Today In History: Hail the Heroes!

22 October 1957, IPOH: Perak welcomed its football team at Ipoh’s railway station as the Malaya Cup made its away back to the State after a 26-year absence. Underdog Perak wrested the Malaya Cup trophy away from defending champions Selangor in a thrilling final witnessed by a 17,000-strong crowd. The match saw Selangor equalise in the second half with two strongly-contested goals, but Perak managed to score a last-minute clincher for a final score of 3-2. The team held the trophy aloft in triumph as they were carried around Ipoh in cars…. Read More