1906–07 FA Cup

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1906–07 FA Cup
Country England
Champions The Wednesday
Runners-up Everton

The 1906–07 FA Cup was the 36th season of the world's oldest association football competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup (more usually known as the FA Cup). The Wednesday won the competition for the second time, beating Everton 2–1 in the final at Crystal Palace.

Matches were scheduled to be played at the stadium of the team named first on the date specified for each round, which was always a Saturday. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played, a replay would take place at the stadium of the second-named team later the same week. If the replayed match was drawn further replays would be held at neutral venues until a winner was determined. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played in a replay, a 30-minute period of extra time would be played.

Calendar[edit]

The format of the FA Cup for the season had a preliminary round, five qualifying rounds, four proper rounds, and the semi finals and final.

Round Date
Preliminary Round Saturday 22 September 1906
First Round Qualifying Saturday 6 October 1906
Second Round Qualifying Saturday 20 October 1906
Third Round Qualifying Saturday 3 November 1906
Fourth Round Qualifying Saturday 24 November 1906
Fifth Round Qualifying Saturday 8 December 1906
First Round Proper Saturday 12 January 1907
Second Round Proper Saturday 2 February 1907
Third Round Proper Saturday 23 February 1907
Fourth Round Proper Saturday 9 March 1907
Semi-Finals Saturday 23 March 1907
Final Saturday 20 April 1907

First round proper[edit]

36 of the 40 clubs from the First and Second divisions joined the 12 clubs who came through the qualifying rounds. Of the League sides not given byes to this round, Burslem Port Vale, Glossop and Burton United were put into the Fifth Qualifying Round, and each one won. Clapton Orient were placed in the Preliminary Round, but their opponents, Grays United, were given a walkover. Nine non-league clubs joined the three League sides in winning through to the First Round Proper.

Sixteen non-league sides were given byes to the First Round to bring the total number of teams up to 64. These were:

Southampton
Millwall
Queens Park Rangers
Oxford City
Fulham
Plymouth Argyle
Reading
Portsmouth
Luton Town
Bristol Rovers
Norwich City
West Ham United
Brighton & Hove Albion
New Brompton
Brentford
Tottenham Hotspur

32 matches were scheduled to be played on Saturday, 12 January 1907. Thirteen matches were drawn and went to replays in the following midweek fixture, of which four went to a second replay the following week.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Bristol City 4–1 Leeds City 12 January 1907
2 Burnley 1–3 Aston Villa 12 January 1907
3 Liverpool 2–1 Birmingham 12 January 1907
4 Southampton 2–1 Watford 12 January 1907
5 Notts County 1–0 Preston North End 12 January 1907
6 Nottingham Forest 1–1 Barnsley 12 January 1907
Replay Barnsley 2–1 Nottingham Forest 17 January 1907
7 Blackburn Rovers 2–2 Manchester City 12 January 1907
Replay Manchester City 0–1 Blackburn Rovers 16 January 1907
8 Sheffield Wednesday 3–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 January 1907
9 Bolton Wanderers 3–1 Brighton & Hove Albion 12 January 1907
10 Grimsby Town 1–1 Woolwich Arsenal 12 January 1907
Replay Woolwich Arsenal 3–0 Grimsby Town 16 January 1907
11 Crewe Alexandra 1–1 Accrington Stanley 12 January 1907
Replay Accrington Stanley 1–0 Crewe Alexandra 16 January 1907
12 Middlesbrough 4–2 Northampton Town 12 January 1907
13 West Bromwich Albion 1–1 Stoke 12 January 1907
Replay Stoke 2–2 West Bromwich Albion 17 January 1907
Replay West Bromwich Albion 2–0 Stoke 21 January 1907
14 Sunderland 4–1 Leicester Fosse 12 January 1907
15 Derby County 1–1 Chesterfield 12 January 1907
Replay Chesterfield 1–1 Derby County 16 January 1907
Replay Chesterfield 0–4 Derby County 21 January 1907
16 Lincoln City 2–2 Chelsea 12 January 1907
Replay Chelsea 0–1 Lincoln City 16 January 1907
17 Burslem Port Vale 7–1 Irthlingborough Town 12 January 1907
18 Gainsborough Trinity 0–0 Luton Town 12 January 1907
Replay Luton Town 2–1 Gainsborough Trinity 16 January 1907
19 Everton 1–0 Sheffield United 12 January 1907
20 Newcastle United 0–1 Crystal Palace 12 January 1907
21 Tottenham Hotspur 0–0 Hull City 12 January 1907
Replay Hull City 0–0 Tottenham Hotspur 17 January 1907
Replay Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 Hull City 21 January 1907
22 Oxford City 0–3 Bury 12 January 1907
23 Fulham 0–0 Stockport County 12 January 1907
Replay Fulham 2–1 Stockport County 16 January 1907
24 Brentford 2–1 Glossop 12 January 1907
25 Bristol Rovers 0–0 Queens Park Rangers 12 January 1907
Replay Queens Park Rangers 0–1 Bristol Rovers 14 January 1907
26 Portsmouth 2–2 Manchester United 12 January 1907
Replay Manchester United 1–2 Portsmouth 16 January 1907
27 West Ham United 2–1 Blackpool 12 January 1907
28 Burton United 0–0 New Brompton 12 January 1907
Replay New Brompton 0–0 Burton United 16 January 1907
Replay New Brompton 2–0 Burton United 21 January 1907
29 Norwich City 3–1 Hastings & St Leonards United 12 January 1907
30 Bradford City 2–0 Reading 12 January 1907
31 Millwall 2–0 Plymouth Argyle 12 January 1907
32 Oldham Athletic 5–0 Kidderminster Harriers 12 January 1907

