Which Teams Have Won the FA Cup Five Times or More?

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The FA Cup, officially named the Football Association Challenge Cup, has been around a long time, since the 1871/72 season in fact. That makes it the oldest national football competition anywhere on the planet. In the final of that inaugural tournament, Wanders FC beat Royal Engineers 1-0 at the Kennington Oval. Since then, numerous sides … Read more

Which Football Managers Have Managed the Most Premier League Games?

Arsene Wenger - Arsenal

At the time of writing, the 2023/24 Premier League campaign is in its infancy, but that has not prevented us from witnessing the first managerial causality of the campaign. In fact, Wolves parted ways “by mutual consent” with Julen Lopetegui before the season even began! Some might say that doesn’t count as this season but … Read more

Does the League Cup Matter to Big Clubs?

Chelsea v Grimbsy Town in the 2019-20 EFL Cup

The League Cup doesn’t always get a good press. Long viewed as less prestigious than the FA Cup or European competitions (even, these days, the Europa Conference League!), the competition has at times been regarded as something of an annoyance by managers of the top Premier League clubs. In turn, many fans berate bosses for … Read more

Which Football Club has Won the League Cup the Most Times?

Kurt Zouma celebrates during the 2019-20 EFL Cup

The League Cup, also known as the EFL Cup and, for now at least, by the sponsored name of Carabao Cup, is undoubtedly the least prestigious of the three major domestic competitions. That said, silverware is silverware and this competition yields the first of the season – Community Shield aside – with the final generally … Read more

Greatest Ever Leeds United Managers – Revie, Wilkinson & Bielsa

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At the time of writing, Leeds United’s lengthy search for a new manager has finally ended with the announcement, on the 4th of July 2023, that former Norwich boss Daniel Farke has been appointed. After “Big Sam” Allardyce’s 30-day tenure as Whites boss came to an end on the 2nd of June, following the club’s … Read more

Is Ilkay Gundogan’s Transfer to Barcelona a Wise Move?

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The transfer of Ilkay Gundogan from Manchester City to Barcelona was confirmed just a couple of weeks after he completed a historic treble with the Citizens. In this article, we ask the question: was Gundogan right to leave City on a high, or will he regret the decision to move to La Liga? Before we … Read more