Last updated : 04 January 2004 By Editor

A word of warning for whoever wins the FA Cup this season: don’t drink your champagne out of the trophy. The reason? Graham Williams, captain of 1968 winners West Bromwich Albion, who was entrusted with the trophy’s safety as it toured the Midlands, explains: ‘I used to keep it under the bed. One night my son Richard, who was only 18 months at the time, thought it was a potty and urinated in it. That’s why I wince every time I see people drink out of it’