Was It Meant To Be?

No doubt there is some football trivia nut out there who noticed prior to last weekend’s FA Cup Final between Stoke City and Manchester City, that the last cup final to be contested by two teams with City in their name was in 1969, when Manchester City beat Stoke’s near neighbours Leicester City courtesy of a Neil Young goal. Maybe it was meant to be Manchester City’s year?

In between three City named teams have reached the final, Manchester City in 1981, when they lost to Spurs in a replay, Coventry City who beat Spurs in 1987 and Cardiff City who lost to Portsmouth in 2008.

Was It Meant To Be?
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