Auction Date: 30/09/2015 at 10:30 am
Scarce set of four tickets for the Chelsea v Leeds Utd 1970 FA Cup 2nd Replay at Coventry City 2 May 1970. The game was not played, the cup final was decided by Chelsea winning at Old Trafford the previous Wednesday 29 April 1970. The set is as follows, each unused ticket is complete with the counterfoil: 1. Sky Blue Stand, Entrance F, Seat P11 (light blue); 2. Buff, Wet Stand Terrace; 3. Pale Green, Main Stand, Entrance L, Seat R3; 4. Grey, Main Stand, Entrance J, Seat M6. Slight creasing is evident (4). Note: Coventry City printed the tickets in anticipation of the proposed match and with the deciding match result being achieved at Old Trafford the previous Wednesday the tickets were ordered to be destroyed. The vendor, as a child, was given the pack of tickets as a gift from one of the office staff and these have remained in his possession ever since.