Lille v Racing Club Of Paris, 1949 French Cup Final

Lille on the attack in the 1949 French Cup Final

This image is in the process of being colourised.

Lille on the attack as Racing Club thwart their advance to run out 5 v 2 winners at The Colombes Stadium, Paris in front of 61,473 fans; thanks to goals by Roger Gabet (2), Roger Quenolle and Ernest Vaast.

It was Lille's 5th consecutive French Cup Final having won the previous three.

Only Marseille and Paris St Germain has won the French Cup more times than Lille.

The original black and white press photo that the colourised version is taken from.

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