Troy Deeney recognised Watford had been “poor” and could easily have lost after they survived significant pressure to progress to the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory at QPR.
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Anthony Wordsworth’s AFC Wimbledon team-mates call him ‘John Stones’ – but the nickname has nothing to do with his defensive prowess.
Brighton defender Dan Burn is determined to avoid being on the receiving end of an FA Cup upset after helping knock out “the best team in the world” a year ago.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised for Riyad Mahrez’s lack of action.
Watford progressed to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a hard-earned 1-0 victory over QPR, despite being outplayed at Loftus Road.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha will miss the FA Cup fifth-round tie with Doncaster after losing an appeal against an additional one-match ban following his red card against Southampton.
Gianfranco Zola insists Chelsea are providing Callum Hudson-Odoi with “plenty of reasons to feel wanted”, despite the player’s lack of first-team football.
Roy Hodgson could hand Michy Batshuayi his first Crystal Palace start in their FA Cup fifth-round clash against Doncaster on Sunday.
Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial are set to be sidelined for Manchester United’s crunch fixtures against Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday and Liverpool in the Premier League next weekend.
Pep Guardiola expects his Manchester City side “to suffer” as they come up against League Two Newport in the FA Cup this weekend.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo admits he let emotions get the better of him against Bristol City last season, as he prepares to return to Ashton Gate.
Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial are set to be sidelined for at least a fortnight following their respective injuries in Manchester United’s 2-0 defeat to Paris St Germain in midweek.
Chris Hughton hopes the FA Cup can provide a “welcome distraction” from Brighton’s Premier League troubles.
Newport manager Michael Flynn says beating Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday would represent the biggest shock in the history of the competition.
Manchester City travel to Newport on Saturday for the sort of FA Cup tie that gets traditionalists purring.
Newport have pulled off a string of big FA Cup results on home turf over the last 13 months, recording victories against Leicester, Middlesbrough and Leeds, and forcing a replay against Tottenham.
FA Cup holders Chelsea continue their defence against Manchester United as this season’s competition reaches the fifth round stage.
David Luiz insists there have been no dissenting voices among the Chelsea squad despite troubling results under head coach Maurizio Sarri.
Watford boss Javi Gracia insists the FA Cup is a serious priority for his side as he eyes a place in the sixth round.
AFC Wimbledon’s Scott Wagstaff is hoping for another result to dye for against Millwall in the FA Cup.