FA Cup

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The Football Association Challenge Cup, more commonly known as the FA Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football. First played during the 1871-72 season, it is the oldest national football competition in the world. It is organized by and named after The Football Association (The FA). Since 2015, it has been known as The Emirates FA Cup after its headline sponsor. A concurrent women's tournament is also held, the Women's FA Cup.

Publications by season

1960s

1966-67
Date Round Clubs Venue
March 11, 1967 Fifth Round Proper Chelsea vs. Sheffield United Stamford Bridge

1970s

1972-73
Date Round Clubs Venue
January 13, 1973 Third Round Proper Bradford City vs. Blackpool Valley Parade

1980s

1983-84
Date Round Clubs Venue
January 7, 1984 Third Round Proper AFC Bournemouth vs. Manchester United Dean Court

1990s

1998-99
Date Round Clubs Venue
November 13, 1998 First Round Proper Swansea City vs. Millwall Vetch Field

2000s

2003-04
Date Round Clubs Venue
December 6, 2003 Second Round Proper Swansea City vs. Stevenage Borough Vetch Field

2010s

2011-12
Date Round Clubs Venue
January 8, 2012 Third Round Proper Manchester City vs. Manchester United City of Manchester Stadium
2013-14
Date Round Clubs Venue
January 5, 2014 Third Round Proper Manchester United vs. Swansea City Old Trafford
2018-19
Date Round Clubs Venue
March 16, 2019 Quarterfinals Swansea City vs. Manchester City Liberty Stadium

2020s

2020-21
Date Round Clubs Venue
January 23, 2021 Fourth Round Proper Cheltenham Town vs. Manchester City Jonny-Rocks Stadium
May 15, 2021 Final Chelsea vs. Leicester City Wembley Stadium
Clubs of the English football league system (2021-22)
Premier League Arsenal • Aston Villa • Brentford • Brighton & Hove Albion • Burnley • Chelsea • Crystal Palace • Everton • Leeds United • Leicester City • Liverpool • Manchester City • Manchester United • Newcastle United • Norwich City • Southampton • Tottenham Hotspur • Watford • West Ham United • Wolverhampton Wanderers
League Championship AFC Bournemouth • Barnsley • Birmingham City • Blackburn Rovers • Blackpool • Bristol City • Cardiff City • Coventry City • Derby County • Fulham • Huddersfield Town • Hull City • Luton Town • Middlesbrough • Millwall • Nottingham Forest • Peterborough United • Preston North End • Queens Park Rangers • Reading • Sheffield United • Stoke City • Swansea City • West Bromwich Albion
League One Bolton Wanderers • Cambridge United • Charlton Athletic • Cheltenham Town • Crewe Alexandra • Doncaster Rovers • Fleetwood Town • Gillingham • Ipswich Town • Lincoln City • MK Dons • Morecambe • Oxford United • Plymouth Argyle • Portsmouth • Rotherham United • Sheffield Wednesday • Shrewsbury Town • Sunderland • Wigan Athletic • Wycombe Wanderers
League Two Bradford City • Bristol Rovers • Carlisle United • Crawley Town • Exeter City • Forest Green Rovers • Grimsby Town • Hartlepool United • Leyton Orient • Mansfield Town • Newport County • Northampton Town • Oldham Athletic • Port Vale • Rochdale • Scunthorpe United • Southend United • Stevenage • Sutton United • Swindon Town • Torquay United • Tranmere Rovers • Walsall
National League Aldershot Town • Altrincham • Barnet • Boreham Wood • Bromley • Chesterfield • Dagenham & Redbridge • Dover Athletic • Eastleigh • Grimsby Town • Halifax Town • King's Lynn Town • Maidenhead United • Notts County • Solihull Moors • Southend United • Stockport County • Torquay United • Wealdstone • Weymouth • Woking • Wrexham • Yeovil Town
National League North York City
Defunct Bury • Hereford • Macclesfield Town
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