It’s back, the magic of the cup™, that time of the year when fans of smaller clubs are condescended for being the beating heart of football (© the media). We have bemused footballers who didn’t grow up in the UK being asked what the FA Cup meant to them as kids growing up in, say, Germany, France or the Ivory Coast (real answer, “not a lot”, official answer, “everything”).
Despite BBC hype about this year’s FA Cup, it’s sad how many PL sides have fielded weakened teams, and sad all the empty seats in the stands
— Michael Crick (@MichaelLCrick) January 4, 2015
This year, the BBC and BT Sports have excelled themselves with their choice of third round matches to screen live. Continue reading Ernie From Sesame Street – Yeovil, January 4th 2015