup Preview

After breezing past some lower league sides, Leicester City will have their first real test in the FA Cup as they welcome defending Premier League champions Chelsea to the King Power Stadium.  The Foxes have outscored their opponents 8-1 in the first three rounds, including a big 5-1 win over Peterborough.  They'll hope that they can carry their lower league form over to their match against Chelsea and push them to the semi-finals of the FA Cup. Chelsea are coming …
Blackburn v Liverpool - FA Cup Quarter-final Replay Preview

Blackburn v Liverpool - FA Cup Quarter-final Replay Preview

Four weeks since that drab goalless draw at Anfield, Blackburn and Liverpool will battle it out again. This time in Lancashire at Ewood Park for a place in the last four of the FA Cup. Gary Bowyer should be hoping his Blackburn outfit can take advantage of and possibly upset an already dejected Liverpool after the visitors' impressive form in the league has come to a rude end with two back to back losses against Manchester United and Arsenal. But …
Arsenal v Hull City FA Cup Final Preview | Key Men Stats and Team News

Arsenal v Hull City FA Cup Final Preview | Key Men Stats and Team News

Back in its rightful place on the last day of the season (although not at 3pm), it is FA Cup final weekend with Arsenal hoping to finally have some joy in a cup final at the new Wembley and Hull looking to win their first ever major competition. This is a massive match for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger after 9 years with no trophy firmly hanging over them. Wenger will be happy with Arsenal’s form heading into the match though, …
Arsenal vs Everton FA Cup Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Men

Arsenal vs Everton FA Cup Preview | Team News, Facts and Key Men

These two teams head into this game in search of a place in the semi-final of the FA Cup and a prestigious trip to Wembley. Both have enjoyed prosperous seasons so far and both sides play football the “right way” with an emphasis on passing and moving. Despite this positivity, both teams face a crucial segment of the season, with the next few weeks deciding if this season is good or great. Everton are currently fading from the race for …
Arsenal Vs Tottenham FA Cup Preview Special | Predictions and Line ups

Arsenal Vs Tottenham FA Cup Preview Special | Predictions and Line ups

The tie of the FA Cup Third Round sees Arsenal host Tottenham, in what is expected to be another pulsating North London derby. There have been some cracking North London derbies in the past few years, including two 5-2 wins for the Gunners, a 4-4 draw, a 3-3 draw and a last gasp goal from Younes Kaboul securing a 3-2 win at The Emirates for Tottenham in 2010. In this special preview for the game we have asked two of …