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ON THIS DAY: Jimmy Hill's famous Coventry City side won the 1967 Division Two title!

13 May 2015

On this day in 1967, the Sky Blues were crowned Division Two champions...

On this day, Coventry City secured the Division Two title under the memorable Jimmy Hill side in 1967.

The top of the table was close with Midlands rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers, with Wolves only needing a point on the final day of the season against Crystal Palace.

Despite the unlikely scenario of City winning the league, 32,551 fans packed Highfield Road to see City beat Millwall 3-1.

Wolves were somehow defeated 4-1 by Palace and the celebrations began. The players came back onto the pitch and manager Hill bellowed the Sky Blue song which he had helped create. The supporters were absolutely delirious to see their team play Division One football and the new chapter in the club's history would begin.

Team from that day:

Glazier, Kearns, Bruck, Lewis, Curtis, Clements, Key, Machin, Tudor, Gibson, Rees.


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