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Match Day Moments - FA Cup 3rd Round

Match Day Moments  - FA Cup 3rd Round

Here at Vital Chelsea we`re proud that, in recent years, we`ve established a reputation as a great FA Cup side.

The past few seasons have seen us win it with alarming regularity when you consider how long it actually took us to win it once.

It also dismays us that so many clubs, including premier League clubs treat it with a degree of contempt, seeing it as an irritant that gets in the way of Premier League football.

Therefore, we thought we`d echo the words of Joe Mourinho who just loves the competition and has remarked,

"For teams without European competition where FA Cup matches are in a normal weekend. I don`t see a reason not to try and win it."

"Even for the smallest clubs, it may be difficult to reach the final, but the FA Cup has a special feeling and a special meaning."

"To win the FA Cup at Wembley and feel what it means was one of the high moments in my career."

"As a kid at the time of black and white TV the English FA Cup Final was one of the few matches I was waiting for with my father and friends b the end of the season."

"In Italy you play the Coppa Italia with just 3,000 fans. Here, every match is a big one."


and give the competition all the support it deserves.

Therefore, we thought we`d run a 3rd round day Match Day Moments, just to see how it is received.

Please feel free to drop any score updates or snippets of information you wish to in the comments box.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Merlin
Date:Saturday January 4 2014
Time: 1:22PM

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GOAL - Blackburn 0-1 Man City - Alvaro Negredo (45 mins) Edin Dzeko nods David Silva's corner towards the far post where Alvaro Negredo is lurking to simply tap in from close range.
merlin
04/01/2014 13:39:00
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Negredo Scored From An Offside Position
KLblue
04/01/2014 13:46:00
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GOAL - Blackburn 1-1 Man City - Scott Dann (55 mins) Manchester City's Costel Pantilimon fumbles Rudy Gestede's header and Scott Dann pounces from a couple of yards, side-footing the ball home. Cue wild celebrations.
merlin
04/01/2014 14:01:00
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Cue that KLblue, maybe we can call that part of the FA Cup magic?
HGH Magic
04/01/2014 14:07:00
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"@TheChelseaWay: Kenneth Omeruo has agreed to join Middlesbrough for the remainder of the season: http://t.co/uEwtoP6LdG"
Desmondadonis
04/01/2014 14:17:00
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Oh, great news Desmond; now perhaps we can see what Karanka does with this favour from friend Mourinho, and what Kenny looks like in the English game. Good luck to the lad ;)
HGH Magic
04/01/2014 14:22:00
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The way this game is going perhaps it's safe to say Blackburn read the Wigan script? Can't believe City are still 1-1 with the game almost done!
HGH Magic
04/01/2014 14:26:00
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We have a great record in the FA cup over the last 7-8 years, and a fine record at wembley too!! Let's keep it going! #COYB #KTBFFH
syed230183_chelseafc
04/01/2014 14:29:00
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FULL-TIME - Blackburn 1-1 Man City Game over at Ewood Park and the two teams must do it all over again at the Etihad.
merlin
04/01/2014 14:39:00
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This is what we need to guard against tomorrow. We don't need a replay in our schedule.
syed230183_chelseafc
04/01/2014 14:42:00
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Nice game.... Blackburn played really well.....
Latunvic
04/01/2014 14:49:00
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Fox reporting that Lewandowski has signed a 5year deal with Bayern...
Latunvic
04/01/2014 14:51:00
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GOAL - Bolton 1-0 Blackpool - David Ngog (10 mins) Frenchman David Ngog opens the scoring with a superb left-foot strike from 25 yards.
merlin
04/01/2014 15:15:00
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GOAL - Aston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United - Jamie Murphy (20 mins) The Villa defence gave Jamie Murphy too much time on the righ and his shot from 12 yards catches a deflection off to Cieran Clark to beat a wrong-footed Jed Steer.
merlin
04/01/2014 15:23:00
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GOAL - Wigan 1-0 MK Dons - Roger Espinoza (18 mins) A cracker of a strike from Roger Espinoza who drives it in low for the holders
merlin
04/01/2014 15:24:00
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GOAL - Southampton 1-0 Burnley - Nathaniel Clyne Nathaniel Clyne with a grade-A corker. The full-back unleashes from 25 yards to find the top corner and put the Saints ahead.
merlin
04/01/2014 15:27:00
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GOAL - Southend 1-0 Millwall - Barry Corr (22 mins) Possible upset on the cards as League Two Southend take the lead against Millwall of the Championship. Barry Corr grabs the goal, jumping higher than Danny *Shittu to head from John White's cross.
merlin
04/01/2014 15:28:00
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GOAL - Macclesfield 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday - Reda Johnson (25 mins) Stephen McPhail floats a cross over and Reda Johnson arrives at pace to plant away a free header from six yards to put Wednesday ahead.
merlin
04/01/2014 15:29:00
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GOAL - West Brom 0 - 1 Crystal Palace - Dwight Gayle (23 mins) Ben Foster is caught wrong-footed and Dwight Gayle is alert enough to place the ball home.
merlin
04/01/2014 15:30:00
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GOAL - Wigan 2-0 MK Dons - Jordi Gomez (27 mins) The FA Cup holders are strolling on a street named easy as a low, driving effort from Jordi Gomez gives Wigan a commanding advantage
merlin
04/01/2014 15:31:00
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