The Football Association Challenge Cup (FA Cup) is the oldest and most celebrated football competition in the world. The FA Cup started in the year 1871–1872 and since then, it is has become an annual affair. The FA Cup also took place during the World War. Since 1923, FA Cup finals have taken place at 

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The season’s first managerial sacking has occurred this Monday, with Palace manager Frank De Boer the first casualty from the Premier League. Although his sacking was anticipated before Sunday’s defeat to Burnley, critics and fans were not pleased as the league has just begun. Furthermore, De Boer’s sacking makes him the shortest managerial reign in 

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With each passing transfer window, increases in both business and price are exponential with no signs of decline in sight. Even the restrictions that financial fair play and other governed regulations attempt to prevent are easily bypassed by clubs. The lack of strict penalties in place to punish those who break the rules are a 

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News filtered through on Monday afternoon that Crystal Palace sacked manager Frank de Boer, with Roy Hodgson being his likely replacement. Although Palace lost all 4 games this season, scoring no goals, I still believe that de Boer shouldn’t have been sacked, and here are a couple of reasons why.   The players aren’t good 

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Manchester United midfielder Timothy Fosu-Mensah looks set to join London based club Crystal Palace after being allowed to leave Old Trafford by Jose Mourinho on a season-long loan to gain some first team experience. The Dutchman was recently reported to be undergoing a medical with the Premier League club by Sky Sports, suggesting he is 

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The football season is now warming up and the players are playing warm-up games, New players are on display but I don’t know their names! Pre-season it is called and it starts very soon, New talent on show which should make us swoon.   From the lower league teams to the big names we see, 

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Manchester City’s recent capture of Tottenham defender, Kyle Walker, for a reported fee of £54 million, has made the English right-back the most expensive defender and Englishman in history. Walker is a fine player and offers something completely different to the players that City have had in his position in recent seasons. But the extortionate price 

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At 21 years old, Ruben Loftus-Cheek is heading to Crystal Palace on a season-long loan deal which will present him with his first real opportunity at regular first-team football at the highest level and he cannot afford not to succeed. Chelsea have held the reputation of having the most successful academy teams for the best 

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On Monday 26th of June 2017, Frank De Boer was named the new Crystal Palace manager, replacing ex England manager Sam Allardyce after he stepped down at the end of last season. De Boer’s appointment means the starting line-up of Premier League managers for the 2017/18 season is complete, but who will be the first 

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As Romelu Lukaku’s potential world-record transfer to Manchester United was announced earlier in the week, this is another example of how extreme Premier League spending has become. Manchester United believe the price tag for Lukaku is justified as the striker has a verified track record in the Premier League, having spent most of his career 

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Crystal Palace are set to name Frank de Boer as the club’s next permanent manager following Sam Allardyce’s end of season departure just after the former England coach managed to keep the Eagles in the Premier League. De Boer arrives after fierce competition with Mauricio Pellegrino over both the job at Selhurst Park and Southampton, 

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Crystal Palace Summary Staying in the Premier League should be Palace’s number one priority every season but it’s been disappointing at how bad they have struggled. A team boasting Zaha, Benteke, Townsend and Cabaye should be pushing up but their defence has let them down so they were rightly in a dog fight. Big Sam 

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The 2016/17 Premier League season has come to a close and what a season it’s been; Chelsea were crowned winners for the fifth time and Sunderland’s decade in the Premier League came to an end after scraping relegation four years in a row. Not to mention the roaring goals, the nail biting battle for Champion’s 

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Sunderland’s relegation was expected long before it became official and as such the discussion surrounding the future of Jermain Defoe has been going on since January. It is clear the veteran striker has an embedded release clause in his contract on Wearside which becomes active upon the club’s relegation from the Premier League. This clause 

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What have you been taking Manchester City? You slay that strategy on Crystal Palace! Playing with someone you subconsciously believe dominates, One knock down, becomes the comfort zone or the safe place. The fear on Crystal, quite visible, couldn’t cover what needed to be covered. The smile on Guardiola vibes, “slay boys this is a 

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Another tremendous infographic provided by the good folks at Clubline Football. What if one of the most popular leagues in the world gets ‘Americanized’? Just imagine….. Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts