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Darlington Football Club

Ray Simpson / 18th May 2021

Programmes from the 1956-57 season part 3

Programmes from the 1956-57 season part 3

More progs courtesy of Karl

We started our FA cup campaign on 17th November 1956, and beat Evenwood Town, one of the leading Northern League clubs, by 7-2

 

Before the next round, we played away at York City and lost 1-0

 

On 8th December, we played the second round of the FA Cup at Carlisle on 8th December, and lost 2-1

 

We played five games in ten days over Christmas and New Year.

We played Hull City at home on Christmas Day

 

and after drawing 1-1 with them, it was the same score the following day when we played them at Boothferry Park