Forget the finances, this is Cup final day, says Dalglish
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish believes worries over the club's finances and league form will take a back seat during tomorrow's FA Cup final, which will give a fresh set of memories to a new generation of supporters. "Every generation have a story to tell about their travels to Cup finals," the Scot said ahead of the Wembley meeting with Chelsea.
"That never goes amiss. It's important to have those experiences. 2005 [when Liverpool won the Champions League] was hugely important because that generation never had stories to tell that their parents had. They got it at Istanbul and what a story to tell that was."
Liverpool posted a record loss of £49.4m in their latest accounts yesterday and, despite having already won the League Cup this season, poor league results have attracted criticism, with the club sitting just above mid-table.
"You can argue that, financially, finishing in the top four and qualifying for the Champions League is more beneficial than winning the FA Cup," Dalglish continued. "But when you go to play in the Cup final, you don't think about finance." page 60Hammers take step towards Wembley
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