Bolton Wanderers F.A Cup Winners Coin Display Gift Set 1958
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The display contains the complete set of seven 1958 coins, namely: halfcrown, florin, Scottish and English shilling, sixpence, threepence and halfpenny (the penny was not issued dated 1958).
The coins are housed within a display that is held in a protection case, sized just over 17cm x 12cm. The display and case are in New/Mint condition and the coins are in Fine (or better) condition.
Our manufacturing process includes a precision laser cutting method to create the necessary holes in each display for the required coins to be inserted and held, safely recessed, in the correct position.
This would make a wonderful gift for a Bolton Wanderers fan.
The product can be removed from the protection case, to allow frame mounted display, if so desired.
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FA Cup Final 1958: Bolton Wanderers 2-0 Manchester United
Wembley Stadium: Saturday 3rd May
Bolton Wanderers 2-0 Manchester United
BW: Hopkinson, Hartle, Banks, Hennin, Higgings, Edwards, Birch, Stevens, Lofthouse, Parry, Holden.
MU: Gregg, Foulkes, Greaves, Goodwin, Cope, Crowther, Dawson, Taylor E, Charlton, Viollet, Webster.
Referee: J Sherlock Attendance: 100,000
Bolton won the Cup and ended a Wembley tradition: for the first time the previous years beaten finalists had returned to Wembley and lost again.
Wanderers were undoubtedly the better side on the day and their play was more imaginative, balanced, and carrying more punch than that of their opponents. Yet, for a tragic reason, this will also be remembered for Manchester United's appearance in the Final.
Three months earlier, with United already through to the fifth round, the team had been decimated by the Munich crash.
United had four crash survivors in their Wembley line up and were first on the attack. It was Bolton, though, who snatched the lead after only two minutes, with Lofthouse's close range effort.
The United defence held on as Bolton were quick to try to ram home their advantage. Gregg saved superbly from Lofthouse and Birch, and Cope was a tower of strength at centre half. There was always a chance that one of Bobby Charlton's flashing shots would bring them level, though the rest of the United attack seemed more inclined to play across the field than down it.
Three minutes after Charlton had struck a post, the game was finally lost for United as Bolton scored a controversial second goal. From Stevens' hard shot, Gregg pushed the ball into the air, and Lofthouse moved forward to charge both goalkeeper and ball over the line.
Route to Final
Blackburn R v BOLTON WAND 1-2, MAN UTD v Fulham 2-2, 5-3.
Blackburn R v Liverpool 2-1, BOLTON WAND v Wolves 2-1, WBA v MAN UTD 2-2, 0-1, Fulham v Bristol R 3-1.
Cardiff C v Blackburn R 0-0, 1-2, Scunthorpe Utd v Liverpool 0-1, Wolves v Darlington 6-1, BOLTON WAND v Stoke C 3-1, MAN UTD v Sheff Wed 3-0, Sheff Utd v WBA 1-1, 1-4, Bristol C v Bristol R 3-4, W. Ham v Fulham 2-3.
Everton v Blackburn R 1-2, Cardiff C v Leyton Orient 4-1, Liverpool v Northampton T 3-1, Newcastle Utd v Scunthorpe Utd 1-3, Wolves v Portsmouth 5-1, Chelsea v Darlington 3-3, 1-4, Stoke C v Middlesbro 3-1, York C v BOLTON WAND 0-0, 0-3, MAN UTD v Ipswich T 2-0, Sheff Wed v Hull C 4-2, WBA v Nott'm Forest 3-3, 5-1, Spurs v Sheff Utd 0-3, Bristol R v Burnley 2-2, 3-2, Notts Co v Bristol C 1-2, West Ham v Stockport Co 3-2, Fulham v Charlton Ath 1-1, 2-0.
Rotherham Utd v Blackburn R 1-4, Sunderland v Everton 2-2, 1-3, Leyton Orient v Reading 1-0, Leeds Utd v Cardiff C 1-2, Liverpool v Southend Utd 1-1, 3-2, Northampton T v Arsenal 3-1, Plymouth Arg v Newcastle Utd 1-1, Scunthorpe Utd v Bradford C 1-0, Lincoln C v Wolves 0-1, Portsmouth v Aldershot 5-1, Norwich C v Darlington 1-2, Doncaster R v Chelsea 0-2, Stoke C v Aston Villa 1-1, 3-3, 2-0, Middlesbro v Derby Co 5-0, York C v Birmingham C 3-0, PNE v BOLTON WAND 0-3, Workington v MAN UTD 1-3, Crystal Palace v Ipswich T 0-1, Hull C v Barnsley 1-1, 2-0, Hereford Utd v Sheff Wed 0-3, WBA v Man C 5-1, Nott'm Forest v Gillingham 2-0, Spurs v Leicester C 4-0, Sheff Utd v Grimsby T 5-1, Bristol R v Mansfield T 5-0, Burnley v Swansea T 4-2, Notts Co v Tranmere R 2-0, Accrington S v Bristol C 2-2, 1-3, W. Ham v Blackpool 5-1, Stockport Co v Luton T 3-0, Huddersfield T v Charlton Ath 2-2, 0-1, Fulham v Yeovil T 4-0.
The Year That Was 1958...
• On 1 February, the presidents of Egypt and Syria sign documents creating a union between them to be known as the United Arab Republic (UAR), with Egypt's President Nasser as head of state • On 28 May, the French government collapses, sparked by protests by French settlers in Algiers at the possibility that the government would negotiate with nationalist rebels. Five days later, Charles de Gaulle returns to form government; he is elected president on 21 December • Mao Zedong instigates the Great Leap Forward, which aims to speed up China's industrial development • Revolution in Iraq brings General Abdul Karim Qassem to power on 14 July • The USS Nautilus is the first submarine to travel under the North Pole ice cap • Modernist architects Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson design the Seagram skyscaper in New York • Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe publishes Things Fall Apart, a novel about an African tribe's reaction to the arrival of colonisers • The first stereo records become available in the US • British playwright Harold Pinter's menacing The Birthday Party is first performed •
• Football League Champions were Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Wolves leaving Preston North End in the runners up spot • Bolton defeated Manchester United 2-0 in the FA Cup Final, with Nat Lofthouse scoring both goals • The Grand National winning horse was ‘Mr What’ • The Cheltenham Gold Cup winning horse was ‘Kerstin’• The Epsom Derby winning horse was ‘Hard Ridden’ • Golf's British Open was won by Peter Thomson • Cambridge won the Boat Race by three ½ lengths over Oxford • F1 Champion was Mike Hawthorn driving for Ferrari • The Wimbledon tennis singles tournament saw victories for Ashley Cooper of Australia (mens) and Althea Gibson of USA (ladies) • American Sport – The first Super Bowl did not take place until 1967 - NBA Championship: St. Louis Hawks 4-2 Boston Celtics – Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees 4-3 Milwaukee Braves (MVP Bob Turley) •
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