The Black-And-White Years: Peter Bonetti Saves The Day, FA Cup Semi Final, 1965

Ollie Irish

4th, February 2010


By Ollie Irish


Chelsea keeper Peter ‘The Cat’ Bonetti makes a flying save during the 1965 FA Cup semi final against Liverpool at Villa Park. Bonetti’s acrobatics were in a lost cause, as the Reds won 2-0 and went on to win the Cup, beating Leeds 2-1 in the final at Wembley.

Photo: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport. Right-click to view the large, high-res version.


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  1. oller says:

    oh my, what a wonderful photograph

  2. Bruce says:

    that is a great picture

  3. liz says:

    great photo I was lucky enough to meet peter Bonetti as in the 70’s my sister was at school with his daughter and he came to our house,football was best in the 60’s and 70’s!

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