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1975 FA Cup Final

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1975 FA Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event1974–75 FA Cup
Date3 May 1975
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereePat Partridge (Bishop Auckland)
Attendance100,000
1974
1976

The 1975 FA Cup Final was the 94th final of the FA Cup. It took place on 3 May 1975 at Wembley Stadium and was contested by London clubs West Ham United and Fulham. The Fulham team contained two former England captains in former West Ham captain Bobby Moore, making his last appearance at Wembley,[1] and Alan Mullery.

West Ham won 2–0, with both goals scored by Alan Taylor. The first came in the 60th minute when Fulham goalkeeper Peter Mellor parried Billy Jennings' shot into Taylor's path; the second came four minutes later when Taylor capitalised after Mellor failed to hold on to Graham Paddon's shot.[2]

The 1975 West Ham team remains the last all-English team to win the FA Cup.[3] It also remains the only occasion that Fulham have appeared in an FA Cup final, and it was their last major final for 35 years, until the 2010 UEFA Europa League Final.

Match details

West Ham United2–0Fulham
A. Taylor Goal 60'64' (Report)
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Pat Partridge
West Ham United
Fulham
GK 1 England Mervyn Day
DF 2 England John McDowell
DF 3 England Frank Lampard
MF 4 England Billy Bonds (c)
DF 5 England Tommy Taylor
DF 6 England Kevin Lock
FW 7 England Billy Jennings
MF 8 England Graham Paddon
FW 9 England Alan Taylor
MF 10 England Trevor Brooking
MF 11 England Pat Holland
Substitute:
FW 12 England Bobby Gould
Manager:
England John Lyall
GK 1 England Peter Mellor
DF 2 England John Cutbush
DF 3 England John Fraser
MF 4 England Alan Mullery (c)
DF 5 England John Lacy
DF 6 England Bobby Moore
FW 7 England John Mitchell
MF 8 Republic of Ireland Jim Conway
FW 9 England Viv Busby
MF 10 England Alan Slough
MF 11 England Les Barrett
Substitute:
MF 12 England Barry Lloyd
Manager:
England Alec Stock

References

  1. ^ The Claret & Blue Book of West Ham United. Hove: Pitch Publishing (Brighton) Ltd. 2007. p. 47. ISBN 1-905411-02-2.
  2. ^ "Hammers Nail Fulham". TheFA.com. The Football Association. Archived from the original on 29 March 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Hammerabilia Wembley Special". West Ham United. 17 May 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2018.

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