We are just days away from the biggest football match Bromley FC has played in decades.

The Lilywhites will make their first trip to Wembley Stadium since playing under the famous old twin towers in the FA Amateur Cup Final of 1949.

Bromley FC will hope for another win in Sunday’s, May 20, FA Trophy final against Brackley Town.

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Some fans who were at the 1949 showdown are returning to the revamped national stadium with their grandchildren 69 years later to once again support The Ravens.

Chairman of the club, Jerry Dolke, has one final message to the 15,000 plus fans going to the game.

He told News Shopper: “Come in your colours, be loud, be proud and get behind the boys!”

Mr Dolke, who has been at the helm since 2001, believes it is his most memorable year as Chairman.

He wants this year’s success to translate to even more support next season.

“We don’t want this to be a one off,” he started. “We want these 15,000 to stay and look at national league football.

“To achieve what we have this season has been amazing. Our profile has been raised and we will do whatever we can to try and make this a day to definitely remember.”

Sharon Mulheron, 45, is taking her three football obsessed children to the big game.

“It is their passion, they eat, breath and live football,” Sharon laughed.

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Her three kids are Ella, 12, Honor, nine and Tom, seven.

They will be making their first ever trip to Wembley, and their mum has made sure they have their cup final tops ready.

She added: “It is quite emotional that a small club will get to Wembley in the first place.

“Locally people are talking about it because so many are going.”

Machel Hewitt, 36, has been to almost every Bromley FC home and away game since 2004.

He told News Shopper: “The first team you watch normally is the team you fall in love with and I was dragged to a Bromley game by a school friend.

“The first three games I saw them win, and I just assumed they always won,” he laughed.

All these years later – Machel said reaching the final will not sink in until the players leave the tunnel at Wembley.

He added: “At the semi-final there were tears. Getting to Wembley is more momentous than playing there.

“I wouldn’t be majorly disheartened if we lost, because they have already galvanised the whole town.

“But if we did win – my supporting Bromley life will be complete.”