FA Cup Third Round Review

Ian

Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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2 Responses

  1. DFF says:

    “If this year’s FA Cup Third Round has proved anything, it has proved that the supposed gap between the Premier League and the rest is nowhere near as great as many people would have you believe”

    Look closer and you’ll see it’s nothing of the sort. The gap is vast and the magic of the cup is all but gone;

    http://cwoff.com/blog/sport/football/2008-01-06/the-fallacy-of-fa-cup-magic/

  2. Neil says:

    The main difference between Ipswich and Pompey, and Burnley and Arsenal for that matter were the ‘elite list’ refs.

    Would it be over bitter and paranoid of me to suggest that both the refs in these games have taken the ‘if in doubt give it the way of the Premier League team’ approach?

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