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1921 FA Cup Final

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1921 FA Cup Final
1921CupFinal.jpg
Programme of the match
Event1920–21 FA Cup
Date23 April 1921
VenueStamford Bridge, London
RefereeJ. Davies (Rainhill)
Attendance72,805
1920
1922

The 1921 FA Cup Final was contested by Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers, which at the time was a Football League Second Division club, at Stamford Bridge. Spurs won by a single goal, scored by Jimmy Dimmock, eight minutes into the second half. The cup was presented to Tottenham Hotspur by King George V.

George Edmonds, who played on the losing side, was the last surviving player from the game. He died in December 1989 at the age of 96.

Match details

Tottenham Hotspur1–0Wolverhampton Wanderers
Dimmock Goal 53'
Attendance: 72,805
Referee: J. Davies (Rainhill)
Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Scotland Alex Hunter
England Tommy Clay
Scotland Bob McDonald
England Bert Smith
England Charlie Walters
England Arthur Grimsdell (c)
England Jimmy Banks
England Jimmy Seed
England Jimmy Cantrell
England Bert Bliss
England Jimmy Dimmock
Manager:
Scotland Peter McWilliam
England Noel George
England Maurice Woodward
England George Marshall
England Val Gregory (c)
England Joe Hodnett
England Alf Riley
England Tancy Lea
England Frank Burrill
England George Edmonds
England Arthur Potts
England Sammy Brooks
Manager:
England Jack Addenbrooke

Route to the Final

The winning side posing with the Cup

Tottenham Hotspur

Round 1: Tottenham Hotspur 6–2 Bristol Rovers

Round 2: Tottenham Hotspur 4–0 Bradford City

Round 3: Southend United 1–4 Tottenham Hotspur

Quarter-final: Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 Aston Villa

Semi-final: Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Preston NE

(at Hillsborough)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 1: Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–2 Stoke City

Round 2: Derby County 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 3: Fulham 0–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Quarter-final: Everton 0–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers[1]

Semi-final: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0–0 Cardiff City

(at Anfield)
(at Old Trafford)

References

  1. ^ [1] Giant killers 1921

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