The Giant Killers



Giant Killers



1956 - 1958 

Notts County 1-3 Rhyl Athletic
Third Round: Saturday January 5th 1957

Attendance: 16,231         

Scorers: {County} Peter Bircumshaw {35} : {Athletic} Harry William {20}, Billy Hughes {pen-60}

Ranked at the time: 215

County: 1:James Linton, 2:Aubrey Southwell, 3:Frank Cruickshank, 4:P Russell, 5:Bert Loxley, 6:John McGrath, 7:Gerry Carver, 8:Gordon Wills, 9:Ron Wylie, 10:Peter Bircumshaw, 11:John Lane 
Athletic: 1:Hanson, 2:Reynolds, 3:Spruce, 4:Roberts, 5:Donaldson, 6:Meakin, 7:Harry Williams, 8:J Williams, 9:Russell, 10:Billy Hughes, 11:Rogers
Lincoln City 4-5 Peterborough United
Third Round replay: Wednesday January 9th 1957

Attendance: 18,216         

Scorers: {City} : {United} Denis Emery, Andy Donaldson {3}, Ray Smith {After Extra Time}

Ranked at the time: 214

United: Denis Emery, Andy Donaldson, Ray Smith
Charlton Athletic 2-3 Middlesbrough
Third Round replay: Thursday January 10th 1957


Scorers: {Athletic} : {Middlesbrough}

{image: Brian Clough [dark shirt] scores for 'Boro}

Ranked at the time: 331

Middlesbrough: Brian Clough
Cardiff City 0-1 Barnsley
Fourth Round: Saturday January 26th 1957


Scorer: Bartlett

Ranked at the time: 261

{image: Bartlett [extreme right] lashes in a volly from distance to win the tie}

City: 1:Graham Vearncombe, 5:Danny Malloy, 9:Gerry Hitchins 
Barnsley: 1:Hough, 3;Swift, 5:Sharpe 7:Kaye, 8:Edgar, 9:Holmes, 10:Chappell, 11:Robert McCann 
Millwall 2-1 Newcastle United
Fourth Round: Saturday January 26th 1957

Attendance: 45,646        

Scorers: {Millwall} : {Newcastle}

Ranked at the time: 75

Portsmouth 1-3 Nottingham Forest
Fourth Round: Saturday January 26th 1957



Ranked at the time:337

Wolverhampton Wand' 0-1 Bournemouth & B. A.
Fourth Round: Saturday January 26th 1957

Attendance: 42,011        


Ranked at the time: 30

 Bournemouth & Bos' Ath' 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Fifth Round: Saturday February 16th 1957

Attendance: 25,892       

Scorers: {Athletic} Ollie Norris {15} Newsham {?}, Nelson Stiffle {?] : {Hotspur} Terry Medwin {?} {Half Time 2-1}

Ranked at the time: 8

Athletic: 1:Tommy Goodwin, 2:Lyons, 3:Wollard, 4:Lewis Clayton, 5:Harry Hughes, 6:Brown, 7:Nelson Stiffle, 8:Ollie Norris. 9:Brian Bedford, 10:Stan Newsham, 11:Reg Cutler
Hotspur: 1:Ted Ditchburn, 2:Peter Baker, 3:Mel Hopkins, 4:Danny Blanchflower, 5:John Ryden, 6:Tony Marchi, 7:Terry Medwin, 8:Tommy Harmer, 9:Bobby Smith, 10:Alfie Stokes, 11:George Robb 

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