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FA Cup and England games to be shown behind The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times paywalls online

FA Cup and England games to be shown behind The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times paywalls online

By 17 July 2013

News UK has struck a deal with the Football Association allowing it to show near-live video coverage of England and FA Cup matches across its portfolio of paywalled websites. The media company had already secured clips from 380 Premier League matches... >>

FA Cup semi-finals to be first to feature social networkers pitchside

FA Cup semi-finals to be first to feature social networkers pitchside

By 10 April 2013

Remember the hoo-hah about the Olympic ticket rules that suggested you wouldn't be able to take pictures using your phone inside the stadiums? Well, it turned out to be nonsense in the end, but Budweiser, sponsor of the FA Cup, is ensuring that no such... >>

Budweiser and AR firm Aurasma allow you to drink beer from the FA Cup... of sorts

Budweiser and AR firm Aurasma allow you to drink beer from the FA Cup... of sorts

By 17 October 2012

Budweiser has once again partnered with augmented reality specialist Aurasma to create an interesting way for smartphone owners to engage with the FA Cup. The headline sponsor of the English footy tournament has made one of many fans' dreams come true,... >>

FA Cup back on Facebook as opening match is live streamed - David Seaman, Ray Parlour and other stars to play

FA Cup back on Facebook as opening match is live streamed - David Seaman, Ray Parlour and other stars to play

By 7 August 2012

Facebook will broadcast a live stream of the Extra Preliminary Round FA Cup tie between Wembley FC and Langford FC. The stream will go out simultaneously on ESPN, with viewers able to get a glimpse of a host of former stars as they turn out for Wembley... >>

Lift the FA Cup with augmented reality app

Lift the FA Cup with augmented reality app

By 12 April 2012

Mobile phone users can now feel what it’s like to lift the FA Cup albeit virtually, via an augmented reality app powered by Aurasma. The Budweiser Man of the Match application has been updated to enable you to point your device at promotional Budweiser... >>

Bromley FC to sport Betfair QR code haircuts for FA Cup clash

Bromley FC to sport Betfair QR code haircuts for FA Cup clash

By 10 November 2011

The first XI of Conference South football team Bromley FC will be part of a unique sponsorship drive this weekend, when they take on Leyton Orient in the first round of the FA Cup. The back of each player's head features a custom QR code which, when scanned... >>

Opening FA Cup match to be screened on Facebook

Opening FA Cup match to be screened on Facebook

By 17 August 2011

In a first for both the Football Association and Facebook, the opening match of the 2011-12 FA Cup will be screened live on the social networking site. Budweiser, the lead partner of the FA Cup, will screen a "first kick", extra preliminary match between... >>

10-gigapixel FA Cup final photo - complete with Liam Gallagher

10-gigapixel FA Cup final photo - complete with Liam Gallagher

By 17 May 2011

You may have read last week on Pocket-lint about the world's largest 360 degree sports stadium photo that was due to be taken during the FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Stoke. Well, now the interactive 360 pic is live, in all of its (morning)... >>

FA Cup Final to be immortalised in world's largest 360-degree photo

FA Cup Final to be immortalised in world's largest 360-degree photo

By 12 May 2011

Fans heading to Wembley Stadium for this weekend's FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Stoke will be part of the world's largest ever 360-degree photograph. Commissioned by Wembley Stadium and taken by renowned expert photographer Jeffrey Martin... >>

FA Cup Final to be shown in 3D

FA Cup Final to be shown in 3D

By 26 April 2011

For the first time in its 140 year history the FA Cup Final will be broadcast in 3D, as Sky and ESPN have announced details of their coverage for the big match between Manchester City and Stoke City. ESPN will be shooting the action in 3D, and Sky 3D... >>