Most FA Cup Final days are hot and sunny, heralding the start of summer. This one was cold and gloomy. But, for me it was a happy event with a 2-1 win for Chelsea against Liverpool. Importantly, Chelsea played well. This bodes well for the final that really counts….the European Champions League final in Munich in two weeks time.
In preparation for this important match I have started reading “Inverting the Pyramid”…a book about the history of football tactics. I must admit the 19th century history of football isn’t that interesting but I am looking forward to learning about more recent developments in the “beautiful game”….