FA Cup

Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Phil Thompson: 'Liverpool can still finish in the top four'
Phil Thompson is adamant that a top-four finish is still possible for Liverpool this season to ensure their campaign cannot be branded as a failure.
03:37
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Parma at Villa Park on August 9, 2014
Ron Vlaar: 'Premier League survival more important than FA Cup'
Ron Vlaar tells his Aston Villa teammates that staying in the Premier League is more important than winning the FA Cup.
17:43
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool walks to the bench before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on December 6, 2014
Kolo Toure: 'Steven Gerrard can handle FA Cup semi-final defeat'
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure backs Steven Gerrard to shake off the disappointment of the team's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa.
15:28
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Per Mertesacker thrilled by FA Cup semi-final triumph
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker admits that he is thrilled by the team's passage through to a second consecutive FA Cup final.
12:39
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool walks to the bench before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on December 6, 2014
Steven Gerrard 'visits London nightclub after Liverpool's FA Cup exit'
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reportedly visited Boujis nightclub in London following his side's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa.
11:54
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Aston Villa chief executive hoping for resurgence after FA Cup semi-final win
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox claims that the future can be bright for the club following their FA Cup semi-final victory.
11:06
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Reading's Adam Federici apologises for FA Cup semi-final mistake
Adam Federici apologises to the Reading fans after his error gave Arsenal a 2-1 win over the Royals in their FA Cup semi-final on Saturday.
10:57
Tim Sherwood manager of Aston Villa celebrates as Christian Benteke of Aston Villa scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Tim Sherwood: 'Aston Villa deserved to beat Liverpool'
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood believes that his side were worthy winners in their FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool.
09:25
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool walks to the bench before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on December 6, 2014
Jamie Redknapp: 'Steven Gerrard will be devastated not to make FA Cup final'
Jamie Redknapp believes that Steven Gerrard will feel "devastated" that Liverpool failed to reach the FA Cup final.
Apr 20, 07:26
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
Jamie Carragher blasts attitudes of Liverpool players following FA Cup exit
Jamie Carragher blasts the attitude of Liverpool's players following their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa.
Apr 20, 06:21
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner misses FA Cup semis due to bereavement
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner misses the club's FA Cup semi-final win over Liverpool due to a family bereavement.
Apr 20, 06:08
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Jamie Redknapp hails Fabian Delph, Jack Grealish performances
Jamie Redknapp hails the displays of midfielders Fabian Delph and Jack Grealish in Aston Villa's FA Cup semi-final victory over Liverpool.
Apr 20, 05:43
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Steve Clarke confident Adam Federici will be fine
Reading boss Steve Clarke believes that Adam Federici will have no problem bouncing back from his costly error in his side's FA Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal.
Apr 20, 04:20
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Tim Sherwood praises Fabian Delph "character"
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood pays tribute to Fabian Delph for the midfielder's match-winning performance against Liverpool.
Apr 19, 20:59
Liverpool player Steven Gerrard challenges Nathan Dyer of Swansea during the Barclays Premiership match between Swansea City and Liverpool at Liberty Stadium on March 16, 2015
Brendan Rodgers disappointed for Steven Gerrard after FA Cup exit
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says it is a "shame" that Steven Gerrard will not leave the club with a fairytale finish following their FA Cup exit.
Apr 19, 20:50
Tim Sherwood manager of Aston Villa celebrates as Christian Benteke of Aston Villa scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Tim Sherwood: "The pressure is on Arsenal"
Tim Sherwood says that Aston Villa will take the game to Arsenal when the clubs meet in the FA Cup final at the end of May.
Apr 19, 20:43
Liverpool's Italian forward Mario Balotelli is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Hull City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 25, 2014
Mario Balotelli 'speechless' over disallowed FA Cup goal
Mario Balotelli takes to Instagram to express his disbelief over his disallowed goal in Liverpool's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa.
Apr 19, 20:14
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa applauds the supporters following the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Aston Villa on August 16, 2014
Tim Sherwood: 'Jack Grealish can be one of the greats'
Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish can establish himself as one of the sport's best players, according to his manager Tim Sherwood.
Apr 19, 19:50
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Brendan Rodgers: 'The best team won'
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers concedes that his troops were "second best" in the shock FA Cup semi-final defeat by Aston Villa.
Apr 19, 19:14
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Shay Given: Fabian Delph was "captain marvel"
Aston Villa keeper Shay Given praises the performance of Fabian Delph in guiding his side to the FA Cup final courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Wembley.
Apr 19, 17:19
Fabian Delph in action for Aston Villa on December 28, 2014
Fabian Delph: 'Leading Aston Villa out in FA Cup final will be highlight of my career'
Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph admits that leading his side out in the FA Cup final at Wembley will be the best day of his professional career.
