Yes, the "magic of the Cup", along with "a game of two halves", is probably one of the most overused cliches in British football. But there really is something about watching lower league teams who supposedly have no business beating their Premier League counterparts throwing everything out there for 90 minutes. Giant killings in the FA cup, there were aplenty.
Ian Holloway's column in The Mirror has some interesting tidbits about the machinations behind a transfer. For example, multiple agents calling up and suggesting they can "guarantee" Wilfried Zaha a move to Man Utd.
Somehow Glenn Whelan escaped without any consequences:
So this tiki-taka thing is fun to watch
My girlfriend and I were watching the Stoke - Man City game when I brought up the fact that Stoke's "song" is Delilah. She found the idea of 20000 fans bellowing out a Tom Jones ballad in unison a little hard to believe, even if Sir Tom is Welsh. So of course I had to find it on Youtube
Photo via The Guardian
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