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Grantham FC won the inaugural Midland League Cup in the late 1960s

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Grantham FC crowned their 1968-69 season by winning the first Midland League Cup final 3-2 on aggregate against Arnold, after they had taken a 3-0 lead to Gedling Road for the second leg.

Pictured from left, back – Bill Marriott, Ronnie Harrison, Tony Farmer, Chris Gardiner, Jeff Merchant, Kelvin Yeomans and Paddy Phelan; front – Brent Horobin, Bert Linnecor, Ernie Nixon, Terry Bly and Keith Tomlinson, plus mascot Barry Papworth.


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