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Old 21st November 2020, 23.26:25   #25-0 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sir Crispin Lane View Post
I can remember the kop being a little over subscribed for the FA cup reply V West Ham in 1992 which resulted in a few kids being helped out of the kop at the front and taken to the side out of the way but apart from that yes it was rarely tested , Wales apart , since the late 70ís.
I was on the Kop that night against West Ham. Wow was it packed. Sardines hardly covered it. If you get the footage on YouTube it really looks awesome.

Almost 18,000 in pretty much just 3 sides of the ground and West Ham only had about 1,500 in the GUS so 16,500 Wrexham fans in The Yale and The Kop. I do remember kids at the front of the Kop being passed over to avoid them getting crushed.