Football: Rookie managers Frank Lampard and Mikel Arteta out to kick-start new era with FA Cup victory

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard watches from the sidelines of the match between Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers on July 26, 2020.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard watches from the sidelines of the match between Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers on July 26, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON - Go back eight years and Frank Lampard was in the Chelsea midfield the last time a select band opened its doors for a new member.

When Chelsea beat Liverpool at Wembley, Roberto di Matteo became the 17th man to win the FA Cup as both player and manager. On Saturday (Aug 1), there will be an 18th: maybe the four-time winner Lampard, maybe Mikel Arteta, who captained Arsenal to glory in 2014.

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