1928 FA Cup Final

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1928 FA Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event 1927–28 FA Cup
Date 21 April 1928
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee T.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Attendance 92,041
1927
1929

The 1928 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium. Blackburn won 3–1, with goals from Jack Roscamp (2) and Tommy McLean. Alex Jackson scored Huddersfield's goal, making this the first final in 18 years where both teams scored.

Match details

1928-04-21
15:00 BST
Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Huddersfield Town
Puddefoot Goal 1'
McLean Goal 22'
Roscamp Goal 85'
(Report) Jackson Goal 55'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,041
Referee: T.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Blackburn Rovers
Huddersfield Town
GK 1 Scotland Jock Crawford
2 Scotland Jock Hutton
3 England Herbert Jones
4 England Harry Healless (c)
5 England Willie Rankin
6 England Austen Campbell
7 England George Thornewell
8 England Syd Puddefoot
9 England Jack Roscamp
10 England Tommy McLean
11 England Arthur Rigby
Manager:
England Bob Crompton
GK 1 England Billy Mercer
2 England Roy Goodall
3 England Ned Barkas
4 England Levi Redfern
5 England Tom Wilson
6 Scotland David Steele
7 Scotland Alex Jackson
8 England Bob Kelly
9 England George Brown
10 England Clem Stephenson (c)
11 England Billy Smith
Manager:
Scotland Jack Chaplin

Match rules

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

Road to Wembley

Blackburn Rovers

Round 3: Blackburn Rovers 4–1 Newcastle United

Round 4: Exeter City 2–2 Blackburn Rovers

Replay: Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Exeter City

Round 5: Blackburn Rovers 2–1 Port Vale

Round 6: Blackburn Rovers 2–0 Manchester United

Semi-Final: Blackburn Rovers 1–0 Arsenal

(at Filbert Street, Leicester)

Huddersfield Town

Round 3: Huddersfield Town 4–2 Lincoln City

Round 4: Huddersfield Town 2–1 West Ham United

Round 5: Huddersfield Town 4–0 Middlesbrough

Round 6: Huddersfield Town 6–1 Tottenham Hotspur

Semi-Final: Huddersfield Town 2–2 Sheffield United

(at Old Trafford, Manchester)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 0–0 Sheffield United
(at Goodison Park, Liverpool)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 1–0 Sheffield United
(at Maine Road, Manchester)

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