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The Giant Killers

Every F A cup slaying since 1888

Giant Killers

1973

1972 - 1974


Swindon Town 2-0 Birmingham City


Third Round: Saturday January 13th 1973

Attendance: 17,373

Scorers:Joe Butler, Ray Treacy {pen}

Ranked at the time: 336


Swindon:1:Jimmy Allan, 2:Rod Thomas, 3:Jon Trollope, 4:Ray Bunkell, 5:Frank Burrows, 6:Ron Potter, 7:Tom Jenkins, 8:David Moss, 9:Ray Treacy, 10:Peter Noble, 11:Joe Butler. Manager:Les Allen


Birmingham: 1:Dave Latchford, 2:Malcolm Page, 3:Tony Want, 4:Gary Pendrey {replaced by 12:Bob Hatton}, 5:Roger Hynd, 6:Stan Harland, 7:George Smith, 8:Trevor Francis, 9:Bob Latchford, 10:Bobby Hope, 11:Gordon Taylor. Manager:Freddie Goodwin


Carlisle United 2-1 Sheffield United


Fourth Round: Saturday February 3rd 1973

Attendance: 13,241

Scorers:{Carlisle} Dennis Martin, Bob Delgado. {Sheffield} Billy Dearden

Ranked at the time: 371


Carlisle:1:Alan Ross, 2:Brian Tiler, 3:John Gorman, 4:StanTernant {replaced by 12. Stan Derrett}, 5:Graham Winstanley, 6:Bob Delgado, 7:Ray Train, 8:Dennis Martin, 9:Kenny Wilson, 10:Les O'Neill, 11:Chris Balderstone. Manager:Alan Ashman


Sheffield: 1:Tom Mcallister, 2:Len Badger, 3:Ted Hemsley, 4:John Flynn, 5:Eddie Colquhon, 6:Keith Eddy, 7:Ian Holmes, 8:Geoff Salmons, 9:Billy Dearden, 10:Tony Currie, 11:Mick Speight. Manager:John Harris


Everton 0-2 Millwall


Fourth Round: Saturday February 3rd 1973

Attendance: 32,277

Scorers:Harry Cripps {61}, Alf Wood

Ranked at the time: 248


Everton:1:David Lawson, 2:Tommy Wright, 3:Archie Styles, 4:Howard Kendall {replaced by 12: Gary Jones-60}, 5:Roger Kenyon, 6:John Hurst, 7:Joe Harper, 8:Mike Bernard, 9:Rod Belfitt, 10:Mick Buckley, 11:John Connelly. Manager:Harry Catterick


Millwall: 1:Bryan King, 2:Brian Brown, 3:Harry Cripps, 4:Alan Dorney, 5:Barry Kitchener, 6:Dennis Burnett, 7:Steve Brown, 8:Gordon Bolland, 9:Alf Wood, 10:Eamonn Dunphy, 11:Doug Alder. Manager:Barry Fenton


Hull City 1-0 West Ham United


Fourth Round: Saturday February 3rd 1973

Attendance: 32,290

Scorer: Ken Houghton

Ranked at the time: 352


Hull:1:Ian MecKechnie, 2:Frank Banks, 3:Don Beardsley, 4:Johnny Kaye, 5:Terry Neill {player-manager}, 6:Ken Knighton, 7:Jimmy McGill, 8:Ken Houghton, 9:Stuart Pearson, 10:Phil Holme, 11:Roy Greenwood.


United: 1:Bobby Ferguson, 2;John McDowell, 3:Frank Lampard, 4:Billy Bonds, 5:Tommy Taylor, 6:Bobby Moore, 7:Dudley Tyler {replaced by 12:Kevin Lock} 8:Clyde Best, 9:Pat Holland, 10:Trevor Brooking, 11:Bryan 'Pop' Robson. Manager:Ron Greenwood


Newcastle United 0-2 Luton Town


Fourth Round: Saturday February 3rd 1973

Attendance: 42,170

Scorers:John Aston {2 goals}

Ranked at the time: 256


Newcastle:1:Iam McFaul, 2:David Craig, 3:Frank Clark, 4:Irving Nattrass, 5:Pat Howard, 6:Bobby Moncur, 7:Stewart barrowclough, 8:Jim Smith, 9:Malcolm McDonald, 10:John Tudor, 11:Gordon Hodgson {replaced by 12:Alex Reid}. Manager:Joe Harvey


