Southern Professional Floodlit Cup

1959-60

 

 

Winners: Coventry City

Runners-up: West Ham United

Winners from previous season: Arsenal

 

First round
13 October 1959West Ham United3-1Millwall8,200Boleyn Ground, London
26 October 1959Queen's Park Rangers1-2Leyton Orient5,758Loftus Road, London
Second round
19 October 1959Southend United0-0Coventry City 

Roots Hall, Southend

21 October 1959Crystal Palace5-2Brentford 

Selhurst Park, London

21 October 1959Leicester City4-0Charlton Athletic 

Filbert Street, Leicester 

26 October 1959Luton Town1-1Fulham5,008

Kenilworth Road, Luton

26 October 1959Southampton3-0Aldershot3,979

The Dell, Southampton

26 October 1959West Ham United6-1Reading5,400

Boleyn Ground, London

27 October 1959Arsenal2-1Portsmouth4,108Highbury, London
3 November 1959Watford0-2Leyton Orient4,064Vicarage Road, Watford

Replays

26 October 1959Coventry City4-0Southend United6,813

Highfield Road, Coventry

23 November 1959Fulham1-0Luton Town10,100

Griffin Park, London

Quarter-Finals

23 November 1959Arsenal4-2Leicester City6,402

Highbury, London

7 December 1959West Ham United4-3Leyton Orient8,606

Boleyn Ground, London

14 December 1959Crystal Palace2-2Southampton6,136

Selhurst Park, London

18 January 1960Coventry City1-1Fulham15,309

Highfield Road, Coventry

Replays
18 January 1960Southampton2-1Crystal Palace6,151

The Dell, Southampton

1 February 1960Fulham0-1Coventry City4,800

Griffin Park, London

Semi-finals

28 March 1960Coventry City2-1Southampton11,773

Highfield Road, Coventry

5 April 1960Arsenal1-3West Ham United8,000

Highbury, London

Final

27 April 1960Coventry City2-1West Ham United16,921

Highfield Road, Coventry