1921–22 FA Cup

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1921–22 FA Cup
Country England
Champions Huddersfield Town
Runners-up Preston North End

The 1921–22 FA Cup was the 47th season of the world's oldest association football competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup (more usually known as the FA Cup). Huddersfield Town won the competition, beating Preston North End 1–0 in the final at Stamford Bridge, London.

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 two preliminary rounds, six qualifying rounds, four proper rounds, and the semi finals and final.

Round Date
Extra Preliminary Round Saturday 10 September 1921
Preliminary Round Saturday 24 September 1921
First Round Qualifying Saturday 8 October 1921
Second Round Qualifying Saturday 22 October 1921
Third Round Qualifying Saturday 5 November 1921
Fourth Round Qualifying Saturday 19 November 1921
Fifth Round Qualifying Saturday 3 December 1921
Sixth Round Qualifying Saturday 17 December 1921
First Round Proper Saturday 7 January 1922
Second Round Proper Saturday 28 January 1922
Third Round Proper Saturday 18 February 1922
Fourth Round Proper Saturday 4 March 1922
Semi-Finals Saturday 25 March 1922
Final Saturday 29 April 1922

First round proper[edit]

12 qualifiers and 41 (out of 44) Division 1 & 2 clubs joined this round. Coventry City and Rotherham County of Division 2 were entered in the fifth qualifying round. First Division side Birmingham had their entry rejected after they failed to submit the relevant paperwork.[1] Of the Division 3S sides, Aberdare Athletic and Charlton Athletic were entered in the extra preliminary round (though the latter did not play), while nine sides entered the fifth qualifying round (Brentford. Bristol Rovers, Exeter City, Gllingham, Merthyr Town, Newport County, Northampton Town, Norwich City and Swansea Town). The eleven others were given byes to the first round proper. These were:

Of the Division 3N sides, Halifax Town and Wigan Borough took no part in the competition. Nine sides were entered in the fourth qualifying round (Darlington, Durham City, Grimsby Town, Hartlepools United, Lincoln City, Rochdale, Southport, Stockport County and Wrexham) and the rest in the fifth qualifying round.

32 matches were scheduled to be played on Saturday, 7 January 1922. Eleven matches were drawn and went to replays in the following midweek fixture, of which one went to another replay.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Blackpool 1–2 Watford 7 January 1922
2 Bristol City 0–0 Nottingham Forest 7 January 1922
Replay Nottingham Forest 3–1 Bristol City 11 January 1922
3 Burnley 2–2 Huddersfield Town 7 January 1922
Replay Huddersfield Town 3–2 Burnley 11 January 1922
4 Preston North End 3–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 7 January 1922
5 Southampton 3–1 South Shields 7 January 1922
6 Walsall 3–3 Bradford City 7 January 1922
Replay Bradford City 4–0 Walsall 11 January 1922
7 Gillingham 1–3 Oldham Athletic 7 January 1922
8 Leicester City 2–0 Clapton Orient 7 January 1922
9 Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Southport 7 January 1922
Replay Southport 0–2 Blackburn Rovers 11 January 1922
10 Aston Villa 6–1 Derby County 7 January 1922
11 Bolton Wanderers 1–0 Bury 7 January 1922
12 Grimsby Town 1–1 Notts County 7 January 1922
Replay Notts County 3–0 Grimsby Town 12 January 1922
13 Sunderland 1–1 Liverpool 7 January 1922
Replay Liverpool 5–0 Sunderland 11 January 1922
14 Everton 0–6 Crystal Palace 7 January 1922
15 Swindon Town 2–1 Leeds United 7 January 1922
16 Newcastle United 6–0 Newport County 7 January 1922
17 Worksop Town 1–2 Southend United 7 January 1922
18 Manchester City 3–1 Darlington 7 January 1922
19 Barnsley 1–1 Norwich City 7 January 1922
Replay Norwich City 1–2 Barnsley 12 January 1922
20 Brentford 0–2 Tottenham Hotspur 7 January 1922
21 Northampton Town 3–0 Reading 7 January 1922
22 Portsmouth 1–1 Luton Town 7 January 1922
Replay Luton Town 2–1 Portsmouth 11 January 1922
23 Brighton & Hove Albion 1–0 Sheffield United 7 January 1922
24 Manchester United 1–4 Cardiff City 7 January 1922
25 Plymouth Argyle 1–1 Fulham 7 January 1922
Replay Fulham 1–0 Plymouth Argyle 11 January 1922
26 Millwall 4–2 Ashington 7 January 1922
27 Hull City 5–0 Middlesbrough 7 January 1922
28 Chelsea 2–4 West Bromwich Albion 7 January 1922
29 Bradford Park Avenue 1–0 Sheffield Wednesday 7 January 1922
30 Port Vale 2–4 Stoke 7 January 1922
31 Swansea Town 0–0 West Ham United 7 January 1922
Replay West Ham United 1–1 Swansea Town 11 January 1922
Replay Swansea Town 1–0 West Ham United 16 January 1922
32 Arsenal 0–0 Queens Park Rangers 7 January 1922
Replay Queens Park Rangers 1–2 Arsenal 11 January 1922

