Curation: how the F.A. Cup quarter-final draw happened

After four months on the City course, I thought it was about time I got around to doing some curation.

I chose a recent news event – Sunday’s F.A. Cup quarter-final draw – which a quick search revealed had not yet been curated into a single collection of tweets.

Official accounts promoted their clubs in the build-up:

Then the F.A.’s account added an otherwise missed detail to the discussion:

As there were only four ties to be drawn, proceedings were over quickly (Arsenal-Liverpool was yet to kick off and Sheffield United-Nottingham Forest was yet to finish):

There was some amusing reaction to the Manchester City-Wigan tie, which will be a rematch of last year’s final:

Brighton fans were excited at the prospect of welcoming Sunderland and ex-manager Gus Poyet back to the Amex:

Sheffield United soon beat Nottingham Forest to seal a place in the quarter-finals, and a possible Steel City derby against Sheffield Wednesday:

The result left Nottingham Forest fans disappointed:

Arsenal and Liverpool then played their fifth-round match for the opportunity to face Everton…

…which Arsenal won:

Roberto Martinez, the Everton manager, was immediately on hand to give his reaction:

But, as ever, Boring James Milner had the final say:

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