Sheffield Independent – Friday 27 December 1929
Mexborough Athletic 1, Denaby United 2.
The return Midland League match between Mexborough Athletic and Denaby United, at Mexborough on Boxing Day, was deservedly won by Denaby.
Their 2 – 1 victory was witnessed large crowd. Ill-feeling crept into the game and consequently play deteriorated.
Denaby’s goals came the first and last minutes the first half, and were both scored by Green (L.)
Vollans scored Mexborough’s goal from penalty midway through the half.
Denaby bad the better of the second half exchanges, but failed to score again.
Both teams finished with ten men.