The 1950’s

In this sub-section of the museum we share with you details of the games the Posh Youth’s played in the FA Youth Cup in the 1950’s along with a picture of one of the Youth teams from this decade.

1952/53 – No record.

1953/54 – No record.

1954/55 – 2nd Round Proper

1st Round v Arlesey Town (away) won 3-2 Goal scorers – Bobby Middlemass, P. Trayford and W. Town.

2nd Round v RAF Halton (away) lost 4-1 Goal scorers – Unknown

1955/56 – 3rd Round Proper

1st Round v RAF Halton (home) won 2-0 Goal scorers – W. Town and P. Trayford.

2nd Round v Holbeach Utd (away) drew 4-4 Goal scorers – Ron Cooper (2) and Bobby Middlemass (2)

2nd Round Replay v Holbeach Utd (home) won 5-1 Goal scorers – W. Town (3), D. Molyneux and R. Cooper

3rd Round v Wolverhampton Wanderers (away) lost 9-0

1956/57 – 3rd Round Proper

1st Round v Limbury Old Boys (home) won 8-1

Posh Team: McGuinness, D. Molyneux, G. Featherstone, W. Lilley, J. Thurlbourn, Baker, B. Adams, B. Hill, P. Trayford, F. Brand, B. Middlemass. Goal scorers – Billy Adams (2), P. Trayford (3), Francis Brand (2) and Bobby Middlemass.

2nd Round v Hemel Hempstead Town (home) won 3-1

Posh Team: G. Allan, J. Jacklin, G. Featherstone, D. Molyneux, J. Thurlbourn, W. Lilley, B. Adams, A. Whitecross, B. Hill, F. Brand, B. Middlemass. Goal scorers – Francis Brand and Bobby Middlemass (2)

3rd Round v Chelsea (away) lost 10-1 Goal scorer – Bobby Middlemass

1957/58 – 2nd Round Proper

1st Round Unknown

2nd Round v Coventry City (away) lost 8-1 Goal scorer – Francis Brand

1958/59 – 2nd Round Proper

1st Round v Leicester City (home) drew 4-4 Goal scorers – Alan Morton (2), Jenkins and Ford

1st Round Replay (away) won 4-2 Goal scorers – Unknown

2nd Round  v West Bromwich Albion (home) lost 8-1 Goal scorer – Unknown

1959/60 – 1st Round Proper

Preliminary Round v Coventry City (home) won 4-3 Goal scorers – Alan Weston, Willie Ford, King and Holder

1st Round v Wolverhampton Wanderers (away) lost 5-0