The Giant Killers

Every F A cup slaying since 1888


Giant Killers



1966 - 1968 

Birmingham City 2-1 Blackpool
Third Round: Saturday January 28th1967

Attendance: 27,603

Scorers: {Birmingham} Geoff Vowden, Bobby Thomson : {Blackpool} Ron Stuart 

Ranked at the time: 429   

Birmingham: 1:Jim Herriot, 2:Bert Murray, 3:Colin Green, 4:Bobby Thomson, 5:Brian Sharples, 6:Malcolm Beard, 7:Trevor Hockey, 8:Johnny Vincent, 9:Graham Leggat, 10:Geoff Vowden, 11:Barry Bridges: Manager:Stan Cullis 
Blackpool: 1:Tony Waiters, 2:Tommy Thompson, 3:Emlyn Hughes, 4:Hugh Fisher, 5:Glyn James, 6:John McPhee, 7:Les Lea, 8:Jimmy Robson, 9:Ray Charnley, 10:Johnny Green, 11:Alan Suddick: Manager:Ron Stuart
Swindon Town 3-1 West Ham United
Third Round replay: Tuesday January 31st 1967

Attendance: 25,789     

Scorers: {Town} Willie Penman, Don Rogers, Ken Skeen,  : {United} John Sissons {78}  

Ranked at the time: 39   

Town: 1:Tony Hicks, 2:Rod Thomas, 3:John Trollope, 4:Keith Morgan, 5:Mel Nurse, 6:Stan Harland, 7:Dennis Brown, 8:Willie Penman, 9:Ken Skeen, 10:Roger Smart, 11:Don Rogers. Manager:Danny Williams 
United: 1:Jim Standen, 2:Eddie Bovington, 3:Jack Burkett, 4:Martin Peters, 5:Dave Bickles, 6:Bobby Moore, 7:Brian Dear, 8:Ronnie Boyce, 9:Johnny Byrne, 10:Geoff Hurst, 11:John Sissons. Manager:Ron Greenwood
Bristol City 1-0 Southampton
Fourth Round: Saturday February 18th 1967

Attendance: 38,017     

Scorer: Terry Bush

Ranked at the time: 28   

City: 1:Mike Gibson, 2:Tony Ford, 3:Alec Briggs, 4:Gordon Parr, 5:Jack Connor, 6:Gordon Low, 7:Jantzen Derrick, 8:Chris Crowe, 9:Terry Bush, 10Johnny Quigley, 11:Lou Peters. Manager: Fred Ford
Southampton: 1:Dave MacLaren, 2:Dave Webb, 3:Denis Hollywood, 4:Dave Walker, 5:Tony Knapp, 6:Cliff Huxford, 7:Terry Paine, 8:Martin Chivers, 9:Ron Davies, 10:Jimmy Melia, 11:John Sydenham. Manager:Ted Bates
Manchester United 1-2 Norwich City
Fourth Round: Saturday February 18th 1967

Attendance: 63,405    

Scorers: {United} Denis Law {34}: {Norwich} Don Heath {26}, Gordon Bolland {65}  

Ranked at the time: 28   

United: 1:Alex Stepney, 2:Tony Dunne, 3:Bobby Noble, 4:Paddy Crerand, 5:David Sadler, 6:Nobby Stiles, 7:Jimmy Ryan, 8:Denis Law, 9:Bobby Charlton, 10:David Herd, 11:George Best. Manager: Matt Busby
City: 1:Kevin Keelan, 2:Dave Stringer, 3:Joe Mullett, 4:Mal Lucas, 5:Laurie Brown, 6:Terry Allcock, 7:Mike Kenning, 8:Don Heath, 9:Tommy Bryceland, 10:Gordon Bolland, 11: Terry Anderson: Manager: Lol Morgan
Birmingham City 1-0 Arsenal
Fifth Round: Saturday March 11th 1967

Attendance: 40,665     

Scorer: Geoff Vowden 83   

Ranked at the time: 361  

{image: Birmingham players mob match winner Geoff Vowden after scoring their late winner}

City:  1:James Herriott, 2:Bert Murray, 3:Colin Green, 4:Bobby Thomson, 5:Winston Foster, 6:Malcol Beard, 7:Trevor Hockey, 8:Geoff Vowden, 9:Graham Leggat {replaced by 12:Ron Fenton}, 10:Johnny Vincent, 11:Barry Bridges. Manager:Stan Cullis 
Arsenal:1:Jim Furnell, 2:Bob McNab, 3:Peter Storey, 4:David Court, 5:Terry Neill, 6:Peter Simpson, 7:Colin Addison, 8:John Radford, 9:George Graham, 10:Jon Sammels, 11:George Armstrong. Manager:Bertie Mee

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