FA Cup

F.A. Cupdate: Last Minute Leeds
FA Cup

F.A. Cupdate: Last Minute Leeds

The 2009-10 FA Cup continues to be more than enough entertainment during the MLS offseason. On Saturday, Jermaine Beckford punished Tottenham Hotspurs for getting lazy at the end of the game. After putting in a strong 90 minute shift in back, Michael Dawson just didn’t have the legs to chase […]

Liverpool is Royally screwed
English Premier League / FA Cup / Liverpool FC

Liverpool is Royally screwed

It’s been a dreary week or two for the Liverpool faithful. Last Sunday’s game against Tottenham was postponed . . . on Thursday. Apparently, three days wasn’t enough time to get the snow out of the stands. More likely Liverpool, ravaged in body and soul, was eager to have a […]

England / FA Cup

Captain Fantastic

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXrkDeNxGcM] With Liverpool down a goal to West Ham after a Paul Konchesky cross floated into the back of the net, the 2006 FA Cup was surely bound for London. The game had been intense and only minutes earlier, Steven Gerrard had to call over a teammate to stretch out […]

England / FA Cup

Yesterday

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibRIcsHpMus] Come on. You didn’t think I’d skip this one, did you? After entering financial administration, losing Dennis Wise to Newcastle’s backroom, and enduring an embarrassing fifteen point penalty, Leeds United is having a resurgent season. They lead League 1 (in English football, League 1 is the third highest division) […]

England / FA Cup

1973

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6bYIy4deD0] One of the most memorable FA Cup finals was the 1973 matchup between powerhouse Leeds United and League Two’s Sunderland. Leeds had won the 1972 final and were heavy favorites to repeat. The video is long, but well worth watching. Here are some highlights if you want to skip […]