Magical loss in the FA Cup and a rival final to anger the men | football

It’s kind of magic

In the same way that Fever was much better 20 years ago, so was the FA Cup Final. Television coverage will begin at 10am with television reporters from BBC and ITV joining the players of both teams in the hotel dining rooms for breakfast, before traveling with them on their coaches to…, the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

On those days, they’d all be fit and dressed all day and viewers would be treated to footage of them playing cards, talking, sitting frozen in spooky horror, or listening to their Walkmans (ask your folks). Invariably, some unlucky idiot from every team who just so happened to miss the match due to injury would be linked to introducing his diverse teammates who thought they might make a bit of a performance “joke” for the cameras. Then at 3pm, after hours of reinforcement, the teams will start and after 90 or 120 minutes the famous old trophy will be delivered.

In the intervening years, it has not gone unnoticed that the FA Cup has lost so much of its charm that even the very act of indicating that it has lost its charm has lost its charm. In fact, you can now go so far as to say that we have reached the climax of a magical loss in the FA Cup, as much as to suggest that the competition has lost its charm and not only lost its charm but even signaled it. Noting that she had lost her charm, she had lost her charm.

But while the final day of the FA Cup is a lackluster version of the great day it once was, it’s still a great event to win. And when Liverpool play Chelsea tomorrow at 4:45pm, the eyes of the entire nation will not be focused on Wembley except for many of the nation’s eyes. Lots but not Fiver’s, because one of our stupid fellows made a fundamental rookie mistake by scheduling his wedding on the last day of the FA Cup.

But what is this? Another FA Cup Final? Available to watch on our screens on Sunday? With 50,000 tickets sold and growing, Wembley will still be swinging for the second day in a row when Chelsea crowned the WSL champion recently with Manchester City in the women’s edition. And to the benefit of all those angry men who take the time of their visibly busy lives to repeatedly complain that women’s football is ‘clashing our necks’ it kicks in at 2.30pm and is broadcast live on BBC One but plenty of other football matches are available and television stations.

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