FA Cup

A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
FA ban Aston Villa fans from taking banner to Wembley for FA Cup final
The FA bans Aston Villa fans from taking a flag deemed to be offensive to Arsenal into Wembley for the FA Cup final on Saturday.
10:24
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck reacts after a missed chance on February 15, 2014
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck ruled out of FA Cup final
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms that Danny Welbeck will miss Saturday's FA Cup final because of a knee injury.
10:03
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Everton at Villa Park on May 2, 2015
Ashley Westwood: 'Christian Benteke will give Arsenal sleepless nights'
Ashley Westwood believes that Arsenal's defenders will be having sleepless nights as they prepare to face Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.
02:36
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Hector Bellerin and Mesut Ozil of Arsenal after scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on March 9, 201
Knee injury rules Danny Welbeck out of FA Cup final
Arsenal are without Danny Welbeck for the FA Cup final as he has failed to recover from a knee injury.
May 26, 04:07
Shay Given in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Shay Given injury doubt for Aston Villa's FA Cup final against Arsenal
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood reveals that goalkeeper Shay Given is a doubt for the FA Cup final against Arsenal as he is struggling with a groin injury.
May 25, 07:08
Theo Walcott of Arsenal scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium on May 24, 2015
Theo Walcott gives Arsene Wenger 'selection headache' ahead of FA Cup final
Theo Walcott believes that Arsenal are in good shape heading into the FA Cup final this weekend.
May 25, 05:23
Tim Sherwood, manager of Aston Villa looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Tim Sherwood: 'We have to attack Arsenal in FA Cup final'
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood admits that his side are prepared to take the attack to Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 24, 05:12
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck reacts after a missed chance on February 15, 2014
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck injury doubt for FA Cup final against Aston Villa
Arsene Wenger hints that Danny Welbeck could miss Arsenal's FA Cup final against Aston Villa due to injury.
May 22, 09:41
Aston Villa fans celebrate victory on the pitch after the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on March 7, 2015
Aston Villa fined by Football Association for supporter misconduct
Aston Villa are fined £200,000 and warned about the future conduct of their supporters following the pitch invasion against West Bromwich Albion in March.
May 14, 16:06
Tom Cleverley of Aston Villa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on May 9, 2015
Tim Sherwood to "drop" Tom Cleverley for FA Cup final unless he signs Aston Villa deal
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood jokes that he will drop Tom Cleverley from his side's FA Cup final squad if the on-loan midfielder does not sign permanently for the club.
May 10, 14:34
Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain receives treatment after picking up an injury during the FA Cup quarter-final football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on March 9, 2015
Report: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to return for FA Cup final
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could have winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fit for the FA Cup final, say reports.
May 7, 22:55
Paul Mariner of Ipswich Town is watched by Sammy Nelson of Arsenal during the FA Cup Final at Wembley in London on May 6, 1978
On this day: Underdogs Ipswich Town win FA Cup
Thirty-seven years ago today, Ipswich Town won the FA Cup for the one and only time in their history.
May 6, 08:00
Alexis Sanchez in action for Arsenal on December 13, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez will be available for FA Cup final'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger discloses that the club have come to an agreement with the Chile Football Federation to ensure Alexis Sanchez can play in the FA Cup final.
May 2, 05:19
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal lifts the trophy in celebration alongside Lukas Podolski, Mikel Arteta and Thomas Vermaelen after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014
Former sports minister Richard Caborn slams "crazy" FA Cup sponsorship proposal
Former sports minister Richard Caborn describes the proposal to rename the FA Cup due to sponsorship as "commercialisation gone mad".
Apr 29, 12:15
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal lifts the trophy in celebration alongside Lukas Podolski, Mikel Arteta and Thomas Vermaelen after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014
FA Cup to be renamed in Emirates sponsorship deal?
The FA Cup will reportedly become known as the Emirates FA Cup following a sponsorship deal with the airline.
Apr 29, 01:46
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 urges Aston Villa to ignore FA Cup
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood tells his charges to forget about their upcoming FA Cup final with Arsenal and focus on staying in the Premier League.
Apr 22, 23:22
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian defender Federico Fazio is sent off by referee Jon Moss during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on October 1
Mark Halsey blasts decision to appoint Jon Moss as FA Cup final referee
Mark Halsey describes the decision to appoint referee Jon Moss for the FA Cup final as a "joke".
Apr 22, 09:38
Reading fans celebrate on the pitch after the FA Cup Quarter Final Replay match between Reading and Bradford City at Madejski Stadium on March 16, 2015
Reading ask for FA extension on crowd trouble charge
Reading apply to the Football Association for an extension so that they can properly respond to a charge related to crowd disturbance.
Apr 21, 17:39
John Aldridge during the Liverpool FC Legends and Kaizer Chiefs Legends autograph session at Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World on November 15, 2013
John Aldridge slams "awful" Liverpool
John Aldridge blasts former club Liverpool for their performance in their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Aston Villa.
Apr 21, 13:26
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Jon Moss to referee Arsenal vs. Aston Villa FA Cup final
Jon Moss describes being appointed as this season's FA Cup final referee as "the realisation of a dream".
Apr 21, 12:12
Aston Villa fans celebrate victory on the pitch after the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on March 7, 2015
Aston Villa, Reading charged by Football Association over crowd disturbances
Aston Villa and Reading are charged by the FA in relation to crowd disturbances.
Apr 21, 12:05
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.
Apr 20, 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.
Apr 20, 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.
Apr 20, 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.
Apr 20, 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.
Apr 20, 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.
Apr 20, 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.
Apr 20, 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
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CChelsea38269373324187
2Manchester CityMan City38247783384579
3Arsenal38229771363575
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd382010862372570
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs38197125853564
6Liverpool38188125248462
7Southampton381861454332160
8Swansea CitySwansea38168144649-356
9Stoke CityStoke38159144845354
10Crystal Palace38139164751-448
11Everton381211154850-247
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham381211154447-347
13West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom381111163851-1344
14Leicester CityLeicester38118194655-941
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle38109194063-2339
16Sunderland38717143153-2238
17Aston Villa38108203157-2638
RHull City38811193351-1835
RBurnley38712192853-2533
RQueens Park RangersQPR3886244273-3130