The Giant Killers

Every F A cup giant killing since 1888

Giant Killers

 

1971

1970 - 1972 

  Middlesbrough 2-1 Manchester United
 
Third Round replay: Tuesday January 5th 1971

Attendance: 41,000      

Scorers:{Middlesbrough} Hugh McIlmoyle {7}, Derrick Downing {73}. {Manchester United} George Best {89}

Ranked at the time: 425

Middlesbrough: 1:Willie Whigham, 2:Alex Smith, 3;Gordon Jones, 4:Alan Moody, 5:Bill Gates, 6:Frank Spraggon, 7:Derrick Downing, 8:Eric McMordie, 9:Hugh McIlmoyle, 10:John Hickton, 11:Joe Laidlaw. Manager:Stan Anderson.
 
Manchester United:1:Jimmy Rimmer, ,2:John Fitzpatrick, 3:Tony Dunne, 4:Pat Crerand, 5:Paul Edwards, 6:David Sadler, 7:Willie Morgan, 8:George Best, 9:Bobby Charlton, 10:Brian Kidd {replaced by 12:Alan Gowling}, 11:Denis Law. Manager:Matt Busby
 
Oxford United 3-0 Burnley
 
Third Round: Monday January 11th 1971

Attendance: 17,010      

Scorers:Graham Atkinson, Nigel Cassidy, Ken Skeen   

Ranked at the time: 383

Oxford: 1:Mick Kearns, 2:Dick Lucas, 3:John Shukar, 4:Rodney Smithson, 5:Colin Clarke, 6:John Evanson, 7:David Sloan, 8:Graham Atkinson, 9:Ken Skeen, 10:Nigel Cassidy, 11:Ron Atkinson. Manager: Gerry Summers
 
Burnley:1:Tony Waiters, 2:John Angus, 3:Geoff Nulty, 4:Mike Docherty, 5:Colin Waldron, 6:Martin Dobson, 7:Dave Thomas, 8:Ralph Coates, 9:Eric Probert, 10:Alan West, 11:Leighton James {replaced by 12: Dave Merrington}. Manager: Jimmy Adamson
 
Rochdale 2-1 Coventry City
 
Third Round: Monday January 11th 1971

Attendance: 13,011       

Scorers: {Rochdale} Dennis Butler, David Cross, {Coventry}: Ernie Hunt     

Ranked at the time: 59

Rochdale: 1:David Tennant, 2:Graham Smith, 3:Derek Ryder, 4:Hughen Riley, 5:Colin Parry, 6:Joe Ashworth, 7:Norman Whitehead, 8:Tony Buck, 9:David Cross, 10:Bobby Downes, 11:Dennis Butler. Manager:Dick Connor
 
Coventry:1:Bill Glazier, 2:Wilf Smith, 3:Dave Clements, 4:Ernie Machin, 5:Jeff Blockley, 6:Geoff Strong, 7:Ernie Hunt, 8:Willie Carr, 9:Neil Martin, 10:Brian Joicey, 11:Brian Alderson. Manager:Noel Cantwell
 
Hull City 2-0 Blackpool
 
Fourth Round: Saturday January 23rd 1971

Attendance: 34,752       

Scorers:Ken Wagstaff, Chris Chilton     

Ranked at the time: 471

Hull: 1:Ian McKechnie, 2:Frank Banks {replaced by 12:Ken Houghton}, 3:Roger Devries, 4:Billy Wilkinson, 5:Terry Neil {player manager}, 6:Chris Simpkin, 7:Paddy Greenwood, 8:Malcolm Lord, 9:Chris Chilton, 10:Ken Wagstaff, 11:Ian Butler. Manager:Terry Neill
 
Blackpool:1:Alan Taylor, 2:Jimmy Armfield, 3:Harry Mowbray, 4:Fred Kemp, 5:Glyn James, 6:Dave Hatton {replaced by 12:Alan Suddick} 7:Tony Green, 8:John Craven, 9:Fred Pickering, 10:Peter Suddaby, 11:Tony Coleman. Manager: Bob Stokoe
 
Colchester United 3-2 Leeds United
 
Fifth Round: Saturday February 13th 1971

Attendance: 16,000       

Scorers: {Colchester} Ray crawford {18, 25}, Dave Simmons {55} {Leeds} Norman Hunter, {60} Johnny Giles {73}     

Ranked at the time: 2

Colchester: 1:Graham Smith, 2:Brian Hall, 3:Bobby Cram, 4:John Gilchrist, 5:Brian Garvey, 6:John Kurila, 7:Brian Lewis, 8:Dave Simmons, 9:Mick Mahon, 10:Ray Crawford, 11: Brian Gibbs. Manager:Dick Graham
 
Leeds:1:Gary Sprake, 2:Paul Reaney, 3:Terry Cooper, 4:Mick Bates, 5:Jack Charlton, 6:Norman Hunter, 7:Peter Lorimer, 8:Allan Clarke, 9:Mick Jones, 10:Johnny Giles, 11:Paul Madeley. Manager:Don Revie