Ryan Lowe is alone with me in his office. It is just a couple of minutes to the 6pm kick-off for the prestigious FA Cup fourth round tie against Tottenham Hotspur. The Preston North End manager places a jade bracelet, made by his daughter, on his wrist and a lucky glass Buddha inRead More »
It would be nice to think that Kaoru Mitoma’s dribbling prowess stems from his time at university, when he wrote a thesis on the art of running at defenders with the ball. It is certainly a fun tale – the student who turned himself into a master, and now thrives in the biggest league in the world – and it is easy to see why the story has been widely shared on social media.
Stevenage fought back from a goal down at Stoke but Josh Laurent’s rocket and a controversial penalty saw the Championship side reach the fifth round with a 3-1 win
Just as significant as Leicester City progressing into the last 16 of the FA Cup for the fifth time in seven seasons was the return of their maverick talisman James Maddison.