Denaby Utd – Mike Smith Scored 26 Goals

May 1967

South Yorkshire Times, May 27

Mike Smith Scored 26 Goals

Denaby United’s top scorer last season was inside left Mike Smith, was a total of 26 goals to his credit.

Smith scored 24 of Denaby’s 91 Yorkshire league goals, and added one in the FA Cup and another in the Sheffield senior cup.

Second the scorer was inside right Kenny launders with 20 league goals, and Dick Barton was third in line with 15 in the league and two in the FA Cup.

Other scorers were; Gerry Smith 9, Peter Caunt 8 (including five penalty), Alan Cooper eight league, 1 cup, Mick Lovell two league, Roy Ainssough 1, Jimmy Wiggles 1, Albert Wright 1, , Harry Lee 1 and Brian Cooper 1.

Of their home fixtures Denaby won 13 drew one and lost two, scoring 44 and conceeding 16 goals in the process.

Away, they won ten, drew one, lost five, scored 47 goals and conceded 24.

United with 48 points finish runners-up in the Yorkshire league division two, five points behind Hull Brunswick.