Henry Hood looks at some of the numbers behind the biggest mismatch in FA Cup history.
Exeter City were knocked out of the FA Cup by Premier League outfit West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies stormed to a two-goal lead within half an hour and, in truth, could have had a much larger lead were it not for the reactions of Christopher Pym and the offside flag. Though this result appears to […]
This was a night full of drama. Two red cards, two penalties, extra-time and a late winner. Exeter City secured passage into the third round with a stoic and grafting comeback; City were meek in the first half and went into the break 1-0 down, but an inspirational come-back saw 10 men Exeter draw […]
Forest Green Rovers vs Exeter City FA Cup 2nd round, 02/12/17 Attendance: 2,250 Referee: Gavin Ward I’ve always had a soft spot for the romance of the FA Cup. It brings back childhood memories spending hours of Cup Final day gathered round the TV, as well as more recently being sent into delirium alongside 2,000 […]
With the Reds blighted by key injuries to star players, only two of their starting eleven had appeared over four times for Liverpool. Seven full debuts were made, with the likes of Stewart and Kent crossing the whitewash for the first time. In expected fashion, the Grecians flew out the traps emphatically, making their presence known […]