FA Cup - Pre World War II

FA Cup 1885/86       
             
1 Sat 17 Oct DARWEN OLD WANDERERS a 0-11    

 

FA Cup 1886/87       
             
1 Sat 23 Oct ASTLEY BRIDGE a 3-3 Place Snr (2), unknown  
1R Sat 30 Oct ASTLEY BRIDGE h 2-2 unknown, Keenan   
both teams withdrew from the competition

 

FA Cup 1887/88       
             
1 Sat 15 Oct DARWEN OLD WANDERERS h 4-0 Friel, McFetridge (2), unknown  
2 Sat 05 Nov ACCRINGTON a 2-3 unknown, Waugh   

 

FA Cup 1888/89       
             
1 Sat 02 Feb OLD WESTMINSTERS h 4-3 W Brady, Gallocher (2), Lang  
2 Sat 16 Feb WEST BROMWICH ALBION a 1-5 Gallocher  5,104

 

FA Cup 1889/90       
             
1 Sat 18 Jan SHEFFIELD UNITED a 1-2 Bury 2,000

 

FA Cup 1890/91       
             
1 Sat 17 Jan CREWE ALEXANDRA h 4-2 Lambie, Oswald, Hill, McLardie  
after extra time, score at 90 minutes was 2-2
2 Sat 31 Jan NOTTS COUNTY a 1-2 McLardie 9,500

 

FA Cup 1891/92       
             
1 Sat 23 Jan EVERTON a 3-1 Hill (2), Nicol 10,000
2 Sat 30 Jan STOKE CITY h 1-3 Hill 6,000

 

FA Cup 1892/93       
             
1 Sat 21 Jan SMALL HEATH h 2-0 McNab, Hill 7,500
2 Sat 04 Feb SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY a 0-1   9,500

 

FA Cup 1893/94       
             
1 Sat 27 Jan NOTTS COUNTY a 0-1   8,000

 

FA Cup 1894/95       
             
1 Sat 02 Feb NEWCASTLE UNITED a 1-2 Bowes 8,000

 

FA Cup 1895/96       
             
1 Sat 01 Feb WOOLWICH ARSENAL h 6-1 Nicol, Place Snr, Place Jnr (2), Robertson (2) 6,000
2 Sat 15 Feb STOKE h 1-1 scrimmage 13,000
2R Thu 20 Feb STOKE a 1-7 Bowes 10,915

 

FA Cup 1896/97       
             
1 Sat 30 Jan SUNDERLAND h 0-1   8,000

 

FA Cup 1897/98       
             
1 Sat 29 Jan WOOLWICH ARSENAL h 3-1 Place Jnr, Ferguson, Taylor 6,000
2 Sat 12 Feb BURSLEM PORT VALE h 3-0 Bowes, Beveridge, Ross 11,000
3 Sat 26 Feb EVERTON h 1-3 Place Jnr 20,500

 

FA Cup 1898/99       
             
1 Sat 28 Jan SHEFFIELD UNITED h 2-2 Toman, Bowes 11,500
1R Thu 02 Feb SHEFFIELD UNITED a 1-2 Ross (pen) 11,000

 

FA Cup 1899/1900       
             
1 Sat 27 Jan BURY h 0-1   6,000

 

FA Cup 1900/01       
             
1 Sat 09 Feb NEWTON HEATH a 0-0   8,000
1R Wed 13 Feb NEWTON HEATH h 7-1 Mole, Bannister, Taylor, Morrison (2),Jenkinson (2) 4,000
2 Sat 23 Feb SMALL HEATH a 0-1   11,000

 

FA Cup 1901/02       
             
I Sat 14 Dec BISHOP AUCKLAND a 3-2 Hogan (2), Barron 4,000
1 Sat 25 Jan WALSALL a 0-1   9,000

 

FA Cup 1902/03       
             
I Sat 13 Dec READING a 0-1   5,000

 

FA Cup 1903/04       
             
Q3 Sat 31 Oct KESWICK a 8-0 Walders (3), Jackson (4), Crawford  
Q4 Sat 14 Nov DARWEN a 0-3   3,000

 

FA Cup 1904/05       
             
I Sat 14 Jan LINCOLN CITY h 1-1 Marshall 4,000
IR Wed 18 Jan LINCOLN CITY a 2-3 Marshall, J Smith 3,000

 

FA Cup 1905/06       
             
1 Sat 13 Jan TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR a 0-2   20,000

 

FA Cup 1906/07       
             
1 Sat 12 Jan ASTON VILLA h 1-3 Whittaker 16,242

 

