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Newcastle Utd skipper Frank Hudspeth with the FA Cup after his team had beaten Aston Villa 2-0 in the 1924 Cup Final. Source: Football Monthly April 1972 p.42

Newcastle Utd skipper Frank Hudspeth with the FA Cup after his team had beaten Aston Villa 2-0 in the 1924 Cup Final. Source: Football Monthly April 1972 p.42

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‘Wembley Cup Final 1951’ by Henry Cotterill Deykin. Oil on canvas, 1951.Source: BBC

footballarchive:

‘Wembley Cup Final 1951’ by Henry Cotterill Deykin. Oil on canvas, 1951.

Source: BBC

1901 FA Cup Final Sheffield Utd v Tottenham Hotspur at Crystal Palace. Attendance 110000.
The first football game in the World to attract a six figure crowd. (via carltonbasks)

1901 FA Cup Final Sheffield Utd v Tottenham Hotspur at Crystal Palace. Attendance 110000.

The first football game in the World to attract a six figure crowd. (via carltonbasks)

Spurs fans protest - End the Cup Final scandal
If there’s a constant in football it’s the people who run the game being guaranteed to p|ss off the supporters. These Tottenham fans show their displeasure at the  Football Association’s decision to allocate a paltry 15000 tickets to both Spurs and Burnley for the 1962 FA Cup Final.

Image taken from Football: The Golden Age. Photographer not known.

Spurs fans protest - End the Cup Final scandal

If there’s a constant in football it’s the people who run the game being guaranteed to p|ss off the supporters. These Tottenham fans show their displeasure at the  Football Association’s decision to allocate a paltry 15000 tickets to both Spurs and Burnley for the 1962 FA Cup Final.

Image taken from Football: The Golden Age. Photographer not known.

1915 FA Cup Final Sheffield United v Chelsea

The Khaki Cup Final

Old Trafford, Manchester, 24th April 1915

Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea

I especially like the bit on page 5 that refers to Sheffield United as the ‘premier club in the country’. There can’t be many instances of that in print! Also note United being called the Cutlers rather than the Blades.

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