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Bert Trautmann is treated by the City physio during the 1956 FA Cup Final against Birmingham City in which the City keeper played out the last 15 minutes with a broken neck.

RIP Bert Trautmann – 16 Excellent Vintage Photos Of The Truly Legendary Man City Keeper In His Prime

Liverpool supporters at Euston on the way to Wembley for the 1950 FA Cup final contested by Arsenal and Liverpool. Unfortunately Arsenal won 2–0, with both goals scored by Reg Lewis. Future Liverpool manager Bob Paisley was famously dropped for the final, even after scoring the winning goal against Everton in the semi final. Famous cricketer Denis Compton played in the Arsenal side.

FA Cup Final Arsenal v Liverpool Wembley Stadium 1950 London's April downpour couldn't damp the enthusiasm of these girls, garlanded with the colours of there team ringing a hand-bell, going to Wembley Stadium

Manchester City goalkeepers Bert Trautmann and Frank Swift, 1956

Manchester City goalkeepers Bert Trautmann and Frank Swift, 1956

Bert Trautmann (left) and Don Revie celebrate Manchester City's FA Cup Final win over Birmingham City in 1956. Trautmann is obviously still in lots of pain, but it wasn't until much later that he found out that he had broken his neck!!

Bert Trautmann obviously in pain after suffering a broken neck in the 1956 FA Cup Final win over Birmingham City celebrates with Don Revie

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