BBC Sport - Walsall at Wembley: Saddlers supporter Jack's soccer scrapbooks

Supporter Jack's Saddlers scrapbooks

About 30,000 Walsall fans will make the trip to Wembley on Sunday for the team's long-awaited first appearance at the national stadium, in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final against Bristol City.

But it will be a particularly emotional day for Jack Huskisson, who has been following the Saddlers for 80 years - and has the scrapbooks to prove it.

He first went to a game with his dad in the 1930s and has been hooked on Walsall ever since, with clippings for every season since the end of World War II.

Jack and his wife Rene are due to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary next year, and to be there at Wembley this Sunday to see the Saddlers upset the form book and beat the odds-on favourites would be a wonderful early way to celebrate for 90-year-old Jack, who is already finding it hard to choke back the tears.

BBC Midlands Today sports editor Nick Clitheroe, who will also be at Wembley on Sunday, went along to meet the couple and see those treasured Saddlers scrapbooks.

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