The Fiver | The grand old FA Cup soldiers on in the face of so much adversity

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One of the most famous FA Cup goals in history, the surface-to-air screamer Ronnie Radford scored for Hereford United against Newcastle on an Edgar Street quagmire 48 years ago will almost certainly be included in no end of TV montages this weekend. The thunderous strike and the pitch invasion it prompted are the stuff of third-round legend, invariably called upon to do the heavy lifting as broadcasters attempt to suffuse more modern day David v Goliath match-ups with a sense of misty-eyed romance and magic that is no longer really there.

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