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
Current Price : £ 24.99
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Bishop Auckland v Casuals 1956 FA Amateur Cup Final Programme/Ticket/Songsheet
Current Price : £ 9.99


CC012 - HAND SIGNED COVER MANCHESTER CITY 1956 FA CUP FINAL - BERT TRAUTMANN
Current Price : £ 49.99


1956 FA Cup FINAL BIRMINGHAM CITY v MANCHESTER CITY, 5th May (Org*, VG)
Current Price : £ 29.99


1956 FA Cup Semi-Final MANCHESTER CITY v TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR *Good Cond Programme*
Current Price : £ 19.99


1956 League & FA Cup Final Newspaper Preview Edition MANCHESTER CITY UNITED
Current Price : £ 14.99


1956 FA Cup Final Evening News Newspaper Review Special Edition MANCHESTER CITY
Current Price : £ 14.99


MANCHESTER CITY v TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SPURS FA CUP SEMI FINAL @ Aston Villa 1956
Current Price : £ 18.00


MANCHESTER UNITED V SOUTHAMPTON 1956/57 FA YOUTH CUP SEMI-FINAL
Current Price : £ 39.95


Manchester City 1956 FA Cup Final Hero Bert Trautmann Signed Career Montage
Current Price : £ 39.95


FA AMATEUR CUP FINAL 1956 Bishop Auckland v Corinthians
Current Price : £ 14.99


FA CUP FINAL PROGRAMME 1956 Manchester City v Birmingham City
Current Price : £ 59.99


FA CUP SEMI FINAL 1956 Birmingham City v Sunderland
Current Price : £ 39.99


FA CUP SEMI FINAL 1956 Manchester City v Tottenham
Current Price : £ 39.99


MANCHESTER UNITED v Southampton (FA Youth Cup Semi Final) 1956/7
Current Price : £ 49.99


TICKET: FA AMATEUR CUP FINAL 1956 Corinthians v Bishop Auckland - EXCELLENT
Current Price : £ 19.99


TICKET: FA CUP FINAL 1956 Birmingham v Manchester City - EXCELLENT
Current Price : £ 49.99


1956 F A Cup final programme & Ticket Manchester City v Birmingham City Mint con
Current Price : £ 7.95


BERT TRAUTMANN SIGNED MANCHESTER CITY 1956 FA CUP FINAL 16"x12" PHOTOGRAPH PROOF
Current Price : £ 75.00


Score Draw Retro Mens Football Manchester City 1956 FA Cup Final Shirt Jersey
Current Price : £ 29.99