Crawley Town players thank the fans after the final whistle

When Crawley Town played Manchester United in the FA Cup

It was eight years ago today when Crawley Town played the biggest match in the club's history.

On February 19, 2011, the Reds travelled to Old Trafford to face Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup. Steve Evans' side lost 1-0 to a Wes Brown goal in front of 74,778. Here are Jon Rigby's pictures from a historic day for Crawley Town.

Matt Tubbs under pressure from Wes Brown
Matt Tubbs under pressure from Wes Brown
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Sports report Stephen Pickthall before the game
Sports report Stephen Pickthall before the game
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A Crawley Town fan outside Old Trafford
A Crawley Town fan outside Old Trafford
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Crawley Observer photographer Jon Rigby
Crawley Observer photographer Jon Rigby
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