BBC Three commissions FA Cup special from BBC Sport

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by Stephen Chapman

BBC Sport is making a a two-hour FA Cup special for BBC Three.

The MediaCityUK-based department will countdown the 50 greatest moments in the competition’s history with contributions from Michael Owen, Thierry Henry, Ryan Giggs, Steven Gerrard and more.

Fronted by Olly Murs and Rio Ferdinand, there will also be celebrity contributions from Russell Brand, Eliza Doolittle and One Direction.

Peter Small is the producer, Gav Barclay is directing, while Carl Doran and Jo McCusker are join executive producers. It was commissioned by Pinki Chambers and Sam Bickley for BBC Three.

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