The FA Cup 1


The FA Cup 1
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The FA Cup 1 - Answers
1. The Football Association (FA) Cup is the oldest football competition in the World. In what year was the first final
2. Who were the winners of the first FA Cup final?
Wanderers [beating Royal Engineers 1-0].
3. Apart from the second year the FA Cup final was held at which South London venue until 1892?
Kennington Oval.
4. Which was the first founding team of the Premiership to win the FA Cup in 1883/4?
Blackburn Rovers.
5. Between 2001 and 2006 six FA Cup finals were held at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. Which three clubs won the
cup in Wales?
Arsenal [3 times], Liverpool [2] and Manchester United[1].
6. Who was the first foreign manager to win the FA Cup?
Ruud Gullit.[Chelsea 1997]
7. Who was the first player to be sent off in a FA Cup final?
Kevin Moran [Manchester United 1985].
8. Tottenham Hotspur have reached the FA Cup final on nine occasions,winning eight times. Who are the only side to
defeat them in a final?
Coventry City [1987].
9. The highest score in a FA Cup final was in 1903, which two teams were involved?
Bury beat Derby County 6 -0.
10. Which goalkeeper broke his neck in 1956 FA Cup final with 15 minutes left to play, yet still finished the game?
Bert Trautmann[Manchester City].
11. What is the largest winning margin in any FA cup match?
Preston 26 Hyde 0 [1887]
12. Who is the youngest player to play in a FA Cup final?
Curtis Weston [Millwall 2004].
13. Which player has scored the most FA Cup final goals?
Ian Rush.
14. Who was the last player to score a hat-trick in a FA Cup semi-final?
Alex Dawson [Manchester United in1958].
15. The first Wembley cup final in 1923 has gained noterity for the manner the crowd was controlled. What nick-name
has been given to this match?
The White Horse Final.
16. What is the only non-English team to win the FA Cup?
Cardiff City.
17. Which manager has won the FA Cup the most times?
Alex Ferguson.
18. What was the first FA Cup final to be transmitted on radio?
1927 [Cardiff City vs. Arsenal].
19. What was the first FA Cup final to be televised in full?
1938 [Preston vs. Huddersfield].
20. Which team held the FA Cup for seven years from 1939?
Portsmouth beating Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-1 [no competition was held during the war until 1946].