05/05/1956 Bert Trautmann completes England’s FA Cup final
Playing with a Broken Neck - The Remarkable Story of Bert Trautmann
1956 Cup Final Newsreel [longer version]
1956 FA Cup Final Highlights - Manchester City v Birmingham City
Bert Trautmann Story
With 17 minutes of the match remaining, Trautmann suffered a serious injury while diving at the feet of Birmingham City's Peter Murphy. Despite his injury, he continued to play, making crucial saves to preserve his team's 3–1 lead. His neck was noticeably crooked as he collected his winner's medal.
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