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FA Cup day….back in 1981

Today is the 34th Anniversary of our memorable home FA Cup 1st Round Game vs Crewe Alexandra.

Details of the Cup run.
FA Cup 1981_82 record

FA Cup vs Crewe team pic

3,454 crammed into Noose Lane, which is STILL a record for the ground……to see us lose 0-1.

 

Crewe got knocked out in the 2nd round, losing 1-3 at home to Scunthorpe United.

And to soften the blow, we secured promotion into the Southern League Midland Division.FA Cup vs Crewe lineup

 

 

 

 

Were you at the game? Tweet us @wtfcofficial with your memories of the day using the hashtag #facup1stroundinwillenhall

 

 

 

Published by Russell Eynon