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Chasetown players celebrate goal against Cardiff

Chasetown's record FA Cup year

Chasetown FC's FA Cup dream 2007/8 finally came to an end at the hands of Cardiff City but for the non-league Staffordshire club, it's been a historic season, where they got all the way to the third round proper.

Back in November 2005, Chasetown reached the first round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history. There they lost, but it was a major achievement to get there.

Mark Branch

Mark Branch - goalscorer at Vale Park

But they eclipsed even that in the 2007-08 season, becoming the lowest ranked side
ever to reach the third round.

Earlier in the competition they had knocked out local rivals Port Vale, as well as Team Bath in the first round.

Re-live it all

True fans will want to remember forever that progress through the first three rounds of the FA Cup proper. And it's all her on this page.

Vaughan Thomas scored the 1st v Team Bath

Vaughan Thomas scored the 1st v T. Bath

To see match reports, photo-galleries of action and fans, video reports and comments - from all the games, including Team Bath, Port Vale and Cardiff - just click on the links on the top-right of this page.

Chasetown can be justly proud of themselves with performances in which their players never stopped running and never stopped believing that they could win.

Congratulations the Scholars!!

Latter years

In the 'See Also' box at the top right-hand corner of this page, you can also see coverage and links to the other great year, 2005, when Chasetown first reached the FA Cup proper.


Your Comments (board is now closed)

ali rigley
well done boys you did wicked

You have done fantastic inthe FA CUP

it was a grat game...i was behind the net. chasetown played there best and you could not tell that cardif was alot higher up than chasetown...there wasnt much difference. atmostphere was great and all the lads played there heart out. i think that its a shame that it wasnt on tv it was a great match but insted they choose to feature av v man u. i love villa but this should have been on tv

I get goosebumps thinking about mighty minnows Chasetown. Some clubs in their league don't even average 100 per game. Go Scholars !

This is what the FA Cup is all about, a chance for teams who play at all levels to shine, good luck!

Shrimper (morecambe)
well done chase town we got knocked out by port vale congrats on beating them

I think it's great that the team has made it this far and I just hope they can keep it up!
WELL DONE see you at the final in May.Jean/John P/VBurntwood Tile Centre C/Townnow Adelaide South Australia(TILED BURNTWOOD BATHS)

Bill in Virginia (USA)
Don't let them move the match from home ground! The Cup is played this way for a reason. You don't inspire teams to play better than their best by taking away the earned reward.

I'm following their progress while I am staying in Glasgow. Now when people ask where I am from...they've heard of Chasetown! Well proud to be a Staffs Lass, even more so now! Come on lads! xx

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