Crawley Wasps captain Naomi Cole has vowed to make the professionals of Arsenal feel as ‘uncomfortable as possible’ ahead of Sunday’s SSE Women’s FA Cup fourth-round showdown. Around 1,000 fans are expected to pack in to Oakwood’s Tinsley Lane ground as Wasps – top of women’s football’s fourth tier – take on the 14-times cup winners and Women’s Super League giants. And Cole, who came through Arsenal’s youth ranks before going on to play for Chelsea, Millwall and England under-23s, says her team will not be overawed.“We’ve got no expectations on us,” she said. “It’s an absolute bonus if we can put in a fantastic performance and push Arsenal.“They’ll play their brand of football, it’s down to us to try and break that up. “Bringing them to Oakwood is going to be a test for them, which will be great for us. “We’re going to make it as uncomfortable as … [Read more...] about Wasps aim to test Arsenal in historic FA Cup showdown
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On this day in 1987, the Sky Blues travelled up to Old Trafford for the FA Cup draw, which was watched by 49,082 fans. In the January cold, the pitch at Old Trafford was something of a skating-rink, making the match a test of courage as much as skill. City's magnificent defence was the cornerstone of the victory clinched by a 20-minute goal from Keith Houchen, with the big striker forcing the ball into the net at his fourth attempt. It meant there was no glory for Alex Ferguson in his first season at Old Trafford and while the struggling Red Devils would have to wait another three seasons to win the cup, Coventry, of course, took the trophy that year against Spurs. The line-ups that day were; Manchester United: Turner, Sivebaek, Moran, Garton, Blackmore, Duxbury, Strachan, Whiteside, Stapleton, Gibson, Olsen. Coventry City: Ogrizovic, Borrows, Kilcline, Peake, Phillips, Downs, McGrath, Emerson, Pickering, Houchen, Regis. John Sillett's reaction: “I … [Read more...] about The day the City marched on to FA Cup glory against Man Utd
Millwall vs EvertonFA Cup fourth round Millwall are out to continue their cup run at the expense of Premier League opposition in Everton this afternoon. A defeat and a draw in their last two games halted a run of four successive wins since Boxing Day for the Londoners. Everton meanwhile have just two wins in their last five – including their third round win over Lincoln City at the start of the month. Follow the game with Standard Sport's LIVE blog... Live Updates New updates availableRefresh ES COVERAGE 2019-01-26T14:06:43.923Z Good afternoon and welcome to Standard Sport's LIVE coverage of Millwall vs Everton in the fourth round of the FA Cup.All your team news and build-up is on the way. Millwall and Everton team news and predicted line-up Tom Bradshaw, Tom Elliott, Ben Amos and Conor McLaughlin are all ruled out through injury for the hosts with midfielders Ben Marshall and Ben Thompson cup-tied. Everton manager Marco Silva may look to make changes for … [Read more...] about Millwall vs Everton: FA Cup – LIVE!
Merseyside is guaranteed at least one representative in the FA Cup fourth round after Everton beat Lincoln City on Saturday, while Liverpool will be looking to book their own place in the next stage of the competition against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night. With the draw taking place after the Reds' trip to Molineux, here's everything you need to know about the fourth round draw. When is the draw? Monday 7th January, after Wolves vs Liverpool. The final FA Cup third round tie kicks off at 7.45pm, meaning the draw will start around 10pm. Is it on TV? Yes it is! With Wolves vs Liverpool being televised on BBC One, the draw will follow after the game. Not got access to a television? You can also watch it online live on BBC iPlayer, while we'll have updates on our Everton (and hopefully Liverpool)Twitter pages. When are the fourth round fixtures? Matches will take place on the weekend of January 26/27. If the third round is anything to go by, expect fixtures on Friday and … [Read more...] about When is the FA Cup 4th round draw?
6 Jan From the section FA Cup Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/46777424 Read more about sharing. BBC coverageHow to follow:Watch Wolves v Liverpool live on BBC One from 19:30 GMT followed by FA Cup fourth-round draw; listen on BBC Radio 5 live; online & text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteThe draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup will take place, immediately after Monday's third-round tie between Wolves and Liverpool live on BBC One.Mark Chapman will host the draw, which will be conducted by former Wolves and Tottenham forward Robbie Keane and ex-Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme at Molineux.Non-league Barnet, who knocked Sheffield United out of the third round, are the lowest ranked club left.Fourth-round ties will take place between 25 and 28 January.League Two sides Newport County and Oldham beat … [Read more...] about FA Cup fourth-round draw: Details and numbers