FA Cup

FA Cup

Over in England it is the FA Cup that all teams want to win, and the organising body of that soccer tournament is the English Football Association. This tournament has been going strong since the year it was established way back in the year 1871.

There are two regions of the UK that can field teams for this tournament and they are both England and Wales. The number of teams that will be taking part in the FA Cup is enormous, that being 737 teams and as such to win the FA Cup is very prestigious and a welcome addition to any soccer team trophy cabinet!

Any team that does win the FA Cup then automatically qualifies for the UEFA Europa League, and the domestic cup is the FA Community Shield, and at the time of compiling this guide the current champions are Arsenal who also hold the record for the most times any team have won the FA Cup that being 13 times to day.

There are two TV Channels that have the rights to show live FA Cup matches and they are the BBC and BT Sport.  As is always the case you can check out the FA Cup website which is where you will find additional details on all up and coming matches and where they are being held and will also find out how to buy tickets to any of those matches too, so head on over there is you do want to find out more about this major English and Welsh soccer tournament!

FA Cup Winning Teams

As the FA Cup soccer tournament has been around since 1871 there has of course been plenty of teams over the years that have won the FA Cup title, and below you are going to find a listing of the most recent winners and plenty of additional relevant information too.

Arsenal have won the FA Cup a total of 13 times and they first won it in 1930 but the last time they won it was in 2017 and they have been runners up 7 times. They were last runners up in 2001 and in total Arsenal has been in the final a total of 20 times.

Manchester United have won the FA Cup a total of 12 times and they first won it in 1909 but the last time they won it was in 2016 and they have been runners up 7 times. They were last runners up in 2007 and in total Arsenal has been in the final a total of 19 times in total to date.

Tottenham Hotspur have won the FA Cup a total of 8 times and they first won it in 1901 but the last time they won it was in 1991 and they have been runners up once. They were last runners up in 2001 and in total Tottenham Hotspur has been in the final a total of 1987 and they have been in the final a total of 9 times.

Liverpool have won the FA Cup a total of 7 times and they first won it in times and they first won it in 1965 but the last time they won it was in 2006 and they have been runners up 7 times. They were last runners up in 2012 and in total Liverpool has been in the final a total of 14 times.

Chelsea have won the FA Cup a total of 7 times and they first won it in 1970 but the last time they won it was in 2012 and they have been runners up 5 times. They were last runners up in 2017 and in total Chelsea has been in the final a total of 12 times.

Aston Villa have won the FA Cup a total of 7 times and they first won it in 1887 but the last time they won it was in 1957 and they have been runners up 4 times. They were last runners up in 2015 and in total Aston Villa has been in the final a total of 11 times.

Newcastle have won the FA Cup a total of United 6 times and they first won it in 1910 but the last time they won it was in 1955 and they have been runners up 7 times. They were last runners up in 1999 and in total Newcastle has been in the final a total of 13 times.

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