Quick Cup Facts

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* In the victorious 1970/71 FA Cup campaign, Arsenal were not drawn at home once. However, two of their ties - Portsmouth in the fourth round and Leicester in the sixth round - ended in draws, which meant the ties had to be replayed at Highbury.
* Arsenal were the first team to win both the FA Cup and the League Cup in the same year - 1993 - beating Sheffield Wednesday on both of the occasions.
* Arsène Wenger is the only Arsenal manager to win the FA Cup more than once.
* Mr Wenger also led Arsenal to five successive FA Cup semi-finals between 2001 and 2005.
* At least one team among Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool appeared in the FA Cup Final between 1992 and 2007.
* Freddie Ljungberg scored in two consecutive FA Cup Finals: the 2001 2-1 defeat by Liverpool and the 2002 2-0 victory over Chelsea.
* Patrick Vieira appeared in eight semi-finals for Arsenal including the 1999 replay. Freddie Ljungberg appeared in seven.
* Emmet Smith runs RH Wilkins, which was the FA’s official engravers while the Cup Final was played at the Millennium Stadium. AS an Arsenal fan, he was delighted to be able to engrave the Club’s name on the trophy three times.