1971

Wrestling was broadcast on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. The taping schedule varied from week to week depending on the location. Where no taping date is given, the matches will usually have been broadcast live (on Saturdays) or later the same evening (on Wednesdays).

We have listed matches that took place at the events but were not billed for broadcast in the Midlands. These may have been shown in some or all parts of the country.

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F 1/1/71

Mick McManus v Dave Barrie

Alan Colbeck v Roy Goodall


S 2/1/71

Jim McKenzie v Jon Cortez

Roy & Tony St Clair v Jeff Kaye & Ian Gilmour & Jeff Kaye

Mal Kirk v Rocky Wall


W 6/1/71, Morecambe

Johnny Saint (0) v Dave Barrie (1)

Ian Campbell (0) v Rocky Wall (0)


S 9/1/71, Morecambe (taped 6/1/71)

Bert Royal v Steve Logan (RSF)

Steve Wright v Alan Wood

Colin Joynson/Lex 'Red' Pollard v Barry Douglas/Billy Watson Jnr (W)


W 13/1/71, Bradford

Steve Haggetty v Carlos Moll (DQ)

Bert Royal/Vic Faulkner (1) v Jon Cortez/Alan Miquet (Jets) (0)


S 16/1/71, Bradford (taped 13/1/71)

Steve Veidor (1) v Manuel Polman (0)

Antonio Rocca v Geoff Portz (W)

Jim Breaks (W) v Peter Preston


W 20/1/71

Alan Miquet v Johnny Williams

Pete Roberts v Jack Fallon


S 23/1/71, Watford

Pat Roach v George Gordienko (KO)

Antonio Rocca (1) v Johnny Czeslaw (0)

Josef Molnar (1) v Colin Joynson (0)

(Rocca was no relation to the US wrestler of the same name.)


W 27/1/71, Watford (taped 23/1/71)

Line-up uncertain. Boscik v Baron and Charles v Webber may have been shown on this date rather than 30/1/71.


S 30/1/71, Watford (taped 23/1/71)

Mick McManus (W) v Alan Dennison

Zolton Boscik (1) v Robby Baron (0)

Tony Charles (1) v Arpi Webber (1)


W 3/2/71, Derby (taped 1/2/71)

Peter Preston (0) v Alan Wood (0)


S 6/2/71, Derby (taped 1/2/71)

Vic Faulkner (1) v Mick McMichael (0)

Bobo Matu v Billy Joyce (W)

Peter Stewart (1) v Manuel Polman (0)


W 10/2/71, Liverpool

Jon Cortez (1) v Johnny Saint (1)

Gwyn Davies (W) v Dave Morgan


S 13/2/71, Liverpool (taped 10/2/71)

Masambula (W) v Steve Haggetty

Pete Stewart v Billy Howes (W)

Antonio Rocca (W) v Pete Roberts

(Rocca was no relation to the US wrestler of the same name.)


W 17/2/71, Huddersfield

Barry Douglas (1) v Arpi Webber (1)

Alan Colbeck (W) v Dave Barrie


S 20/2/71, Huddersfield (taped 17/2/71)

Steve Haggetty (1) v Josef Molnar (1)

Masambula (RSF) v Mike Powers

Steve Best (W) v Alan Bardouille (Kid Chocolate)


W 24/2/71, Catford (Lewisham) (taped 22/2/71)

Steve Veidor v Antonio Rocca

Jon Cortez v Sid Cooper

(Rocca was no relation to the US wrestler of the same name.)


S 27/2/71, Walthamstow

Bruno Elrington (1) v Judo Al Hayes (1)

Clay Thomson (1) v Tug Holton (0)

Zolton Boscik (1) v Al Nicol (0)


W 3/3/71, Catford (Lewisham) (taped 22/2/71)

Sean Regan (DQ) v Steve Haggetty

Dave Barrie (0) v Joe Murphy (1)


S 6/3/71, Walthamstow (taped 27/2/71)

Ivan Penzecoff (1) v Johnny Kincaid (0)

Mick McManus (W) v Mick McMichael

Mike Marino (1) v Tibor Szakacs (1)


W 10/3/71, Peterborough (taped 9/3/71)

Steve Logan (1) v Lee Sharron (0)

Brian Maxine (W) v Peter Szakacs


S 13/3/71, Peterborough (taped 9/3/71)

Steve Veidor (W) v Kiwi Erni Kingston

Mick McManus (KO) v Al Nicol

Alan Sargeant (1) v Robby Baron (0)


W 17/3/71, Halifax

Jon Cortez/Alan Miquet (Jet Set) (W) v Zolton Boscik/Andreas Swascik


S 20/3/71, Halifax (taped 17/3/71)

Jackie Pallo (1) v Vic Faulkner (1)