Second Round Proper[edit]

The 16 Second Round matches were played on Saturday, 28 January 1922. Five matches were drawn, with replays taking place in the following midweek fixture. One of these, the Bradford City–Notts County match, went to a second replay.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Liverpool 0–1 West Bromwich Albion 28 January 1922
2 Preston North End 3–1 Newcastle United 28 January 1922
3 Southampton 1–1 Cardiff City 28 January 1922
Replay Cardiff City 2–0 Southampton 1 February 1922
4 Leicester City 2–0 Fulham 28 January 1922
5 Nottingham Forest 3–0 Hull City 28 January 1922
6 Aston Villa 1–0 Luton Town 28 January 1922
7 Bolton Wanderers 1–3 Manchester City 28 January 1922
8 Swindon Town 0–1 Blackburn Rovers 28 January 1922
9 Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 Watford 28 January 1922
10 Barnsley 3–1 Oldham Athletic 28 January 1922
11 Northampton Town 2–2 Stoke 28 January 1922
Replay Stoke 3–0 Northampton Town 1 February 1922
12 Brighton & Hove Albion 0–0 Huddersfield Town 28 January 1922
Replay Huddersfield Town 2–0 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 February 1922
13 Bradford City 1–1 Notts County 28 January 1922
Replay Notts County 0–0 Bradford City 1 February 1922
Replay Notts County 1–0 Bradford City 6 February 1922
14 Crystal Palace 0–0 Millwall 28 January 1922
Replay Millwall 2–0 Crystal Palace 1 February 1922
15 Southend United 0–1 Swansea Town 28 January 1922
16 Bradford Park Avenue 2–3 Arsenal 28 January 1922

Third round proper[edit]

The eight Third Round matches were scheduled for Saturday, 18 February 1922. Four matches were drawn and went to replays in the following midweek fixture.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Stoke 0–0 Aston Villa 18 February 1922
Replay Aston Villa 4–0 Stoke 22 February 1922
2 Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Huddersfield Town 18 February 1922
Replay Huddersfield Town 5–0 Blackburn Rovers 22 February 1922
3 West Bromwich Albion 1–1 Notts County 18 February 1922
Replay Notts County 2–0 West Bromwich Albion 22 February 1922
4 Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Manchester City 18 February 1922
5 Barnsley 1–1 Preston North End 18 February 1922
Replay Preston North End 3–0 Barnsley 22 February 1922
6 Millwall 4–0 Swansea Town 18 February 1922
7 Cardiff City 4–1 Nottingham Forest 18 February 1922
8 Arsenal 3–0 Leicester City 18 February 1922

Fourth round proper[edit]

The four Fourth Round matches were scheduled for Saturday, 4 March 1922. There were three replays, each played in the following midweek fixture.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Notts County 2–2 Aston Villa 4 March 1922
Replay Aston Villa 3–4 Notts County 8 March 1922
2 Huddersfield Town 3–0 Millwall 4 March 1922
3 Cardiff City 1–1 Tottenham Hotspur 4 March 1922
Replay Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Cardiff City 8 March 1922
4 Arsenal 1–1 Preston North End 4 March 1922
Replay Preston North End 2–1 Arsenal 8 March 1922

Semi-Finals[edit]

The semi-final matches were played on Saturday, 25 March 1922. The matches ended in victories for Preston North End and Huddersfield Town, who went on to meet in the final at Wembley.


25 March 1922
15:00
Huddersfield Town 2–0 Notts County

Final[edit]

Main article: 1922 FA Cup Final

The Final was contested by Huddersfield Town and Preston North End at Stamford Bridge. Huddersfield won by a single goal, a penalty scored by Billy Smith.

Match details[edit]

29 April 1922
15:00 BST
Huddersfield Town 1 – 0 Preston North End
Smith Goal 67' (pen) Report
Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 53,000
Referee: J. W. P. Fowler
Huddersfield Town
Preston North End

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ Matthews, Tony (October 2000). The Encyclopedia of Birmingham City Football Club 1875-2000. Britespot. p. 190. ISBN 0-9539288-0-2.