The perils of betting in the FA Cup these days were on display this weekend. Premier League Leeds United sent out the kids and promptly lost 3-0 at League 2 Crawley Town.
Sam Allardyce lost his third successive game in charge at West Brom when Blackpool beat them in a penalty shoot out and, as predicted here, non league Chorley Town dumped Derby County out of the FA Cup.
The upside to some of the bigger clubs resting their better players is that it offers the opportunity for non league or lower league clubs to progress in the competition . . .
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