Bert Royal v Mick McMichael

Ray Glendenning v Roy St Clair (W)


W 24/3/71, Preston

Mike Marino v Billy Howes


S 27/3/71, Preston (taped 24/3/71)

Alan Colbeck v Bernard Murray

Geoff Portz v George Gordienko

Peter Preston v Ray Steele


W 31/3/71, Wembley (taped 29/3/71)

Jackie Pallo (W) v Johnny Kincaid

Clay Thomson (1) v Jimmy Ryan (0)


S 3/4/71, Wembley

Mick McManus (W) v Johnny Saint

Tibor Szakacs (1) v Jim Moser (0)

Colin Joynson (1) v Reg Trood (1)


W 7/4/71, Wembley (taped 29/3/71)

Judo Al Hayes (1) v Geoff Portz (1)


S 10/4/71, Wembley (taped 3/4/71?)

Jon Cortez (1) v Julien Morice (0)

Les Kellett (KO) v Steve Haggetty

Ray Glendenning v Bruno Elrington (W)


M 12/4/71, Chesterfield

Ted Heath v Mick McMichael

Masambula v Steve Haggetty


W 14/4/71, Leicester

Jon Cortez v Zolton Boscik

Jackie Pallo v Bobby Graham


S 17/4/71, Leicester (taped 14/4/71)

Rocky Wall v Gwyn Davies

Lee Sharron v Masambula

Alan Miquet v Julien Morice


W 21/4/71, Southport

Count Bartelli (1) v Pete Roberts (1)


S 24/4/71, Southport (taped 21/4/71)

Les Kellett (W) v Steve Logan

Jackie Pallo (W) v Bobby Barnes

Bert Royal/Vic Faulkner v Pete LaPaque & ? LaPaque


W 28/4/72, Bradford

Gwyn Davies v George Gordienko (DQ)


S 1/5/71, Bradford (taped 28/4/72)

Adrian Street (DQ) v Honeyboy Zimba

Brian Maxine (1) v Alan Colbeck (0)

Mick McMichael (W) v Al Nicol


W 5/5/71, Hemel Hempstead (taped 4/5/71)

Tibor Szakacs (1) v Antonio Rocca (1)


S 8/5/71, St Albans

Kendo Nagasaki (1) v Wayne Bridges (0)

Steve Veidor (1) v Mike Marino (1)

Mick McManus/Steve Logan (W) v Johnny Kincaid/Johnny Kwango

(This was the annual FA Cup Day spectacular.)


W 12/5/71, Hemel Hempstead (taped 4/5/71)

Les Kellett (W) v Tug Holton


S 15/5/71, St Albans (taped 8/5/71)

Johnny Saint (1) v Julien Morice (0)

Clay Thomson (W) v Lindy Caulder

Lee Sharron (0) v Judo Al Hayes (1)


W 19/5/71, Chesterfield

Mick McMichael (W) v Steve Best


S 22/5/71, Chesterfield (taped 19/5/71)

Kendo Nagasaki (W) v Roy St Clair

Bert Royal/Vic Faulkner (DQ) v Alan Dennison/Ted Heath


W 26/5/71, Bolton

Les Kellett (W) v Lee Sharron

Bobby Ryan (0) v Paul Mitchell (1)


S 29/5/71, Bolton (taped 26/5/71)

Vic Faulkner (W) v Bill Connor

Bert Royal (DQ) v Steve Logan

Johnny South (0) v Steve Wright (1)


S 31/5/71, Halifax (taped 26/5/71)

Rocky Wall (W) v Mike Marino

Ian Campbell (W) v John Cox


W 2/6/71, Leeds

Les Kellett (1) v Tony St Clair (0)

Kendo Nagasaki (KO) v Billy Howes


S 5/6/71, Leeds (taped 2/6/71)

Andy Robin (W) v Roy St Clair

Alan Miquet v Brian Maxine (RSF)

Rocky Wall (1) v Barry Douglas (1)


W 9/6/71, Croydon (probably taped 8/6/71)

Bert Royal v Johnny Kincaid

Rocky Wall v Pat Roach


S 12/6/71, Catford (Lewisham)

Les Kellett (KO) v Bob Kirkwood

Sid Cooper (1) v Julien Morice (1)

Mal Kirk (W) v Honeyboy Zimba


W 16/6/71, Chesterfield (?)

