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Mata: So happy and proud to win FA Cup for the fans

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Juan Mata scored the crucial equalising goal for Manchester United in our 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Mata has spoken of his pride and happiness at winning the FA Cup and how much it means to have given the supporters something to celebrate.

"My first trophy with United, finally!

Reports: Jose Mourinho To Be Named As New Man Utd Boss After Deal Agreed in Principle

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On the day that Louis van Gaal led Manchester United to FA Cup final glory, the Red Devils are reportedly set to replace the Dutch coach with none other than Jose Mourinho.

The storycomes from the BBC, who report that a deal to bring the 53-year-old Mourinho to Old Trafford was agreed in principle before the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Rooney joy after United’s ‘special’ Cup triumph

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London (AFP) Wayne Rooney hailed 10-man Manchester United's dramatic 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final as a special moment in his career as the England star ended his long wait to win the competition.

Rooney had been on the losing side in both of his previous FA Cup final appearances for United, but he erased the painful memories of those defeats to Arsenal in 2005 and Chelsea in 2007 with a dominant display in his new role as a midfield playmaker.

Rooney joy after United’s ‘special’ Cup triumph

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London (AFP) Wayne Rooney hailed 10-man Manchester United's dramatic 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final as a special moment in his career as the England star ended his long wait to win the competition.

Rooney had been on the losing side in both of his previous FA Cup final appearances for United, but he erased the painful memories of those defeats to Arsenal in 2005 and Chelsea in 2007 with a dominant display in his new role as a midfield playmaker.

Van Gaal thrilled to add to trophy collection

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal highlighted his record of having won trophies in four countries after his side beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in Saturday's FA Cup final.

Palace took a 78th-minute lead through Jason Puncheon, but Juan Mata equalised within three minutes before substitute Jesse Lingard slammed home a memorable extra-time winner to give United a record-equalling 12th FA Cup.

Van Gaal thrilled to add to trophy collection

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal highlighted his record of having won trophies in four countries after his side beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in Saturday's FA Cup final.

Palace took a 78th-minute lead through Jason Puncheon, but Juan Mata equalised within three minutes before substitute Jesse Lingard slammed home a memorable extra-time winner to give United a record-equalling 12th FA Cup.

Echoes of 1990 as Manchester United face Crystal Palace in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Manchester United will attempt to salvage something from their tumultuous season and potentially keep manager Louis van Gaal in a job in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

After failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years, the Wembley showpiece represents United's last chance to make good on a campaign of stagnant football and simmering fan dissent.

Echoes of 1990 as Manchester United face Crystal Palace in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Manchester United will attempt to salvage something from their tumultuous season and potentially keep manager Louis van Gaal in a job in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

After failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years, the Wembley showpiece represents United's last chance to make good on a campaign of stagnant football and simmering fan dissent.

Man Utd to appoint Jose Mourinho immediately after FA Cup final

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Jose Mourinho will be confirmed as Manchester United's new manager immediately after today's FA Cup final, according to Spanish newspaper...

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Echoes of 1990 as Manchester United face Crystal Palace in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Manchester United will attempt to salvage something from their tumultuous season and potentially keep manager Louis van Gaal in a job in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

After failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years, the Wembley showpiece represents United's last chance to make good on a campaign of stagnant football and simmering fan dissent.

Echoes of 1990 as Manchester United face Crystal Palace in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Manchester United will attempt to salvage something from their tumultuous season and potentially keep manager Louis van Gaal in a job in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

After failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years, the Wembley showpiece represents United's last chance to make good on a campaign of stagnant football and simmering fan dissent.

Palace history weighs heavily on Pardew ahead of FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says he feels the "weight of history" on his shoulders as he tries to lead the south London side to the first major trophy in their 111-year existence.

Palace have the chance to claim that long-awaited piece of silverware when they face Manchester United in Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley.

Palace history weighs heavily on Pardew ahead of FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says he feels the "weight of history" on his shoulders as he tries to lead the south London side to the first major trophy in their 111-year existence.

Palace have the chance to claim that long-awaited piece of silverware when they face Manchester United in Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley.

Crystal Palace: Yannick Bolasie Hoping To Win FA Cup As Special Birthday Present For His Dear Old Mum

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Yannick Bolasie is hoping to win the FA Cup this weekend not only for the glory and prestige, but also as a "special" birthday present for his dear old mum.

The winger's momma, Yolanda, turns 54 on Saturday the very day Crystal Palace and Manchester United meet at Wembley to contest the 2016 FA Cup final.

