Southampton v Manchester City 1967/68

southampton away 1967 to 68 prog


League Division 1

23rd August 1967

attendance 23,675

City Coleman(3), Bell(52)
Southampton Davies(4 & 73), Chivers(42)

Ref R Paine

City Ogley, Book, Pardoe, Connor, Heslop, Oakes, Doyle, Bell, Summerbee, Young, Coleman – sub Clay(unused)

Southampton Forsyth, Webb, Hollywood, Fisher, Gabriel, Walker, Paine, Chivers, Davies, Melia, Sydenham

It looked like City might get there first win of the season as Tony Coleman despatched a Colin Bell cross to make it 1-0 to the Blues after just 3 minutes.
City’s celebrations were soon caught short as within a minute The Saints had equalised through a Ron Davies header and then just before the break Martin Chivers put the South Coast side 2-1 up.
Colin Bell equalised for City after some good work from Mike Summerbee, however The Blues travelled back to Manchester pointless as Ron Davies grabbed a late winner for Southampton with a shot which went in off the post.

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