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Wembley Cup final magic diluted by semi-final tasters

April 7, 2008

A West Brom fan looks unhappy“It was always my dream to play in an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley,” just doesn’t quite cut it and fans of teams chasing both domestic cups might struggle to sing: “We’re going to Wembley thrice.”

FA Cup response — How much more romantic can you get?

April 4, 2008

Barnslay celebrateSo Kevin Fylan has poured scorn on this season’s FA Cup, saying romance was “the last word” he would choose to describe what’s happening in the competition. Well Kev, as we prepare for this weekend’s semi-finals, let me say I couldn’t disagree more.