The Football Association Challenge Cup

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The Football Association Challenge Cup

Bài gửi  ronaldjjjnooo on Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:32 pm

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The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after The Football Association. The name "FA Cup" usually refers to the English men's tournament, although a women's tournament is also held. Its current sponsored name is the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON.

The FA Cup was first held in 1871–72, and is the oldest association football competition in the world.[1] Because it involves clubs of all standards playing against each other, there is the possibility for "minnows" from the lower divisions to become "giant-killers" by eliminating top clubs from the tournament and even theoretically win the Cup, although lower division teams rarely reach the final.

The holders of the FA Cup are Chelsea, who beat relegated Premier League side Portsmouth in the 2010 final on 15 May 2010, to win a (club first) FA Cup and League Double[2].


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