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The final match in a sports competition in which the winners are awarded a cup.
contest, competition, game, tournament, tie, cup tie, event, fixture, trial, test, test match, meet, bout, fight, duelView synonyms
- ‘This method works fine where there are one or two significant matches - the Cup Final, European championships, stuff like that.’
- ‘The Cup Final was Mum's first outing after giving birth.’
- ‘That's about as much as I can think to say about the Cup Final of 2003.’
- ‘Then, walking up the tunnel, the noise gives you goosebumps and rams home the massive nature of the Cup Final.’
- ‘The tension in the final rounds is similar to a penalty shoot-out in a Cup Final.’
- ‘Last Boxing Day the club was due to play in a Cup Final.’
- ‘It's taken me so long to put it together the Cup Final has come and gone, so I better say a few words about it; and a few words is all it deserves.’
- ‘Now they have a Cup Final to put the icing on the cake.’
- ‘In the Cup Final, after a penalty that led to a goal had been called against you, you almost immediately set up the tying goal.’
- ‘The league is over, so it's all about the play-offs and the Cup Final for London now.’
- ‘There was a time when the season started on September 1 and finished by the first week in May - usually with the Cup Final.’
- ‘A watershed was the 1883 Cup Final, when Blackburn Olympics beat Old Etonians 2-1.’
- ‘That team, which progressed to within one win of a European Cup Final, were unbeaten in 22 league games at Ibrox, but they did draw two of those fixtures.’
- ‘The four losing teams will play in a six-a-side knock out, while the winners will play for the Cup Final.’
- ‘I couldn't go to the Cup Final this year as I was doing a festival in LA.’
- ‘Of course the average footie fan is normally going to be neutral come the Cup Final but you can't be neutral when it comes to these two clubs.’
- ‘He worked his socks of in the European Cup Final in 1999.’
- ‘And not even making the bench for the Cup Final must have been like a knife through the heart.’
- ‘I mean, can you remember who scored the winner in the '73 Cup Final?’
- ‘After a decade of losing, they stormed back to 2-2, won the replay, the Cup Final and four titles in the next fifteen years.’
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