1928 FA Cup Final
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1928 FA Cup Final

1928 FA Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event1927-28 FA Cup
Date21 April 1928
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeT.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Attendance92,041
1927
1929

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.[1] 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

Attendance: 92,041
Referee: T.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Blackburn Rovers
Huddersfield Town

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)

References

  1. ^ Historic programme from Blackburn Rovers' 1928 FA Cup win fetches hundreds Vanessa Sims, Lancashire Telegraph, 21 May 2015

External links


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