THERE have been a lot of fantastic days in the past few years for Albion fans.

It was less than two years ago that we all cheered them along the seafront in their big parade to celebrate gaining promotion to the Premier League.

Then just under a year ago that famous victory against Manchester United secured our status i the top league - another great night of celebration.

Then cut to Saturday, a sea of blue and white filling one half of the national stadium. ‘ALBION, ALBION’, drowning out any attempt by the Manchester City

fans, was enough to bring a tear to the eye of anybody who loves football and the club.

All the fans who spoke to The Argus said they left Wembley Stadium proud of the team, the club and the supporters.

The Boxpark Albion HQ was a stroke of genius by the club to help the fans prepare in the best way possible, hearing from their heroes from down the years was a special occasion. The music, the singing, the beach balls being thrown over your head. A truly special memory for all who were there to treasure.

The players will have been disappointed but they shouldn’t be down for long. They should hold their heads high, having given the city another great day. Families together, friends grouped together, arm in arm and in song, enjoying the beautiful game.

And it could so easily have been a different story. On small pieces of luck do results hinge when it comes to the top level of football.

Murray’s big chance could easily have got away from Laporte and into the net. Kyle Walker could have seen red. One thing is for certain, we made the best memories.