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The 1960 FA Cup Final

Wolverhampton Wanderers

3
McGrath(41og) Deeley(68,88)

0

Blackburn Rovers
Team 1960 FA Cup Final Programme Team
Malcolm Finlayson Harry Leyland
George Showell Dave Whelan
Gerry Harris Bray
Edwin Clamp Ronnie Clayton (Cap)
Bill Slater (Cap) Matt Woods
Ron Flowers Mick McGrath
Barry Stobart Brian Douglas
Des Horne Peter Dobing
Jimmy Murray Derek Dougan
Peter Broadbent Louis Bimpson
Norman Deeley Alistair McLeod

Reserves:

Reserves:

?? Roy Isherwood
 

Attendance: 98,954

 
 

Referee: Mr. Kevin Howley

 


Norman Deeley celebrates one of his goals in the 1960 FA Cup Final

How Wolves Reached Wembley

3rd Round Newcastle Utd 2-2 Wolves Flowers, Clamp
3rd Round Replay Wolves 4-2 Newcastle Utd Murray, Deeley, Flowers, Horne
4th Round Wolves 2-1 Charlton Ath Horne, Broadbent
5th Round Luton Town 1-4 Wolves Murray, Mason 2, Clamp
6th Round Leicester City 1- Wolves Broadbent, Chalmers (og)
Semi-Final (at The Hawthornes) Wolves 1-0 Aston Villa Deeley


Stan Cullis leading Wolves out at Wembley

Match Report

With 460 teams having fallen by the wayside an audience of 98,954 paid receipts of 49,816 to see the Wembley survivors. Suprise choice Stobart sold a dummy to a Rovers defender and centered, McGrath hooking the ball past his own goalkeeper as Deeley challenged. The event was ruined as a spectacle when Whelan broke his leg to add to the worries of underdogs Blackburn, who had finished 17th in Division One and offered little resistance with 10 men. In the 67th minute Deeley ran the ball in after some good work by Horne, and then Stobart did well again to further justify the omission of Mason when he was involved in a move that finished with Deeley slamming it into the roof of the net to make it 3-0. Flowers and Murray both had goals disallowed yet Wolves never received due credit for their achievement.