Everton vs Chelsea Preview: Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everton vs Chelsea Preview: Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everton and Chelsea meet in the quarter-final of the FA Cup as both sides hope they can end their season with at least one piece of silverware. Everton's form this season has been extremely patchy and the blue half of Merseyside has experienced some highs and lows. Roberto Martinez's managerial stubbornness has also caught the eye. If anyone was to blame for Everton's loss against West Ham where they were comfortably leading 2-0 with just 15 minutes left, it was …
Arsenal vs Aston Villa | FA Cup Final Preview

Arsenal vs Aston Villa | FA Cup Final Preview

On May 30th, Arsenal and Aston Villa will face off at Wembley in the FA Cup Final.  After winning the competition last season Arsenal are back in the final looking to defend their title and win the trophy for a record 12th time.  Villa will look to pick up the trophy for the first time since 1957, and their first domestic trophy of any kind since 1996.  Arsene Wenger will be looking to lift the FA Cup for the sixth …
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 Vs Middlesbrough | FA Cup Preview | Stats & Key Men

Arsenal Vs Middlesbrough | FA Cup Preview | Stats & Key Men

On February 15th, Arsenal welcome the leaders of the Championship, Middlesbrough, to the Emirates Stadium for the 5th round of the FA Cup.  Middlesbrough travel to the home of the FA Cup holders fresh off the upset of the Premier League Champions in round four.  The Gunners are coming off a victory over another Championship side in the last round when they won 3-2 away from home against Brighton.  Middlesbrough may be in the Championship, but Premier League side, Arsenal, …
Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal | FA Cup 4th Round Preview

Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal | FA Cup 4th Round Preview

In what seems a blast of Déjà vu for their fans, Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal will meet again at the Falmer Stadium in the fourth round of FA Cup as they did in January 2013, although this time the home side will be looking for a different result. The current cup holders Arsenal head into this tie off the back of one of their biggest league victories in recent time after they beat current league champions Manchester City at …
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, …
Manchester City vs Chelsea FA Cup Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester City vs Chelsea FA Cup Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Man City and Chelsea meet at the Etihad Stadium for the second time in two weeks, in a mouth-watering fifth round FA Cup clash. The two favourites for the title put their Premier League aspirations to one side in a competition which both teams have been successful in recent years. Either City or Chelsea have contested each of the last five FA Cup Final's, with Chelsea winning on three occasions and Man City winning one, having lost in the final …
Liverpool 2 Everton 1 | Going to Wembley Thrice | Opta Stats

Liverpool 2 Everton 1 | Going to Wembley Thrice | Opta Stats

April 14th 2012 will be remembered as an excellent day for any Liverpool FC supporter. The day when the neighbours were beaten at Wembley in the first FA Cup semi-final for 2012. It will also be remembered for a very good 2nd half performance from their £50m strike duo Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll. Both players found their names on the scoresheet and were the star performers that turned the game around for Liverpool. It was an awful first half …