Posts Tagged "Wembley"

Next Years FA Cup May Leave A Nasty Taste In The Mouth

By on Jun 21, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 10 comments

Over the last few years, we have come to worry more than a little about the well-being of the FA Cup. Semi-finals at Wembley Stadium, falling television audiences for the final and dwindling crowds for matches involving Premier League clubs have all taken their toll on this most venerable of sporting institutions, but at least we can console ourselves with the fact...

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Match Of The Week Meets The FA Cup: Ascot United 1-2 Wembley

By on Aug 19, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

The story of how this evening’s match between Ascot United and Wembley FC has come to be shown live via the medium of Facebook thanks to the tournament’s sponsors, Budweiser, has, it could well be argued, had a positive effect for all concerned. The Extra Preliminary Round of the FA Cup – and, in turn, the tournament itself – has received a...

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