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Here's everything you need to know for Dublin vs. Mayo

Here's everything you need to know for Dublin vs. Mayo

It's one of the biggest occasions in the Irish sporting calendar today as Dublin prepare to take on Mayo in the All-Ireland Football Final with the winner earning the right to lift the SamΒ Maguire Cup.

Both managers, Jim Gavin and Stephen Rochford, have pickedtheir teams and the countdown is on.

History

The Dubs are aiming to lift Sam for the second year in a row while Mayo are chasing their first title in 65 years.

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Dublin and Mayo meet for the 13th time in the championship, with the Dubs having won seven of the previous 12 to Mayo's two while there were three draws.

Paths to the Final

Mayo

All-Ireland Quarter Final : beat Tyrone 0-13 to 0-12

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All-Ireland Semi Final : beat Tipperary 2-13 to 0-14

Dublin

All-Ireland Quarter Final : beat Donegal 1-15 to 1-10

All-Ireland Semi Final : beat Kerry 0-22 to 2-14

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Time & Place

Croke Park is the venue with throw-in at 3:30pm.

Teams

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