Vital Football

FA Cup round-up (10-11/03/07)

FA Cup round-up (10-11/03/07)

Pompey had no Premiership match over the weekend due to the FA Cup Quarter Finals, how did these go.

Saturday, 10/03/07
Middlesbrough 2-2 Man Utd
The LIVE BBC match saw Man Utd take the lead through the man than ultimately lead to our own demise in Round Four, Wayne Rooney (23). Boro battled back to level on the stroke of half time through Lee Cattermole (45). Boro continued where they had left off and took the lead early in the second half through George Boateng (47). They couldn't hold it and Cristiano Ronaldo (68) levelled to earn a replay.

Sunday, 11/03/07
Blackburn 2-0 Man City
The mid afternoon LIVE SKY Sports clash saw Blackburn take the lead through Aaron Mokoena (28). The South African then got himself sent off (69) after picking up a second yellow card. As City went on the attack in search of an equaliser Blackburn caught them on the break and wrapped things up through Matt Derbyshire (90) to move into the last four.

Chelsea 3-3 Tottenham
The early afternoon LIVE BBC match saw Spurs fly out of the traps and they were ahead early through Dimitar Berbatov (5). Chelsea levelled through Frank Lampard (22) but Spurs were soon ahead again thanks to a Michael Essien (28) own goal. 2-1 soon became 3-1 as Hossam Ghaly (36) strolled through the Chelsea defence to see Spurs with one foot in the next round. Chelsea battled back and reduced the deficit through Frank Lampard (71) before Salomon Kalou (86) levelled late on to force a replay.

Plymouth 1-0 Watford
The third and final game of the day, the evening LIVE BBC game saw Championship side Plymouth battle and more than give Premiership strugglers Watford a match but they couldn't take their chances. The one that fell to Watford was converted smartly by Hameur Bouazza (21) to put Watford in the last four.

I had predicted wins for Man Utd, Blackburn, Chelsea and Plymouth be that on the day or in replays. Only Plymouth lost with Man Utd and Chelsea heavy favourites to now advance after their opponents more than likely missed their chances by not killing them off in the first place.

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday March 13 2007
Time: 12:20PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Dominic who? Defender returns to Reading

Dominic Hyam, signed on loan when Adam Barton left for Partick Thistle on deadline day, has returned to Reading having failed to make a 1st team appearance - he made only one squad.

On this day in history...7th December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 7th December.

Pompey aim remains the same

Doncaster, Carlisle & Plymouth are the teams to catch. Pompey are further adrift than we would want but the aim to finish top 3 remains the same. That's targeted in the coming weeks.

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Change at right back? If so where would this leave Evans?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Keep Evans at RB16%
Drop Evans. Talbot or Buxton at RB36%
Drop Baker. Evans at RM4%
Keep Barker in RM. Leave out Evans completely4%
Cookie knows best (?) In him we trust40%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Stevenage 19 8 3 8 27 1
10 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
11 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
12 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
13 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
14 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 19 4 5 10 17 -7
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Copnor437
2.storagematt6
3.eastneydave5
4.pompeyrug2
5.steaming1
6.PompeyFrippy1
7.Dorking Pompey1
The Vital Football Members League