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1952 FA Cup Final

1952 FA Cup Final
Event 1951–52 FA Cup
Date 3 May 1952
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Arthur Ellis
Attendance 100,000

The 1952 FA Cup Final was the final match of the 1951–52 staging of the Football Association Challenge Cup (better known as the FA Cup), English football's main cup competition. The match was contested by Newcastle United and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday 3 May 1952. Newcastle were appearing in their 11th final in total and their second successive final, while it was Arsenal's sixth final and their second in three years.


  • Match facts 1
  • Match summary 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Match facts

3 May 1952
Newcastle United 1–0 Arsenal
 84' (Report)
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Arthur Ellis
Newcastle United
GK 1 Ronnie Simpson
RB 2 Bob Cowell
LB 3 Alf McMichael
RH 4 Joe Harvey (c)
CH 5 Frank Brennan
LH 6 Ted Robledo
OR 7 Tommy Walker
IR 8 Billy Foulkes
CF 9 Jackie Milburn
IL 10 George Robledo
OL 11 Bobby Mitchell
Stan Seymour
GK 1 George Swindin
RB 2 Wally Barnes
LB 3 Lionel Smith
RH 4 Alex Forbes
CH 5 Ray Daniel
LH 6 Joe Mercer (c)
OR 7 Freddie Cox
IR 8 Jimmy Logie
CF 9 Cliff Holton
IL 10 Doug Lishman
OL 11 Don Roper
Tom Whittaker

Match summary

Arsenal played Newcastle United with several recovering players rushed back into the first team; George Robledo.


  1. ^ Soar & Tyler (2005). The Official Illustrated History of Arsenal. p. 99. 

External links

  • Match Report
  • FA Cup Final lineups
  • FA Cup Final kits, 1950–59
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