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Annual knockout football competition in English football

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FA Cup: Annual knockout football competition in English football
The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football. First played during the 1871–72 season, it is the oldest national football competition in the world. It is organised by and named after The Football Association. Since 2015, it has been known as The Emirates FA Cup after its headline sponsor. A concurrent women's tournament is also held, the FA Women's Cup.

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Footballer loses seven stone before scoring FA Cup winner [Video]

Footballer loses seven stone before scoring FA Cup winner

A footballer who lost seven stone during lockdown scored an FA Cup winner anda league hat-trick upon his return to the game. Kieran Amos, 24, from Bishop’sStortford, had put weight on after an ankle..

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Arsenal: 2020/21 season in preview [Video]

Arsenal: 2020/21 season in preview

A look ahead to Arsenal’s 2020-21 season as Mikel Arteta embarks on his firstfull season in charge. The Spaniard won the FA Cup, but improving on adisappointing 8th place in the Premier League will..

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Mikel Arteta confident Aubameyang will sign again with Arsenal [Video]

Mikel Arteta confident Aubameyang will sign again with Arsenal

Mikel Arteta has indicated that he believes the club are “close” to finalisinga new deal for captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who fired them to a penaltyshoot-out win over Liverpool in the..

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Christchurch host Dulwich Hamlet in FA Cup qualifying, overlooked by a stand named for their former player.
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Ben Greenhalgh: The former Inter Milan winger playing in the FA Cup qualifying rounds

After winning a reality TV football show, Ben Greenhalgh got to live the dream at Inter Milan and received a Champions League winners' medal - which he lost.
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FA Cup qualifying: How Chatham Town boss turned to football after losing wife to cancer

As Chatham Town get ready for the FA Cup, manager Scott Lindsey explains how football is helping him deal the loss of his wife to cancer.
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Evans hat-trick helps Arsenal beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup semi-finals

Scotland's Lisa Evans nets a late hat-trick as Arsenal beat neighbours Tottenham 4-0 to reach the Women's FA Cup semi-finals.
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Premier League Q&A: What will the new 2020-21 season look like?

All matches on TV? No winter break? A streamlined FA Cup? What will the new 2020-21 football season look like?
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FA Cup qualifying: How the coronavirus pandemic has impacted non-league clubs

Non-league Leicester Nirvana say their FA Cup preparations have been disrupted because teams don't want to play them for "Covid-19 reasons".
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Chelsea boss Hayes excited over Wembley return of Women's Community Shield

Women's Super League champions Chelsea take on FA Cup holders Chelsea in the first Women's Community Shield since 2008 at Wembley Stadium.
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FA Cup replays scrapped for 2020-21 season and EFL Cup semi-finals reduced to one leg

There will be no FA Cup replays during the 2020-21 season, while the EFL Cup semi-finals will be reduced to one leg.
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FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season

There will be no replays during the 2020-21 FA Cup campaign in order to "ease pressure" on the football calendar.
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FA Cup final: The Wembley showpiece that deserved so much more

As Arsenal beat Chelsea to lift the FA Cup behind closed doors, BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty reflects on a surreal experience.
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'We got complacent' - Chelsea boss Lampard frustrated after FA Cup final defeat

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said his side "can only blame ourselves" after they let an early lead slip to lose the Heads Up FA Cup final 2-1 to Arsenal at Wembley.
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FA Cup final 2020: Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea - Aubameyang double secures victory

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores both goals as Arsenal come from behind against Chelsea to win the Heads Up FA Cup for a record 14th time at a near-empty Wembley.
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Arsenal want to 'save season' by winning FA Cup - Lacazette

Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette says the players are excited about the FA Cup final because they know they can "save our season".
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'We must put ourselves under FA Cup final pressure' - Lampard

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says his side "cannot cruise" into Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal at Wembley.
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FA Cup win could help Aubameyang 'believe' - Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says winning the FA Cup to secure European football may persuade captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay.
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal FA Cup final win could help striker 'believe' - Mikel Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says winning the FA Cup to secure European football may persuade captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay.
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'Courage, steel and intelligence' - why Arteta and Lampard have a bright future

Mikel Arteta and Frank Lampard hunt their first trophy as managers when Arsenal and Chelsea meet in Saturday's FA Cup final.
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FA Cup final: Winners to collect trophy on Wembley pitch

The winners of Saturday's FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea will collect the trophy on the pitch without a presentation party.
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FA Cup: 2020/21 competition will maintain its existing structure

The FA Cup is to maintain its structure in 2020-21, allaying fears among non-league clubs that they might get overlooked.
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David de Gea: Did Manchester United keeper peak in 2017?

