177: F.A.Cup Final

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13 May 2028
London, England

Welcome to Wembley as we prepare to bring you the 2028 F.A. Cup Final. This match sees a battle off giants with these two teams having won this trophy a total of 28 time between them.

These teams have met three times in the final, with Manchester United emerging victorious on all ocasions. The last meeting between these two sides occurred in 2018 where Manchester United ran out winners 3-2 on the day.

C07S03-403Manchester United are managed by legendary manager Tom Shephard. The 54 year old Welshman has been in charge of Manchester United since 2014.

During this time he has won 8 league titles and 14 cup matches, including the F.A.Cup on three occasions. His Manchester United side has swept all before the this season and finished the season a comfortable 12 points clear of second placed Liverpool.

BDMr BadDragon is a relative newcomer to English football having joined Liverpool in 2025. His Liverpool team finished second in the league and won the Capital One Cup earlier this season

He is no stranger to big matches, having lifted both the African Champions League with Jomo Cosmos in 2018 and the Asian Champions League with the Newcastle United Jets in  2021.

His career has been that of a perennial jet-setter having managed in no fewer than seven countries over the past fifteen seasons.

~Perky Nana, FM Sky Sports England

Match Build Up

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United are quick starters, scoring heavily in the first 30 minutes of games. If they have a weakness it is in the last 15 minutes.

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Previous Meetings

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There is nothing between the sides with United holding a slender advantage.

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There has been nothing between the two sides this season with all previous meetings ending in draws. It took penalties to separate the sides when we met them in the Capital One Cup.

F.A. Cup Final

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The odds makers have made United the favourites. This game could go either way. If it wasn’t for the Chelsea result in the back of my mind I would be more confident.

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It is interesting that they chose to highlight Angelo over “Benny Jets” as the danger. I am going to break with my usual tradition and look to keep him under close surveillance.

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The teams are warming up for the match. It is time to show these guys that we mean business.

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Line-ups are in and I have pulled a couple of surprises. “Ferran” is back in because he is the better defender, while “Flavio” is back from injury. I am starting in a 4-1-4-1 line up for the first 30 minutes. “Trickles” is unfortunately unavailable due to international duty.

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We had the better chances in the first half however it was all square as the teams changed end.

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We did it! It took a moment of brilliance on the part of “Oos” to break the deadlock. Still it was a deserved victory despite the narrow scoreline.

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Post Match

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The Capital One Cup was nice, but the F.A. Cup has so much more stature.

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We do it for the fans. Nothing else matters!

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That being said it never hurts to make your boss happy either.

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Competition Summary

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Next Episode

The usual end of season wrap show.

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