Friday, May 29, 2009

Ten years ago

It's ten years tomorrow since one of the biggest games in City's history, even if it sometimes seems like just the other day to the heroes of that remarkable play-off final against Gillingham at Wembley.

Joe Royle's Blues, relegated the previous May to football's third tier for the first time in the club's proud history, were 2-0 down with 89 minutes on the clock and seemingly doomed to miss promotion.

But Kevin Horlock snatched a goal back and - with five minutes of added time offering fresh hope - Paul Dickov hit the greatest goal of his career to force extra time and a famous penalty shoot-out victory.

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1 comment:

Ben said...

Thanks Danny, both clips brought back so many memories (I wasn't at Wembley, I watched it in The Old Garratt on Princess Street.)
Brought a tear to my eye.