FA Cup

Four-midable Lions march on in FA Cup

By Danny Caro, August 11, 2012

Goals from Daniel Stanton, Aron Barnes, Ben Ellis and Sam Sloma helped London Lions turn on the style to win their first-ever match in the FA Cup following a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Clapton at Hemel Hempstead FC.



Gold proud to lead Lions into FA Cup

By Danny Caro, August 9, 2012

Ahead of the team's first-ever outing in the FA Cup, Danny Caro talks to London Lions manager Tony Gold.

DC: How happy are you with the way pre-season has gone?


Gold ready to unleash his Lions in FA Cup

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2012

London Lions manager Tony Gold is relishing taking the club into unknown terrority when they take their place in the FA Cup for the first time.

The Lions have been drawn at home to Clapton as they make their first-ever appearance in the competition won by Chelsea at Wembley in May.


Iran threat underlined on Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day

By Jennifer Lipman, April 19, 2012

Israel has begun marking its annual Holocaust Memorial Day.

As is customary, sirens went off at 10am local time across the Jewish state and pedestrians and drivers came to a standstill, in memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Shoah.


Bloom up for Anfield challenge

By James Masters, February 2, 2012

Tony Bloom was Down Under just a few days ago – but the Brighton chairman is on top of the world after his club secured a dream FA Cup tie at Liverpool.

Bloom, who flew back from Australia last week, was in the cheap seats last time the Seagulls visited Anfield for an FA Cup tie back in 1991.

Boyhood fan Bloom has already seen his side knock out Sunderland in the Carling Cup and defeat New


Furman fury

By Danny Caro, January 12, 2012

Oldham captain Dean Furman says that he left Anfield feeling hurt after teammate Tom Adeyemi was allegedly subjected to a racial outburst from the Kop during the FA Cup third round tie against Liverpool last week.

Furman, 23, was quick to console Adeyemi, who was left in tears, following the incident towards the end of the match.

"What happened should not happen in the game," Furman said: "I


Nothing to lose

By Danny Caro, December 15, 2011

Simon Corney, the chairman of League One club Oldham Athletic, is relishing the prospect of taking on boyhood heroes Liverpool at Anfield in the FA Cup next month.


Furman: Bring on the giants

By James Masters, November 17, 2011

Dean Furman has set his sights on a mouth-watering showdown with a Premier League giant after firing Oldham Athletic into the second round of the FA Cup.

The Latics captain was on target as his side beat Burton Albion 3-1 at Boundary Park to set up a home clash with either Preston North End or Southend United.

Midfielder Furman is now hoping to guide Oldham into the third round where the lik


Coronation challenge for Davis

By James Masters, September 2, 2011

Coronation Street could be set to take on the MJSL next season after Steve Davis revealed plans for the 2012 Ryan Lustgarten Shield.

Ryan Thomas, who plays Jason Grimshaw in the long-running soap opera, is hoping to bring a whole host of stars to honour the memory of his godfather.

Thomas is keen to make the 10th anniversary of the tournament a memorable one with actors from other famous soa


Stoke next for Tel Aviv

By Simon Griver, September 1, 2011

Motti Iwanir, manager of Maccabi Tel Aviv, believes his team can progress in the after drawing Stoke City, Besiktas and Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League group stage.

A record three Israeli teams went into the hat last week with debutants Tel Aviv drawn against English opposition for the first time in European competition.