As Malcolm Robertson said in his MyFootballWriter piece ahead of Wembley, you have to experience the crushing lows to value the vaunting highs. And, as Delia told the TV audience, Wembley was particularly rewarding for us because so many of us carry scars from dismal disappointments.
Such noise and colour as we spilled out of Wembley Park tube station. The famous arch resembling a rainbow. Would there be a pot of gold at the end of it? Murdoch's money didn't matter to us. All that really counted was our team putting on one final performance at the end of ten months of gruelling competition.