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Late kick-off for FA Cup final

Next month's FA Cup final between Manchester City and Wigan will be an evening kick-off, it has been confirmed.

Last Updated: 16/04/13 at 16:45 Post Comment

The Football Association has given its showpiece game at Wembley a 5.15pm start time for the second season running.

Chelsea's victory over Liverpool last year was the first scheduled evening kick-off since the renovated Wembley was opened in 2007, and that decision drew criticism from some supporters' groups at the time.

This season's May 11 date coincides with just one other domestic game, a Premier League meeting between Aston Villa and Chelsea at 12.45pm.

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