Behold, the Football Association Guide on How to Completely Alienate Liverpool Supporters.

Step 1

Allocate 32,000 seats to Liverpool supporters in the FA Cup semifinal at Wembley stadium, which, when added to Everton’s 32,000, meant the remaining 26,000 seats among Wembley’s 90,000 went to “miscellaneous,” presumably corporate hospitality seats and friends of the FA, among other high end dignitaries (and neutrals? Perhaps they were meant for neutrals).

Step 2

Change the traditional Saturday FA Cup final kick-off time from 3:00 PM to 5:15 PM, a time that, coupled with planned track work and bank holiday scheduling, means that potentially thousands of Liverpool fans may find themselves unable to get home. Then defend the decision by saying it “maximises a bigger domestic and global TV audience for broadcasters.” (Hey, take it from Spock, LFC fans).

Step 3

Reduce ticket allocation for the FA Cup final by 7,000 seats.

Then let the rage simmer