Odion Ighalo ruined Wayne Rooney’s hopes of leading Derby to an FA Cup upset against Manchester United as the Nigeria striker’s double sealed a 3-0 win in the fifth round on Thursday.
Manchester City won a 20th consecutive domestic cup tie to move into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 1-0 win at Sheffield Wednesday as Tottenham crashed out on penalties to Norwich on Wednesday.
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta admitted to taking a gamble by changing nine players in the line-up in an FA Cup fifth round match against Portsmouth, which they won 2-0 on Monday.
A defiant Jurgen Klopp reiterated Liverpool’s best is yet to come despite their FA Cup loss against Chelsea, which sent them crashing out of the FA Cup on Tuesday.
Football Association chairman Greg Clarke warned on Tuesday the financial fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic could destroy English clubs and leagues unless the game’s stakeholders are willing to “share the pain”.
Chelsea moved into the FA Cup semi-finals as Ross Barkley sealed a 1-0 win at Leicester, while Arsenal joined their London rivals in the last four after a dramatic 2-1 victory against Sheffield United on Sunday.
Liverpool under-23s coach Neil Critchley defended Jurgen Klopp’s decision not to take charge of Liverpool’s FA Cup fourth-round replay against Shrewsbury on Tuesday
Liverpool’s youngest ever team proved coach Jurgen Klopp was right to rest his stars as they reached the FA Cup fifth round with a 1-0 win against third-tier Shrewsbury on Tuesday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is adamant he has to take a stand over the clash between the midwinter break and FA Cup replays or nothing will ever change.