Being known as a "Cup team" is a mixed compliment, implying the ability to raise your game for one-off occasions, but never to sustain it. If Wigan Athletic, FA Cup winners relegated within a week, are newcomers to the genre, West Ham United have been at it rather longer.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Sunday 13 March 2011
Saturday 27 November 2010
Wednesday 15 September 2010
Friday 02 July 2010
Franz Beckenbauer has expressed sympathy for the controversial manner in which England bowed out of the World Cup and called for the introduction of technology to prevent such injustices in future.
Sunday 13 June 2010
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Sunday 06 June 2010
Wednesday 02 June 2010
Saturday 29 May 2010
Geoff Hurst rises unchallenged to score England's winner from Martin Peters' cross in the quarter-final against Argentina at Wembley.
Friday 09 April 2010
A British hospital has become the first in the world to give xenon gas to a stricken new-born baby to prevent it suffering brain injury.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Saturday 07 November 2009
Monday 02 November 2009
England coach Fabio Capello will unveil a sculpture of World Cup-winning boss Sir Alf Ramsey at Wembley on Friday.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Saturday 12 September 2009
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 1 School kitchen manager 'fired from Colorado school for giving hungry students free lunches'
- 2 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop