Now look, I’m a cricket fan. A big cricket fan. But you will never see me stand up and claim that day three of a test match is more exciting that a football match. Except today. I’m sorry but the FA Cup Final was boring. Dull, dull, yawn dull, snore. Chelsea won it with the only move of any merit in the match and that was after 118 minutes. The frist half was so numbing that I turned over to see the last overs before tea at the Lords Test Match. There was more passion on display there, I can tell you. The Cup Final got talked up in the second half and there was an improvement but that’s a bit like saying that being alive is better than being dead and expecting everyone to be impressed at your incisiveness. Nothing could hide the fact that this was a match played by two ‘titans’ who were far more scared of losing than they were excited about winning. It just goes to show that this showpiece desperately needs romance to engender passion. By which I mean, it needs an underdog.