Mocked Martial becomes Manchester United’s FA Cup charm

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London (AFP) He started the season derided as an expensive panic buy, but Anthony Martial goes into Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace as the potential saviour of Manchester United's season.

The French forward's deadline-day move from Monaco, at an initial cost of £36 million ($52.

Mocked Martial becomes Manchester United’s FA Cup charm

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London (AFP) He started the season derided as an expensive panic buy, but Anthony Martial goes into Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace as the potential saviour of Manchester United's season.

The French forward's deadline-day move from Monaco, at an initial cost of £36 million ($52.

Echoes of 1990 as Man Utd face Palace in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Manchester United will attempt to salvage something from their tumultuous season and potentially keep manager Louis van Gaal in a job in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

After failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years, the Wembley showpiece represents United's last chance to make good on a campaign of stagnant football and simmering fan dissent.

Echoes of 1990 as Man Utd face Palace in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) Manchester United will attempt to salvage something from their tumultuous season and potentially keep manager Louis van Gaal in a job in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

After failing to qualify for the Champions League for the second time in three years, the Wembley showpiece represents United's last chance to make good on a campaign of stagnant football and simmering fan dissent.

2016 FA Cup Final: Manchester United v Crystal Palace Ticket News

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Manchester United and Crystal Palace were given 57,000 tickets between them for the FA Cup final this year, which will take place on May 21st at Wembley stadium in London. Compared to previous finals this is a significant increase, with the FA often fielding widespread criticism about their reserving thousands of seats for the wider footballing community and corporate partners in past finals rather than them being made available for fans.

Rooney: We have to focus on Bournemouth before thinking about Wembley

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On this final day of the season, Manchester United have to win and Manchester City have to lose for us to play Champions League football next season.

Ahead of our game against Bournemouth, Wayne Rooney has said we can't judge this campaign until we've seen the outcome of the match today and the FA Cup final next weekend.

2016 FA Cup Final: Date, Kickoff Time, Tickets, Channels, Live Streaming

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Welcome to our 2016 FA Cup Final page. The most useful information about the FA Cup Final can be found here, from kick-off times, live streaming options and TV coverage to links to FA Cup finals history and lots more.

As well as silverware for the winners, a spot in the 2016/17 Europa League is up for grabs for the FA Cup winner as well as entry into next season’s domestic opener, the FA Community Shield, against Leicester City who won the 2015/16 Premier League.

Scholes: United’s away fans are sensational

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Following Manchester United's 1-0 win over Norwich, Paul Scholes has spoken about his hopes for the FA Cup final, and what has to change next season.

It would be great to win the FA Cup, we've not been there for a while, we've not even been to a final to give those fans, and you see how good those away fans are, they're sensational, so to give them a day out and hopefully win would be great.

RoM Reads

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Scott has written for FourFourTwo about the cock up with our FA Cup final tickets.

Scott wrote for ESPN about what De Gea's award says about United.

Scott wrote for uMAXit about why Sturridge might be worth a bid this summer.

The Mirror reports on the 17-year-old goalie we're going to sign.

PICTURE: The e-mails fans did and didn’t want to receive today

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Manchester United fans found out the news of whether they would be going to the FA Cup final or not today. To even be able to apply, United fans had to have a season ticket holder, and they were dished out based out on how many cup tickets they had purchased.

The maximum was 10 games, so those who had been to all of them would get first dibs, then 9/10, then 8/10.

PICTURE: United to wear white kit at Wembley

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It was has been confirmed that Manchester United will be the 'away' team for the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace, which means we will play in our white kit. Newton Heath's very first shirt, in their first two seasons, was white, which was then replaced by the green and gold. The last shirt they played in, before coming Manchester United, was the white shirt too.

Wickham sends Crystal Palace to FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United

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Crystal Palace will face Manchester United in their first FA Cup final for 26 years after Connor Wickham sealed a 2-1 win over Watford at Wembley on Sunday.

Alan Pardew's side swept into an early lead in the semi-final through Congo forward Yannick Bolasie before Watford's Troy Deeney equalized soon after the interval.

Wickham sends Crystal Palace to FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United

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Crystal Palace will face Manchester United in their first FA Cup final for 26 years after Connor Wickham sealed a 2-1 win over Watford at Wembley on Sunday.

Alan Pardew's side swept into an early lead in the semi-final through Congo forward Yannick Bolasie before Watford's Troy Deeney equalized soon after the interval.

WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY

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Anthony Martial scored an injury time winner against Everton to book Manchester United's place in the FA Cup final.