FA Cup 1907/08       
             
1 Sat 11 Jan SOUTHAMPTON h 1-2 Bell 14,000

 

FA Cup 1908/09       
             
1 Sat 16 Jan BRISTOL ROVERS a 4-1 R Smith, Ogden (3) 6,000
2 Sat 06 Feb CRYSTAL PALACE a 0-0   17,076
2R Wed 10 Feb CRYSTAL PALACE h 9-0 R Smith (3), Collyer (og), Abbott (2), Cretney (2), Smethams 14,000
3 Sat 20 Feb TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR a 0-0   21,838
3R Wed 24 Feb TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR h 3-1 Abbott, R Smith, Ogden 30,000
4 Wed 10 Mar MANCHESTER UNITED h 2-3 Ogden (2) 16,850

 

FA Cup 1909/10       
             
1 Sat 15 Jan MANCHESTER UNITED h 2-0 Green, Smethams 16,628
2 Sat 05 Feb SWINDON TOWN a 0-2   10,000

 

FA Cup 1910/11       
             
1 Sat 15 Jan EXETER CITY a 2-0 Mayson, Morley 16,000
2 Sat 04 Feb BARNSLEY h 0-2 Green Morley 23,500
3 Sat 25 Feb COVENTRY CITY h 5-0 Green (2), Mayson (2), Watson 11,714
4 Sat 11 Mar BRADFORD CITY a 0-1   39,148

 

FA Cup 1911/12       
             
1 Sat 13 Jan FULHAM a 1-2 Freeman 13,100

 

FA Cup 1912/13       
             
1 Wed 15 Jan LEEDS CITY a 3-2 Boyle (pen), Lindley, Freeman 13,109
2 Sat 01 Feb GAINSBOROUGH TRINITY h 4-1 Freeman, Hodgson (2), Boyle (pen) 18,092
3 Sat 22 Feb MIDDLESBROUGH h 3-1 Hodgson, Freeman (2) 27,824
4 Sat 08 Mar BLACKBURN ROVERS a 1-0 Boyle 42,778
SF Sat 29 Mar SUNDERLAND n 0-0   33,656
played at Bramall Lane
SFR Wed 02 Apr SUNDERLAND n 2-3 Boyle (pen), Freeman 30,000
played at St. Andrew's

 

FA Cup 1913/14       
             
1 Sat 10 Jan SOUTH SHIELDS h 3-1 Lindley (2), Freeman 18,000
2 Sat 31 Jan DERBY COUNTY h 3-2 Hodgson (3) 30,000
3 Sat 21 Feb BOLTON WANDERERS h 3-0 Freeman, Hodgson, Halley 32,734
4 Sat 07 Mar SUNDERLAND a 0-0   34,581
4R Wed 11 Mar SUNDERLAND h 2-1 Hodgson, Lindley 49,737
SF Sat 28 Mar SHEFFIELD UNITED n 0-0   55,812
played at Old Trafford
SFR Wed 01 Apr SHEFFIELD UNITED n 1-0 Boyle 27,000
played at Goodison Park
F Sat 25 Apr LIVERPOOL n 1-0 Freeman 72,778
played at CRYSTAL PALACE

 

FA Cup 1914/15       
             
1 Sat 09 Jan HUDDERSFIELD TOWN h 3-1 Freeman, Thorpe, Kelly 14,423
2 Sat 30 Jan SOUTHEND UNITED h 6-0 Freeman (2), Boyle (pen), Kelly, Thorpe, Watson  
3 Sat 20 Feb BOLTON WANDERERS a 1-2 Hodgson 42,932

 

FA Cup 1919/20       
             
1 Sat 10 Jan THORNEYCROFTS a 0-0   14,261
1R Tue 13 Jan THORNEYCROFTS h 5-0 Nesbitt (2), Lindsay (3), Cragg 19,000
2 Sat 31 Jan SUNDERLAND h 1-1 Kelly 33,222
2R Wed 04 Feb SUNDERLAND a 0-2   44,618

 

FA Cup 1920/21       
             
1 Sat 08 Jan LEICESTER CITY a 7-3 Anderson (4), King (og), Kelly, Cross 29,149
2 Sat 29 Jan QUEENS PARK RANGERS h 4-2 Anderson (2), Kelly (2) 41,007
3 Sat 19 Feb HULL CITY a 0-3   30,000

 

FA Cup 1921/22       
             
1 Sat 07 Jan HUDDERSFIELD TOWN h 2-2 Mosscrop, Anderson 39,103
1R Wed 11 Jan HUDDERSFIELD TOWN a 2-3 Kelly, Boyle 35,355

 

FA Cup 1922/23       
             
1 Sat 13 Jan SUNDERLAND a 1-3 Anderson 40,000

 

