1920 FA Cup Final

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1920 FA Cup Final
Event 1919–20 FA Cup
After extra time
Date 24 April 1920
Venue Stamford Bridge, London
Referee J.T. Howcroft (Bolton)
Attendance 50,018
1915
1921

The 1920 FA Cup Final, the first since the end of the First World War, was contested by Aston Villa and Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge. Aston Villa won 1–0, with the goal coming in extra time from Billy Kirton, to clinch the trophy for a record sixth time.[1]

Match details[edit]

24 April 1920
15:00 BST
Aston Villa 1–0
(a.e.t.)
Huddersfield Town
Kirton Goal 100' (Report)
Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 50,018
Referee: J.T. Howcroft (Bolton)
Aston Villa
Huddersfield Town
GK 1 England Sam Hardy
2 England Tommy Smart
3 England Tommy Weston
4 England Andy Ducat (c)
5 England Frank Barson
6 England Frank Moss
7 England Charlie Wallace
8 England Billy Kirton
9 England Billy Walker
10 England Clem Stephenson
11 England Arthur Dorrell
Secretary-Manager:
Scotland George Ramsay
GK 1 Scotland Sandy Mutch
2 England James Wood
3 England Fred Bullock (c)
4 England Charlie Slade
5 England Tom Wilson
6 England Billy Watson
7 England George Richardson
8 England Frank Mann
9 England Sam Taylor
10 England Jack Swann
11 England Ernie Islip
Manager:
England Ambrose Langley

Road to Stamford Bridge[edit]

Aston Villa[edit]

Round 1 Aston Villa 2–1 Queens Park Rangers
Round 2 Manchester United 1–2 Aston Villa
Round 3 Aston Villa 1–0 Sunderland
Quarter-final Tottenham Hotspur 0–1 Aston Villa
Semi-final Aston Villa 3–1 Chelsea
  (at Bramall Lane)

Huddersfield Town[edit]

Round 1 Huddersfield Town 2–1 Brentford
Round 2 Newcastle United 0–1 Huddersfield Town
Round 3 Huddersfield Town 3–1 Plymouth Argyle
Quarter-final Huddersfield Town 2–1 Liverpool
Semi-final Huddersfield Town 2–1 Bristol City
  (at Stamford Bridge)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aston Villa | Club | History | Timeline". Avfc.co.uk. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 

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