Date:Wednesday April 4 2007
The man who's goal took Rotherham United to the first ever League Cup Final in 1961 has died.
Mansfield born Don Weston has passed away at the age of 71.
His extra-time goal against Shrewsbury Town in the 1961 League Cup Semi-Final 2nd leg was enough to beat Town 4-3 on aggregate.
Weston started his playing career at Wrexham, before moving to Birmingham.
He was transferred to Rotherham in December 1960 and celebrated his Millmoor debut with the only goal against Liverpool.
He finished his first season with 12 goals from 25 games.
In 1961-62 he repeated his winning goal feat against Liverpool at Millmoor on Boxing Day.
His last game for Rotherham was in a 4-1 defeat against Newcastle at St James Park on 8th December 1962, finishing with a record of 21 goals from 76 league games.
He signed for Leeds United and went on to play for Huddersfield and had a second spell at first club Wrexham before finishing his league career with Chester in 1968.
Complete league record...
273 apps, 95 goals.
Everybody at Vital would like to pass on our condolenses to his family and friends.
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