On This Day – Dennis Law Scores Six and Loses

28-1-1961: On this day in 1961 Dennis Law scored six goals for Manchester City in a Fourth Round FA Cup tie at Luton. City where leading 6-2 when the game was abandoned in the 69th minute.

The match was replayed four days later and Luton won 3-1. Law scored City’s only goal.

City had the same line-up for both matches: Trautman, Leivers, Betts, Barnes, Plenderleith, Shawcross, Barlow, Hannah, Baker, Law and Hayes.

A crowd of 23,727 saw the first match and 15,783 the replayed match.


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