FA Cup in History

Events in Sport

  • 1872-03-16 1st FA Cup Final: Wanderers defeat Royal Engineers 1-0 at Kennington Oval in London
  • 1895-09-11 FA Cup stolen in Birmingham
  • 1923-04-28 Wembley Stadium opens - Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)
  • 1938-04-30 The first televised FA Cup Final takes place between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End
  • 1954-05-01 Preston North End defender Joe Marston becomes the first Australian to play in an FA Cup Final, a 3-2 loss to WBA
  • 1980-05-12 West Ham United wins the FA Cup, beating Arsenal 1-0 at Wembley Stadium. Midfield playmaker Trevor Brooking scores the winner with a rare header.
  • 1994-05-14 FA Cup Final: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0 at Wembley Stadium, London
  • 2014-05-17 Arsenal defeats Hull City to win the 2014 FA Cup Final
  • 2015-05-30 FA Cup Final: Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0
  • 2017-05-27 FA Cup Final: Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, London