City have played in eight FA Cup finals – nine if you include the 1981 replay – and we want to know who you think is the Ultimate FA Cup Final XI.

Only 72 City different players have played in an FA Cup final to date and we’re looking for the best eleven to make a cup final dream team.

We don’t expect you to pin down individual roles, so we’ve grouped the players into four simple categories – all you have to do is name a keeper, four defenders, four midfielders, two strikers and one substitute.

The entry closest to matching our panel of judges will win a shirt signed by City’s starting XI against Stoke on 14 May.

Send your selections to [email protected] by 12 May and the winner will be announced on 13 May – you can enter as many times as you like.

Remember, one keeper, four defenders, four midfielders and two strikers - here are the players to choose from:

Goalkeepers: Joe Corrigan, Bert Trautmann, Frank Swift, Len Langford, Harry Dowd, Jim Goodchild, Jack Hillman

Defenders:: Ray Ranson, Tony Book, Dave Connor, Bill Leivers, Jimmy Meadows, Laurie Barnett, Sid Cann, Sam Cookson, Herbert Burgess, Bobby McDonald, Glyn Pardoe, Billy Dale, Phil McCloy, Johnny McMahon, Nicky Reid, Tommy Caton. Mike Doyle, Tommy Booth, Roy Paul, Sam Cowan, Jackie Bray, Charlie Pringle Jimmy McMullan, Sammy Frost

Midfielders: Paul Power, Tony Coleman, Ken Barnes, Roy Clarke, Eric Brook,  Gerry Gow,  Steve MacKenzie, Tony Henry, Alan Oakes, Colin Bell, Roy Little, Matt Busby, Ernie Toseland, Bobby Marshall, Tommy Hynds, Sam Ashworth, Tommy Hutchison, Mike Summerbee, Billy Spurdle, Paddy Fagan, Billy Meredith

Strikers: Kevin Reeves, Dennis Tueart Dave Bennett, Francis Lee, Neil Young, Joe Hayes, Don Revie, Jackie Dyson, Bobby Johnstone, Alec Herd , Fred Tilson, Billy Austin, Tommy Browell, Frank Roberts, Tommy Johnson, George Hicks, George Livingstone,  Sandy Turnbull,  Frank Booth,  Billie Gillespie.