March 10, 2011

2010-11 FA Cup, Sixth Round Proper, with match-ups.

Filed under: 2010-11 FA Cup,Football Stadia — admin @ 3:21 pm

FA Cup 6th Round

Click on the box below to see the 4 match-ups, featuring profile boxes of each of the 8 clubs still alive in the 2010-11 FA Cup competition…

BBC/FA Cup/ home.
Leading scorers on each club…
Arsenal – [tie] Samir Nasri (23 years old/born in Marseille, France) – 14 goals (9 LG; 1 FA; 2 LC; 2 EU), Robin van Persie (27 years old/born in Rotterdam, Netherlands) – 14 goals (10 LG; 1 FA; 2 LC; 2 EU).
Birmingham City – Nikola Zigic (30 years old/born in Backa Topola, Socialist Rep. of Serbia, FYR)- 8 goals (5 LG; 3 LC).
Bolton Wanderers – Johan Elmander (27 years old/born in Alingsas, Sweden) – 10 goals (9 LG; 1 FA).
Manchester City – Carlos Tévez (27 years old/born in Ciudadala, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina) – 21 goals (18 LG; 3 FA).
Manchester United – Dimitar Berbatov (30 years old/born in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria) – 19 goals (19 LG).
Reading – Shane Long (24 years old/born in Gortnahoe, Tipperary, Ireland) – 20 goals (18 LG [League Championship]; 2 FA).
Stoke City – [3-way tie] Robert Huth (26 years old/born in East Berlin, East Germany) – 7 goals (6 LG; 1 FA), Kenwyne Jones (26 years old/born in Point Fortin, Trinidad and Tobago) – 7 goals (5 LG; 2 LC), Jonathan Walters (27 years old/born in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England) – 7 goals (3 LG; 3 FA; 1 LC).
West Ham United – Carlton Cole (27 years old/born in Croydon, south London) – 11 goals (5 LG; 2 FA; 4 LC).

FA Cup Sixth Round matches on television…
United Kingdom
Birmingham City v Bolton Wanderers, Saturday 12th March, 12:45pm GMT (ESPN-UK).
Manchester United v. Arsenal, Saturday 12th March, 5:15pm GMT (ITV-1).

Stoke City v West Ham United, Sunday 13th March, 2pm GMT (ITV-1).
Manchester City v Reading, Sunday 13th March, 4.45pm GMT (ESPN-UK).

United States and Canada
Birmingham City v. Bolton Wanderers, Saturday, March 12, 7:45am ET (Fox Soccer Plus).
Manchester United v. Arsenal, Saturday, March 12, 12:15pm ET (Fox Soccer Channel).

Stoke City v. West Ham United, Sunday, March 13, 10:00am ET (Fox Soccer Plus).
Manchester City v. Reading, Sunday, March 13, 12:45pm ET (Fox Soccer Channel).

Here are the clubs that have made it to the FA Cup Sixth Round Proper for the second consecutive season…
Birmingham City
Stoke City.

Photo credits -
Birmingham City/St. Andrews…’s Eye satellite view, here.
Bolton/Reebok Stadium… .
Manchester United/Old Trafford… .
Arsenal/Emirates Stadium…
Stoke City/Britania Stadium…’s Eye satellite view, here.
West Ham/Boleyn Ground [aka Upton Park]…Fussball (West Ham/Boleyn Ground photo).
Manchester City/City of Manchester Stadium [aka Eastlands]… The (Manchester City/Eastlands photo).
Reading/Madejski Stadium…’s eye satellite view, here.

Thanks to Historical Football Kits site, for the kit illustrations,
Thanks to ESPN Soccernet, for current attendance figures.
Thanks to the FA Cup silversmiths, Thomas Lyte Silver, for the photo of the FA Cup trophy, here.

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