Confirmed: Boro are going to Wembley

PUBLISHED: 18:29 27 March 2007 | UPDATED: 11:43 06 May 2010

The new Wembley Stadium

The new Wembley Stadium

Stevenage Boro will definitely be going to Wembley in May. The FA has confirmed the new £800m Wembley Stadium will host this year s Trophy, Vase and FA Cup finals. Boro s FA Carlsberg Trophy clash with Kidderminster Harriers on Saturday, May 12, will be t

Stevenage Boro will definitely be going to Wembley in May.

The FA has confirmed the new £800m Wembley Stadium will host this year's Trophy, Vase and FA Cup finals.

Boro's FA Carlsberg Trophy clash with Kidderminster Harriers on Saturday, May 12, will be the first competitive fixture at the revamped stadium (2.15pm ko).

The Vase game follows 24 hours later with the FA Cup final on Saturday, May 19.

Boro's chief executive Bob Makin said: "It's fantastic news; it's a dream come true for all concerned at the club - the players, the management, officials and all the fans.

"We're playing there before the big boys from the Premiership. Arsenal can't get there this season now - but we are!"

Brent Council has given the stadium a general safety certificate after two successful 'ramp up' events.

A community day was staged for 34,000 people and England under-21s faced Italy in front of nearly 56,000 fans on Saturday.

Wembley Stadium managing director Alex Horne said: "We realise that there is still some way to go yet and are digesting the feedback we have received in order to ensure that coming to Wembley Stadium is a fantastic experience for fans."

The FA Carlsberg Trophy final will have a capped capacity yet to be announced.


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