Bristol City fans had their day in the sun. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)Bristol City fans had their day in the sun. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Bristol City fans had their day in the sun. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

12 photos from Bristol City’s record-breaking 2015 EFL Trophy victory over Walsall

It’s seven years ago to the day that Bristol City lifted the EFL Trophy at the home of English football

The 22nd March 2015 is a significant date in the history of the English Football League and Bristol City.

At Wembley Stadium, in front of a crowd of 72,315, the Robins claimed a 2-0 win over Walsall in the glorious London sunshine on a Sunday afternoon.

Aden Flint opened the scoring with a delightful header early in the first half, before early in the second period, Mark Little was on target to score a second goal without a response from the Saddlers.

As referee Mick Russell blew his whistle, history would be made as Bristol City would claim their third success in the competition, the most since its inception in 1983.

No team has come close in recent years, partly due to some of the teams playing at a higher level, but it is still a competition that gave City fans one of their best seasons of supporting the club.

It was also their first win at the new Wembley after their previous visit saw them suffer Championship play-off final heartache against Hull City.

Their EFL Trophy triumph was the first of two trophies as they were to be crowned champions of League One just a few weeks later, giving them their first divisional trophy in 60 years.

Given that this season hasn’t been the greatest and we’re currently on an international break, today is a moment where you can reminisce about the good times supporting the club.

We’ve put together to find 12 photos of the day, which summed up the mood best, including some supporters, so it’s an added bonus if you spot yourself.

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