Originally Posted by Andy Reids Love Chil
It should have been us and Liverpool but as the tie was not as glamorous as it is now both of us opted out. Man City won it in '72 so they were invited to take our place and Burnley, the division 2 winners were invited to take Liverpool's place.
That's one 1973 question answered. The other is, why the orange ball? It was only raining!
Also in 1999, if my shit memory serves, Grimsby won a play-off final with a golden goal. Why did the same rule not apply when Nicky Summerbee struck against Charlton?