FA Cup

Arsenal celebrate with the trophy after winning the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
BBC secures additional FA Cup rights
The BBC secures the rights to broadcast matches from the qualifying stages of the FA Cup.
Aug 3, 16:18
Mesut Ozil of Arsenal (r) celebrates scoring his side's first goal with Per Mertesacker of Arsenal during the UEFA Champions League match between Arsenal FC and GNK Dinamo Zagreb at Emirates Stadium on November 24, 2015
Per Mertesacker: 'We went to work on Diego Costa during FA Cup final'
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker applauds his side's management of Diego Costa following the club's FA Cup final success over London rivals Chelsea.
May 29, 16:10
Chelsea winger Victor Moses in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Antonio Conte blames Victor Moses dive on tiredness
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte defends "honest" Victor Moses's cup final dive, claiming that he "did not want to cheat the referee".
May 29, 10:15
Alexis Sanchez is congratulated by Granit Xhaka after scoring during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Chelsea captain Gary Cahill: 'Offside rule needs sorting'
Gary Cahill slams the current offside law as the "the maddest rule I have ever seen", following the decision to allow Alexis Sanchez's goal to stand in the FA Cup final.
May 29, 10:05
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Victor Moses during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hails "most special" trophy of his career
Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain describes this season's FA Cup triumph as the "most special of all" the trophies he has won at the club.
May 28, 22:31
Rob Holding applauds during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Rob Holding 'lost for words' after FA Cup win over Chelsea
Arsenal defender Rob Holding admits that he was "lost for words" after helping the club to secure a record 13th FA Cup crown with victory over Chelsea at Wembley.
May 28, 15:35
Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin in action during the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Francis Coquelin dedicates FA Cup final win to Arsene Wenger
Francis Coquelin is the latest Arsenal player to back Arsene Wenger to stay, with the long-serving boss due to hold talks over his future early next week.
May 28, 12:50
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker and Chelsea's Diego Costa during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Arsene Wenger hails "unbelievable attitude" of Per Mertesacker
Arsene Wenger believes that Per Mertesacker is a "fantastic example for any young professional football player", having produced a stellar display after 13 months out.
May 28, 11:39
N'Golo Kante tackles Alexis Sanchez during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Chelsea 'forgot' to wear black armbands in memory of Manchester attack
Chelsea played the first half of the FA Cup final against Arsenal without armbands in memory of the Manchester terror attack victims having forgotten to put them on.
May 27, 22:59
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker and Chelsea's Diego Costa during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Per Mertesacker: 'I didn't feel any pressure in FA Cup final'
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker believes that he proved he is still capable of playing at the highest level with his performance in the FA Cup final against Chelsea.
May 27, 22:35
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker and Chelsea's Diego Costa during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Antonio Conte hails "special" Per Mertesacker performance
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reserves special praise for Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker following his performance in the Gunners' FA Cup final victory at Wembley.
May 27, 21:42
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after the FA Cup final victory over Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'There is no perfect way to say goodbye'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that there is "no perfect way" to bid farewell to the club after he won a record seventh FA Cup title.
May 27, 21:30
Antonio Conte and windswept Arsene Wenger during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Arsenal surprised Chelsea in FA Cup final'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits that Arsenal "surprised" his side with their fast start in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 27, 21:14
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Thibaut Courtois: 'Arsenal deserved FA Cup win over Chelsea'
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois admits that Arsenal were the better side during the FA Cup final, but believes that their opening goal should not have stood.
May 27, 20:34
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Aaron Ramsey: 'I want Arsene Wenger to stay at Arsenal'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is hopeful that Arsene Wenger will extend his stay at the club beyond the summer having picked up a record seventh FA Cup title.
May 27, 20:24
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Arsene Wenger to discuss Arsenal future on Tuesday
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reveals that he will discuss his future with the club's board on Tuesday before making an announcement next week.
May 27, 20:12
Danny Welbeck makes a close-range attempt during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Danny Welbeck: 'It was a great team performance'
Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck praises his side's "great team performance" during their 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea at Wembley.
May 27, 20:02
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Result: Aaron Ramsey wins gripping FA Cup final for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey proves the hero for Arsenal once again in the FA Cup final, heading home the winning goal for his side to see off Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.
