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F.A. Cup Football

F.A. Cup Football Commodore 64 Choosing players

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Amstrad CPC
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Commodore 64
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Description

F.A. Cup Football is officially licensed by the English F.A, and lets you lead your English club side to the FA Cup victory. First you have to select your team and how many players will play the game (maximum is 8). You can select formation and between 3 different game strategies, which are: attacking, balanced and defensive. Sometimes you have to answer to some questions where you have 3 choices. For example, if your player wants to leave the club, what would you do?

Like in the real F.A Cup, your opponent will be decided by a random draw. Before each match you will see your next opponent. In the game you'll see all the fixtures, and watch how the matches are going minute by minute. If your team wins, you continue to the next round (unless it was the final). Drawn matches result in replays; at this time infinite replays were used rather than penalty shoot outs. Random events such as player injuries or off-pitch problems often occur before replays.

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F.A. Cup Football Commodore 64 More match info is offered for the final
F.A. Cup Football Commodore 64 The matches unfold
F.A. Cup Football Commodore 64 Choosing players
F.A. Cup Football Commodore 64 Sounds like Abramovic

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The Press Says

Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1986 71 out of 100 71
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1986 7 out of 10 70

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Music

The opening music is a rendition of the hymn Abide With Me, which has traditionally been performed at the FA Cup final.
Contributed to by Martin Smith (63155) and naula (50)