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1937 FA Cup Final

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1937 FA Cup Final

1937 FA Cup Final
Event 1936–37 FA Cup
Date 1 May 1937
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee R. G. Rudd
Attendance 93,495

The 1937 FA Cup Final was contested by Sunderland and Preston North End at Wembley. Sunderland won 3–1, with goals by Bobby Gurney, Raich Carter and Eddie Burbanks. Frank O'Donnell's strike on 44 minutes had put Preston ahead.

The Sunderland 1937 FA Cup-winning team with the trophy.

Match details

1 May 1937
15:00 BST
Sunderland 3–1 Preston North End
Bobby Gurney Goal 52'
Raich Carter Goal 72'
Eddie Burbanks Goal 85'
Frank O'Donnell Goal 44'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 93,495
Referee: R. G. Rudd
Preston North End
1 Johnny Mapson
2 Jimmy Gorman
3 Alex Hall
4 Charlie Thomson
5 Bert Johnston
6 Alex 'Sandy' McNab
7 Len Duns
8 Raich Carter (c)
9 Bobby Gurney
10 Patrick Gallacher
11 Eddie Burbanks
Johnny Cochrane
1 Mick Burns
2 Frank Gallimore
3 Andy Beattie
4 Bill Shankly
5 Billy Tremelling (c)
6 Jimmy Milne
7 Jimmy Dougal
8 Joseph Beresford
9 Frank O'Donnell
10 Willie Fagan
11 Hugh O'Donnell
Tommy Muirhead

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.

External links

  • Match report at
  • FA Cup Final lineups

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