Second Round Proper[edit]

The 16 Second Round matches were played on Saturday, 2 February 1907. Five matches were drawn, with the replays taking place in the following midweek fixture. One of these, the Blackburn Rovers – Tottenham Hotspur match, went to a second replay the following week.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Bury 1–0 New Brompton 2 February 1907
2 Southampton 1–1 Sheffield Wednesday 2 February 1907
Replay Sheffield Wednesday 3–1 Southampton 7 February 1907
3 Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Tottenham Hotspur 2 February 1907
Replay Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Blackburn Rovers 7 February 1907
Replay Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Blackburn Rovers 11 February 1907
4 Bolton Wanderers 2–0 Aston Villa 2 February 1907
5 West Bromwich Albion 1–0 Norwich City 2 February 1907
6 Derby County 1–0 Lincoln City 2 February 1907
7 Burslem Port Vale 2–2 Notts County 2 February 1907
Replay Notts County 5–0 Burslem Port Vale 6 February 1907
8 Luton Town 0–0 Sunderland 2 February 1907
Replay Sunderland 1–0 Luton Town 6 February 1907
9 Woolwich Arsenal 2–1 Bristol City 2 February 1907
10 Fulham 0–0 Crystal Palace 2 February 1907
Replay Crystal Palace 1–0 Fulham 6 February 1907
11 Barnsley 1–0 Portsmouth 2 February 1907
12 Brentford 1–0 Middlesbrough 2 February 1907
13 Bristol Rovers 3–0 Millwall 2 February 1907
14 West Ham United 1–2 Everton 2 February 1907
15 Bradford City 1–0 Accrington Stanley 2 February 1907
16 Oldham Athletic 0–1 Liverpool 2 February 1907

Third round proper[edit]

The eight Third Round matches were scheduled for Saturday, 23 February 1907. There were three replays, played in the following midweek fixture.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Liverpool 1–0 Bradford City 23 February 1907
2 Notts County 4–0 Tottenham Hotspur 23 February 1907
3 Sheffield Wednesday 0–0 Sunderland 23 February 1907
Replay Sunderland 0–1 Sheffield Wednesday 27 February 1907
4 West Bromwich Albion 2–0 Derby County 23 February 1907
5 Everton 0–0 Bolton Wanderers 23 February 1907
Replay Bolton Wanderers 0–3 Everton 27 February 1907
6 Woolwich Arsenal 1–0 Bristol Rovers 23 February 1907
7 Barnsley 1–0 Bury 23 February 1907
8 Crystal Palace 1–1 Brentford 23 February 1907
Replay Brentford 0–1 Crystal Palace 27 February 1907

Fourth round proper[edit]

The four Fourth Round matches were scheduled for Saturday, 9 March 1907. The Crystal Palace – Everton game was drawn, and replayed on 13 March.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Sheffield Wednesday 1–0 Liverpool 9 March 1907
2 West Bromwich Albion 3–1 Notts County 9 March 1907
3 Barnsley 1–2 Woolwich Arsenal 9 March 1907
4 Crystal Palace 1–1 Everton 9 March 1907
Replay Everton 4–0 Crystal Palace 13 March 1907

Semi-Finals[edit]

The semi-final matches were played on Saturday, 23 March 1907. The Wednesday and Everton won to meet in the final.


23 March 1907
15:00
Everton 2–1 West Bromwich Albion

Final[edit]

Main article: 1907 FA Cup Final

The Final was contested by The Wednesday and Everton at Crystal Palace. Sheffield Wednesday won 2–1, with goals by Jimmy Stewart and George Simpson.

Match details[edit]

20 April 1907
15:00 GMT
The Wednesday 2 – 1 Everton
Stewart Goal 20'
SimpsonGoal 86'
Sharp Goal 45'
Crystal Palace, London
Attendance: 84,584
Referee: N. Whittaker
The Wednesday
Everton

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