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Dearne Miners' Welfare 2 Mexborough Tech Old Boys 1

Attendance: 2697

Admission Cost:

Adult: 1/-
Child: 6d

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Cyril Roebuck of Goldthorpe scored both goals for DMW in this final. 
Cyril played football in the army and settled in Bolton-on-Dearne.  He had his own bodywork repair business.

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Jez Rowley: DMW

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Back row: Don Lancashire, Brian Hill, Albert Hibbert, Bob Wakefield, Paul Fisher, Mick Fallon.

Front row: Dereck Ward, Jackie Thompson, Ken King, Ken Lee, Brian Dutton.

There is no photo of the actual team who lost in the Easter Monday final to Dearne CMW - Jackie Thompson was injured in the Easter Saturday Challenge Cup final and was replaced by 15 years old Mexborough Tech schoolboy Mick Lidster.

More photos of Mexborough Tech Old Boys (1955-61) at

Semi Finals:

Schofield Technical College beat Ings Lane        Attendance: 209

Dearne CMW beat Silverwood                             Attendance: 302

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SML Mexborough Tech Old Boys 1955-1956 Winners of Mexborough Association League Cup, Chall

Mexborough Tech Old Boys 1955-1956, losing finalist Montagu Cup 1956.

Back row (L to R): Tom Cook (trainer), Barry Crawford, Brian Hill, Albert Hibberd, Bob Wakefield, Paul Fisher, Mick Fallon.

Front row (L to R): Derek Ward, Jackie Thomson, Ken King, Ken Lee, Brian Dutton.

Missing player: Don Lancashire (captain).

Trophies (L to R): Invitation Cup, Mexborough Association League Cup, Mexborough Challenge Cup, Mexborough Association Cup (League Top Four Play-Off). Replica trophies include Montagu Cup Losing Finalist.

​The reports below (and above) were written by BRIAN HILL.  He documented every match that he played for the Old Boys of Mexborough Technical College between 1955 and 1961.  This included a Montagu Cup win in 1957 and finalists in 1956.
Ken Wyatt has donated all these, after receiving them from Walt West's family.  Bob Wakefield had posted them to Walt.

September 1955 2nd Round Queens Foundry 1 Tech OB 4

November 12th 1955 3rd Round Tech OB 13 Thurnscoe High Street United 1

December 3rd 1955 4th Round Sunnyside Athletic 0 Tech OB 2

February 18th 1956 Semi-Final Tech OB 2 Bolton Ings Lane 1

April 2nd 1956 Final Dearne Community Miners Welfare 2 Tech OB 1

February 18th 1956 Montague Cup Semi-Final Mexborough Tech Old Boys 2 Bolton Ings Lane 1.p
November 12th 1955 Montague Cup 3rd Round Mexborough Tech Old Boys 13 Thurnscoe High Stree
December 3rd 1955 Montague Cup 4th Round Sunnyside Athletic 0 Mexborough Tech Old Boys 2.p
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