Former Hatter Boyce lifts FA Cup for Wigan

Ex-Town star Emmerson Boyce lifted the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday as he captained underdogs Wigan Athletic to a shock 1-0 victory over favourites Manchester City thanks to Ben Watson’s last-minute header.

Wednesday, 15th May 2013, 6:57 am

Boyce scored nine goals in 211 appearances for Luton between 1998 and 2004 after coming through the club’s youth ranks.

He joined Crystal Palace on a free before signing for Wigan for £1million in 2006, for whom he has played over 200 times.

Before the final, Boyce, who won the Luton News Hatter Of The Year award in 2003-04, tweeted: “I like to thank all the Luton and Crystal Palace fans for there good luck messages.”

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