FA Cup reaction after third-round upsets

FA Cup reaction after third-round upsets

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Now there has been talk in recent years of the FA Cup losing its lustre. That old magic and prestige disappearing…..with heavy festive schedules and the importance of league positions used to explain away weakened teams.

But what do you make of it all? Would you put a top-half finish or even lower above a trophy and route into Europe?

And was it really any surprise to see Leicester (seven changes), Sheffield United (10 changes) and Fulham (six changes) all stumble out?

‘Return of the giantkillers’

The Guardian

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‘The greatest result in our history’

The Daily Telegraph

Who are we to argue with the Newport manager Michael Flynn.

Copyright: Telegraph

‘Newport humble Leicester’

The Times

What better place to start.

Post update

But first let’s have a quick look at the newspaper back pages…..

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