Cardiff City Football Newspaper Book. Capture the history and greatest moments of Cardiff through the newspapers, as written at the time. Starting with coverage of Cardiff’s 1921 FA Cup tie with Wolves, this book charts a glorious history of great games and titles through the decades of the 20th century. Top stories include the 50th FA Cup Final vs Sheffield Utd in 1925, one of the earliest at Wembley, the glorious defeat of Arsenal to win the FA Cup in 1927, where delighted Welsh fans cheered every kick and Cardiff became the only non English team ‘ever’ to take the cup out of England. Relive the excitement of the successful post war period, including gaining promotion to Division 1 in 1952 by beating Leeds 3-1, the fantastic 4-1 away win against Man Utd in 1953, the 5-2 defeat of Newcastle in 1956 and the 2-1 defeat of Aston Villa in 1960 where 55,000 tense Welshman watched as their team came from behind to clinch victory and promotion back to the 1st Division. Coverage also includes European games, including the 8-0 defeat of Larnaca in the European Cup Winners Cup in 1970 and 1-0 defeat of Real Madrid in the 1971 Quarter Final. Read about Toshack’s £100,000 move in 1970, Cardiff’s defeat of Chelsea in the 1980 and 1986 League Cups, the amazing play off finals at the Millennium Stadium in 2003 where Cardiff gained promotion to the 1st Division/Championship and much much more. A unique and wonderful gift and must have for all Cardiff fans.
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