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Barnsley`s victory over Liverpool at Anfield still hasn`t sunk in; never mind knocking the Cup holders Chelsea out of the quarter finals.

This result has gone down into the history books and Kayode Odejayi is the name to be remembered.

A crowd of over 22,000 witnessed 90 minutes of sheer grit and determination from the Barnsley boys, who proved that on the day anyone can be beaten, even if you are earning 150,000 a week you can still be brought back down to earth with a big bang.

Odejayi hadn`t scored since September until he out jumped Carlo Cudicini in the 67th minute to head home Martin Devaney`s splendid cross. Oakwell had never seen anything like it since beating Man Utd in the same competition over ten years ago.

Barnsley are going to Wembley. That`s a fact. With the 'big four` out of the competition, the F.A. Cup is well and truly wide open.

Many T.V pundits have heaped praise onto the Reds and it certainly is duly deserved.

Simon Davey will say the players deserve it, but credit where credit`s due; the Tykes boss tactically outclassed Avram Grant on the day and proved that magic does indeed still exist in the world`s oldest football Cup competition.


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Writer: MattyG Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 9 2008

Time: 1:18PM

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Enjoy the result and the ride. Who knows the final could be next
codbater
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09/03/2008 16:11:00

Good luck lads from all at Vital Chelsea, you deserved it.
merlin
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09/03/2008 16:45:00

let it sink in man let it sink in boyt what a great run you have had in the fa cup i am so jealous but isay congrats
ozanne park rangers
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10/03/2008 05:42:00

Congratulations from us at Pompey. We were, naturally, cheering you on. Good luck in the draw, we may meet in the final.
storagematt
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10/03/2008 07:18:00

Well done fellas .. See you at Wembley... in the final ??.. Who knows migh happen but what an event none of the big four in the semis ... bring it on !
Chix
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10/03/2008 07:43:00

Go on boys, stuff the scum at Wembley! From ALL THE SWANSEA JACKS.
thomasjenx
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10/03/2008 14:40:00

BEST CHANCE OF GETTING TO FINAL NOW YOU GOT THE TAFFS
mick66owl
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10/03/2008 15:22:00

Thought it was the best draw for you both. Hope to see either of you in the Final.
storagematt
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10/03/2008 17:40:00

We got just the draw we wanted, avoid West Brom so that Luke Steel can play, sorry Baggies but we want you out so we can play Portsmouth in the final!! Just going back to the Chelsea game, it was totally deserved. We stopped Chelsea from scoring and stuck one in ourselves. Thats what its all about! Well done ODDJOB - knew you could do it. COME ON YOU REDS!!!!!
REDFEARNSBOOTS
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10/03/2008 19:31:00

im not going to say se you in the final...as that would be tempting fate...but either way, the best of luck to you, and i hope that if you make the final, we can join you.
pompeycarpet
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10/03/2008 20:15:00

well done beating the chelsea! hope you's do well in the next round
1888scott
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11/03/2008 14:24:00

What's say you win the cup but get relegated as well? Now has that ever been done before?
will it ever happen
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11/03/2008 15:54:00

that would be mad! League One Euro Cup, like Milwall. Nice to see you spanking Ipswich 4-1 tonight!
Matt_Us
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12/03/2008 00:29:00

but will you turn it on against us a week on saturday. sold nearly 6,000 tickets already after 2 days.
bladesforlife1889
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13/03/2008 00:49:00

no we don't need to turn it on against your, you needed the points
mattyg
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22/05/2008 13:18:00

 

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