1928 FA Cup Final

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1928 FA Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event1927–28 FA Cup
Date21 April 1928
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeT.G. Bryan (Willenhall)

The 1928 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium. Blackburn won 3–1, with goals from Jack Roscamp (2) and Tommy McLean. Alex Jackson scored Huddersfield's goal, making this the first final in 18 years where both teams scored. It would be the last major trophy that Blackburn Rovers would win for the next 67 years, their next major honour being the FA Premier League title in 1995.

Match details

Blackburn Rovers3–1Huddersfield Town
Roscamp Goal 1'
McLean Goal 22'
Roscamp Goal 85'
(Report) Jackson Goal 55'
Attendance: 92,041
Referee: T.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Blackburn Rovers
Huddersfield Town
GK 1 Scotland Jock Crawford
2 Scotland Jock Hutton
3 England Herbert Jones
4 England Harry Healless (c)
5 England Willie Rankin
6 England Austen Campbell
7 England George Thornewell
8 England Syd Puddefoot
9 England Jack Roscamp
10 England Tommy McLean
11 England Arthur Rigby
England Bob Crompton
GK 1 England Billy Mercer
2 England Roy Goodall
3 England Ned Barkas
4 England Levi Redfern
5 England Tom Wilson
6 Scotland David Steele
7 Scotland Alex Jackson
8 England Bob Kelly
9 England George Brown
10 England Clem Stephenson (c)
11 England Billy Smith
Scotland Jack Chaplin

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.

Road to Wembley

Blackburn Rovers

Round 3: Blackburn Rovers 4–1 Newcastle United

Round 4: Exeter City 2–2 Blackburn Rovers

Replay: Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Exeter City

Round 5: Blackburn Rovers 2–1 Port Vale

Round 6: Blackburn Rovers 2–0 Manchester United

Semi-Final: Blackburn Rovers 1–0 Arsenal

(at Filbert Street, Leicester)

Huddersfield Town

Round 3: Huddersfield Town 4–2 Lincoln City

Round 4: Huddersfield Town 2–1 West Ham United

Round 5: Huddersfield Town 4–0 Middlesbrough

Round 6: Huddersfield Town 6–1 Tottenham Hotspur

Semi-Final: Huddersfield Town 2–2 Sheffield United

(at Old Trafford, Manchester)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 0–0 Sheffield United
(at Goodison Park, Liverpool)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 1–0 Sheffield United
(at Maine Road, Manchester)

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