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AMATEUR CUP ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Sadie Gordon - 31st March 2008

This year will mark 50 years since the Amateur Cup was won at Wembley, on 12th April 1958, by Woking FC in front of 77,000 people.

To celebrate the occasion, Woking FC will be staging a special match between Woking All Stars and Southampton Vets XI, taking place on Sunday 13th April, kick-off 2.00pm.

This promises to be a fun-filled day out at Kingfield and a memorable one too with so many famous faces from the past expected to grace the Kingfield turf. Make sure you get down to Kingfield to mark this historic occasion with us!

Players from the 1958 winning side who will be coming from far and wide to attend are Charlie Mortimore, Geoff Hamm, Roy Littlejohn, Ron Ellerby, John Hepdon, John Burley, Norman Cashmore, Michael Jacobs, Reg Taylor

On the day, Woking All Stars will be under the management of Colin Lippiatt. Colin has been very busy speaking to many old players and the following have all agreed to play:

Ross Worner
Laurence Batty
Matt Ruby
David Piper
Kevan Brown
Lloyd Wye
Chris Sharpling
Darran Hay
Scott Steele
Andy Ellis
Nick Roddis
Dereck Brown
Neil Smith
Giuseppe Sole
Jerome Maledon
John Cassidy
Gwynne Berry
Steve West

Also coming to Kingfield on the day will be John Mortimore, Cllr John Kingsbury, Mayor Cllr Bryan Cross and Southampton FC President.

Graham Baker has been busy putting together a squad of Southampton FC veteran players and those on the list confirmed so far are:

W Shaw
I Baird
J Case
G Cockerill
D Hughes
G Baker
S Baker
R Wallace
P Wiltshire
B Beaney
M Cullers
A Aymes
G Lewllyen
K Dawtry
M Hussey

Admission prices for the game are: adults ?5.00, concessions ?3.00, U16?s ?1.00 with all proceeds from the game going to the Mayor's charity.
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