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# Magic of the Cup

Last year
2022
# Magic of the Cup
David McGoldrick hits late winner in FA Cup for Derby County
Derby came from behind to book their third round spot.
# Magic of the Cup
Kidderminster rewarded with Premier League test in FA Cup fourth round draw
After stunning Championship outfit Reading yesterday, the non-league side will host West Ham.
# Magic of the Cup
Wes Hoolahan's Cambridge beat Newcastle to cause mighty FA Cup upset
The 39-year-old Dubliner came off the bench as the League One side won away to the richest club in the world.
All time
# Magic of the Cup
Man Utd to face Gerrard's Villa in FA Cup third round
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City all drew lower league opposition.
# Magic of the Cup
'Who'd write it? I never want to be a goalkeeper again, but goalscorer, I don't mind!'
Edel Kennedy went from Wexford’s stand-in goalkeeper to their goal-scoring hero in the space of a week.
# cup specialists
Wexford Youths crowned FAI Cup champions again, denying Shelbourne double in style
Lynn Marie Grant, Kylie Murphy and Edel Kennedy scored the Wexford goals, while 17-year-old Irish international Ellen Molloy was irresistible throughout.
# Up for the cup
O captain, my captain - Two of the greats go head-to-head on the biggest stage
Kylie Murphy, Pearl Slattery, and their Wexford Youths and Shelbourne sides face off in today’s FAI Cup final.
# Magic of the Cup
FAI confirm cup final fixture details for late November showdown
The announcement was made ahead of this Friday’s semi-final draw.
# Magic of the Cup
Late, late show from 10-man Finn Harps brings Dundalk to a replay
Sean Boyd struck twice in the closing minutes on a dramatic night in Ballybofey.
# Magic of the Cup
Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea
Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes were contesting their first FA Cup final since 1969.
# Magic of the Cup
Man City and Chelsea to face off after FA Cup semi-final draw made
It’s Southampton next up for Leicester City.
# Magic of the Cup
Bernard bags extra-time winner as Everton beat Tottenham in nine-goal thriller
The Toffees reached the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2016.
# marching on
Second-half drama all round as Leicester and Sheffield United progress to FA Cup quarter-finals
Former Ireland striker David McGoldrick played a key part in the Blades’ win over Bristol City, while the Foxes beat Brighton.
# special connection
Ex-Dundalk boss Gannon aiming to knock boyhood club West Ham out of FA Cup with fairytale result
Stockport County’s manager believes a victory over the Hammers tonight would be the greatest in the club’s history.
# Magic of the Cup
11 Irish players aiming to cause major FA Cup shocks this weekend
These Irishmen will be hoping to pull off a third-round giant-killing over the coming days.
# Magic of the Cup
15 goals across two games as Shelbourne and Athlone progress to FAI Cup last eight
Shels beat John Caulfield’s Galway United, and Athlone produced a stunning comeback against Wexford.
AS IT HAPPENED
Dundalk v Sligo, FAI Cup semi-final
The Lilywhites now face Shamrock Rovers in the Aviva Stadium decider.
# Magic of the Cup
'The proudest moment of my career... my parents were there behind the goal as well'
Aaron Connolly marked his full debut for Brighton & Hove Albion with a goal in last night’s Carabao Cup win.
# Magic of the Cup
Cork City need penalties to see off Cabinteely as Premier Division sides all advance
Upsets have been avoided so far in the 2019 FAI Cup.
# Magic of the Cup
Dublin derby at Dalymount, Dundalk travel to Cobh and more enticing fixtures in FAI Cup
Defending champions Dundalk face a trip to St Colman’s Park, while Cork City take on Cabinteely.
# Magic of the Cup
Manchester City smash six past Watford to claim FA Cup and seal historic domestic treble
David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Kevin de Bruyne were all on target at Wembley.
# Magic of the Cup
Rose says Liverpool inspired Spurs' miracle fightback
Trailing 3-0 on aggregate at half time, Tottenham scored three goals in 45 minutes to book their place in the Champions League final.
# Magic of the Cup
Ireland defender Matt Doherty breaks the deadlock at Wembley in FA Cup semi-final
The 27-year-old’s header broke the deadlock, before Wolves suffered a dramatic 3-2 defeat in extra-time.
# Magic of the Cup
Ex-Dundalk and Shelbourne midfielder forced to retire at 22 making waves in management
Stephen McDonnell is aiming to guide Warrenpoint Town into the Irish Cup final tomorrow.
# Magic of the Cup
Wolves knock Man United out of FA Cup as Jimenez and Jota book semi-final spot
Nuno Espírito Santos’s side secured an impressive 2-1 win at Molineux on Saturday.
# Revenge
'Today I wish we hadn't beaten them 6-0': Guardiola braced for Chelsea backlash ahead of Carabao Cup final
The City boss also insisted his side would not be distracted by Liverpool’s trip to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
# Magic of the Cup
'Pep came over and congratulated me': Carlow striker Amond earns praise from Guardiola
Padraig Amond continued his impressive record of scoring in every round of the FA Cup against Man City.
# carlow rising
Carlow's Padraig Amond scores against Man City but Newport suffer FA Cup exit
Pep Guardiola’s men were 4-1 victors at Rondey Parade on Saturday with two late goals.
# Magic of the Cup
Capoue volley secures FA Cup quarter-final berth as Watford see off QPR at Loftus Road
Etienne Capoue’s volley on the stroke of half-time saw Watford progress into the FA Cup quarter-finals against QPR on Friday.
# Away Days
'It is what it is. We accept the challenge': Guardiola not focused on state of Newport pitch
Manchester City travel to League Two Newport County in the FA Cup tomorrow afternoon.
# Magic of the Cup
'This tops the lot': Another dream night for Amond's Newport with fairytale ending for keeper
Pádraig Amond was on fire in yet another FA Cup giantkilling as the Carlow Rising continues.
# Magic of the Cup
Non-league Barnet earn Brentford replay after six-goal FA Cup thriller
A gripping FA Cup tie at the Hive saw Barnet battle to securing a replay at Griffin Park.
# draw done
Repeat of 2018 final as Chelsea to host Man United in fifth round of the FA Cup
The magic of the cup, eh?
# Late Late Show
Matt Doherty to the rescue with 93rd-minute equaliser as Wolves force FA Cup replay
A late goal from the Ireland defender forced a replay against Shrewsbury Town on Saturday afternoon.
# Magic of the Cup
Alexis Sanchez comes back to haunt Arsenal as Man United secure FA Cup win at the Emirates
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer earned his eighth consecutive win as Man United booked their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
# Magic of the Cup
Arsenal and Man United set to face off in the fourth round of the FA Cup
The Premier League rivals will meet in just under three weeks’ time at the Emirates.
# Report
Wolves dump Liverpool out of FA Cup after Neves' moment of magic
The Reds have become the sixth Premier League side to exit the competition.
# newport hero
'An unbelievable moment' - Carlow striker basks in glory after knocking Leicester out
Padraig Amond was the man of the moment as his League Two side produced a huge FA Cup upset yesterday.
# carlow rising
Carlow striker the FA Cup hero with 85th-minute winner as League Two's Newport stun Leicester City
Former Shamrock Rovers and Sligo striker Padraig Amond scored a dramatic late penalty on Sunday.
# Round-Up
Bielsa's Leeds suffer early FA Cup exit, while Sadlier makes debut as Doncaster shock Preston
Sean Maguire also made his return from injury on Sunday for Preston at Deepdale.