Wembley 25: Slideshow - Party time on the Wembley pitch for Sheffield Wednesday heroes

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It was party time for Owls players after their memorable success in beating Manchester United 1-0 to win the 1991 Rumbelows League Cup, 25 years ago today.

The men of the moment celebrated with fans, with boss Ron Atkinson even donning a sombrero as he was caught up in the moment in the aftermath.

Rumbelows Cup - Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United - 21 April 1991
Ron Atkinson with the cup

Rumbelows Cup - Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United - 21 April 1991 Ron Atkinson with the cup

John Sheridan’s goal won it for Wednesday and if you see our slideshow, even Carlton Palmer, who was injured for the final, couldn’t help but join his team mates to hail a magical moment for the club.

More on Owls at Wembley 25 years ago today

Paul Thompson, with his Wembley Match Verdict, as reported in The Star the following day

Indisputably the better team – with a bigger heart, the greater ambition, the fiercer hunger for glory and the support of the more fanatical crowd – won the Rumbelows Cup at Wembley

DINK! It’s a wonderful sound that all Wednesdayites know and love. It’s the sound of victory. Owls fan Laura Jones looks back on why that win was so special

“We didn’t fear anybody. We felt we could get a result against anyone in that particular season.” Lawrie Madden on an incredible campaign

Skipper Nigel Pearson said: “It’s the greatest sporting moment of my life, and for the fans I’m sure.” Read more quotes from players and management in the immediate aftermath

Liam Hoden on how Monster Trucks upstaged Wednesday’s cup celebrations on television

Legendary Owl Roland Nilsson on his pride at the Class of ‘91