Curtis Davies at the KC Stadium

FA Cup final 2014: Curtis Davies - 'If we beat Arsenal, Hull will be celebrating it for years to come'

Having come up from the lower leagues, the defender takes nothing for granted ahead of the FA Cup final – even being wished luck over a coffee
Hull City fans will be able to travel home from the FA Cup final after extra trains were announced for the trip to Wembley

FA Cup final - Arsenal v Hull: Gunners aren't the only ones to plan a victory parade as Tigers prepare to celebrate should they triumph at Wembley

Arsenal have been accused of complacency for planning a victory parade through Islington should they end their nine-year trophy drought on Saturday

Thomas Vermaelen believes Arsenal need to focus on their Premier Leagu campaign despite the FA Cup final distraction

FA Cup final - Arsenal v Hull: Thomas Vermaelen delays talk over his uncertain future until after Wembley showdown

Vermaelen could land his first trophy since joining Arsenal on Saturday but the match could represent the captain's final match with the Gunners

Jack Wilshere trains with his Arsenal teammates ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final

Jack Wilshere ready to fulfil potential following tough talk from Paul Scholes

Arsenal and England midfielder looks to thrive in FA Cup final and World Cup after frank discussion with his idol
Hull midfielder David Meyler hopes to feature at Wembley
Arsene Wenger looks ahead to the FA Cup final
Robert Pires scores from the penalty spot against Tottenham in December 2002

FA Cup Final: Victory will give Arsenal a massive psychological boost, says Robert Pires

The Gunners hope to end their nine-year trophy drought against Hull

Kelly Smith’s two strikes helped Arsenal to victory

FA Cup final - Arsenal v Hull: Tom Huddlestone admits pulling out of Ledley King's Tottenham testimonial will be worth it if Hull beat Arsenal

Huddlestone agreed with the Tigers that he would not feature in King's tribute match with all being forgiven providing he can help beat the Gunners

Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates scoring

FA Cup final - Arsenal v Hull: Per Mertesacker expects to win at Wembley, but admits defeat would not be a disaster

Mertesacker insists the Gunners are ready to rise above the pressure of their best chance to end their nine-year trophy drought

Point and shoot: Ahmed El-Mohamady shows how effective he can be as a photographer

FA Cup final: Hull's Ahmed Elmohamady flying flag for Egypt

The 27-year-old wing-back expects millions back home to watch him make history next weekend
Aaron Ramsey in action in the 2008 FA Cup final for Cardiff as he battles with Portsmouth's Sulley Muntari

FA Cup final: Aaron Ramsey wants to avoid repeat of 2008 Wembley heartache by leading Arsenal to Cup glory over Hull

Ramsey was part of the Cardiff side that lost in the 2008 FA Cup final to Portsmouth but has set his sighs on a winners' medal this time round

Arsenal's 'advance warning' of the parade

Arsenal set for open-top bus parade through streets of London on Sunday if they win the FA Cup

Any parade is dependent on the Gunners overcoming Hull City at Wembley

Aaron Ramsey celebrates after opening the scoring in Arsenal's win over Hull `

Hull 0 Arsenal 3: Arsene Wenger and Steve Bruce refuse to look ahead to FA Cup final

The sides will meet again next month at Wembley

Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini of Arsenal launch the new Puma Arsenal kits at the Puma Store on Carnaby Street
kit launchMassive deal is worth £150m over the next five years
Manchester United Marouane Fellaini allegedly cut his hair
PREMIER LEAGUEImage of the Manchester United without his long locks has gone viral
Pablo Zabaleta celebrates Argentina's World Cup semi-final victory
WORLD CUP Argentinian right-back left bloodied and bruised after accidental clash with Dirk Kuyt
Two Brazilian fans embrace in a bar on Copacabana beach as their country’s humiliating 7-1 defeat by Germany sinks in
COMMENTThey were silent and sad, but no one was crying, writes Alex Bellos in Rio de Janeiro
Fans burn a Neymar shirt on the streets of Brazil following the 7-1 defeat to Germany
REACTION He wasn't even playing!
Luis Suarez shirts go on sale in Barcelona
TRANSFER TALK The £63m transfer is yet to be completed, but that hasn't stopped one seller eager to cash in on the excitement of Suarez's arrival
PLAYER RATINGSAnd who was the worst of the lot for Brazil?
Brazil's head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari leads player Oscar off the pitch after the FIFA World Cup 2014 semi final match between Brazil and Germany at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
REACTIONOne newspaper didn't even bother to write a headline
David Luiz pictured during the 7-1 defeat to Germany
ANALYSISHas any team been so humiliated as Brazil are right now?
Manchester United's kit for the 2014/15 season
Adidas and Warrior the leading contenders to replace them at the end of the 2014/ 2015 season
Sport poster form and without his own body
Dinamo Bucharest fans throw fireworks onto the pitch during a pre-season friendly with Hearts in Lancashire
Hearts 'friendly' against Romanian side descends into chaos
VIDEO It's almost surprising that it hadn't happened before, but the selfie trend has extended to celebrating a goal
Ashley Cole arrives in Rome to complete his move to Roma
TRANSFER TALK The former Chelsea left-back arrived in Rome earlier today to conclude his free transfer
Liverpool have unveiled their new third kit for the 2014/15 season

Here is Liverpool's third shirt for the next season - and it's another bizarre design from American brand Warrior

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