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Everton boss Martinez: 'The FA Cup is unique'

The Everton boss Roberto Martinez has declared "the FA Cup is unique" after Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert said the majority of Premier League sides saw the competition as a "distraction":


Roberto Martinez confirmed as Everton manager

Roberto Martinez enjoyed triumph and despair in his final weeks as Wigan manager. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Everton have confirmed the appointment of Roberto Martinez as the football club's new manager after agreeing a four-year contract.

The Spaniard resigned from Wigan following their recent Premier League relegation, which came days after the team's remarkable FA Cup final victory over Manchester City.

Martinez succeeds David Moyes, who left Goodison Park to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

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