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FA Cup Final 1889

1889 FA Cup Final
Event 1888–89 FA Cup
Date 30 March 1889
Venue Kennington Oval, London
Referee Francis Marindin
Attendance 27,000
1888
1890

The 1889 FA Cup Final was contested by Preston North End and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Kennington Oval.

Preston won 3–0, with goals by Fred Dewhurst, Jimmy Ross and Sam Thomson.

This completed the "Double" for the victors, Preston having already won the inaugural Football League title without losing a game, a feat which earned them the nickname "The Invincibles".

Match details

1889-03-30
Preston North End 3–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Dewhurst Goal 15'
Ross Goal 25'
Thomson Goal 70'
Kennington Oval, London
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Major Francis Marindin
GK Wales Robert Mills-Roberts
DF England Bob Howarth
DF England Bob Holmes
MF Scotland George Drummond
MF Scotland David Russell
MF Scotland Johnny Graham
FR Scotland Jack Gordon
FW Scotland Jimmy Ross
FW England John Goodall
FW England Fred Dewhurst (c)
FL Scotland Sam Thomson
Manager:
England William Sudell
GK England Jack Baynton
DF England Dickie Baugh
DF England Charlie Mason
MF England Albert Fletcher
MF England Harry Allen
MF England Arthur Lowder
FR England Tommy Hunter
FW England David Wykes
FW England John Brodie (c)
FW England Harry Wood
FL England Tom Knight
Manager:
England Jack Addenbrooke

Route to the Final

Preston North End

Round 1: Bootle 0–3 Preston North End

Round 2: Grimsby Town 0–2 Preston North End

Quarter-final: Preston North End 2–0 Birmingham St George's

Semi-final: Preston North End 1–0 West Bromwich Albion

(at Bramall Lane)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 1: Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–3 Old Carthusians

Round 2: Wolverhampton Wanderers 6–1 Walsall Town Swifts

Quarter-final: Wolverhampton Wanderers 5–0 Sheffield Wednesday

Semi-final: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–1 Blackburn Rovers

(at Alexandra Ground, Crewe)
(at Alexandra Ground, Crewe)

External links

  • Match report at www.fa-cupfinals.co.uk

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