Steve Veidor v Antonio Rocca


S 19/6/91, Catford (Lewisham) (taped 12/6/71)

Alan Miquet v Johnny Saint

Mick McManus (W) v Reg Trood

Mike Marino (RSF) v Prince Kumali


W 23/6/71, Croydon (probably taped 8/6/71)

Johnny Kwango v Judd Harris


S 26/6/71, Solihull (taped 22/6/71)

Jackie Pallo v Les Kellett (NC)

Vic Faulkner (1) v Al Nicol (0)

Ivan Penzecoff (0) v Pete Roberts (1)


W 30/6/71, Solihull (taped 22/6/71)

Bert Royal (W) v Bill Connor

Steve Veidor v Rocky Wall (W)


S 3/7/71, Southport (taped 26/6/71)

Bobo Matu (1) v Jack Fallon (1)

Mal Kirk v Pete Roberts (DQ)

Alan Dennison/Ted Heath (1) v Johnny Eagles/Terry Jowett (White Eagles) (1)


W 7/7/71, Southport (taped 26/6/71)

Les Kellett (W) v Jack Martin (Al Martin?)

Mick McMichael v Dave Barrie (DKO)


W 10/7/71, Huddersfield (taped 7/7/71)

Andy Robin (RSF) v Judd Harris

Bill Ross v Brian Maxine (W)

Jackie Pallo v Alan Miquet (DKO)


W 14/7/71, Huddersfield (taped 7/7/71)

Adrian Street (W) v Jim McKenzie

Jim Breaks (1) v Al Nicol (1)


S 17/7/71, Wembley

Kendo Nagasaki v Pete Roberts (We have a record of this match being Nagasaki beating Billy Robinson by knockout, but this appears to be incorrect.)

Jon Cortez (1) v Eddie Capelli (0)


W 21/7/71, Croydon (taped 13/7/71)

Judo Al Hayes (1) v Caswell Martin (0)

Brian Maxine (W) v Alan Sargeant


S 24/7/71, Wembley (taped 17/7/71)

Mike Marino (1) v Bruno Elrington (1)

Mick McManus (W) v Johnny Eagles

Ken Joyce (1) v Leon Fortuna (0)


W 28/7/71, Croydon (taped 13/7/71)

Les Kellett (KO) v Ivan Penzecoff

Tibor Szakacs (1) v Honeyboy Zimba (1)


S 31/7/71, Catterick (taped 28/7/71)

Kendo Nagasaki v Billy Howes (DQ)

Ted Heath (W) v Kevin Conneelly

Jim Breaks (W) v Colin Bennett


W 4/8/71, Catterick (taped 28/8/71)

Bert Royal/Vic Faulkner (W) v Bill Ross/Jim McKenzie


S 7/8/71, Watford

Adrian Street (1) v Jon Cortez (1)

Prince Kumali (1) v John Kowalski (0)

Peter Szakacs (1) v Johnny Williams (0)


W 11/8/71, Wembley (taped 2/8/71)

Peter Rann (1) v Johnny Kwango (1)

Steve Veidor (DQ) v Mal Kirk


S 14/8/71, Watford (taped 7/8/71)

Mick McManus (W) v Len Hurst

Roy St Clair (1) v Johnny Kincaid (0)

Tony St Clair (0) v Bobby Barnes (1)


W 18/8/71, Wembley (taped 2/8/71)

Bruno Elrington (W) v Al Hayes

Sid Cooper (RSF) v Steve Grey


S 21/8/71, Wolverhampton (taped 17/8/71)

Clay Thomson (1) v Keith Williams (1) (billed as Keith Martinelli)

Dane Curtis (1) v Catweazle (1)

Adrian Street/Bobby Barnes (Hells Angels) (W) v Roy & Tony St Clair


W 25/8/71, Wolverhampton (taped 17/8/71)

Brian Maxine (W) v Al Nicol

Ivan Penzekoff (1) v Jim Moser (0)


S 28/8/71, Southport (taped 25/8/71)

Ray Glendenning v Jack Fallon (W)

Bert Royal (1) v Ivan Penzecoff (0)

Johnny Eagles (1) v Ted Heath (0)


M 30/8/71, Catford (Lewisham) (taped 23/8/71)

Clay Thomson (1) v Bobby Barnes (1)

Al Hayes (1) v Roy Parkes (0)


W 1/9/71, Southport (taped 25/8/71)

Albert Wall (RSF) v Count Bartelli


S 4/9/71, Huddersfield

Bobby Graham v Barry Douglas

Alan Dennison v Mick McMichael

Leon Arras v Peter Stewart


W 8/9/71, Croydon (taped 7/9/71)

John Cortez (1) v John Hall (0)

Steve Veidor (DQ) v Mal Kirk


S 11/9/71, Gravesend

Brian Maxine (KO) v Ken Joyce

Sid Cooper v Robby Baron

John Elijah (1) v Bob Kirkwood (0)


W 15/9/71, Halifax

Steve Haggetty v Ray Glendenning

Leon Arras/Bobby Graham v Alf Marquette/Pete Roberts


S 18/9/71, Gravesend (taped 11/9/71)