FA Cup 1923/24       
             
1 Sat 12 Jan SOUTH SHIELDS h 3-2 Cross, Kelly (2) 20,606
2 Sat 02 Feb FULHAM h 0-0   43,601
2R Thu 07 Feb FULHAM a 1-0 Cross 31,000
after extra time
3 Sat 23 Feb HUDDERSFIELD TOWN h 1-0 Weaver 54,775
4 Sat 08 Mar SWINDOWN TOWN a 1-1 Weaver 22,210
4R Wed 12 Mar SWINDOWN TOWN h 3-1 Beel (2), Weaver 34,089
SF Sat 29 Mar ASTON VILLA n 0-3   54,531
played at Bramall Lane

 

FA Cup 1924/25       
             
1 Sat 10 Jan EVERTON a 1-2 Roberts 28,315

 

FA Cup 1925/26       
             
3 Sat 09 Jan CARDIFF CITY a 2-2 Beel (2) 30,000
3R Wed 13 Jan CARDIFF CITY a 0-2   26,911

 

FA Cup 1926/27       
             
3 Sat 08 Jan GRIMSBY TOWN h 3-1 Bruton, Beel, Page 19,556
4 Sat 29 Jan FULHAM a 4-0 Beel (2), Page, Bruton 23,562
5 Sat 19 Feb CHELSEA a 1-2 Cross 62,938

 

FA Cup 1927/28       
             
3 Sat 14 Jan ASTON VILLA h 0-2   26,150

 

FA Cup 1928/29       
             
3 Sat 12 Jan SHEFFIELD UNITED h 2-1 Beel, Page 27,865
4 Sat 26 Jan SWINDON TOWN h 3-3 Page, McCluggage (pen), Devine 30,689
4R Wed 30 Jan SWINDON TOWN a 2-3 Beel, Devine 24,730

 

FA Cup 1929/30       
             
3 Sat 11 Jan SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY a 0-1   31,794

 

FA Cup 1930/31       
             
3 Sat 10 Jan MANCHESTER CITY h 3-0 McCluggage (pen), Prest, Jenkins 25,893
4 Sat 24 Jan BRADFORD a 0-2   26,444

 

FA Cup 1931/32       
             
3 Sat 09 Jan DERBY COUNTY h 0-4   16,694

 

FA Cup 1932/33       
             
3 Sat 14 Jan SWINDON TOWN a 2-1 Harker, C Smith  
4 Sat 28 Jan SHEFFIELD UNITED h 3-1 Mee (2), C Smith 25,380
5 Sat 18 Feb CHESTERFIELD h 1-0 Hancock 31,699
6 Sat 04 Mar MANCHESTER CITY h 0-1   48,717

 

FA Cup 1933/34       
             
3 Sat 13 Jan BURY h 0-0   37,379
3R Wed 17 Jan BURY a 2-3 Richmond, C Smith 20,169

 

FA Cup 1934/35       
             
3 Sat 12 Jan MANSFIELD TOWN h 4-2 Hancock (2), C Smith, G Brown 20,790
4 Sat 26 Jan LUTON TOWN h 3-1 C Smith, Hancock, G Brown 26,605
5 Sat 16 Feb NOTTINGHAM FOREST a 0-0   34,180
5R Tue 19 Jan NOTTINGHAM FOREST h 3-0 Robinson, Hancock, G Brown 29,520
6 Sat 02 Mar BIRMINGHAM CITY h 3-2 Hornby (2), Hancock 47,670
SF Sat 16 Mar SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY n 0-2   56,625
played at Villa Park

 

FA Cup 1935/36       
             
3 Sat 11 Jan SHEFFIELD UNITED h 0-0   25,444
3R Thu 16 Jan SHEFFIELD UNITED a 1-2 Hancock 12,802

 

FA Cup 1936/37       
             
3 Sat 16 Jan ASTON VILLA a 3-2 Toll (2), Brocklebank 44,000
4 Sat 30 Jan BURY h 4-1 Fletcher, Stein,Brocklebank, Toll 28,404
5 Sat 20 Feb ARSENAL h 1-7 Richardson 54,445

 

FA Cup 1937/38       
             
3 Sat 08 Jan SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY a 1-1 Stein 33,006
3R Tue 11 Jan SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY h 3-1 Brocklebank (2), Hornby 25,933
4 Sat 22 Jan CHESTERFIELD a 2-3 Miller (pen), Robson 21,620

 

FA Cup 1938/39       
             
3 Sat 07 Jan NOTTS COUNTY a 1-3 Brocklebank 14,500