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FA cup: Arsenal claim 1st trophy in nine years

By The Citizen
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An extra-time goal from Aaron Ramsey saw Arsenal come from two-goals down to beat Hull City 3-2 in a scintillating FA Cup final.

That came after a remarkable opening to the game which saw Hull race into a two-goal lead within nine-minutes.

James Chester side-footed home from a Tom Huddlestone drive before captain Curtis Davies fired into the net from an acute angle after Alex Bruce's header had hit the post.

Arsenal did not have to wait too long to get back into the game as on 17-minutes Santi Cazorla curled home a superb free-kick from 30-yards.

Hull looked like they might just hold out but with 19-minutes left they failed to deal with a corner and Laurent Koscielny turned and levelled from inside the six-yard box.

But then with penalties just 11-minutes away - Arsenal broke Hull hearts as Ramsey fired home low past Allan McGregor after great work from Olivier Giroud.

The win ends Arsenal's own trophy drought as they claimed their first silverware in nine years. Skysport