Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cup Final Betting

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cup Final Betting

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THIS is one of my favourite days of the year, the FA Cup final at Wembley, and I make City the 4/11 favourites to win the game inside 90 minutes.

I remember growing up as a kid we always used to look forward to the final, even if your own club was not a part of it. We would have parties with all our friends and family and no one would miss the game.

Let's be honest, it's not been the best of seasons so far for City but if they can overcome Wigan this afternoon at least they will have something to cheer about. Not being able to defend their league title would have hurt City fans but that will all be forgotten today.

Roberto Mancini's side are worthy favourites but I think it will be unfair to write off Wigan completely. They are 7/1 outsiders, while the draw is 7/2. If you think City might just need longer than 90 minutes, you can back them to win in extra-time at 8/1 and for them to do it on penalties is 12/1. …

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