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LONDON - Forget for a moment how illogical it was that $300 million worth of soccer talent lost to a team which cost $12,000 to assemble. Air Max 95 Australia Wholesale .Forget how embarrassing it was for Jose Mourinho to see his Premier League-leading Chelsea side beaten by Bradford of the third tier.Savour instead the FA Cup and the enduring ability of the worlds oldest knockout competition to throw up giant killings that particularly befuddle the modern tribe of football fans whose predictions and judgments are based on heat maps and player data.Clips from Chelseas 4-2 fourth-round capitulation at home to Bradford on Saturday will be replayed for decades, resonating far longer than even the occasional Champions League group-stage upset.But for Bradford, the comeback from two goals down is about much more than removing some of the sheen from a Chelsea team being tipped at one stage to go through the Premier League season unbeaten.An afternoon as the jubilant underdog will make a big difference to the finances of a club, which also stunned English football by reaching the League Cup final in 2013.We have an overspend this year of more than 1 million pounds ($1.5 million), Bradford co-chairman Mark Lawn told The Associated Press on Monday. We will break even now and dont need to sell players.Between the third and sixth rounds, each team receives 45 per cent of the gate receipts from matches, with the rest going to the Football Association. Lawn anticipates the cup generating an extra 700,000 pounds ($1 million) for his northern English club, highlighting just how important the competition is financially for professional teams outside the Premier League.Cup runs keep the 72 clubs in Football League going, Lawn said by telephone. They can be the difference from financial ruin and financial stability.The tone for a frenzied weekend of cup upsets was set on Friday with Cambridge, a fourth-tier team of cast-away academy graduates and freebies, holding a Manchester United matchday squad worth more than $300 million to a 0-0 draw. Cambridge is anticipating a windfall of more than 1.5 million pounds ($2.3 million) from a replay at Old Trafford next week.Hopefully we can get the stadium done and start putting in some proper toilets, said Cambridge chairman Dave Doggett.For United it was the second humbling experience of the season under Louis van Gaal, with third-tier MK Dons ousting them from the League Cup in August. And in the FA Cups third round earlier this month, United needed more than an hour to score against Yeovil before edging the third-tier team 2-0.At Yeovil, a seemingly perplexed Van Gaal said: When you can organize your team (defensively) like the manager of Yeovil Town and they believe in it, you cannot do a lot.Not even when you are a veteran coach who only last year was being called a genius for leading the Netherlands to third place at the World Cup.Unlike Chelsea and Premier League champion Manchester City, which was stunned by second-tier Middlesbrough on Saturday, United was at near full-strength against Cambridge. The expensive strike force, led by Radamel Falcao and Angel di Maria, couldnt find the net once.What Cambridge, and indeed Bradford, showed is that a teams stature and squad value can count for little when taking on a more determined, well-organized lower-league team.Perhaps Mourinho now regrets destabilizing the team by making nine changes, giving top-scorer Diego Costa a day off and leaving defensive fulcrum John Terry on the bench.Bradford didnt just steal the victory with scrappy goals. The team looked tenacious and unsettled its more illustrious hosts.It shouldnt make sense, said Lawn, who first invested in Bradford in 2007. We are lucky in this country we have the FA Cup. We are lucky a team 50 places below the people at the top of the tree can still go there to Chelsea and win.What might perplex the outsider is why Bradford is only seventh in the third division and not competing against powers like Chelsea every week.You could see it in their legs they were tired, Lawn reflected on Saturdays game at Stamford Bridge. You cant play every single game at the same pelt ... and you need to have a bit of luck on your side.___Rob Harris can be followed at www.twitter.com/RobHarris Air Max 95 Outlet Australia . The midfielder had an operation on Saturday, and is set to miss seven Premier League games, the third round of the FA Cup and the semifinals of the League Cup. Cheap Air Max 95 Australia . Burkes Flames are one of several teams involved in heavy trade speculation going into next Wednesdays 3pm et deadline, with the most prominent name in play being forward Michael Cammalleri. http://www.cheapairmax95australia.com/ . 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Nando de Colo, who plays for the San Antonio Spurs with Parker, led France with 12 points, including five late in the game. Parker struggled in finishing with 11 points, including just three after half time. "The plan was to do everything to stop him. Not only his scoring but his ability to create movement," Valanciunas said. France finished the first round as the tournaments top scoring team but was held well below its 80.6 points-per-game average. Lithuania played tough perimeter defence, holding France to just 24 per cent shooting from three-point range. "We tried to get the ball inside but they closed down everything and when you dont make shots from the perimeter it gets to be difficult," France forward Boris Diaw said. Guard Stefan Markovic scored five straight points to secure Serbia an unexpectedly tough victory over Belgium. With Serbia up by two, Markovic nailed a 3-pointer and then sank two free throws to give his team a seven-point lead with less than two minutes remaining. Serbia held on to win over a teamm considered an underdog and took a big step toward securing a slot in the quarterfinals. Air Max 95 Australia Sale. "Maybe we were a little relaxed going into the match because we knew that we already had four points (in the standings)," said Serbias captain Nenad Krstic, who led Serbia with 17 points. Belgium opened the game with an 8-0 run and the Serbs had to work hard to catch up. "Maybe we didnt expect them to start in such a way," Serbia coach Dusan Ivkovic said. Markovic finished with 15 points on 5-for-6 shooting from the field. Bogdan Bogdanovic added 12 points, including a 3-pointer that made it 73-67. Serbia, the youngest team in the tournament with nine players making a debut at a major event, is now 3-0. Results against other teams which progress from the group stage are carried over, and Serbia already had wins over Latvia and Lithuania. Belgium is 0-3. "We gave a statement tonight why we are in the second round. I hope people appreciate our effort," Belgium coach Eddy Casteels said. Wen Mukubu, who led Belgium with 16 points, said: "They made the big shots at the end and that made the difference." The Latvians made 15 of 29 3-point attempts, while Ukraine hit only 3 of 16. Latvias shooting percentage for the game was 58.6 per cent, while Ukraine shot 29.5 per cent. "They dominated every facet of the game," Ukraine coach Mike Fratello said. "To lose by 34 is an embarrassment for everyone in the locker room." Kristaps Janicenoks led Latvia with 14 points, and Martins Meiers had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Sergii Gladyr was the only Ukrainian player to score in double figures with 12. Ukraine won four of its five group games but came up short against Latvias speed. 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