I used to have a very funny article on this from a scottish fanzine, i'll see if i can find it
On the same day – 12 September – and in the same Scottish Cup competition, two clubs provided another stunning result. As Arbroath established the mark for most goals in a sanctioned football match, Dundee-based Harp embarrassed Aberdeen Rovers. The final result: 35-0.
I think boxing day (as the brits call it) 1963 holds the post-war u.k. record
On December 26 1963, an amazing 66 goals were scored in the old First Division, leaving some teams wishing there had been a repeat of the previous season's Big Freeze (which had wiped out nearly all the football between Boxing Day and March). Here are the classifieds:
If that wasn't weird enough, the results two days later - when many of the teams played the "return leg" - beggar belief.
West Ham, who had lost 8-2 at home to Blackburn, won 3-1 at Ewood Park.
Manchester United, fresh from a 6-1 thrashing at Burnley, turned the tables at Old Trafford with a 5-1 win.
And poor Ipswich, who had clearly been on the Christmas Day pop, avenged their 10-1 defeat by Fulham with a 4-2 victory over the Cottagers at Portman Road. Much good the two points did them, mind you: they finished bottom.