UK & Ireland Football

February 2010 - FA Cup

In the past decade or so the FA Cup seems of been devalued due to the big clubs concentrating on the Premier League and the Champions League. However it is still the top domestic cup competition in England and in turn the best around the globe. From all the fun of the non-league outfits taking on the big boys to the final itself – you'll be kept well up to date by the football team at betting.betfair.

FA Cup Betting: Ruthlessness is required to win the FA Cup

Stewart Downing was one of several players to have shown genuine fighting spirit as Villa twice came from a goal down to earn a replay

Ralph Ellis looks at which of the remaining sides in the FA Cup have those priceless qualities of ruthlessness and team spirit. Spurs fans look away.......


Ralph Ellis

Feb 15 2010

FA Cup Results Round-up: Petrov breaks Palace hearts

Stilian Petrov scored the goal that takes Aston Villa's tie with Crystal Palace to a replay

Petrov turns in late equaliser but Warnock still celebrates like he's won the cup, Spurs fluff penalty chance and Fulham march on......



Feb 14 2010

FA Cup Results Round-up: Pompey smash Saints with killer finish

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Rare joy for Pompey as they topple Saints, Drogba inspires Chelsea and Birmingham come from a goal down against Derby......



Feb 13 2010

FA Cup Betting Preview: Crystal Palace v Aston Villa

Stewart Downing - worth a punt in the first goalscorer market?

This is an intriguing tie in many respects, says Richard Walker. Will Martin O'Neill field a side a little stronger than the mix and match ones of previous rounds? Is it fate that beleaguered Crystal...

FA Cup Betting: Bolton v Tottenham

Bolton target man Kevin Davies has a good record against Tottenham and will be hoping to score another goal against the Lillywhites on Sunday

Not many fixtures can boast an 87-year run without a goalless draw, an average of three goals a game scored over 20 matches, or six goals per game in recent cup encounters. Bolton v Tottenham...


Mike Norman

Feb 13 2010

FA Cup Betting: This weekend's non-televised fifth-round matches

West Brom's Roman Bednar has been in decent form recently and he could be a key figure when his side visit Reading on Saturday

Whilst Chelsea and Fulham should have no problems getting past their 'lower-league' rivals, it's a different story for Premier League outfit Birmingham says "Mystical" Mike Norman. Best Bet: Back Over 3.5 Goals at [3.8] in...


Mike Norman

Feb 12 2010

FA Cup Betting: Southampton v Portsmouth

Could this be the last game for Portsmouth Football Club as we know it? Maybe, but the players won’t let it show.

Jaymes Monte looks at an FA Cup game with a lot more than local pride at stake.......


Jaymes Monte

Feb 12 2010

FA Cup Betting: Manchester City v Stoke

Manchester City's strikeforce will be out to stop Stoke.

With the FA Cup favourites tumbling out of the competition, Stoke will be looking to cause more problems for the Premier League big boys, when they travel to Manchester City. Dan 'The Betting Man' Fitch...


Dan Fitch

Feb 12 2010

FA Cup Betting: Crystal Palace v Wolverhapton Wanderers

Palace will be looking for some fighting spirit from Darren Ambrose.

Everything is going wrong for Crystal Palace, but Dan 'The Betting Man' Fitch thinks that they will rise to the occasion to take Wolves into extra time, in this FA Cup fourth round replay. Best...


Dan Fitch

Feb 1 2010

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