Friday, May 16

2008 FA Cup Final - Heia Cardiff!

The 2008 FA Cup Final is a football match scheduled to be held at Wembley Stadium tomorrow on 17 May 2008. The match will be the 127th FA Cup Final, and the second to be held at the new Wembley Stadium since its redevelopment.
The match will be contested by Portsmouth and Cardiff City.

This replica of the cup was on show in Cardiff during our stay there last week. You could be photographed holding the cup with artificial background of Wembley, or what so ever. If not, H&M was ready to offer their usual stuff.
The other cup is placed in Portsmouth.


Although Cardiff City are considered a Welsh club and only hold associate membership with the Football Association, should they win the 2008 FA Cup they will be allowed to compete in the 2008-09 UEFA Cup. However, it was decided that Cardiff would not have been entered for the UEFA Cup as FA Cup runners-up had Portsmouth already qualified for the UEFA Cup by finishing fifth in the Premier League. In such a scenario, the sixth placed Premier League team would have been awarded the UEFA Cup place. However, since Portsmouth finished eighth, this condition is now irrelevant.
The FA announced that, before the game begins, the Welsh national anthem, "Land of My Fathers" (Welsh: "Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau") will also be played along with "God Save the Queen" and "Abide with Me"

Just to let you share the information from Wikipedia, and waiting for the Final when watching Norwegian football league today.

4 comments:

Louis la Vache said...

Bonjour, Arne!

Anemone said...

DEN kommenterer ikke jeg...

...men til Moskva i slutten av mai, DET hadde vært noe det !!

Klem herfra mellom 2 pasienter (men ikke si det til noen :-)

Ha en strålende 17. mai feiring, men håper nå vi blogges i løpet av helga... Hils fruen

Pernille's ting og tang said...

Det blir nok ingen fotball på meg i morgen. Da er jeg opptatt med kafe og restaurantbesøk. Titte på og gå i tog. Spise masse kaker og kjenne at bunaden krymper. Hahaha. Og så være sammen med mange hærlige venner og familie og kjenne hvor stolt vi er over lille Norge:)

Men jeg skjønner selvsagt at noen velger fotballen. Det blir nok en spennende kamp;)

Ha en kjempekoselig 17. Mai og jeg kommer garantert til å tenke på deg og din fru i deres nydelige bunader.

Hipp hipp hurra:D

Marie said...

Ønskjer deg ei fin 17. mai-feiring :)