The Hartlepool United squad around the time of the 1988 triumph over Sunderland.

Your memories of Hartlepool United's famous cup win at Sunderland

February 9 marks the anniversary of one of Hartlepool United's more notable footballing scalps.

Here's the story behind their 1-0 victory at Sunderland in the Sherpa Van Trophy and your memories of that windy 1988 night.

Pools, however, surprised their hosts with a 1-0 victory courtesy of a second-half Brian Honour effort direct from a corner.

5. Famous win

Pools, however, surprised their hosts with a 1-0 victory courtesy of a second-half Brian Honour effort direct from a corner.
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The win left Pools just two ties from a maiden Wembley appearance.

6. Wembley dreams

The win left Pools just two ties from a maiden Wembley appearance.
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Among the memories shared with us was this from Stuey Weldrake, who wrote: "Was at that game with my granda. I was 8."

7. Your memories

Among the memories shared with us was this from Stuey Weldrake, who wrote: "Was at that game with my granda. I was 8."
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Lee Shelley added: "I was there behind the goal (Sunderland fan). It was gale force winds that night and the wind blew it in."

8. Gale force

Lee Shelley added: "I was there behind the goal (Sunderland fan). It was gale force winds that night and the wind blew it in."
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