With this in mind, the Examiner has had a look back at the biggest Cup final
attendances on UK soil.
In 1980, when the balls were finally kept apart (maybe the Everton and Liverpool balls had been kept out of the fridge too long) we were finally handed the mouthwatering prospect of a first Merseyside cup final
Tonight and tomorrow night sees the last of the Newcastle City Cup Finals
While the FA stress the FA Cup final
date has not yet been decided, the World Cup finals
are already scheduled to begin just three weeks later.
ON THE BALL: This ball designed by Georgina Mackey, nine, will feature in the FA Cup Final
In United's case, if they are to contest a Champions' Cup Final
the following Wednesday in Spain, they would scrap plans to celebrate an FA Cup win at that point and wait until the outcome of the European Final.
The Irish Cup final
is gone and our full focus is on Derry City," he said.
We didn't get a lot of football on television when I was growing up in Denmark but we did get the English FA Cup final
EUROPEAN Rugby Cup have confirmed that Cardiff City Stadium will host the Amlin Challenge Cup final
on May 20.
CUP matches, sponsored by Worthington, abound in the final few weeks of the season, starting with the Newport and District Cup final
between Bedwas and Cwmbran at Whiteheads ground, Bassaleg on Thursday (6.
Wed, May 20: Caernarfon and District League Gwynedd Safeflue Cup final
Rochdale's former managers include Peter Madden, who captained Rotherham in the first-ever Football League Cup Final
in 1961; Bob Stokoe, who led Second Division Sunderland to FA Cup glory against Leeds in 1973; Vic Halom who was in that same Sunderland side; Jimmy Greenhoff, who scored Manchester United's winning goal in the 1977 FA Cup Final
against Liverpool; and Eddie Gray, who played in four FA Cup finals
(inc replays) for Leeds.