FA Cup Betting - Salford City draw Hartlepool in Second Round

The 135th edition of the FA Cup is in full flow, with the eagerly anticipated First Round producing a catalogue of shocks. The action kicked-off with a bang aspart-timers Salford City continued their stunning progress, shocking League One side Notts County, before learning that Hartlepool will be their next opponents in the Second Round, which takes place over the weekend of 4-7 December.

Other ties to keep an eye on in early December include the clash between Northwich Victoria, the lowest ranked side left, and Northampton, while the competitions highest ranked side (at this stage) Walsall clash with Chesterfield.

FA Cup Live On TV

Friday 4 December 2015
Salford City v Hartlepool United (BBC Two, 7.45pm)

Sunday 6 December 2015
Rochdale v Bury (BT Sport 2, 12pm)

Monday 7 December 2015
Grimsby Town v Shrewsbury Town (BT Sport 2, 7.45pm)

FA Cup Outright Winner Betting

The FA Cup Outright Winner Betting market is always popular with football fans who love to get involved in having a bet. The bookmakers provide an array of betting specials throughout the tournament, which we will bring to your attention when available.

Arsenal were the winners of the famous competition last season, and they will be gunning to make it a hat-trick of consecutive triumphs in 2015/16. However, it's Chelsea who are the ante-post favourites for glory, followed by the Gunners, Man City, Man Utd and then Liverpool.

FA Cup Schedule

The FA Cup Schedule details all the rounds and key dates for the 2015/16 campaign, including all the latest fixture information and betting specials. The competition exploded into action on 10 August with the extra-preliminary round, while the Preliminary Round is next up on 29 August, whereas the Final will take place on Saturday 21 May 2016.

FA Cup Final

The FA Cup Final is the highest attended football event in United Kingdom and it sees the end of one of the most famous knockout competitions in the world. To play in an FA Cup Final is one of the most exciting experiences for professional footballers up and down the land, most of whom would have been brought up watching the final during their childhood and would have dreamt about samshing in the winning goal in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium.

Arsenal retain FA Cup

Arsenal retained the FA Cup after thrashing Aston Villa 4-0 at Wembley. The Gunners stormed to a record 12th triumph in the competition following goals from Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud, as the North London club became the first team to win by more than one goal since 2004.

FA Cup History

Which club has the most FA Cup triumphs? Which club has appeared in the most Finals? Take a look at the FA Cup History and FA Cup Winners pages, which have detailed lists of the most successful sides in the famous cup competition, which has just ventured into its 135th year.