The main sponsors for the FA Cup have changed over the years. However, the actual sponsors of the event do not have an influence on the FA Cup final preview betting odds that online bookies make available. From 1871, when the event was founded, until 1994, the tournament did not have a main sponsor.
Littlewoods Pools was the main sponsor from 1994 until 1998. AXA acted at the sponsor for the period 1998 until 2002, and the interestingly, from 2002 until 2006, there was no main sponsorship. E.ON was given the honor of being the main sponsor from 2006 to 2011, followed by Budweiser from 2011 until 2014. With no main sponsor again from 2014-2015, Emirates will act as the sponsor from 2015 until 2018.
Betting on the FA Cup Final 2016
When looking at the FA Cup final preview betting details, many professional punters will actually take the type of ball being used into careful consideration. The type or style of the ball can have a major impact on the game, and so bookies as well as punters will typically work these factors into their calculations. Umbro was the supplier of all FA Cup match balls for the period 2006 until 2013. However, since then, Nike has been responsible for the supply of all match balls.
The FA Cup final preview betting odds will become available as soon as the two teams that will take part in the final have been decided. Bookies will offer a whole range of betting types in these FA Cup final preview betting options. Of course the simplest and perhaps most popular bet, is wagering on which team you think will win the FA Cup Final. However, punters might choose to bet on what they think the winning margin will be, or even if they think the match will be decided on penalties.
Punters could wager on which players they think will score the most goals, or even which player will score the winning goal. In fact, the top online bookies offer a wide range of betting options, all with quite different odds that will be attractive to many different types of punters.
FA Cup Final History
When considering the FA Cup final preview wagering options, punters will typically look at the history of the two teams that are in the final. Punters of mobile betting Australia might consider how many times the teams have faced each other, and which team has come out on top most often. Arsenal, for instance, has been the most successful team in the history of the event, and has won the title a total of 12 times. They are also the current defending champions, having won the last 2 years in a row.
Manchester United is the next most successful team, having won a total of 11 titles. When it comes down to the actual final day, there is no telling which team will come out on top, and this is what makes betting on the event so interesting and exciting. Punters can certainly look forward to the 2016 FA Cup Final to be played at Wembley Stadium.