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Preston North End: The 1954 FA Cup Final

Preston North End: The 1954 FA Cup Final

Ref No: 9781845471712

Details: Author: Mike Hill

Type: Books

Price: £12.99

Preston North End's march to Wembley for the 1954 F.A. Cup Final has gone down in history among followers of the famous old team. Led by the greatest player ever to pull on the club's white jersey, Sir Tom Finney, the scene was set for one of the competition's epic climaxes. Preston North End: 1954 F.A. Cup Final dips into the picture archives of the Lancashire Evening Post to look back at the dramatic clash with West Bromwich Albion. Scores of stunning never seen before photographs chart the team's preparations on and off the field in the run up to the big day. The story joins fans in London on the day of the match, chronicles all of the match action and the players homecoming as supporters lined the streets of Preston to welcome their heroes. While Sir Tom and legendary team mate Tommy Docherty recall their memories of the day. This fascinating record revives memories of a golden era of post-war football and an occasions still fondly remembered by football lovers today.

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