1877–78 in English football
Wanderers became the first club to win the FA Cup three times in a row after beating Royal Engineers 3–1 in this season's final. It was the fifth time they had won the competition overall. They never won it again.
A disastrous day for England saw them trounced by Scotland seven goals to two.
|Date||Venue||Score||England scorers||Scotland scorers|
|2 March 1878||Hampden Park, Glasgow||2–7||John Wylie (Wanderers) (65 mins) & Arthur Cursham (Notts County) (75 mins)||John McDougall(3), John McGregor, William Muir MacKinnon, Henry McNeil (2)|
|FA Cup||Wanderers (5*)|
Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition
- "Report on Scotland v England match on thefa.com". thefa.com. Archived from the original on 29 October 2007.