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FA Cup 'should have 3pm kick off'

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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has blasted the decision to break with tradition and shunt the FA Cup final out of its 3pm slot.

The Wembley showdown between Chelsea and Liverpool will kick off at 5.15pm, the first time the game has been scheduled for Saturday evening, the time broadcasters feel they get maximum exposure.

"Look at the FA Cup final, a 5.15 kick-off, it's absolutely ridiculous," he said. "They have changed the FA Cup time for the most prestigious cup competition in the world just to get an audience."

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