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Cup Upsets Involving Arsenal (Part Two)

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The second part in the series which looks at some of the biggest Cup upsets invokving Arsenal over the years and matches their supporters would prefer to forget. For Part One, please click here. West Ham United, FA Cup Final 1980 In 1980, Arsenal reached their third FA Cup final in three years. In 1978 they had suffered a surprise ...

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Cup Upsets Involving Arsenal (Part One)

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It is a sad fact of life for followers of any big club that, every so often, they will suffer a cup defeat at the hands of s side they were expected to beat easily. This can be due to a number of factors – complacency, lack of preparation, injury, bad luck, or just an inspired performance from their opponents ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Five)

Continuing the seres in which the rivalry both clubs share with London neighbours Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs is examoned in depth). Part one to four look at Arsenal v Spurs. Part One can be found here; Part Two here; Part Three here, and Part Four here. Now the attention switches from Arsenal to Chelsea. The rivalry between Chelsea and Tottenham is ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Four)

This is the series which looks at the common hostility that Arsenal and Chelsea have towards their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) and some of the reasons for it. For Part One please click here; for Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. The Arsenal rivalry concludes here. The Cup Semi-Finals Although Arsenal and Spurs have never met ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Three)

This is the series whioc examines the commion hostility whic both Arsenal and Chelsea have for London rivals Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) and some of the reasons behind it. For Part One click here; and Part Two click here. The Doubles Although Arsenal had been the dominant team in the 1930s, the Second World War took its toll, and the club ...

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Cup Finals Between Arsenal and Chelsea (Part Three)

Concluding the three part series looking back at the Cup finals featuring the two London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea. For Part One please click here; and Part Two here. 2019 Europa League Final In 2019 the two London clubs met once again in the final of the 2019 Europa Cup, which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. That was an unpopular ...

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Cup Finals between Arsenal and Chelsea (Part Two)

The Second Part of a Three Part Series looking at Cup finals between the two London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea, For Part One please click here. 2007 League Cup Final The 3007 League Cup Final was played at Cardiff because Wembley was still being renovated. Chelsea, managed by Jose Mourinho in his first spell at the club, were very much ...

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Cup Finals between Arsenal and Chelsea (Part One)

Although it took almost a century of rivalry before Arsenal and Chelsea first faced each other in a  Cup final, since the turn of the millennium, it has become a fairly regular occurrence. In the last 20 years, the two teams have faced each in the final of three major competitions, with the current head-to-head status standing three wins to ...

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The Hillsborough Disaster

The Hillsborough Disaster refers to the events of April 15, 1989 in which  numerous Liverpool fans were crushed at the Leppings Lane end of Sheffield Wednesday’s ground during Liverpool’s FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. Due to overcrowding in a standing only section of the ground too many Liverpool fans were allowed into an enclosed space, and 95 ...

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Biggest games played at Wembley

For nearly a century, Wembley Stadium in London, England, has staged major sporting events. There have been some fantastic soccer matches played at England’s national stadium. Recent years has also seen the NFL cross the pond with some of their top teams playing on the hallowed Wembley turf. Here’s a look back at Wembley’s biggest games. The 1966 World Cup ...

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