The Results Archive
Including 1,022,416 match results over 138 seasons
The first ITV franchises of the Independent Television Authority begin broadcasting in September 1955. Newcastle United became the FA Cup holders in May 1955 with a 3 - 1 win over Manchester City in the final. Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the Labour Party having held the position for twenty years. Chelsea secured the Football League Title in May 1955. Austria is able to resume its sovereignty after Russian and Allied troops leave the country in October 1955. Airfix produce their first scale model aircraft kit, of the Supermarine Spitfire. In April 1956 the last French troops are pulled out of Vietnam. Harold Macmillan announces the introduction of Premium Bonds in his budget speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer. In July 1956 Parliament passes the Clean Air Act, in response to the Great Smog of 1952. The Barnes Rail crash occurs on 2 December 1955 in South London resulting in the deaths of 13 people.
League Cup
PR   1Q   2Q   3Q   4Q   R1   R3   R4   R6   SF   F  
Saturday 19 November 1955
Accrington Stanley3 - 1Wrexham
Barrow0 - 0Crewe Alexandra
Bedford Town (1908)3 - 0Leyton
Bishop Auckland3 - 1Durham City
Boston United3 - 2Northwich Victoria
Bradford City3 - 1Oldham Athletic
Brentford4 - 0March Town United
Brighton & Hove Albion8 - 1Newport County [1]
Chesterfield1 - 0Chester
Coventry City0 - 1Exeter City
Crook Town2 - 2Derby County
Crystal Palace0 - 0Southampton
Darlington0 - 0Carlisle United
Easington Colliery0 - 2Tranmere Rovers
Gillingham1 - 1Shrewsbury Town
Goole Town1 - 2Halifax Town
Halesowen Town2 - 4Hendon
Hartlepools United3 - 0Gateshead
Hastings United (1948)6 - 1Southall
Leyton Orient7 - 1Lovells Athletic
Mansfield Town2 - 0Stockport County
Margate2 - 2Walsall
Netherfield1 - 5Grimsby Town
Northampton Town4 - 1Millwall
Norwich City4 - 0Dorchester Town
Peterborough United3 - 1Ipswich Town
Reading1 - 0Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic
Rhyl0 - 3Bradford Park Avenue (1907)
Rochdale0 - 1York City
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United3 - 0Shildon
Skegness Town0 - 4Worksop Town
Southend United2 - 0Queens Park Rangers
Southport6 - 1Ashton United
Swindon Town4 - 0Hereford United
Torquay United2 - 0Colchester United
Watford5 - 3Ramsgate Athletic
Weymouth3 - 2Salisbury (1947)
Workington4 - 2Scarborough
Wycombe Wanderers1 - 3Burton Albion
Yeovil Town1 - 1Aldershot
REPLAYED GAMES
Tuesday 22 November 1955
Carlisle United0 - 0Darlington
Wednesday 23 November 1955
Aldershot1 - 1Yeovil Town
Crewe Alexandra2 - 3Barrow
Derby County5 - 1Crook Town
Southampton2 - 0Crystal Palace
Thursday 24 November 1955
Shrewsbury Town4 - 1Gillingham
Walsall6 - 1Margate
Monday 28 November 1955
Darlington3 - 1Carlisle United
Yeovil Town0 - 3Aldershot
Saturday 10 December 1955
Bedford Town (1908)3 - 2Watford
Bishop Auckland0 - 0Scunthorpe & Lindsey United
Bradford City2 - 2Worksop Town
Bradford Park Avenue (1907)4 - 3Workington
Brighton & Hove Albion1 - 2Norwich City
Chesterfield1 - 2Hartlepools United
Darlington0 - 1Accrington Stanley
Derby County1 - 6Boston United
Exeter City6 - 2Hendon
Halifax Town0 - 0Burton Albion
Leyton Orient4 - 1Brentford
Northampton Town4 - 1Hastings United (1948)
Reading2 - 2Aldershot
Shrewsbury Town0 - 0Torquay United
Southport0 - 0Grimsby Town
Swindon Town1 - 1Peterborough United
Tranmere Rovers0 - 3Barrow
Walsall2 - 1Southampton
Weymouth0 - 1Southend United
York City2 - 1Mansfield Town