Manchester City v Grimsby FA Cup 3rd Round Replay 1958/59


F.A. Cup 3rd Round Replay

24th January 1959

attendance 38,840

City Johnstone(37)
Grimsby Cockerill(43 & 82)

Ref J Williams

City Trautmann, Leivers, Sear, Phoenix, Ewing, Barnes, Barlow, Johnstone, McAdams Hayes, Sambrook

Bamett, Donovan, Richardson, Wellbourne, Jobling, Cockerill, Scott, Cullen, Rafferty, Stockin, FellDue to bad weather the tie was postponed twice, and unfortunately for City it was not third time lucky
Lanky Ron Cockerill was Grimsby’s match winner, with a brace of well-taken goals. His first came in the 43rd minute which wiped
City had taken the lead through Bobby Johnstone after 37 minutes
But Cockerill equalised in the 43rd minute and then ln the 82nd minute Cockerill hammered a free kick past Bert Trautmann for the winner.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *