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We’re Up 4 the Cup again

Saturday 14th and it’s FA Cup day once again for me & the big fella we’re off to a new venue for the blog by dropping in on our top mate Jim Rushe at Northwich Victoria who now play their … Continue reading

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Didsbury or Doncaster?

Well Saturday rolled around again & with that the FA Cup campaign started all over again. So the only thing to decide was where to go for the extra preliminary round? West Didsbury were at home which is only about … Continue reading

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Step 20… Macclesfield Town v Cardiff City (FACup #9)

We’re back! Happy new year to one and all, well apart from Mario Balotelli that is! We were all set for the shortest of trips to the home of the champions for our first game of the New Year until … Continue reading

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Step 17… Accrington Stanley v Oxford United (FACup #8)

Well we’ve reached the half way point of our 34 game adventure and with a choice of FA Cup 2nd round fixtures to pick from once the TV people had moved a few games to the Sunday & Monday, we … Continue reading

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Step 13… Preston North End v Yeovil Town (FACup #7)

After watching all non league encounters so far this season we’ve decided to make the step up to an all league 1 fixture for our 13th game as the FA Cup reaches the 1st round proper stage. Preston North End … Continue reading

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Step 11… Hyde FC v Harrogate Town FC (FACup #6)

Quite simply today is a MASSIVE day for all non league clubs who have made it this far in the FA Cup. Not only is there a £12,500 purse for all the winners of today’s games but they’re in the … Continue reading

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Step 9… AFC Fylde v Solihull Moors FC (FACup #5)

FA Cup day today! Probably our favourite competition of the 3 we’re following and things are hotting up as we enter the 3rd round qualifying stage. £7,500 is on offer for the winners of today’s games across the country, so … Continue reading

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Step 7… Ashton United v Marine FC (FACup #4)

Well the Rhino has finally forgiven me for the Winsford trip and we’re on an early start today because we have to get the gates opened up at Droylsden FC before our FA Cup 3rd round qualifying game between Ashton … Continue reading

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Step 4… Abbey Hey FC v Atherton Collieries FC (FACup #3)

Just a quickie for step 4 as we make the short, 1 bus trip to my home town of Abbey Hey in Gorton, even though they don’t actually play in Abbey hey anymore they are still in Gorton which is … Continue reading

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Step 3… Irlam FC v Maltby Main FC (FAVase #1)

Sun’s shining so i’m once again confident that shirt sleeve order dress code will be fine today as we head off to Irlam for our first FA Vase game of the season. Free travel on our ‘borrowed’ bus passes today … Continue reading

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