1975 FA Cup Final

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1975 FA Cup Final
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Event 1974–75 FA Cup
Date 3 May 1975
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Pat Partridge
Attendance 100,000
1974
1976

The 1975 FA Cup Final was contested by West Ham United and Fulham at Wembley. The Fulham team contained two former England captains in former West Ham captain Bobby Moore, making his last appearance at Wembley,1 and Alan Mullery. West Ham won 2–0, with the two goals scored by Alan Taylor. The first after Fulham goalkeeper Peter Mellor had parried Billy Jennings shot for Taylor to score; the second five minutes later when Mellor failed to hold Graham Paddon's shot, Taylor following in to score.2

The 1975 West Ham United team are the last all-English team to win the FA Cup.3 It also remains the only occasion that Fulham have appeared in an FA Cup final and their last major final until the 2010 UEFA Europa League Final.

Match details

3 May 1975
15:00 BST
West Ham United 2–0 Fulham
A. Taylor Goal 60' Goal 64' (Report)
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Pat Partridge
West Ham United
Fulham
GK 1 England Mervyn Day
DF 2 England John McDowell
DF 3 England Frank Lampard
MF 4 England Billy Bonds (c)
DF 5 England Tommy Taylor
DF 6 England Kevin Lock
FW 7 England Billy Jennings
MF 8 England Graham Paddon
FW 9 England Alan Taylor
MF 10 England Trevor Brooking
MF 11 England Pat Holland
Substitute:
FW 12 England Bobby Gould
Manager:
England John Lyall
GK 1 England Peter Mellor
DF 2 England John Cutbush
DF 3 England John Fraser
MF 4 England Alan Mullery (c)
DF 5 England John Lacy
DF 6 England Bobby Moore
MF 7 England John Mitchell
MF 8 Republic of Ireland Jim Conway
FW 9 England Viv Busby
FW 10 England Alan Slough
MF 11 England Les Barrett
Substitute:
MF 12 England Barry Lloyd
Manager:
England Alec Stock

References

  1. ^ The Claret & Blue Book of West Ham United. Hove: Pitch Publishing (Brighton) Ltd. 2007. p. 47. ISBN 1-905411-02-2. 
  2. ^ "Hammers Nail Fulham". Thefa.com. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  3. ^ "LET'S seed the FA Cup draw from now on to prevent more Manchester United v Chelsea borefests ARSENAL continue to shame football by ignoring English talent NO bum deal for Jimmy Floyd en route to Wembley with the Bluebirds". London: Dailymail.co.uk. 2008-02-19. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 

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