Fa Cup

Esteemed company: highlights of the final will be shown ahead of the FA Cup final

Pubs urged to show support for BT Sport Pub Cup final

By Liam Coleman

BT Sport is urging pubs to show their support for the BT Sport Pub Cup and air the highlights of this year’s BT Sport Pub Cup final ahead of the Emirates FA Cup Final on Saturday afternoon. 

Double trouble: Antonio Conte's Chelsea are targeting a Premier League and FA Cup double this season

FA Cup semi-finals dominate weekend of sport

By Liam Coleman

Pub customers will have the chance to see four teams whittled down to two in the FA Cup this weekend, as well as some top-of-the-table European matches.

Crunch match: England can take a significant step to the RBS 6 Nations title this weekend

Six Nations? FA Cup? Or maybe both?

By Liam Coleman

This weekend sees the return of the country's most iconic tournaments for rugby union and football, with a significant number of matches available to all licensees.

Possible upsets: Will we see shocks to rival past FA Cup matches this weekend?

Will there be FA Cup magic in the pub this weekend?

By Liam Coleman

A sensational draw for the FA Cup's final 16 teams has meant that there is potential for upsets throughout the weekend. And that's not the only top sporting action you can show at the pub in the coming days.

Magic: Manchester United celebrate winning the 2016 tournament in typical style


Full-time Fletch on The FA Cup

By Darren Fletcher, BT Sport commentator

The whole FA Cup experience may have changed over the years, but that doesn't change the fact that it's still a fantastic competition.

London calling: Manchester United boss José Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge

TV Sport

Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge

By Liam Coleman

A Rugby triple header on Saturday and a Football double on Sunday dominate the weekend's sport to show in the pub.

Can I show the FA Cup final?


Can I show the FA Cup final?

By Poppleston Allen

Next Saturday sees the FA Cup final being staged at Wembley - but it is also live on the BBC, so can pubs show it?

Brown: In search of pub perfection


Brown: In search of pub perfection

By Pete Brown

Pete Brown takes on the challenge made by a friend to visit his favourite pub, but not to mention it in a book he is writing for fear it will become uninhabitable if others know about it...   

Enterprise Inns kicks off series of roadshows

Enterprise Inns kicks off series of roadshows

By Helen Gilbert

Enterprise Inns will kick start a series of roadshows as part of a move to help publicans build their professional network and improve their business performance.

Greene King to invest £4m in IPA

Greene King to invest £4m in IPA

By Michelle Perrett

Greene King is investing £4m in IPA through a TV advertising campaign and the launch of two new brand variants.

3D: a big hit with pub customers

Sky 3D TV deal for customers

By Michelle Perrett

Sky is offering pub customers, who subscribe to Sky Ultimate, an LG 3DTV at a discounted price of £600 (ex VAT).

3-year deal: Budweiser will be FA Cup's lead partner

Budweiser to sponsor FA Cup

By Jess Harvey

The Football Association has announced a three-year agreement with Budweiser as the lead partner of The FA Cup.

Licensees are now conducting 20% of turnover online

50 a week join Punch Buying Club

By The PMA Team

A total of 50 Punch licensees are applying each week to join the Punch Buying Club, which now has 1,600 pubs signed up less than a year after it was...

Setanta: holds Premier league football packages

Setanta on brink of administration

By Ewan Turney

Uncertainty surrounds the future of Setanta, which owns the rights to Premier League football games, as it teeters on the brink of collapse.

Top priority is ti defend what's already protected like the FA Cup

Speak up for more free sport on TV

By John Harrington

The trade is urged to speak out to make more sport free-to-air in pubs, by All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group chairman John Grogan.



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