We are through the preliminary rounds, and now we get into the proper qualifying rounds. Alright, so it’s not that straightforward a way to number the rounds, but it works, and our FA Cup Reporters continue their individual Roads to Wembley. This time, we have fewer games, but goals galore! Continue reading Road to Wembley 17/18: 1st Qualifying Round
We reach the second set of ties in this season’s FA Cup, and our reporters have been roving around, taking in games and giving us their thoughts on the action. Seven ties for you this time, as the FA Cup starts to kick into gear. Continue reading Road to Wembley 17/18: Preliminary Round
As the FA Cup hurtles forward, there are a few ties to round off before the next round can begin. Our reporters have been out there once again soaking up the action. Continue reading Road to Wembley 17/18: Extra-Preliminary Round Replays
It’s here again! The FA Cup, the world’s oldest cup competition, has returned, and this time we have more reporters than ever before bringing you their own Road to Wembley, their own personal journey’s through the competition, as they aim to see every round from the first weekend of August to the last game in May. And we will be with them every step of the way…
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And here it is, all the way to the final, the Road to Wembley is complete! A huge congratulations to our reporters, some who made it all the way, some who had to drop out a little earlier – they’ll all now know that the whimsical idea of following the FA Cup from August to the Final is, actually, a lot harder that it seems over a few summer beers! Let’s hope some more hardy fools give it a go next year!
We did it! Starting all the way back in the Extra-Preliminary Round, early August, while the finishing touches were being put on the Paul Pogba transfer, we have finally made it all the way to Wembley! Huzzah! More than that, we had reporters at all of the games this round! It’s semi-final time. Continue reading Road to Wembley: Semi Final
One game from Wembley, one game from the final destination on the Road to Wembley and a day out at the most iconic of football stadiums. And some have-a-go heroes in amongst the mix. Millwall, having dispatched Leicester and Watford in previous rounds faced more Premier League opposition, while plucky Lincoln City took on wobbling Arsenal. Could they extend their road all the way to Wembley? Continue reading Road to Wembley: Quarter Finals
The competition moves on, and with just two matches to Wembley everything was to play for. Amongst the big boy Lincoln saw themselves at Turf Moor looking to become the first non-league club since Luton beat Norwich to knock out a Premier League side, and the first non-league side since 1914 to make it into the Quarter Final stage of the FA Cup… Continue reading Road to Wembley: Fifth Round
As we inch nearer the final, as the long journey of the FA Cup begins to draw to a close, the collective Roads to Wembley have combined. But we’re still going, and what a Fourth Round it was! Two non-league teams into the Fifth Round for the first time in nearly a century, and some of the big boys falling by the wayside. What a time to be following the world’s oldest cup competition? Continue reading Road to Wembley: Fourth Round
It’s time for the big boys. The Premier League enters the cup for the first time, and dreams of a huge money-spinning tie can now become a reality. The number of non-league clubs may be dwindling and the media interest may be (controversially) in the wrong place, but we can see the final in May rapidly approaching. Exciting times! Continue reading Road to Wembley: Third Round