The Results Archive
Including 953,173 match results over 137 seasons
Hugh Gaitskell becomes leader of the Labour Party in December 1955. The first ITV franchises of the Independent Television Authority begin broadcasting in September 1955. Airfix produce their first scale model aircraft kit, of the Supermarine Spitfire. Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the Labour Party having held the position for twenty years. Harold Macmillan announces the introduction of Premium Bonds in his budget speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chelsea secured the Football League Title in May 1955. In July 1956 Parliament passes the Clean Air Act, in response to the Great Smog of 1952. Austria is able to resume its sovereignty after Russian and Allied troops leave the country in October 1955. Newcastle United became the FA Cup holders in May 1955 with a 3 - 1 win over Manchester City in the final. In April 1956 the last French troops are pulled out of Vietnam.
League Cup
PR   1Q   2Q   3Q   4Q   R1   R3   R4   R6   SF   F  
Monday 30 January 1956
Stoke City2 - 1Leicester City
Tuesday 31 January 1956
Doncaster Rovers1 - 0Bristol Rovers
Wednesday 1 February 1956
Chelsea1 - 1Burnley
Sunderland2 - 1York City
Monday 6 February 1956
Burnley2 - 2Chelsea
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United1 - 2Liverpool
Monday 13 February 1956
Chelsea0 - 0Burnley
Wednesday 15 February 1956
Burnley0 - 2Chelsea
Saturday 18 February 1956
Charlton Athletic0 - 2Arsenal
Doncaster Rovers0 - 2Tottenham Hotspur
Everton1 - 0Chelsea
Manchester City0 - 0Liverpool
Newcastle United2 - 1Stoke City
Sheffield United0 - 0Sunderland
West Bromwich Albion0 - 1Birmingham City
West Ham United0 - 0Blackburn Rovers