The F.A. Cup this year definitely threw up the oddest final for years, with Premier League side Portsmouth and Championship side Cardiff City both going to Wembley to battle for the prestigious Cup. I guess, with no disrespect to the two teams involved, it's a lesson for some bigger clubs that shall remain nameless (hmmmm neighbours to City) that they should pay full respect to the F.A. Cup competition.
Anyway, just want to give a big congratulations to former City captain Sylvain Distin, who was on the winning side today and played superbly. A lot was made about Distin's ongoing contract saga at City and he wasn't given the best reception this season on return to Eastlands. But he was a great player for the club and I feel that he deserves the outmost respect; he's a great example of a professional and a gentleman. Well done Sylvain.