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Mariappa say's it's an 'honour' to play for 'incredible' Watford fans after FA Cup final defeat

Watford’s Adrian Mariappa has called his team’s fans ‘incredible,’ and that playing for them was an ‘honour’ after their chastening defeat in the FA Cup final.

The Hornets went down 6-0 to Manchester City in the Wembley showdown, with City securing a historic treble as a result.

The Watford faithful never wavered in their support of their heroes, even after defeat was inevitable and Mariappa lauded their efforts.

“The fans were incredible, even at 6-0 down,” the defender told the club’s official website.

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“That’s what this club is all about.