UK & Ireland Football

February 2011 - 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.

The FA Cup needs tender loving care more than change

Will cup replays become a thing of the past?

The FA have proposed some radical changes to the FA Cup, but Dan 'The Betting Man' Fitch thinks that most aren't necessary and that the competition just needs room to breathe....


Dan Fitch

22 Feb 2011

Weekend Football Round-up: Wenger must wish he'd pressed "cash out now"

Arsene rues his luck. Again.

Ralph Ellis explains why Betfair's new In-Play zone came just in time for a weekend of football when shrewd moves were rewarded......


Ralph Ellis

21 Feb 2011

FA Cup Betting: All the latest odds after the fifth round draw

Wazza faces Arsenal earlier this season

An FA Cup classic is on the cards after Arsenal/Leyton Orient were pulled out of the hat to face Manchester United in the fifth round...


Joe Dyer

20 Feb 2011

FA Cup Results: Arsenal rocked by Orient while City enjoy a Sunday stroll

Os captain Stephen Dawson gets ahead of Nicklas Bendtner

Leyton Orient pull off a classic cup performance as [1.04] Arsenal are denied while five-star Manchester City sink Paul Ince's Notts County...


Joe Dyer

20 Feb 2011

FA Cup Betting: Manchester City v Notts County

It's eight goals in eight games for Carlos

County's cup run should finish here, says Feizal Rahman, who has dug up a few bets to accompany that eventuality...

FA Cup Betting: Leyton Orient v Arsenal

Nicklas Bendtner and other members of the Arsenal second string will be out in force at Brisbane Road

Sunday afternoon's derby looks like a classic David v Goliath - so can the little guy slay the big guy this time round? Frank Gregan has the answers...


Frank Gregan

19 Feb 2011

FA Cup Results: A Blue day for Chelsea but Crawley enjoy their moment

Everton rush to celebrate Phil Neville's winner

Miserable season continues as Chelsea crash out in front of the Stamford Bridge faithful while United go through but do not impress...


Joe Dyer

19 Feb 2011

FA Cup/Premier League Betting: Non-TV games

Robert Huth is looking for his eighth goal of the season against League One Brighton

Mike Norman takes a brief look at the three FA Cup ties and one Premier League game not being screened live this weekend. Best Bet: Back Birmingham HT/Birmingham FT at [2.66] v Sheffield Wednesday....


Mike Norman

18 Feb 2011

FA Cup Betting: Chelsea v Everton

Drogba and Anelka are to be reunited in the Chelsea attack.

A lot has changed since these two last met. Jaymes Monte previews a fourth round replay between two struggling sides......


Jaymes Monte

18 Feb 2011

FA Cup Betting: Manchester United v Crawley Town

Which of these two is actually the Devil? Steve Evans has been known to resort to all sorts in a bid to win matches

At first glance this promises to be one of the most one-sided matches we'll see anywhere across the country this weekend but scratch beneath the surface and there are good reasons to think Crawley will...


Gary Boswell

17 Feb 2011

FA Cup Betting: Back goals when big boys meet minnows

Crawley Town will have more Red Devils than their mascot to contend with on Saturday

Andrew Atherley explains why we can expect goals in the FA Cup when the top flight meets the lower division and cagey affairs when Premier League teams play each other. There's also the small matter...

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