UK time is: 03:08:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

FA Cup round-up (17-18/02/07)

Pompey had no game at the weekend with it being FA Cup Fifth Round time but how did things go for others.

Saturday, 17/02/07
Arsenal 0-0 Blackburn
The midday LIVE BBC match, the first of the weekend saw Arsenal and Blackburn play out a 0-0 stalemate.

Chelsea 4-0 Norwich
A 4-0 scoreline was flattering on Chelsea as Norwich did have chances but they didn't take them, and it costs them. Chelsea march on towards Wembley, or will it be Cardiff?

Man Utd 1-1 Reading
Our conquerors from Round Four United looked to be heading into the next round but a spirited second half comeback saw Reading earn a replay in the Evening LIVE BBC match.

Middlesbrough 2-2 West Brom
Once again Middlesbrough have to go to a replay to decide their fate. Championship side West Brom never gave up and got the draw they deserved.

Plymouth 2-0 Derby
Plymouth could even afford to miss a penalty as ex Pompey defender Darren Moore's Championship pace setters Derby crashed out, Moore also saw red.

Watford 1-0 Ipswich
A late second half goal was enough to see Watford claim their place in the Quarter Finals. The extended cup run will only help them in their battle to avoid the drop won't it as it keeps spirits high?

Sunday, 18/02/07
Fulham 0-4 Tottenham, 16:00
Much like Chelsea 24 hours earlier Spurs advanced with a slightly flattering scoreline. Victory was more than fair but a 4-0 scoreline maybe not quite so in the afternoon LIVE SKY Sports clash.

Preston 1-3 Man City, 13:10
The third and final LIVE BBC match from the weekend saw Preston take a lead through that man Nugent but City fought back to go through thanks to two late goals, maybe a touch harsh on Preston.

My tips to advance to the next round Arsenal, Chelsea, Reading, Middlesbrough, Plymouth, Watford, Fulham and Man City are all still in the Cup with the exception of Fulham. Arsenal, Reading and Middlesbrough will all require replay victories should they wish to do the same.

PLAY UP POMPEY!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 19 2007

Time: 11:28AM

Your Comments

Its nearly draw time. I reckon even McClaren and Venables can't muck this one up, which will be a first. i reckon they'll get the quarter finals looking something like this. Chelsea v Spurs, Man U v Man C, Arsenal v Watford, and Plymouth v Middlesbrough.
The Rabbi
Got Chelsea v Spurs right? Christ I'm bored.
The Rabbi
Good, kept the 3 big fish apart, as we all wanted. Let's hope thay get thru their replays.
storagematt
yer that was important!
VitalPompeyAdmin
Hopefully Blackburn will be more interested in the Cup Replay than our game with them on Sunday.
pompeygray
Blackburn have little tp play for except the Cup now, so who knows - but I can't see "Sparky" allowing any of his players to ease off the gas, he's too competitive for that. I am certain it will be just as hard to pay them Sunday as it would any other time.
TruePompeyBlue
Agree. Maybe I was reflecting on last season when we met West Ham ahead of their crucial cup clash which ultimately favoured us. We can't make excuses but it would be nice to think they have other things on their mind.
pompeygray
is there nothing to chat about on this site at the moment?
The Rabbi
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

A mini Pompey wrap (Thursday April 17 2014)

On this day in history...17th April (Thursday April 17 2014)

Toast Special - The run in (Wednesday April 16 2014)

On this day in history...16th April (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Ferry out for the season? (Tuesday April 15 2014)

On this day in history...15th April (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Confidence matters (Monday April 14 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. storagematt 95
2. PFCblue 82
3. mslorna48 69
4. pompeyrug 55
5. Emsworthianblue 41
6. Pompeytim 31
7. Lemmi 26
8. eastneydave 25
9. PompeyJake 13
10. pompeyloyal 11

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Wimbledon 43 13 14 16 -5 53
15. Cheltenham 43 12 16 15 -9 52
16. Accrington 43 12 15 16 -3 51
17. Portsmouth 42 12 15 15 -12 51
18. Morecambe 43 12 14 17 -14 50
19. Hartlepool 42 13 10 19 -2 49
20. Exeter 43 12 13 18 -6 49

Breaking League News

The Opposition View - Northampton Town
Wycombe : 19/04/2014 01:02:00
Blues and Cobblers end all square
Wycombe : 18/04/2014 22:19:00
Dag & Red : 18/04/2014 20:21:00
Torquay : 18/04/2014 20:17:00
Southend : 18/04/2014 20:10:00
Rochdale : 18/04/2014 20:04:00
Exeter : 18/04/2014 19:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Pompey v Bristol Rovers?
Suggested By:  
Pompey win 80%
Bristol Rovers win 0%
Draw 20%