Manvers Main 8

Grimethorpe 0

Manvers Main: Mexborough & Swinton Times, October 7, 1939
Credit: wathandwestmelton.dearnevalleyhistory.org.uk

In the 3rd round Manvers Main fielded no less than FIVE first division players.  In the line up was Stan Burton, who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 1939 FA Cup Final, and Lionel Smith, the first choice Arsenal centre-half who went on to win six international caps for England.

The result of the 3rd round tie was Manvers Main 3 Rawmarsh Welfare 1 with Stan Burton scoring one and setting up the other two.
Credit: "The Forgotten Heroes" by Gary Cooper.

5/4/40 South Yorkshire Times

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