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Wembley Stadium, Saturday 30th May 2009, 2.30pm

By David Killen  

wembleyFourteen years and ten days ago, I dressed my baby son in blue, propped him on the sofa next to me, and sat down to watch the FA cup final on television. We won that day, beating Manchester United 1-0, and I thought it heralded a return to our glory days of the previous decade. I was wrong: the intervening years have been entirely barren, often bringing little more than relief as each season ended. And they’ve also bred a dour cynicism among Evertonians that is proving highly resistant to…

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