Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Man City's FA Cup Winner's Son Talks To VMC

Man City's FA Cup Winner's Son Talks To VMC

Manchester City's Hall of Fame and FA Cup Final winners' son, Fred Tilson Jnr talks to Vital Man City.

Fred Tilson Snr is one of only three footballers to score four goals in the 1934 FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa in 1934 in a 6-1 hammering at Huddersfield. Tilson went on to score both City's goals in the FA Cup Final at Wembley against Portsmouth in a 2-1 win after being 1-0 down at half time. Fred scored the winner three minutes from time.



Fred is one of only two people to score a six goal aggregate for the FA Cup Semi and Final - the other person was Sandy Brown from Spurs in 1901.

Fred Tilson Jnr told Vital Manchester City...

'I never made it as a footballer but I was hoping my son would but when he was 5-years-old we found out he was suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy which is a muscle wasting illness mainly boys get it (from birth). My son Carl is now 24 and is practically paralysed - he lives in a wheelchair; he can't eat, has to be fed by tube and has a rod in his back.

He has to have a bag on his leg for his waterworks and has to be moved on and off by hoist only, yet he is the most inspiring person I have ever seen.'


Fred's grandson, Carl Tilson is a champion in his own right after winning 2009/10 Mancunian of the Year. Carl is a huge City fan and active member of Vital Man City.

Enjoy the day Carl and give us a wave from Wembley mate.

1934 FA Cup Final




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Carl Tilson
Date:Friday May 13 2011
Time: 8:39AM

Comments

0
Carl Tilson is an MCFC Legend.
Johnny Baguette
13/05/2011 09:03:00
0
Carl Tilson on the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-13374954
Tudor
13/05/2011 11:24:00
0
Nice one Fred, your son Carl truly is an inspiration and an absolute credit to you.
bluedub
13/05/2011 12:10:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Stats: Arsenal v Manchester City

All the stats from Arsenal (1) vs (1) Manchester City, Wembley Stadium - Extra Time Being Played, 23/4/17 15h00 BST Att: 85,725

FA Cup S/F: Arsenal v Man City - Follow Live On Twitter

The winner of today's FA Cup Semi-Final (Manchester City of course) will play Chelsea in May's Final. But if you can't watch the game on BT Sport then one option is to follow..

Limited Progress Made On Disabled Access

It's been reported that 13 Premier League clubs are still failing to provide the required number of wheelchair spaces for disabled supporters.

Arsenal v Manchester City Preview

'Wemberleeee, Wemberleeee...we're the club with no history and we're off to Wemberleeee'...

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

City's performance, out of five against Arsenal?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five0%
Four0%
Three0%
Two0%
One0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 33 19 9 5 66 29
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 31 16 12 3 60 24
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
13 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
14 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
15 Burnley 33 10 6 17 36 -14
16 Crystal Palace 32 10 5 17 35 -8
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 23 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
FA Cup
Apr 27 2017 8:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 2:05PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 12:30PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Johnny Baguette593
2.Buzz Lightyear445
3.Skoorb344
4.kennyclementstache138
5.Rising109
6.Colin Is The King87
7.citizhun74
8.johnkelv55
9.Tudor53
10.OziMan39
Vital Football Comment