FA Cup Final

  • FA Cup Final: Arsenal seek end to trophy drought May 17, 2014

    When Arsenal beat Manchester United in a penalty shootout to win the FA Cup in 2005, few imagined that Arsene Wenger's team would still be waiting for its next piece of silverware nine years later. Yet that is the situation facing Arsenal ahead of their latest opportunity to end the trophy...
  • Chelsea face old foes Liverpool in FA Cup final May 5, 2012

    London: By winning the FA Cup this weekend and achieving the first part of a possible trophy double, interim Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo can make what is already being seen as an irresistible case for taking the job on a permanent basis. Since coming in as a replacement for the...
  • FA Cup more than a consolation, insists Dalglish May 4, 2012

    London: Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish sees Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea as more than just an opportunity to compensate for his team's dismal Premier League season. While the cup has arguably been relegated to the status of a sideshow by the Premier League and its offer of Champions League qualification,...
  • FA Cup Final: Lampard wary of spirited but stricken Portsmouth May 14, 2010

    London: Chelsea may be overwhelming favorites to complete a league and cup double but they are not taking victory over Portsmouth's threadbare squad in Saturday's FA Cup final for granted. The south coast club has defied the odds by reaching its second FA Cup final in three seasons, amid an off-field...
  • Chelsea win FA Cup as Hiddink bids farewell May 31, 2009

    London: Chelsea gave departing coach Guus Hiddink the perfect leaving present when they came from behind to beat Everton 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday . Striker Louis Saha put Everton ahead after just 26 seconds -- the fastest goal ever scored in the FA Cup...
  • Drogba wins FA Cup final for Chelsea May 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had tossed his Premiership winner's medal into the Stamford Bridge crowd at the end of last season. This year, Manchester United denied him an encore. So, the Blues decided to win the FA Cup, as a gift to the maverick genius. Billed as the 'Dream...