As part of our build up to the FA Cup Final this weekend, today we have a second Cup Final Vintage post dedicated to some of the wonderful photos taken of happy fans preparing for, or enjoying, their team’s big Wembley day out. All picture rights rest with their owners. Missing credits available on request.
1957 – a young Aston Villa fan at Wembley
1959 – Nottingham Forest at Wembley for their club’s Final v Luton Town
1970 – boys play in a Chelsea supporting street before the FA Cup Final v Leeds
1970 – Chelsea fans prepare for the Final in Slaidburn St, London
1972 – a young Arsenal fan having a kick about before his team’s Cup Final with Leeds
1972 – Arsenal fans at Wembley with homemade cannon for Final v Leeds
1973 – Sunderland fans without tickets outside Wembley
1974 – Newcastle Utd fan en route to Wembley
1974 – Newcastle Utd fan wearing elaborate headgear!
1975 – West Ham fans cheer on their team before their Final v Fulham
1978 – Ipswich Town fan banner at FA Cup Final v Arsenal
1979 – Manchester United fan in Trafalgar Square fountain before the FA Cup Final v Arsenal