The Giant Killers

Every F A cup giant killing since 1888

             HALIFAX TOWN

Magic Moments 

1953

3-1 vs Cardiff City

 Third Round: Saturday January 10th 1953

Attendance: 23,162

Scorer: Derek Priestley, Eddie Murphy, George Holt 

Ranked at the time: 92

Team: 1:David McCormick, 2:Eric Williams, 3:Albert Cox, 4:Andy Geddes, 5:Edgar Packard, 6:Jackie Moss, 7:Alan Hampson, 8:George Holt, 9:Jimmy Moncrief, 10:Eddie Murphy, 11:Derek Priestley. Manager:Gerry Henry 

1-0 vs Stoke City 

Fourth Round: Saturday January 31st 1953

Attendance: 35,621

Scorer: Derek Priestly

Ranked at the time: 165

Team: 1:David McCormick, 2:Eric Williams, 3:Albert Cox, 4:Andy Geddes, 5:Edgar Packard, 6:Jackie Moss, 7:Des Frost, 8:George Holt, 9:Jimmy Moncrief, 10:Eddie Murphy, 11:Derek Priestley. Manager:Gerry Henry

 1980

 1-0 vs Manchester City

Third Round: Saturday January 5th 1980

Attendance: 12,599

Scorer: Paul Hendrie    

Ranked at the time:37

Team: 1:John Kilner, 2:Chris Dunleavy, 3:Geoff Hutt, 4:David Evans, 5:Dave Harris, 6:Paul Hendrie, 7:Franny Firth, 8:Mick Kennedy, 9:Bob Mountford, 10:Smith, 11:Stafford, Sub:Goodman, Manager: George Kirby