Friday 26th April 1996
Northern Premier League Premier Division
Hyde United: Arthur Williams, Jason Gallagher (George Switzer), Paul Cox, Gus Wilson, Dale Hawtin, Gary Henshaw, Keith Evans, David Esdaille, John McMahon (Jason Donnelly), Tony Carroll, David Nolan (Iain McLellan)
Droylsden: Molyneaux, Cooke, Chappell, Ashton, Tunnicliffe, Lattie, Heaton, Pybus, Hall, Evans, Heywood. Subs: Pannett for Chappell, Bradshaw for Molyneaux, McKie for Pybus.
Hyde's John McMahon and Droylsden's Mark Molyneaux both suffered serious broken legs in unconnected incidents. McMahon fell awkwardly with nobody near him and Molyneaux was hurt going into a 50/50 tackle with David Nolan.