hammerman11 wrote:Love this feature thanks for the pictures and memories. does make you yearn for yester year and a cup win.
How bad are we that we celebrate a cup win of 40 years ago ! was 15 then !
We got a bit spoilt with '64, '75 & '80, h..
If someone had said to me in '80, 'make the most of this, you'll not be winning it again for at least, the next 40 years', I wouldn't have believed them. No way. It's not that we feel entitled, it's more that during those years, we were always in with half a chance, every season. Usually a good cup team, rather than a strong league team.
Against the BIG money teams, it's now so much harder & rarer to do. That combined with a series of managers not prepared to 'go for it', you might wonder if we'll EVER, win it again.
Of course, we did win it in 2006, until....