1875–76 FA Cup

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FA Cup 1875–76
Country England
Teams 32
Champions Wanderers
Runners-up Old Etonians

The Football Association Challenge Cup 1875–76 was the fifth staging of the FA Cup, England's oldest football tournament. Thirty-two teams entered, three more than the previous season, although five of the thirty-two never actually played a match.

First round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Date
Sheffield Walkover Shropshire Wanderers
Leyton Walkover Harrow Chequers
Royal Engineers 15–0 High Wycombe 2,249 10 November 1875
Maidenhead 2–0 Ramblers 1,097 23 October 1875
Clapham Rovers Walkover Hitchin
Reigate Priory 1–0 Barnes 800 30 October 1875
Upton Park 1–0 Southall 1,500 23 October 1875
Wanderers 5–0 1st Surrey Rifles 3,785 23 October 1875
South Norwood Walkover Clydesdale
Oxford University 6–0 Forest School 1,136 6 November 1875
Old Etonians 4–1 Pilgrims 1,800 9 November 1875
Swifts 2–0 Marlow 1,000 3 November 1875
Cambridge University Walkover Civil Service
Panthers 1–0 Woodford Wells 500 6 November 1875
105th Regiment 0–0 Crystal Palace 500 6 November 1875
Herts Rangers 4–0 Rochester 700 6 November 1875

Replay[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Date
Crystal Palace 3–0 105th Regiment 1,578 20 November 1875

Second round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Date
Sheffield Walkover Upton Park
Royal Engineers Walkover Panthers
Clapham Rovers 12–0 Leyton 2,824 18 December 1875
Reigate Priory 0–8 Cambridge University 800 11 December 1875
Wanderers 3–0 Crystal Palace 4,000 11 December 1875
South Norwood 0–5 Swifts 800 11 December 1875
Oxford University 8–2 Herts Rangers 1,500 18 December 1875
Old Etonians 8–0 Maidenhead 1,800 11 December 1875

Third round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Date
Royal Engineers 1–3 Swifts 2,500 29 January 1876
Wanderers 2–0 Sheffield 3,841 29 January 1876
Old Etonians 1–0 Clapham Rovers 1,800 29 January 1876
Cambridge University 0–4 Oxford University 1,200 31 January 1876

Semi-Finals[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Date
Wanderers 2–1 Swifts 4,000 26 February 1876
Oxford University 0–1 Old Etonians 1,500 19 February 1876

Final[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Venue Date
Wanderers 1–1 Old Etonians 3,000 Kennington Oval 11 March 1876

Replay[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Venue Date
Wanderers 3–0 Old Etonians 3,500 Kennington Oval 18 March 1876

References[edit]