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Match Report : 07/05/1955 v Manchester City
Manchester City   1 1

Scorer(s): Johnstone (44)

Newcastle United   3 1
Scorer(s): Jackie Milburn (1), Bobby Mitchell (53), George Hannah (57)
Date: Saturday, May 7th, 1955
Competition: FA Cup, Final
Season: 1954-55
Venue: Wembley Stadium
Kick Off: 3:00 pm
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Reg Leafe
First Half
1 mins
0-1Jackie Milburn. White won a corner on the right, knocking the ball out from a defender's legs on the by-line. Taking it himself he delivered it to Milburn who had moved into space seven yards out in-line with the near post where he powered in an unchallenged header.
19 mins
Off Injured
Jimmy Meadows
44 mins
1-1Johnstone. After some good play by City there was an interchange of passes between Johnstone and Hayes before the latter lofted a ball across the penalty area for Johnstone to take a flying header and put it beyond Simpson from 10 yards out.
Second Half
53 mins
1-2Bobby Mitchell. White put a high ball across the penalty area. When a defender failed to clear, it fell about a yard behind him to Mitchell. Taking a touch he moved forward and powered a low drive from an increasingly acute angle under the dive of Trautmann.
57 mins
1-3George Hannah. Scoular passed to Mitchell on the left. Reaching the box he turned a defender inside-out and nearing the by-line, a yard from the post, he hooked it across the box. Trautmann got both hands to it but only pushed it to Hannah who scored with a half-volley.

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Matchday Programme : 07/05/1955

Matchday Programme : 07/05/1955


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