FA Cup

Jacobson keeps Wycombe in FA Cup

By Darren Witcoop, January 12, 2016

JOE Jacobson is gearing up for one of the biggest matches of his life — an FA Cup trip to Villa Park.

Jacobson capped a fine display with the equaliser to earn Wycombe Wanderers a third-round replay against Aston Villa next Tuesday.

The incentive of hosting big-spending Manchester City potentially lies ahead for Jacobson and the League Two side.


Bring on the Villa, says Joe the giant-killer

By Darren Witcoop, January 5, 2016

Joe Jacobson believes he can play his part in one of the biggest FA Cup shocks.

The Wycombe Wanderers defender is gearing up to face Premier League strugglers Aston Villa in the third round.

Although there are three divisions between the two teams, Wycombe will fancy adding to Villa’s woes.


Lions down to bare bones, says Gold

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2013

Tony Gold says he faces a selection nightmare ahead of London Lions’ opening matches of the new season.

Having clinched the Spartan South Midlands League Division One title in May, the Lions start their first-ever season in the SSML Premier Division with a match away to Leverstock Green on August 10.


Easy as 1-2-3 for Redbridge JC

By Danny Caro, March 25, 2013


Cup kings Redbridge A romped into the last four thanks to goals from Richie Caplin, Steve Summers and Adam Stolerman.

RJC boss Eilon Kennet told JC Sport: "Raiders were never going to be a push-over; nobody is at this stage of the competition.


JC MSFL Top-Scorers: February 24

By Danny Caro, February 25, 2013

Jamie Kent and Ben Zloof were in the goals again but it's the Shirley Park marksman who leads the way as the battle for the JC MSFL Golden Boot hots up.

31 - Jamie Kent (Shirley Park)

27 - Ben Zloof (AC Mill Hill)

18 - Lee Cash (LM Lions A - 10 for Neasden A), Adam Hersh (Los Blancos)

17 - Alex Elf (Hendon Utd SC C), Ben Polak (Oakwood B)


Heartbreak drives Furman’s fight

By James Masters, February 25, 2013

Dean Furman is desperate to soothe the pain of his Africa Cup of Nations heartache by leading Oldham to FA Cup glory.

The South Africa midfielder was left close to tears after missing his spot kick in the quarter final penalty shoot-out defeat by Mali just three weeks ago.


Spare a thought for Corney

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2013

Who’d be a manager … but more to the point, who’d be a chairman? It’s been quite a week for Oldham Athletic’s Simon Corney, you could say. Beating Liverpool was beyond his wildest dreams and now his team has a chance to claim the scalp of another Premier League giant in the shape of Everton.


Corney savours 'best win'

By Danny Caro, February 1, 2013

Simon Corney has described the FA Cup win over Liverpool as the best result since he took over the club 10 years ago.

Two goals from Matt Smith and one from Reece Wabara earned Oldham a memorable 3-2 victory.


Corney: We can beat Liverpool

By Danny Caro, January 11, 2013

Oldham Athletic chairman Simon Corney says it feels like he has won the lottery after his club pulled Liverpool out of the hat for the second time in 13 months in the FA Cup.

Victory over Nottingham Forest set up a fourth round clash against the Reds at Boundary Park at the end of the month.


Ben Haim back with a bang

By Simon Griver, January 10, 2013

Tal Ben Haim marked his QPR debut by setting up Kieron Dyer for the stoppage-time equaliser against WBA at Loftus Road.

The Israeli defender, 30, has signed a contract until the end of the season after being without a club since leaving Portsmouth in May.