The Results Archive
Including 1,022,109 match results over 138 seasons
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. The first ITV franchises of the Independent Television Authority begin broadcasting in September 1955. Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the Labour Party having held the position for twenty years. Airfix produce their first scale model aircraft kit, of the Supermarine Spitfire. In April 1956 the last French troops are pulled out of Vietnam. 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. Hugh Gaitskell becomes leader of the Labour Party in December 1955. Harold Macmillan announces the introduction of Premium Bonds in his budget speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
League Cup
PR   1Q   2Q   3Q   4Q   R1   R3   R4   R6   SF   F  
Saturday 28 January 1956
Arsenal4 - 1Aston Villa
Barnsley0 - 1Blackburn Rovers
Bolton Wanderers1 - 2Sheffield United
Bristol Rovers1 - 1Doncaster Rovers
Burnley1 - 1Chelsea
Charlton Athletic2 - 1Swindon Town
Fulham4 - 5Newcastle United
Leicester City3 - 3Stoke City
Leyton Orient0 - 4Birmingham City
Liverpool3 - 3Scunthorpe & Lindsey United
Port Vale2 - 3Everton
Southend United0 - 1Manchester City
Tottenham Hotspur3 - 1Middlesbrough
West Bromwich Albion2 - 0Portsmouth
West Ham United2 - 1Cardiff City
York City0 - 0Sunderland