The FA Cup third round heroes XI


4th, January 2008

A team of giantkilling heroes to inspire the minnows in this weekend’s FA Cup third-round ties.
Dickie Guy
Goalkeeper Guy was in nets for Wimbledon – a Southern League outfit at the time – against Burnley in 1975. He kept a clean sheet at Turf Moor and went onto save a Peter Lorimer penalty in the fourth round against Leeds to force a replay.
Gilbert Alsop
Scored grabbed the first goal for Walsall in their shock 2-0 win over Herbert Chapman’s Arsenal in 1933.
Mickey Thomas
Football’s best-known forger inspired Wrexham’s 2-1 win over Arsenal in 1992, scoring the opening goal from a free-kick in the process.

Ronnie Radford
His 30-yard strike put Hereford on the road to victory against Newcastle in 1972.
Ricky George
Finished off the job for Hereford with his extra-time winner.
Matt Hanlan
Bricklayer Hanlan scored in Sutton United’s 2-1 win over Coventry City in 1989.
Tommy Skuse
The Worcester man scored the opening goal in a 2-1 win over Liverpool in 1959. Reds boss Phil Taylor was promptly sacked an replaced by one Bill Shankly.
Chris Kelly
Earned himself the nickname Leatherhead Lip with his outspoken predictions, but he backed his mouth up with a goal against Brighton and Hove Albion in 1975.
Steve Watkin
The Wrexham youngster scored Wrexham’s winner against Arsenal in 1992.
Nigel Jemson
His last-minute glancing header gave Third Division Shrewsbury an unexpected victory over Everton at Gay Meadow in 2003.
Tim Buzaglo
The Woking striker (pictured) bagged a hat-trick to secure a 2-4 victory against West Brom at the Hawthorns in 1991.

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