This goal was Martial's 14th of the season.

It's funny to think that just a few months ago the press were claiming he was a waste of money.

Martial's fantastic debut season has lead to the creation of a chant.

In 1999, what did Sir Alex Ferguson say about what a United manager needed to do?

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Following Manchester United's 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on the final day of the 1998-99 season, ensuring we beat Arsenal to the title by one point, Sir Alex Ferguson attended the press conference. He had his medal around his neck but a stern expression on his face.

United still had an FA Cup and European Cup final to play in, the then unprecedented Treble was offer to them, and Ferguson was keen to stress that none of them, himself included, would take their eye off the ball.

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Palace, Man Utd go to extra time in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) The FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United went to extra time after the match finished 1-1 following normal time at Wembley on Saturday.

Substitute Jason Puncheon gave underdogs Palace a 78th-minute lead by slamming a shot past David de Gea at the near post, but United equalised within three minutes as Marouane Fellaini chested down Wayne Rooney's right-sided cross for Juan Mata to volley home.

Palace, Man Utd go to extra time in FA Cup final

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London (AFP) The FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United went to extra time after the match finished 1-1 following normal time at Wembley on Saturday.

Substitute Jason Puncheon gave underdogs Palace a 78th-minute lead by slamming a shot past David de Gea at the near post, but United equalised within three minutes as Marouane Fellaini chested down Wayne Rooney's right-sided cross for Juan Mata to volley home.

Shaw: Smalling has a funny voice, Jones can’t dance, and Blind’s clothes are awful

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In the official programme for the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace, Luke Shaw has dished the dirt on his team mates.

David de Gea: He's probably the greatest person in the dressing room, and one of the nicest as well. He's always asking how you are and giving you a hug.

Domestic Cups

De Gea: We will fight to win the FA Cup

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Ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday, David de Gea has claimed this has been the best season of his career in terms of his form, and if United lift the trophy, it will be a good season for the team too.

"It's been the best season of my career. I'm in great shape physically and mentally I'm very focused.

Blind: It was amazing to celebrate at Wembley with the fans

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Ahead of the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace on Saturday, Daley Blind has talked about his desire to win the competition.

United booked their place in the final in dramatic fashion when Anthony Martial scored an injury time winner against Everton, which provoked the players to jump in to the crowd and celebrate, which Blind had never done before.

Herrera: This club has something special

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Ahead of the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, Ander Herrera has spoken about his hopes of lifting the trophy.

Herrera is likely to lose his place in the starting team to Marouane Fellaini, who is returning from suspension. However, when Herrera came on as a substitute in the semi-final, he played the ball through to Anthony Martial to score the winner.

Clattenburg to referee the FA Cup final

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It has been confirmed today that Mark Clattenburg will be the referee for the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace.

Clattenburg was the subject of a banner made up by our fans when they returned to Stamford Bridge, following a refereeing display between United and Chelsea which saw us win 3-2, after Branislav Ivanovic and Fernando Torres were both sent off.

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Retro Football: Remembering The 1953 FA Cup Final – Was ‘The Matthews Final’ Really All It Was Cracked Up To Be?

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Possibly one of the greatest, and certainly one of the most iconic, FA Cup Finals of all time took place on this very day back in 1953.

It was contested by Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers. Blackpool won 4-3, with Stan Mortenson scoring a hat-trick, but curiously the game has gone down in history as 'The Matthews Final' – that's Stanley Matthews, in case you were wondering.

FA Cup Final Win Kept Arsene Wenger From Quitting

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Arsene Wenger said on Friday that he might have resigned as Arsenal manager if the Gunners had lost the 2014 FA Cup final to Hull City.

Arsenal, who face the same opponents in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday, found themselves 2-0 down inside eight minutes as Hull took a shock lead at Wembley two years ago.

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Luke Shaw won’t make the FA Cup final

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After having his leg broken in the Champions League game against PSV last September, there had been hopes that Luke Shaw would return before the season ended.

However, with just two games left to play, the final Premier League game of the season against Bournemouth on Sunday, before the FA Cup final next Saturday, Louis van Gaal has revealed that Shaw won't be fit to play.

Chelsea Ladies reach their second successive FA Cup Final! @ChelseaLFC

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Chelsea Ladies have done it again, they have reached the FA Cup Final for a second season running with a late goal from Fran Kirby to take them through to Wembley where they will meet Arsenal to defend their title.



The Ladies success has fantastic and they deserve all the plaudits they receive and plenty more in my opinion.