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Bee lady: Hull buzzing ahead of FA Cup final

Bee lady Jean Bishop, 91, plans to drink lots of tea during the big match. Photo: ITV Calendar

The city of Hull is gripped by FA Cup fever today as its football team takes part in its first ever cup final.

Local bee lady Jean Bishop, a lady who dresses a bee to raise money for the charity, said "everybody would go mad" if the Tigers beat Arsenal at Wembley:

A bathroom manufacturer in Hull is so flushed with pride about Hull City's progress that it has made a special commemorative toilet seat featuring manager Steve Bruce's face.

Boss Steve Bruce has produced the goods for Hull this season. Credit: ITV Calendar

Hull's celebrity fans, including politicians John Prescott and Alan Johnson, have wished the team well ahead of the most prestigious match in the club's history:

Support for the Tigers has also spread outside Yorkshire, with TV businessman and Spurs fan Alan Sugar sending a cheeky tweet to Arsenal-loving Piers Morgan.