We created history in 1901 when we became the only ever team from outside the Football League to lift the FA Cup.
There’s no doubt that our success in the replayed final at Bolton’s Burnden Park certainly helped make our name and began our special relationship with the world’s most famous knock-out competition.
The 1901 final was to be more than an ordinary contest between two of the best sides in the country.
Our opponents were Sheffield United who could field nine internationals and had played in the final two years before.
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