Manchester United keeper David de Gea has come under scrutiny again after his errors contributed to his side's FA Cup semi-final defeat by Chelsea.
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Manchester United 1-3 Chelsea: De Gea errors help settle FA Cup semi-final

Chelsea will play Arsenal in the FA Cup final after two howlers from David de Gea settle their semi-final against Manchester United.
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'Lethal in attack' - watch Aubameyang's sublime FA Cup double

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang seals the deal with two goals in 2-0 victory over Manchester City, sending Arsenal into the FA Cup final.
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Man Utd without injured Shaw for FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea

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FA Cup quiz: Can you name 18 Britons to manage in the final since 1993?

Can you name the 18 British managers to take charge in an FA Cup final since 1992-93?
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Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling helps earn his side a semi-final with Arsenal

Raheem Sterling's sublime finish helps seal victory over Newcastle United and earns holders Manchester City an FA Cup semi-final date with record 13-time winners Arsenal.
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Man Utd face Chelsea, Arsenal v Man City in FA Cup semi-finals

Manchester United will face Chelsea and Arsenal will play holders Manchester City in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
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FA Cup semi-final draw: Manchester United to face Chelsea

Manchester United will face Chelsea and Arsenal will play holders Manchester City or Newcastle in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
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Barkley goal takes Chelsea into FA Cup semi-finals

Chelsea edge out Leicester City to move into the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the fifth time in nine seasons.
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Sheffield United 1-2 Arsenal: Dani Ceballos' late goal sends Arsenal to FA Cup semis

Arsenal remain in the hunt for silverware after Dani Ceballos' 91st-minute winner takes them through to the FA Cup semi-finals at Sheffield United's expense.
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Leicester City v Chelsea

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Man Utd into FA Cup semis as Maguire goal beats 10-man Norwich

Harry Maguire scores deep into extra-time as Manchester United overcome valiant 10-man Norwich to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.
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Maguire's extra-time winner sends Man Utd into FA Cup semis

Harry Maguire scores deep into extra-time as Manchester United overcome valiant 10-man Norwich to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.
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FA Cup: Everything you need to know before the quarter-finals

Who is left and what are the big questions as the FA Cup resumes this weekend.
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Can you name every FA Cup quarter-finalist this century?

Can you name all 44 teams to qualify for the FA Cup quarter-finals this century?
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Mark Lawrenson takes on Peter Crouch's co-host Alex Horne to make predictions for this weekend's FA Cup quarter-finals and Premier League games.
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FA Cup final renamed to raise awareness of mental health

This season's FA Cup final will be renamed the Heads Up FA Cup final to raise awareness of mental health.
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This season's FA Cup final will be renamed the Heads Up FA Cup final to raise awareness of mental health.
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FA Cup: New dates announced after Premier League set to return

The FA Cup quarter-finals have been rescheduled for Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June with the final set to take place on Saturday 1 August.
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On This Day: When Man City hit Watford for six to win FA Cup

BBC Sport looks back to the 2019 FA Cup final when Manchester City scored six goals against Watford to complete a domestic treble.
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FA Cup: The inside story of Wigan’s win over Manchester City in the 2013 final

How Wigan shocked Manchester City to win the 2013 FA Cup final - as told by the players, coaches and backroom staff who were at Wembley - and what happened next.
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FA Cup: How two friends finished FA Cup odyssey in their living room

A shock in the quarter-finals, a rivalry in the last four and a record-extending 15th title for Arsenal - how Jack and Alex's FA Cup ending plays out on Fifa.
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#GoalsAtHome: Can you recreate this amazing Didier Drogba goal?

For this week's #GoalsAtHome challenge, stay at home and recreate this stunner from Didier Drogba in Chelsea's 2012 FA Cup semi-final thrashing of Tottenham.
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Cesc Fabregas: Billy Clarke to raffle Chelsea shirt worn in FA Cup giant-killing

Grimsby loan striker Billy Clarke is to raffle Cesc Fabregas;' shirt which he swapped after Bradford's FA Cup win over Chelsea.
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FA Cup: Stoke thump Bolton 5-0 to reach first ever final

Watch highlights as Stoke turn on the style to beat Bolton 5-0 in 2011 and reach their first ever FA Cup final.
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Robin van Persie suffers an elbow to the face after scoring a late double to seal Arsenal’s place in the 2005 FA Cup final.
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#GoalsAtHome: Can you recreate Gerard Deulofeu's amazing curler?

For this week's #GoalsAtHome challenge, we want you to recreate an amazing goal from Watford's Gerard Deulofeu in their FA Cup semi-final win over Wolves.
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FA Cup: Arsenal's David Seaman makes super save against Sheffield United

Watch Arsenal’s David Seaman make an incredible save to deny Sheffield United's Paul Peschisolido during their FA Cup semi-final in 2003.
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