Keith Haynes is a lifelong Swansea City fan and has written eight books as well as countless articles for fanzines and the Swansea City match day programme. He lives in Gloucester. In this article he recalls a particularly eventful FA Cup second replay…..

Cold weather, boots, braces and smiley faces in a cauldron of pure football hatred

Keith Haynes looks back to a time when the footballing authorities made even more absurd decisions than they currently do… Swansea City v Crystal Palace FA Cup Third Round – 2nd Replay The authorities who govern the game we all love have made many mystical decisions, and indeed I would say some pretty decent ones as well over the years.