Boxing Day 1963 Football Results

Football matches are a traditional way to spend a Boxing Day afternoon. But on this day in 1963, pretty much every football fan who attended a match, saw something special. Take a look at these scores…

Tottenham Hotspur44West Bromwich Albion
Burnley61Manchester United
Fulham101Ipswich Town
Liverpool61Stoke City
Nottingham Forest33Sheffield United
Sheffield Wednesday30Bolton
West Ham United28Blackburn Rovers
Wolverhamton Wanderers33Aston Villa

66 goals with an average of over 6.5 per game. As someone said to me today at a game, “That was in the day when they used to drink on Christmas Day.” Maybe that explains the leaky defences.

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