On The Ball: FA Cup final represents last stand for team that Roman built

Chelsea's goalkeeper Edouard Mendy catches the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final match, on April 17, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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Scheduling the FA Cup final a week ahead of the Premier League's closing day takes something away from the event itself. Much else remains at stake.

It's highly possible Liverpool could celebrate success at Wembley, only to see Manchester City all but seal the Premier League title under 24 hours later at West Ham, thus ending dreams of a quadruple.

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