It's 40 years today since Southampton FC began their memorable journey to glory in the 1976 FA Cup.

• Saints 1976 FA Cup Run - in pictures >>

It began against Aston Villa and of course, ended with a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Wembley.

The Daily Echo has put together a special gallery of the entire cup run, with photos from every single match of the campaign.

Some of the photos have never been seen before - and here they are published for the very first time.

We've got over 300 pictures from the tournament, charting Saints's journey to Wembley glory.