1901 FA Cup Final

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The 1901 FA Cup Final was played at Crystal Palace between Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United—and the first FA Cup Final to be filmed by Pathé News.[1]

Match details[edit]

20 April 1901
15:00 GMT
Tottenham Hotspur 2–2 Sheffield United
Brown Goal 23'51' [2] Priest Goal 10'
Bennett Goal 52'
Crystal Palace, London
Attendance: 110,820[3]
Referee: Arthur Kingscott
Tottenham Hotspur
Sheffield United[4]
George Clawley
Harry Erentz
Sandy Tait
Tom Morris
Ted Hughes
Jack L Jones (c)
Tom Smith
John Cameron
Sandy Brown
David Copeland
Jack Kirwan
Manager:
John Cameron
Willie Foulke
Harry Thickett
Peter Boyle
Harry Johnson
Tom Morren
Ernest Needham (c)
Walter Bennett
Charles "Oakey" Field
George Hedley
Fred Priest
Bert Lipsham
Club Secretary:
John Nicholson

Replay[edit]

27 April 1901
15:00 GMT
Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 Sheffield United
Cameron Goal 52'
Smith Goal 76'
Brown Goal 87'
[2] Priest Goal 40'
Burnden Park, Bolton
Attendance: 20,470[3]
Referee: Arthur Kingscott
The Sheffield United team

Match Rules[edit]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.
  • No substitutes

Match summary[edit]

110,820[3] supporters attended the match to see the two sides clash. Fred Priest opened the scoring for Sheffield United after about 20 minutes. Sandy Brown headed an equalising goal shortly afterwards and half time arrived with the score 1–1. Brown put Spurs ahead early in the second half, but, not to be denied, Sheffield United pressed strongly, and Walter Bennett headed an equaliser for the draw.

Replay[edit]

In the replay, Spurs became the only non-league side to win the FA Cup when they beat Sheffield United 3–1 before an attendance of 20,470 at Burnden Park, Bolton. John Cameron opened the scoring before centre forward Sandy Brown became the first player to score in every round. He netted both goals in the final as well as one in the replay for a total of 15 in the season's competition.

  • Player's Cigarette Cards Association Cup Winners No 22.23

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