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Monday 14 April 2014

FA Cup: Five-star Hull through to first major final

Hull City get to the FA Cup final for the first time after beating Sheffield United 5-3

David Meyler scores for Hull in a thrilling 5-3 win over Sheffield United

Hull City are through to a major cup final for the first time ever after beating Sheffield United 5-3 in the semi-finals of the FA Cup at Wembley Stadium.

Jose Baxter and Stefan Scougall twice gave League One side Sheffield United the lead in the first half, with Yannick Sagbo scoring Hull's opening goal.

But Matty Fryatt, Tom Huddlestone and Stephen Quinn gave Hull a 4-2 lead. Jame Murphy scored for the Blades to make it 4-3 late on, but David Meyler sealed the win for Hull.

They will take on fellow Barclays Premier League team Arsenal in the final at Wembley.

Key Points

  • Hull are through to the FA Cup final for the first time in their history
  • The Tigers beat Sheffield United 5-3 in a thrilling semi-final
  • They will take on Arsenal in the final