Edlington Rangers 1, Conisbrough Youth 3 – Montagu Cup – Seddons’ 3 (picture)

January 1948

South Yorkshire Times January 24, 1948

Montagu Cup
Seddons’ Three Put Conishrough Through

Edlington Rangers 1, Conisbrough Youth 3

Conlsbrough Youth entered the semi-final of the Montagu Cup by defeating Edlington Rangers 3-1 at Edlington. Conisbrough deserved their victory, dominating t h e exchanges, playing a good open game and finding their men.

They went ahead after 15 minutes by a goal by SEDDONS, (picture) headed into the top of the net. Fifteen minutes later SEDDONS scored another goal by a grand shot from the edge of the penalty area, and in the second half Conisbrough made it three by another goal from SEDDONS.

There followed a good deal of midfield play. from which Edlington broke away and scored with 20 minutes to go, but Conisbrough kept pegging away and were attacking when the final whistle went.