FA Cup 5th round 1993
What was the 5th round game, who were the opponents?
It was an away game, 4,000 Shrimpers travelled….
It was Saturday 13th February 1993, or was it a Wednesday?
Yep it was Sheffield Wednesday. Warhurst scored twice in a 2-0 victory for the home side in front of 26,446 at Hillsborough.
FISH FACTS, Sheffield Wednesday were no mugs in 1993! Wednesday finished 7th in the Premier League that season, and had beaten Spurs, Chelsea and Everton in their previous three games. They went on to reach the FA Cup Final this season, drawing 1-1 with Arsenal and losing the replay 2-1. They also lost 2-1 to Arsenal in the League Cup Final. Top players included Chris Waddle, Mark Bright and Viv Anderson.