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Last Updated: Saturday, 17 May, 2003, 13:54 GMT 14:54 UK
Arsenal lift FA Cup
Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has a shot on goal after only 20 seconds
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Arsenal's Thierry Henry is pulled back by Claus Lundekvam and his shot is saved - denying him the fastest-ever Cup final goal
Arsenal's Ray Parlour and Southampton's Matt Oakley challenge for the ball
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Arsenal's Ray Parlour and Southampton's Matt Oakley challenge for the ball in a competitive opening quarter
Arsenal defender Martin Keown in an aerial challenge with Saints striker James Beattie
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Saints striker James Beattie fights hard to give Gordon Strachan's side the lead as Arsenal find themselves under pressure
Southampton's James Beattie is booked by referee Graham Barber
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Graham Barber shows Beattie the yellow card during a bad-tempered spell in which Arsenal's Martin Keown was also booked
Arsenal's Robert Pires scores the first goal of the game
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Arsenal weather the storm and finally break the deadlock as Robert Pires beats Saints keeper Antti Niemi after 38 minutes
Arsenal's Robert Pires is congratulated by team-mate Lauren
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Pires is congratulated by team-mate Lauren as Arsene Wenger's side finish the first half in control
Thierry Henry's shot is saved by Antti Niemi
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Arsenal start the second half brightly and Niemi is at full stretch as he saves yet another shot from the wily Henry
Southampton's Brett Ormerod leaps above Oleg Luzhny
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Arsenal may be in the lead but Southampton continue to press for an equaliser - Brett Ormerod leaping above Oleg Luzhny
Saints keeper Antti Niemi is stretchered off
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But Southampton suffer a blow as keeper Niemi is stretchered off with a torn calf muscle and replaced by Paul Jones
Arsenal keeper David Seaman
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David Seaman proves why he is still so valuable to Arsenal as he pulls off a stunning save from Ormerod late in the game
Saints manager Gordon Strachan makes his feelings known
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Manager Gordon Strachan shows his frustration as Southampton are denied the equaliser despite two excellent late chances
Arsenal's stand-in captain David Seaman lifts the FA Cup
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Arsenal hang on for the win and stand-in captain David Seaman shows his delight when he collects the FA Cup



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