Alan Sunderland, Arsenal hero and scorer
of the winning goal in the thrilling 1979 final, will be a studio guest
for this Saturday's FA Cup Final
on BBC ONE.
Alan will be giving his perspective on the 2005 final,
alongside Match of the Day regulars Gary Lineker, Alan
Hansen and Peter Schmeichel.
Also joining them in the studio will be Ian
Wright, Gary Pallister and Lee Dixon.
Build-up to the final will begin at 1.00pm on BBC ONE,
with the match itself kicking off at 3.00pm.
John Motson will provide the commentary,
accompanied by Mark Lawrenson.
A number of features will stimulate discussion in the
run-up to the game. The great rivalry between Alex Ferguson
and Arsene Wenger will be examined by those who have
had the pleasure of working up close and personal with them.
Plus, Jose Mourinho will give his views
on the Cup Final.
There will be interviews with players who were on the
pitch for the gripping 1979 final, reliving their memories of an enthralling
match that was played on a rollercoaster of emotions.
Fans will get a chance to air their views and give their
predictions on the final score, and there'll be a chance to see the
top ten FA Cup moments.
They will also look ahead to 2006 and the completion
of the new Wembley Stadium - next year's FA Cup Final is the first match
scheduled to be played there.