• PA Media: Sport

    Protest is needed – Tranmere vice-chair dismayed by scrapping of FA Cup replays

    Replays have been abolished from the first round onwards from next season.

  • The Canadian Press

    Replays in the FA Cup scrapped from next season. It removes a big money-maker for smaller clubs

    Replays in the FA Cup — for so long a big money-maker for lower-division teams in English soccer — have been scrapped from next season, with organizers citing “expanded UEFA competitions” as the reason. Earning gate receipts and broadcast revenue from an extra game, especially against a top Premier League team, can be a game-changer for smaller clubs. However, the FA Cup recently got rid of replays from the last 16 onward, and on Thursday said there won't be any from the first round, removing a

  • The Independent

    FA Cup agrees to scrap replays due to ‘expanded’ Champions League

    FA Cup replays have been scrapped from the first round proper as the Premier League pledged to put forward an additional £33m to grassroots football

  • The Canadian Press

    PSG dreaming of club treble as another French league title beckons

    PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain remains on course for a historic club treble after reaching the Champions League semifinals this week. Kylian Mbappé and his teammates can dream of playing the final at Wembley Stadium on June 1. Mbappé can imagine himself climbing the long stairs before raising aloft Europe's premier club trophy for the first time since PSG's foundation in 1970, in what would effectively be his last game before leaving the club. “Of course I want to win the Champions League with