1877–78 FA Cup

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FA Cup 1877–78
Country  England
 Wales
Teams 43
Champions Wanderers
Runners-up Royal Engineers

The Football Association Challenge Cup 1877–78 was the seventh staging of the FA Cup, England's oldest football tournament. Forty-three teams entered, four more than the previous season, although three of the forty-three never actually played a match.

First round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Attendance Date
Darwen 3–0 Manchester 714 7 November 1877
Grantham 0–2 Clapham Rovers 650 27 October 1877
Reading 2–0 South Norwood 700 7 November 1877
Barnes Walkover St Mark's
Royal Engineers Walkover Highbury Union
Marlow 2–0 Hendon 3 November 1877
Maidenhead 10–0 Reading Hornets 27 October 1877
Queen's Park Bye
Upton Park 3–0 Rochester 7 November 1877
Wanderers 9–1 Panthers 7 November 1877
1st Surrey Rifles 1–0 Forest School 7 November 1877
Oxford University 5–2 Herts Rangers 3 November 1877
High Wycombe 4–0 Wood Grange 27 October 1877
Pilgrims 0–0 Ramblers 3 November 1877
Swifts 3–2 Leyton 7 November 1877
Cambridge University 3–1 Southall Park 2 November 1877
105th Regiment 0–2 Old Harrovians 7 November 1877
Druids 1–0 Shropshire Wanderers 12 November 1877
Notts County 1–1 Sheffield 3 November 1877
Remnants 4–0 St Stephen's 7 November 1877
Hawks 5–2 Minerva 3 November 1877
Old Foresters Walkover Old Wykehamists

First Round Replays[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Pilgrims 1–0 Ramblers 9 November 1877
Sheffield 3–0 Notts County 1 December 1877

Second round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Sheffield 1–0 Darwen 29 December 1877
Barnes 3–1 Marlow 15 December 1877
Royal Engineers 6–0 Pilgrims 8 December 1877
Clapham Rovers 4–0 Swifts 22 December 1877
Upton Park 1–0 Reading 8 December 1877
Oxford University 1–0 Old Foresters 15 December 1877
High Wycombe 0–9 Wanderers 15 December 1877
Cambridge University 4–2 Maidenhead 8 December 1877
Druids Walkover Queen's Park
Old Harrovians 6–0 1st Surrey Rifles 22 December 1877
Remnants 2–0 Hawks 22 December 1877

Third round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Sheffield Bye
Royal Engineers 8–0 Druids 30 January 1878
Upton Park 3–0 Remnants 19 January 1878
Wanderers 1–1 Barnes 12 January 1878
Oxford University 3–2 Clapham Rovers 2 February 1878
Old Harrovians 2–2 Cambridge University 2 February 1878

Third Round Replays[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Wanderers 4–1 Barnes 26 January 1878
Old Harrovians 2–2 Cambridge University 9 February 1878
Old Harrovians 2–0 Cambridge University 16 February 1878

Fourth round[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Royal Engineers 3–3 Oxford University 15 February 1878
Wanderers 3–0 Sheffield 16 February 1878
Old Harrovians 3–1 Upton Park 9 March 1878

Fourth Round Replays[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Royal Engineers 2–2 Oxford University 27 February 1878
Royal Engineers 4–2 Oxford University 12 March 1878

Semi finals[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Royal Engineers 2–1 Old Harrovians 16 March 1878
Wanderers Bye

Final[edit]

Home Club Score Away Club Date
Wanderers 3–1 Royal Engineers 23 March 1878

References[edit]