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1892–93 FA Cup

FA Cup 1892–93
Country England
Champions Wolverhampton Wanderers
Runners-up Everton

The FA Cup 1892–93 was the 22nd staging of the world's oldest football cup competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup. Wolverhampton Wanderers won the competition, beating Everton 1–0 in the final at Fallowfield Stadium for the only time (moved from Kennington Oval), with Wembley Stadium still 30 years away from being built. Wolves continued the recent Midlands dominance of the FA Cup, after the success of West Brom, Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest the previous season.

Matches were scheduled to be played at the stadium of the team named first on the date specified for each round, which was always a Saturday. Some matches, however, might be rescheduled for other days if there were clashes with games for other competitions or the weather was inclement. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played, a replay would take place at the stadium of the second-named team later the same week. If the replayed match was drawn further replays would be held until a winner was determined. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played in a replay, a 30-minute period of extra time would be played.

Calendar

Round Date No. of teams
Preliminary Round Saturday 1 October 1892 10
First Qualifying Round Saturday 15 October 1892 160
Second Qualifying Round Saturday 29 October 1892 80
Third Qualifying Round Saturday 19 November 1892 40
Fourth Qualifying Round Saturday 10 December 1892 20
First Round Proper Saturday 21 January 1893 32
Second Round Proper Saturday 4 February 1893 16
Third Round Proper Saturday 18 February 1893 8
Semi-Finals Saturday 4 March 1893 4
Final Saturday 25 March 1893 2

Results

First Round Proper

Tie No. Home Team Score Away Team Date
1 Blackpool 1–3 Sheffield United 21 January 1893
2 Darwen 5–4 Aston Villa 21 January 1893
3 Burnley 2–0 Small Heath 21 January 1893
4 Preston North End 9–2 Burton Swifts 21 January 1893
5 Marlow 1–3 Middlesbrough Ironopolis 21 January 1893
6 Notts County 4–0 Shankhouse 21 January 1893
7 Nottingham Forest 4–0 Casuals 21 January 1893
8 Blackburn Rovers 4–0 Newton Heath 21 January 1893
9 Sheffield Wednesday 3–2 Match void Derby County 21 January 1893
Replay Derby County 1–0 Match void Sheffield Wednesday 30 January 1893
Replay Sheffield Wednesday 4–2 Derby County 2 February 1893
10 Bolton Wanderers 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 21 January 1893
Replay Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 Bolton Wanderers 28 January 1893
11 Accrington 2–1 Stoke 21 January 1893
12 Grimsby Town 5–0 Stockton 21 January 1893
13 Sunderland 6–0 Royal Arsenal 21 January 1893
14 Everton 4–1 West Bromwich Albion 21 January 1893
15 Loughborough 1–2 Northwich Victoria 21 January 1893
16 Newcastle United 2–3 Middlesbrough 21 January 1893

Second Round Proper

Tie No. Home Team Score Away Team Date
1 Darwen 2–0 Grimsby Town 4 February 1893
2 Blackburn Rovers 4–1 Northwich Victoria 4 February 1893
3 Sheffield Wednesday 1–0 Burnley 4 February 1893
4 Accrington 1–4 Preston North End 4 February 1893
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 Middlesbrough 4 February 1893
6 Everton 4–2 Nottingham Forest 4 February 1893
7 Sheffield United 1–3 Sunderland 4 February 1893
8 Middlesbrough Ironopolis 3–2 Notts County 4 February 1893

Third Round Proper

Tie No. Home Team Score Away Team Date
1 Preston North End 2–2 Middlesbrough Ironopolis 18 February 1893
Replay Middlesbrough Ironopolis 0–7 Preston North End 18 February 1893
2 Blackburn Rovers 3–0 Sunderland 18 February 1893
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 5–0 Darwen 18 February 1893
4 Everton 3–0 Sheffield Wednesday 18 February 1893

Semi-Finals

Tie No. Home Team Score Away Team Date
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 Blackburn Rovers 4 March 1893
2 Everton 2–2 Preston North End 4 March 1893
Replay Preston North End 0–0 Everton 16 March 1893
Replay Everton 2–1 Preston North End 20 March 1893

Final

Main article: 1893 FA Cup Final

The Final was played on 25 March 1893 at Fallowfield Stadium. The final was contested by Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton. Wolves won 1-0, with a single goal from Harry Allen.

Match details

25 March 1893
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 – 0 Everton
Allen Goal 60'
Fallowfield Stadium
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: C.J. Hughes (Northwich)

References

General
  • The FA Cup Archive at TheFA.com
  • English FA Cup 1892/93 at Soccerbase
Specific


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