May 27, 19:26
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
Team News: Per Mertesacker starts for Arsenal
Per Mertesacker returns for Arsenal as they face Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
May 27, 16:33
Alexis Sanchez is congratulated by Granit Xhaka after scoring during the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Arsenal's FA Cup final win over Chelsea, as the Gunners lifted the cup for a record 13th time.
May 27, 16:00
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin in action during his side's Premier League clash with Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016
Hector Bellerin: 'Disappointing season is down to players'
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin insists that the players are to blame for the club's "disappointing" season, not manager Arsene Wenger.
May 27, 15:21
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: 'I have never played in a back three'
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker admits that he has never played in a back three before ahead of his expected inclusion in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 27, 14:41
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Arsene Wenger shrugs off 'favourites' tag for FA Cup final
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shrugs off suggestions from Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte that the Gunners are favourites to win the FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 27, 13:50
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'I give my medals away'
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger admits that he does not keep his medals and accolades, instead giving them away to members of staff at the club.
May 27, 12:24
Thibaut Courtois pulls off a fingertip save during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Thibaut Courtois aims to go down in Chelsea history
Thibaut Courtois tells his Chelsea teammates to get the job done against Arsenal this weekend to go down in English football folklore.
May 26, 21:58
Aaron Ramsey and Eden Hazard tussle during the game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 19, 2015
Aaron Ramsey: 'Arsenal must get right in Eden Hazard's face'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey believes that lessons can be learned from his side's 3-1 defeat to Chelsea in February, picking out Eden Hazard as a particular threat.
May 26, 21:44
David Ospina makes a save during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
David Ospina to get nod over Petr Cech for FA Cup final?
A report claims that David Ospina will return to Arsenal's starting XI for the FA Cup final meeting with Chelsea in what will likely be his last appearance for the club.
May 26, 21:11
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium between Arsenal and Chelsea.
May 26, 17:20
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Desire most important in FA Cup final'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte plays down Arsenal's injury worries ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.
May 26, 15:10
Chelsea's John Terry during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'John Terry will be on the bench'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte confirms that defender John Terry will start the FA Cup final on the substitutes' bench.
May 26, 14:51
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'I think Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte predicts that Arsene Wenger will remain at Arsenal past the end of this season.
May 26, 14:43
Diego Costa of Chelsea is congratiulated by teammate Willian of Chelsea after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on September 27, 2014
Willian warns Arsenal to beware threat of stiker Diego Costa
Diego Costa "loves the big occasion" and will relish taking on Arsenal in the FA Cup final, according to Chelsea teammate Willian.
May 25, 20:43
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Victor Moses: 'I have no plan to stop Alexis Sanchez'
Victor Moses is more concerned about focusing on his own game than that of Alexis Sanchez in Saturday's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal.
May 25, 19:52
Michy Batshuayi in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2016
Why Michy Batshuayi should replace Diego Costa for FA Cup final
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has spent the majority of the season on the substitutes' bench, but he should get the nod over Diego Costa for the FA Cup final.
May 25, 08:54
Gary Cahill demonstrates his remarkable drinking skills during the Premier League game between Hull City and Chelsea on October 1, 2016
Gary Cahill: FA Cup final "difficult" after Manchester tragedy
Gary Cahill says that he will 'try his best' to enjoy Saturday's FA Cup final meeting with Arsenal, but admits it will be tough to do so following events this week.
May 24, 22:56
Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs and Southampton's James Ward-Prowse during the Premier League match on May 10, 2017
Kieran Gibbs 'adds to Arsenal injury woes ahead of FA Cup final'
Kieran Gibbs reportedly remains doubtful for Arsenal's FA Cup final meeting with Chelsea, potentially leaving the Gunners without a number of defensive options.
May 24, 22:43
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
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker ready to be called upon for FA Cup final
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says that he is ready to play if called upon for the FA Cup final.
May 24, 18:08
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Marcus McGuane joins Arsenal training ahead of FA Cup final
Arsenal youngster Marcus McGuane joins first-team training ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final with Chelsea.
May 24, 16:13
Gary Cahill celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Southampton on April 25, 2017
Chelsea's Gary Cahill desperate to win FA Cup after missing 2012 final
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill admits that he is determined to win this weekend's FA Cup final after missing the 2012 triumph over Liverpool.
May 24, 10:55
Rob Holding applauds during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Rob Holding: 'Arsene Wenger has shown faith in me'
Arsenal defender Rob Holding admits that he is grateful for the faith placed in him by manager Arsene Wenger after a stop-start first season in North London.
May 23, 18:24



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