Wembley Stadium May 5th

Manchester City 3 (Hayes, Dyson, Johnstone) Birmingham City 1 (Kinsey)
1956 FA Cup Final

Manchester City : Trautman, Meadows, Little, Barnes, Ewing, Paul, Spurdle, Hayes, Revie, Johnstone, Fagan


Birmingham City : Simpson, Cowell, Batty, Scoular, Stokoe, Casey, White, Milburn, Keeble, Hannah, Mitchell

Manchester City returned to Wembley having lost last years final 3-1 to Newcastle United, there opponents on this occasion was Birmingham City.

It took Manchester City just 3 minutes to take a lead with a goal through Joe Hayes, but Birmingham City fought back to equalise just 12 minutes later, they kept the pressure on Manchester City but to no avail and the teams went in at half-time equal.

During the half-time interval, the Birmingham City manager and some of his players had a row about their fitness while over in the Manchester City dressing room, Barnes and Revie had a heated exchange of words because Barnes had played defensively in the first half to counter the threat of Peter Murphy, but Revie wanted him to play more upfront.

At the hour mark Manchester City went 2-1 up and sealed the tie just minutes later when Bobby Johnstone got Manchester City’s 3rd

With 17 minutes left Manchester City goalkeeper Trautmann collided with Murphy whose right knee hit forcefully Trautmann neck, who was knocked unconscious, play was stopped for several minutes, but he managed to finish the game, days later is was revealed that he had infact broke a bone in his neck.

Below are some items (mainly Football Programmes) that are currently listed on eBay that may have a connection with the 1956 FA Cup Final.

Watch some of the 1956 FA Cup Final Highlights.


1956 FA Cup Final Birmingham City v Manchester City Very Good Condition
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1956/57 FA Cup Semi Final - MANCHESTER UNITED v. BIRMINGHAM CITY (Busby Babes)
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BERT TRAUTMANN SIGNED MANCHESTER CITY 1956 FA CUP FINAL FOOTBALL SHIRT SEE PROOF
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1956 FA CUP FINAL Official Programme BIRMINGHAM CITY v MANCHESTER CITY,5 May-ORG
Current Price : £ 39.99


1956 FA CUP FINAL - BIRMINGHAM CITY vs MANCHESTER CITY
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Manchester United v Birmingham City FA Cup Semi Final 1956-57 Season Programme
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Ticket Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion FA Cup Semi Final at Wolves 1956/57
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SPORTING GALLERY : 12x8 PHOTO MANCHESTER CITY 1956 FA CUP FINAL TEAM (MC 071)
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1956 FA Cup Final Birmingham City v Manchester City 05/05/1956
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STUNNING 12x8 PHOTO BIRMINGHAM 1956 FA CUP FINAL LINE UP (BIR-019)
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Birmingham City v Manchester City 1956 F.A Cup Final Programme 05/05/56
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MAN CITY v NEWCASTLE 2013/14 MINT MANCHESTER + 1956 FA CUP FINAL TRAUTMANN
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1956 FA Cup Semi-Final MANCHESTER CITY v TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR *Good Cond Programme*
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1956 League & FA Cup Final Newspaper Preview Edition MANCHESTER CITY UNITED
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1956 FA Cup Final Evening News Newspaper Review Special Edition MANCHESTER CITY
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Birmingham City v Manchester City. FA Cup Final 1956
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Sunderland v Birmingham FA Cup Semi-Final 17th March 1956
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1956 FA CUP FINAL BIRMINGHAM CITY V MANCHESTER CITY
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MANCHESTER CITY v TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SPURS FA CUP SEMI FINAL @ Aston Villa 1956
Current Price : £ 18.00


Dulwich Hamlet v Corinthian Casuals FA Amateur Cup Semi Final 1956 At Chelsea
Current Price : £ 10.50
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