A day of Carlisle United history is 25 years old today.

The Blues achieved their first ever victory at Wembley on April 20, 1997.

It came in the Auto-Windscreens Shield final as Mervyn Day's team beat Colchester United in a penalty shoot-out.

To mark the anniversary, we've delved into the archives for some photos of that memorable day at the national stadium - including the action and the big Cumbrian support in the stands.

Check out a gallery at the top of this article.

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