Luton: 1:Keith Barber, 2:Don Shanks, 3:Bobby Thompson, 4;Alan Slough, 5:Alan Garner, 6:John Moore, 7:Jon Ryan, 8:Jimmy Ryan, 9:Barry Butlin, 10:Gordon Hindson, 11:John Aston. Manager:Harry Haslam


Sheffield Wednesday 3-2 Crystal Palace


Fourth Round, Second Replay: Monday February 19th 1973

Attendance: 19,151

Scorers:{Wednesday} Brian Joicey {hat-trick}. {Palace} Don Rogers, David Payne

Ranked at the time: 391


Wednesday:1:Peter Grummitt, 2:Peter Rodrigues, 3:Dave Clements, 4:Colin Prophett, 5:John Holsgrove, 6:Tommy Craig, 7:Willie Henderson {replaced by 12:Eric Potts}, 8:Roy Coyle, 9:Brian Joicey, 10:David Sunley, 11:John Sissons. Manager:Derek Dooley


Palace: 1:Paul Hammond, 2:Paddy Mulligan, 3:Tony Taylor, 4:Iain Phillip, 5:Bobby Bell, 6:Mel Blyth, 7:David Payne, 8:Alan Whittle, 9:Jim Cannon, 10:Martin Hinshelwood {replaced by 12:John Craven} 11:Don Rogers. Manager:Bert Head


Sunderland 3-1 Manchester City


Fifth Round Replay: Tuesday February 27th 1973

Attendance: 51,782

Scorers:{Sunderland} Vic Halom, Billy Hughes {2 goals}. {City} Francis Lee {51} half time 2-0

Ranked at the time: 293


Sunderland:1:Jim Montgomery, 2:Dick Malone, 3:Ron Guthrie, 4:Mickey Horswill, 5:Dave Watson, 6:Richie Pitt, 7:Bobby Kerr, 8:Billy Hughes, 9:Vic Halom, 10:Ian Porterfield, 11:Dennis Tueart. Manager: Bob Stokoe


City: 1:Joe Corrigan, 2:Tony Book, 3:Willie Donachie, 4:Mick Doyle, 5:Tommy Booth, 6:Derek Jeffries, 7:Ian Mellor, 8:Colin Bell, 9:Rodney Marsh, 10:Francis Lee, 11:Tony Towers. Manager:Malcolm Allison


Arsenal 1-2 Sunderland

Semi Final: Saturday April 7th 1973 {Hillsborough, Sheffield}

Attendance: 53,301

Scorers:{Arsenal} Charlei George {85}. {Sunderland} Billy Hughes, Vic Halom: Half time 0-1

Ranked at the time: 64

Arsenal: 1:Bob Wilson, 2:Pat Rice, 3:Bob McNab, 4:Peter Storey, 5:Jeff Blockley {replaced by 12:John Radford} 6:Peter Simpson, 7:George Armstrong, 8:Alan Ball, 9:Charlie George, 10:Ray Kennedy, 11:Eddie Kelly. Manager:Bertie Mee

Sunderland:1:Jim Montgomery, 2:Dick Malone, 3:Ron Guthrie, 4:Mickey Horswill, 5:Dave Watson, 6:Richie Pitt, 7:Bobby Kerr, 8:Billy Hughes, 9:Vic Halom, 10:Ian Porterfield, 11:Dennis Tueart. Manager: Bob Stokoe

Leeds United 0-1

Sunderland

The 1973 FA Cup Final


Saturday May 5th 1973 {Wembley, London}

Attendance:100,000

Scorer: Ian Porterfield {32}

Ranked at the time: 227


Leeds: 1:David Harvey, 2:Paul Reaney, 3:Trevor Cherry, 4:Billy Bremner, 5:Paul Madeley, 6:Norman Hunter, 7:Peter Lorimer, 8:Allan Clarke, 9:Mick Jones, 10:Johnny Giles, 11:Eddie Gray {replaced by 12:Terry Yorath}. Manager:Don Revie

Sunderland:1:Jim Montgomery, 2:Dick Malone, 3:Ron Guthrie, 4:Mickey Horswill, 5:Dave Watson, 6:Richie Pitt, 7:Bobby Kerr, 8:Billy Hughes, 9:Vic Halom, 10:Ian Porterfield, 11:Dennis Tueart. Manager: Bob Stokoe

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