Apr 19, 17:16
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Result: Aston Villa defeat Liverpool to reach FA Cup final
Fabian Delph scores in the second half to send Aston Villa into the final of the FA Cup courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Wembley.
Apr 19, 16:52
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their first goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on April 19, 2015
Half-Time Report: All square between Aston Villa, Liverpool in FA Cup semi-final clash
Christian Benteke pulls Aston Villa level at the break of their FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool after Philippe Coutinho had put the Merseysiders ahead.
Apr 19, 15:47
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa (20) celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Christian Benteke credits Tim Sherwood for impressive form
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke credits manager Tim Sherwood for helping him turn his form around with a spell of eight goals in his last six appearances.
Apr 19, 14:26
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal with a header during the FA Cup Third Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Liverpool at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on January 5, 2015
Team News: Steven Gerrard returns for Liverpool for FA Cup semi-final
Steven Gerrard returns for Liverpool as they face Aston Villa at Wembley for a place in the FA Cup final.
Apr 19, 14:03
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their first goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on April 19, 2015
Live Commentary: Aston Villa 2-1 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive Aston Villa's come-from-behind victory over Liverpool in their FA Cup semi-final with Sports Mole's live text updates.
Apr 19, 14:00
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Brendan Rodgers wary of Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers highlights the threat of Aston Villa strikers Christian Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor ahead of their FA Cup semi-final.
Apr 19, 13:38
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet of Liverpool gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Simon Mignolet: 'Liverpool can make history in the FA Cup this year'
Simon Mignolet claims that Liverpool can "make history" in this season's FA Cup ahead of their semi-final clash with Aston Villa at Wembley.
Apr 19, 13:18
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Wojciech Szczesny offers Adam Federici support
Wojciech Szczesny offers his support to Reading's Adam Federici following the Australian's mistake during Arsenal's FA Cup semi-final win.
Apr 19, 13:00
Shay Given in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Shay Given: 'Aston Villa will not be overawed at Wembley'
Shay Given claims that Aston Villa will be overawed when they meet Liverpool in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Apr 19, 12:48
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool smiles before the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at Stadium of Light on January 10, 2015
Brendan Rodgers: 'FA Cup win can be a springboard'
Speaking ahead of their semi-final with Aston Villa, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hints that an FA Cup win could be a "springboard" to more success in the future.
Apr 19, 12:21
 Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014
Steven Gerrard: 'Cup success vital for young Liverpool players'
Speaking ahead of the FA Cup semi-final with Aston Villa, Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard believes that silverware is important to give the club's young players belief.
Apr 19, 09:22
Reading Chairman Sir John Madejski during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Reading v Sheffield United at Madejski Stadium on January 26, 2013
Sir John Madejski left "proud" after Reading effort
It is just a matter of time before Reading lift some silverware, former chairman Sir John Madejski insists after watching their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal.
Apr 18, 22:22
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Reading boss Steve Clarke: 'We deserved more against Arsenal'
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici is "upset" after his error led to their FA Cup semi-final defeat against Arsenal, admits manager Steve Clarke.
Apr 18, 22:12
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez runs past Reading's Australian goalkeeper Adam Federici after scoring during the FA Cup semi-final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley stadium in London on April 18, 2015
Arsene Wenger hails Reading's effort in FA Cup semi-final
Arsene Wenger describes their FA Cup semi-final win over Reading as a "very difficult game".
Apr 18, 22:03
Arsenals Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring 2-0 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at The Emirates Stadium in London on March 14, 2015
Aaron Ramsey: 'Reading had us on the ropes'
Aaron Ramsey admits that Reading had Arsenal "on the ropes" before the Gunners booked their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win at Wembley.
Apr 18, 20:03
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Result: Arsenal reach FA Cup final after Adam Federici error
Arsenal will defend the FA Cup in May's final after Adam Federici's extra-time error cost Reading in a dramatic semi-final which the Gunners won 2-1 at Wembley.
Apr 18, 19:53
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal shoots past Adam Federici of Reading during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Half-Time Report: Alexis Sanchez ends Reading resistance at Wembley
Alexis Sanchez's strike six minutes before the break gives Arsenal a 1-0 half-time lead over Championship Reading in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Apr 18, 18:09
Mathieu Debuchy of Arsenal celebrates scoring his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on December 21, 2014
Team News: Mathieu Debuchy starts for Arsenal in FA Cup semi-final
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger includes Mathieu Debuchy in one of four changes made for the FA Cup semi-final with Reading.
Apr 18, 16:32
Mesut Ozil of Arsenal is marshalled by Michael Hector of Reading during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-1 Reading - as it happened
Take a look back at Arsenal's dramatic FA Cup semi-final victory over Reading with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report.
Apr 18, 16:14
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