Is the Cup on the Up? Laborious Latics beat Champions-Elect City

Image from SkySports The oldest cup competition in the world has often been branded as the best in world football, perhaps even in sport altogether. The half-knots and part-timers have the opportunity to take on the millionaires and superstars of this generation, while any team can beat any other, regardless of a team’s stature, wealth or familiarity, something that has always been proven, year after year. However, with the growth in popularity and importance of the Premier League and European trophies, there was a real sense that the FA Cup was losing its touch. The bigger sides started to play weaker sides, whilst even the Football League sides prioritised their own league positions and targets over the promising financial package of a