Tooting & Mitcham FC v Nottingham Forest
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|Date Photo Taken||16th January 1959|
|Copyright 1||Mitcham News & Mercury|
|Notes / History||Groundsman Jack Locke getting the pitch ready for the FA cup tie with Nottingham Forest.
This was the culmination of the First Division 3rd round - perhaps the most famous FA Cup run involving the Tooting & Mitcham side.
The local team took a 2 goal lead in their home game but Forest equalised thanks to a penalty and an own goal.
The away game at Nottingham Forest attracted a crowd of over 42,000 people. Forest won the game 3:0 and went on to FA Cup victory later that year.