Few managers in the Premier League and Champions League start the season aiming for success in the Carabao Cup. Many mangers all but shun the competition to focus their resources on the league campaign.
You’d have thought that after managing more Premier League games than anybody else, Arsene Wenger would have seen it all.
When Brighton and Crystal Palace met each other for the first time in the Premier League the fixture was met with derision by many other football fans.
Joe Hart has been through most things in football. The England goalkeeper has reached the highs of winning the Premier League and gone through the lows of being told he is no longer needed at Man City.
The FA Cup third round is always one of the most highly anticipated weekends in the footballing calendar.