Airdate: FA Cup 2013
SBS will screen the biggest match in English club football, the FA Cup Final, Live around the country this weekend.
The FA Cup Final showcases some of the best of English football in the world’s oldest and most prestigious domestic cup competition. This year’s final at Wembley Stadium will see Wigan Athletic take on Manchester City, who knocked out title holders Chelsea in a thrilling semi-final.
Reigning English Premier League Champion Manchester City will be looking for its second FA Cup triumph in three years, after taking home the trophy in 2011. Meanwhile Wigan Athletic will be featuring in its first ever FA Cup Final after defeating Millwall in its semi-final. Wigan will be chasing its first major honour, finishing runners up in the 2006 Football League Cup Final.
SBS’s live coverage of the 2013 FA Cup Final will be hosted by Les Murray with expert analysis from SBS Chief Football Analyst Craig Foster. Commentary will be provided by renowned English football commentator Martin Tyler.
Live 1am AEST, Sunday 12 May on SBS ONE and SBS HD and streamed live online at www.sbs.com.au/theworldgame.
David Knox blogs Eurovision for SBS.