It's A Cup Final Knockout 1972
British Domestic Series

Presenters: Eddie Waring and Stuart Hall

Referee: Arthur Ellis
Scoregirls: Glynne Geldart, Laura Sutcliffe, Jean Galston, Tricia O'Donnell

Production Team Geoff Wilson and Alan Wright
Engineering Manager: Geoff Lomas
Sound: John Drake
Designer: Stuart Furber
Producer: Barney Colehan
Bill Taylor
A BBC North West Production


It's A Cup Final Knockout 1972

FA Cup Final Special

Event Staged: Sunday 23rd April 1972 from 5.30pm
Venue: Congleton Park, Congleton, Cheshire

BBC1 (GB):
Saturday 6th May 1972, 12.55-1.40pm (as part of Cup Final Grandstand)

Special Guests (non-participating):
Supporting Arsenal -
Henry Cooper (boxer) and George Eastham (Stoke City player)
and Pete Murray (disc jockey);
Supporting Leeds - Gordon Banks (Stoke City player), Billy Bremner, Jack Charlton and Johnny Giles (Leeds United players), Ronnie Hilton (singer) and Don Revie (Leeds United manager).

Teams: Arsenal F.C. v. Leeds United F.C.

Game Results and Standings





 Leeds United F.C.
 Arsenal F.C.


Additional Information

This edition of It’s a Cup Final Knockout was recorded on the day after the main Domestic It’s a Knockout programme at the same venue (Heat 2). The programme did not commence until 5.30pm.

Stoke City footballers Gordon Banks and George Eastham came along but divided their support between the two teams. Their team had been beaten by Arsenal in two consecutive FA Cup Semi-Finals in 1971 and 1972!

Made in Colour • This programme does not exist in the BBC Archives


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