FA Cup final

2 peas in a pod, but 1 winner

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard watches from the sidelines of the match between Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers on July 26, 2020.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard watches from the sidelines of the match between Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers on July 26, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS

Lampard or Arteta will be the 18th man to win the FA Cup as both player and manager

Go back eight years and Frank Lampard was in the Chelsea midfield the last time a select band opened its doors for a new member.

When Chelsea beat Liverpool at Wembley, Roberto di Matteo became the 17th man to win the FA Cup as both player and manager.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 01, 2020, with the headline '2 peas in a pod, but 1 winner'. Print Edition | Subscribe