Banbury United FC

Banbury were formed in 1931 as Spencer Villa and became Banbury Spencer in 1934. They became Banbury United in 1964. Wolves only meeting with the Puritans in a senior competition came in the Birmingham Cup fourth round on 3 February 1987. Wolves won 1-0 at ‘The Stadium’ thanks to a Roger Eli strike. The first meeting between the two clubs came on 16 September 1935 in the Birmingham Combination. Wolves playing their home matches at the Bushbury Gas Works won 4-3. Wolves’ scorers were Flaherty, Chadwick and Len Astill with two. On 2 January 1937 Wolves won 8-1 with Joe Harvey – future manager of Newcastle United – netting a hat-trick. Banbury United were formed in 1931 as Spencer Villa and were known as Banbury Spencer from 1934 until 1965.

League
1935/36 (BC) W 4-3 W 4-0
1936/37 (BC) W 8-1 D 1-1
1937/38 (BC) W 2-0 L 1-4
1938/39 (BC) W 3-1 W 1-0
1947/48 + (BC) L 1-3 *
1948/49 (BC) D 1-1 L 0-2
1949/50 (BC) W 5-2 L 1-3
1957/58 (BDL) W 6-3 h L 2-4
1958/59 (BDL) W 3-2 W 4-1
1959/60 (BDL) D 2-2 L 2-3
1965/66 (WMRL) L 0-2 L 0-1

+ From 1947/48 all matches were played at Atherstone unless stated.

* Results not known.

Birmingham Cup
1986/87 (4) Away W 1-0
Associated with both clubs

Cyril Beavon, Hugh Curran, Mick Kearns, Jesse Quinney, Johnny Skull, Andy Turner.