Has a football team ever been presented with the wrong trophy? | The Knowledge

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“Has the wrong trophy ever been presented to a team at the end of a competition?” asks Derek McHugh, suggesting a level of incompetence from the footballing authorities that you surely won’t fi … oh, yes, that’s right.

Examples of this exact brand of ineptitude seem a bit thin on the ground, but a couple of readers mentioned the 1992 FA Cup final, when losing team Sunderland were presented with a set of winners’ medals, rightfully owned by the victorious Liverpool.

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