Clay Thomson (1) v Jimmy Ryan (0)

Tibor Szakacs (W) v Johnny Yearsley

Steve Grey (0) v Zolton Boscik (1)


W 22/9/71, Bedford (taped 20/9/71)

Mike Marino (KO) v Johnny Czeslaw

Ivan Penzekoff (0) v Caswell Martin (1)


S 25/9/71, Bedford (taped 20/9/71)

Johnny Kwango (1) v Reg Trood (0)

Mick McManus (W) v Alan Sargeant

Zolton Boscik (0) v Ricardo Torres (1)


W 29/9/71, Morecambe

Les Kellett v Ted Heath


S 2/10/71, Morecambe

Vic Faulkner v Mick McMichael

Ricki Starr v Mal Kirk

Alan Miquet v Lindy Caulder


W 6/10/71, Halifax

Albert Wall (RSF) v Tony St Clair


S 9/10/71, Halifax (taped 6/10/71)

Mike Marino (W) v Lee Sharron

Alan Miquet v Mick McMichael (W)

Steve Haggetty/Bobby Graham (W) v Honeyboy Zimba/Bobo Matu


W 13/10/71, Hemel Hempstead (taped 12/10/71)

Steve Logan (W) v Ray Steele

Sean Regan (1) v Bruno Elrington (1)


S 16/10/71, Wembley

Mike Marino (W) v Jim Moser

Peter Rann (KO) v Ivan Penzecoff

Jim Fitzmaurice v Tony Costas (W)


W 20/10/71, Hemel Hempstead (taped 12/10/71)

Lindy Caulder (1) v Alan Colbeck (1)

Mal Kirk v Judo Al Hayes (DQ)


S 23/10/71, Wembley (taped 16/10/71)

Albert Wall (W) v Bruno Elrington

Ken Joyce (1) v Len Hurst (1)

Jon Cortez v Alan Sargeant


W 27/10/71, Nottingham

Kendo Nagasaki v John Cox

Ted Heath v Al Nicol


S 27/10/71, Nottingham

Roy St Clair v Rocky Wall

Tony St Clair v Peter Stewart

Masambula v Steve Logan


W 3/11/71, Blackburn

Brian Maxine (KO) v Ian Gilmour


S 6/11/71, Blackburn

Adrian Street (W) v Jeff Kaye

Bert Royal (1) v Bobby Graham (0)

Pete Stewart (0) v Geoff Portz (2)


W 10/11/71, Bradford

Steve Logan v Mike Marino (W)

Eric Cutler v Mick McMichael (KO)


S 13/11/71, Bradford (taped 10/11/71)

Abe Ginsberg v Masambula (W)

Jackie Pallo (KO) v Zolton Boscik

Kendo Nagasaki (RSF) v Billy Howes


W 17/11/71, Lime Grove (taped 16/11/71)

Alan Miquet v Alan Colbeck (RSF)


S 20/11/71, Watford

Les Kellett (W) v Johnny Czeslaw

Ricki Starr (KO) v Steve Haggetty

Steve Grey v Zolton Boscik (NC)


W 24/11/71, Lime Grove (taped 16/11/71)

Jim Breaks (W) v Jon Cortez


S 27/11/71, Watford (taped 20/11/71)

Lindy Caulder (1) v Spencer Churchill (1)

Mick McManus (KO) v Robby Baron

Leon Fortuna (0) v Julien Morice (1)


W 1/12/71, Leicester (taped 29/11/71)

Larry Coulton (Blackjack Mulligan) v Ray Steele (KO)

Bert Royal/Vic Faulkner (W) v Roy/Tony St Clair


S 4/12/71, Leicester (taped 29/11/71)

Jim Hussey (0) v Ray Glendenning (1)

Mark Rocco v Peter Preston (KO)

Billy Howes v Geoff Portz (W)


W 8/12/71, Croydon (taped 7/12/71)

Steve Veidor (1) v Albert Wall (1)


S 11/12/71, Wembley

Johnny Kincaid (0) v Tug Holton (2)

Alan Colbeck (1) v Alan Sargeant (0)

Sean Regan v Tibor Szakacs (W)


W 15/12/71, Croydon (taped 7/12/71)

Bobby Barnes (KO) v Ivan Penzecoff

Kendo Nagasaki (W) v Ian Campbell


S 18/12/71, Wembley (taped 11/12/71)

Mick McManus (W) v Peter Szakacs

Bruno Elrington (W) v Prince Kumali

Johnny Kwango (1) v Billy Torontos (0)


W 22/12/71, Bolton

Les Kellett (W) v Bobby Barnes


S 29/12/71, Bradford

Al Hayes v Geoff Portz (W)

Jim Breaks (RSF) v Dave Barrie